The song of the day for Tuesday, May 24, 2022, is “Blue Velvet.”
About This Song
“Blue Velvet” was written in 1950 by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris. Tony Bennett’s 1951 recording of “Blue Velvet” was the first recording of the song and was one of his early hits for Columbia.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Blue Velvet” on July 17, 1951. Percy Faith wrote the arrangement.
“Blue Velvet,” as well as all of the singles collected on The Columbia Singles, Vol. 1 is available on Apple Music.