The song of the day for Saturday, July 6, 2019, is “The Shining Sea.”
About This Song
“The Shining Sea” was written by Johnny Mandel and Peggy Lee for the 1966 Cold War comedy The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming. The film concerns a Russian submarine that gets trapped on high ground near a New England town. The town gossip causes mass hysteria, but all is well in the end.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “The Shining Sea” in 1966 for his album A Time For Love. Composer Mandel arranged and conducted the orchestra. The lovely cornet solo is by Bobby Hackett.
The Shining Sea – Remastered, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“The Shining Sea,” as well as A Time For Love, is available from iTunes.