Some Velvet Morning — Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Sinatra (in HD)

«Some Velvet Morning» is a psychedelic pop song written by Lee Hazlewood and originally recorded by Hazlewood and Nancy Sinatra in late 1967. It first appeared on Sinatra’s album Movin’ with Nancy, the soundtrack to her 1967 television special of the same name. The song has been covered many times since, almost always as a duet. Although «Some Velvet Morning» is one of the more famous duets Hazlewood and Sinatra recorded together, it is considered a departure from their usual fare, as it is decidedly less influenced by country & western music. The single peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1968.[1] As with many psychedelic songs, its overall meaning is somewhat obscure. The lyrics consist of the male part describing a mysterious, powerful woman named Phaedra, who educated the speaker in the ways of love. The male part alternates with the female part, who identifies herself as Phaedra and speaks over ethereal, twinkling music about beautiful nature imagery and about the secrets held by an unknown collective «we». The song was featured in the 1967 TV special «Movin’ With Nancy», starring Nancy Sinatra, released to home video in 2000.Hazel Lyrics: Some velvet mornin’ when I’m straight I’m gonna open up your gate And maybe tell you ’bout Phaedra And how she gave me life And how she made it end Some velvet mornin’ when I’m straight Flowers growing on a hill, dragonflies and daffodils Learn from us very much, look at us but do not touch Phaedra is my name

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  1. David Southwell:

    Another fan said he asked Lee what the lyrics meant back when Lee was in Las Vegas, early 70’s, ‘he said it meant nothing, if anything, the words just fit the tune well. That fan was Sonny Bono.

  2. HippieJimi:

    1 word Goose Pimples….
    OK 2 words……

  3. mickeymousebiker1:

    Not to sound cliche, but this song is like a visitation by a beautiful ghost from a lovely by-gone time. This is truly haunting. The lyrics are poetry in the purest sense. It’s so good to hear this one again after many years. Thank you, for posting this video!

  4. philpotty444:

    superb and sublime

  5. SkaterBill28:

    wow shes so pretty

  6. armin38822:

    Marc Johnson .

  7. JoeStunner:

    Reverb to die for. A grandiose epic.

  8. mickeymousebiker1:

    Lee’s vocals sound a bit like Neil Diamond (but, only trippier). Resplendent and haunting. Just one more reason why I dug the music of the 1960s.

  9. Robert317able:

    Beautiful!

  10. Binary Nine:

    Lol… the last comment was mine…

  11. Binary Nine:

    Freaking AMAZING!

  12. VolkColopatrion:

    CAKE OR DEATH.

    LITTLE RED COOKBOOK

  13. WALTERBROADDUS:

    Wow.

  14. LadyStonecut:

    Art Bell kept this one alive on his radio show Coast to Coast.