The song of the day for Wednesday, June 21. 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 by Duke Ellington in 1938, with lyrics by Irving Mills, Henry Nemo, and John Redmond. It t” 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 one of his eleven favorites.
About This Version
“I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart,” as well as Tony Makes It Happen! is available on Apple Music.
We’ve also got Ellington’s 1938 recording today.