The song of the day for Thursday, June 10, 2021, is “Speak Low.”
About This Song
“Speak Low” was written by Kurt Weill and Ogden Nash for the 1943 musical One Touch of Venus, where it was introduced by Mary Martin and Kenny Baker. In addition to several very fine Tony Bennett recordings, “Speak Low” has been widely recorded by jazz and popular performers, including Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Lena Horne.
About This Version
Tony Bennett sang “Speak Low” on
June 9, 1962 at his concert at Carnegie Hall, captured on Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall.
“Speak Low,” as well as Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.
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