The song of the day for Wednesday, April 21, 2021, is “Blue Velvet.”
About This Song
“Blue Velvet” was written in 1950 by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris. Bennett’s 1951 recording was the first recording of the song and was one of his early hits for Columbia.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Blue Velvet” in 1951; it was released as a single that year. Percy Faith wrote the arrangement.
“Blue Velvet,” as well as all of the singles collected on The Columbia Singles, Volume 1, is available from Apple Music.