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Song of the Day #72

Song of the Day: Beautiful Love, the Victor Young romantic ballad (lyrics by Egbert Van Alstyne), has been recorded by countless artists. And yet, the version that sticks in my mind is a mysterious instrumental waltz rendering, heard as source music for the 1932 Universal Monster Classic, "The Mummy" with Boris Karloff. Listen to tenor saxophonist Benny Golson talk about it for Billy Taylor's Jazz at the Kennedy Center.