The great jazz trumpeter Chet Baker sings (and plays) 'Look for the Silver Lining' on 1956 recording.

While you're mulling over all those usual New Year's resolutions you will not keep, here's a reminder of the right attitude to take as 2014 dawns -- an attitude, I hasten to admit, I have the hardest time maintaining.

The great Chet Baker delivers the sage guidance with disarming directness via this Jerome Kern .