The song of the day for Monday, March 27, 2023, 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. It was a major hit for Duke Ellington, reaching #1 on the charts. In addition to his own recording that year, other recordings by Benny Goodman and Mildred Bailey were made in 1938 and were extremely popular as well. In 1952 Ellington named this song one of his eleven favorites.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart” on January 27, 1967, for the album Tony Makes It Happen! It was arranged by Marion Evans.
“I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart,” as well as Tony Makes It Happen! is available on Apple Music.
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