The song of the day for Saturday, May 21, 2016 is “Blue Velvet.”
About This Song
“Blue Velvet” was written by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris in 1950.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Blue Velvet” in 1951. It was one of the first recordings of this song and was an early hit for Bennett. The arrangement is by Percy Faith.
“Blue Velvet,” as well as all of the singles collected on The Columbia Singles, Vol. 1, is available from iTunes.
Our video for this Saturday is the Tony Bennett and k.d. lang duet of “Blue Velvet,” from Duets II, released in 2011.