The song of the day for Friday, May 5, 2023, is “The Shining Sea.”
About This Song
“The Shining Sea” was written by Johnny Mandel, with lyrics by 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” on June 11, 1966, for his album A Time For Love. It was arranged and conducted by the composer Johnny Mandel.
“The Shining Sea,” as well as A Time For Love is available on Apple Music.