The song of the day for Thursday, June 20, 2019, is “I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart.”
About This Song
Duke Ellington wrote “I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart” in 1938, with lyrics by Irving Mills, Henry Nemo, and John Redmond. The song 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 that year and were extremely popular as well. In 1952 Ellington named this song as one of his eleven favorites.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart” in 1967 for the album Tony Makes It Happen! The wonderful arrangement is by Marion Evans, who arranged and conducted the entire album.
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart,” as well as Tony Makes It Happen!, is available from iTunes.