(Benny Splits While Jimmy Rowles; Those Bad Old Days)
Written for the 1961, Paramount Pictures film Too Late Blues. Directed by John Cassavetes and staring Bobby Darin, Stella Steves, and Everett Chambers.
Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds than compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer, Jess Polanski, she comes between him and his band members, and he leaves his dreams behind in search of fame.
WRITTEN BY DAVID RAKSIN, RAY EVANS & JAY LIVINGSTON