The song of the day for Saturday, February 25, 2023, is “Blue Velvet.”
About This Song
“Blue Velvet” was written in 1950 by Bernie Williams 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 and k.d. lang recorded “Blue Velvet” in 2011 for Duets II. Jorge Calandrelli wrote the arrangement.
“Blue Velvet,” as well as Duets II is available on Apple Music.
Here are Tony and k.d. lang from the recording session: