The song of the day for Sunday, July 28, 2018, is “My Ship.”
About This Song
“My Ship” was written by Kurt Weill and 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 first recorded “My Ship” in 1961 for the album My Heart Sings, with an arrangement by Ralph Burns. Mr. Bennett also sang “My Ship” at his 1962 concert at Carnegie Hall.
“My Ship,” as well as My Heart Sings, is available from iTunes.