Song 38 – Summertime

SONG: Summertime ARTIST: Sarah Vaughan YEAR: 1950 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: Summertime was written by George Gershwin for his 1935 opera Porgy and Bess, with lyrics by DuBose Heyward who wrote the novel Porgy.  Gershwin started writing the song in 1933 and tried to recreate the feel of a spiritual.  The song isContinue reading “Song 38 – Summertime”