Thursday 4 June Friday 5 June Saturday 6 June Sunday 7 June Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June Wednesday 17 June Friday 19 June Saturday 20 June Sunday 21 June Monday 22 June Tuesday 23 June Wednesday 24 June Thursday 25 June Friday 26 June Saturday 27 June Sunday 28 June Monday 29 June Tuesday 30 June Wednesday 1 July Thursday 2 July Friday 3 July Saturday 4 July Sunday 5 July Monday 6 July Tuesday 7 July Wednesday 8 July Thursday 9 July Friday 10 July Saturday 11 July Sunday 12 July Monday 13 July Tuesday 14 July Wednesday 15 July Thursday 16 July Friday 17 July Saturday 18 July Sunday 19 July Monday 20 July Tuesday 21 July Wednesday 22 July Thursday 23 July Friday 24 July Saturday 25 July Sunday 26 July Monday 27 July Tuesday 28 July Wednesday 29 July Thursday 30 July Friday 31 July Saturday 1 August Sunday 2 August Monday 3 August Tuesday 4 August Wednesday 5 August Thursday 6 August Friday 7 August Saturday 8 August Sunday 9 August Monday 10 August Tuesday 11 August Wednesday 12 August Thursday 13 August Friday 14 August Saturday 15 August Sunday 16 August Monday 17 August Tuesday 18 August Wednesday 19 August Thursday 20 August Friday 21 August Songwriter Bernie Wayne was inspired to begin writing "Blue Velvet" on a visit to Richmond, Virginia where he stayed at the Jefferson Hotel : at a party at the hotel Wayne continually caught sight of a female guest dressed in blue velvet with whom he would have a holiday romance.
Wayne's response: "Don't you want to hear the rest of the song? The New York Times music journalist Stephen Holden would vaunt "Blue Velvet" as one of the four tracks which defined the first phase of Bennett's recording career: according to Holden "Blue Velvet" along with " Because of You " , " Cold, Cold Heart " , and " Stranger in Paradise " , "stand as the gorgeous final flowering of the high-romantic style invented in the s by Sinatra [with] arranger Axel Stordahl. Pure and throbbing, Bennett's voice adds a semi-operatic heft to Sinatra's more intimate crooning style.
Male pop singing since [the mids] has never been [so] unabashedly sweet. In , the Clovers released a version of the song through Atlantic Records as a single.
The single reached No. The first version of "Blue Velvet" to appear on the Billboard Hot during the rock 'n' roll era was recorded and released by the Statues, a Nashville-based doo-wop trio consisting of Buzz Cason , Hugh Jarrett, and Richard Williams.
Two sides from the Garrett sessions had a May single release credited to the Statues the group name was a reference to the Statue of Liberty , as the group was signed to Liberty Records : the intended A-side was the Marijohn Wilkin original co-write with Polly Harrison "Keep the Hall Light Burning" but it was the flip : a remake of "Blue Velvet," which would not only become a Top Ten hit in Nashville but also rank on regional hit parades across the US rising as high as No. The most successful recording of "Blue Velvet" was released by Bobby Vinton in Vinton's version reached No.
Middle-Road Singles chart, where its No. Vinton's No. Although songwriter Bernie Wayne would recall being told by Vinton that the singer had wanted to record the song since hearing the Tony Bennett version in  it was reportedly Vinton's friend, music publisher Al Gallico, who suggested "Blue Velvet" as a Blue on Blue album track and sent his secretary with a dollar to a music store to purchase the song's sheet music; an hour later, Vinton had recorded "Blue Velvet" in two takes.
Vinton did not expect the song to be a hit, and believed that his remake of " Am I Blue? Vinton's version was ranked No. Vinton's recording failed to make the British charts when originally released, but the track's being heard in a televised ad campaign for Nivea cold cream effected a UK re-release  with "Blue Velvet" reaching No.
Rolling Stone called Del Rey's cover "doleful. Appropriately, they wrote, the video had film noir elements. She's got something that's very appealing to people. And I didn't know she was influenced by me! Digital download . Credits adapted from the liner notes of Paradise. The Paragons released a version of the song as a single in Their version reached No.
Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra released a version in , as a single and on the album Wonderful! Australian singer Kylie Minogue recorded Blue Velvet and included it as the fourth song in the track list of her live album Golden Live in Concert.
The Moonglows recorded Blue Velvet in , but it was not released for several years. Bobby Vinton's "Blue Velvet" is one of the thirteen songs featured in Kenneth Anger 's groundbreaking experimental film Scorpio Rising The film drew partial inspiration from the song's lyrics, where Isabella Rossellini , who plays a singer in the film, also sings the song in-character.
Specifically, in an interview he gave to the Village Voice , Lynch said of the song: "The mood that came with that song a mood, a time, and things that were of that time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Blue Velvet Bobby Vinton song. Ben Baptie — mixing assistant Spencer Burgess Jr. Vertigo Capitol. Miley p. The Good Life: the autobiography of Tony Bennett. Accessed October 22, Retrieved April 25, The Vocal Group Harmony. We hope you can visit our unique record store to see our Bobby Vinton record collection, Bobby Vinton CD collection and much more.
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Wednesday 15 July Saturday 29 February Wednesday 1 April Inthe Clovers released a version of the song through Atlantic Records as a single. Thursday 25 June Monday 18 May Love this track. The Good Life: the autobiography of Tony Bennett.
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