The song of the day for Tuesday, February 19, 2019 is “Speak Low.”
About This Song
“Speak Low” was written by Kurt Weill and Ogden Nash for the 1943 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 recorded this version of “Speak Low” in 1964 with the Ralph Sharon Trio for the album When Lights Are Low.
Speak Low – 2011 Remaster, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Speak Low,” as well as When Lights Are Low, is available from iTunes.