The song of the day for Sunday, November 12, 2017 is “Blue Velvet.”
About This Song
“Blue Velvet” was written in 1950 by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris. Tony Bennett’s 1951 recording of “Blue Velvet” was the first recording of the song and was one of his early hits for Columbia.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and k.d. lang recorded “Blue Velvet” in 2011 for the album Duets II. k.d. lang is the only singer to appear on both Duets: An American Classic and Duets II.
“Blue Velvet,” as well as Duets II, is available from iTunes.
We also have this video of the recording of “Blue Velvet” for Duets II.