"What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?" is a popular song written in 1947 by Frank Loesser as an independent song—not written for a particular movie or musical.
Other charted versions include Danté & The Evergreens (No. 107 on Billboard's Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles in December 1960) and Nancy Wilson (No. 17 on Billboard's Christmas Singles chart in December 1965 and No. 24 on the same chart in December 1967).
Dozens of others artist have recorded this song over the years.
A video posted by Hello Giggles, featuring a duet with co-founder Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, has garnered more than 17 million views since being uploaded to YouTube on December 28, 2011.
The version in the clip below was done by Lou Rawls in a big band jazz style. The song also sounds good as a bluesy ballad as well. Diane Krall has such a version.
The instructional video below visually goes over the chord changes and has a performance of the song as well using the Korg PA3x arranger keyboard.
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