The song of the day for Tuesday, June 8, 2021, is “My Ship.”
About This Song
“My Ship” was composed 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 first recorded “My Ship” for his 1961 album My Heart Sings. Bennett sang “My Ship” at his June 9, 1962, concert at Carnegie Hall, captured on Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall.
“My Ship,” as well as Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.
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