The song of the day for Tuesday, December 8, 2020, is “My Ship.”
About This Song
“My Ship” was written by Kurt Weill, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, for the 1941 Broadway musical Lady in the Dark. Miles Davis’ recording in 1957, along with vocal versions by Jeri Southern and Sarah Vaughan, cemented this song as a jazz standard.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “My Ship” for his 1961 album My Heart Sings. Ralph Burns wrote the arrangements for the album and conducted the big band.
“My Ship,” as well as My Heart Sings, is available from Apple Music.