The song of the day for Friday, February 24, 2023, is “Speak Low.”
About This Song
“Speak Low” was written in 1943 by Kurt Weill and Ogden Nash for the 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 and Norah Jones recorded “Speak Low” in 2011 for Duets II. The arrangement was written by Jorge Calandrelli.
“Speak Low,” as well as Duets II is available on Apple Music.