Once upon a time, Martin Scorsese and Liza Minnelli were quite an item. This was in a decade called the 1970s. Scorsese directed Minnelli in his cult musical “New York, New York,'” the film which produced Minnelli’s signature song. Now, thirtysomething years later, director and singer are reunited. Minnelli has just recorded a track for the new collection of songs being issued for Scorsese’s HBO series “Boardwalk Empire.” The second “BE” soundtrack is being released on September 3rd with Minnelli’s version of the 1923 Sophie Tucker classic, “You’ve Gotta See Mama Every Night (Or You Can’t See Mama At All).”
Since Minnelli’s version– which will close a new episode of “BE” this fall– isn’t ready yet, here’s Sophie Tucker. Looking forward to Liza’s take. She’ll be performing at Caesar’s in Atlantic City on September 28th, too– very fitting since that’s where “BE” takes place!