The song of the day for Saturday, December 28, 2013 is “I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart.”
About This Song
“I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart” was written in 1938 by Duke Ellington, with lyrics by Irving Mills, Henry Nemo and John Redmond. The song was a major hit for Ellington, reaching #1 on the charts. In addition to his own recording that year, other recordings by Benny Goodman and Mildred Bailey were made that year and were extremely popular as well. In 1952, Ellington named this song as one of his eleven favorite songs that he had written.
About This Version
Today’s version of “I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart” is from Tony Bennett’s 1967 album Tony Makes It Happen! This version was arranged and conducted by Marion Evans. The album was produced by Howard Roberts.
“I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart,” as well as the album Tony Makes It Happen!, is available from iTunes.