Blue Velvet ŠTony Bennett 1951


Tony Bennett
Born August 3, 1926

"Blue Velvet" is a popular song written in 1950 by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris. Originally recorded and performed by Tony Bennett, who charted with it in 1951.

The first artist for whom "Blue Velvet" was a hit was Tony Bennett, whose 1951 recording peaked at #16 on the Billboard Best Selling Pop Singles Chart (the predecessor of the Billboard Hot 100).
Blue Velvet's first recording was on July 17, 1951 by Tony Bennett with Percy Faith & His Orchestra.
The first release was August 1951 by Arthur Prysock.

"Blue Velvet" is one of thirteen songs featured in Kenneth Anger's groundbreaking experimental film Scorpio Rising (1964). Tony Bennett's version of the song is featured in The Last Picture Show and Raging Bull.
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Blue Velvet
ŠTony Bennett (1951)

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