Friday, February 25, 2011

`Sail Away'

One song, like a silent accompaniment, played as I reread Melville’s “Benito Cereno”: Randy Newman’s “Sail Away.”

1 comment:

Buce said...

Wiki lists 23 works with that title, though I am not sure how many are copies or covers of others:

Aside from (or ahead of) Randy Newman, I suppose the best known is Noel Coward's from the show that made Elaine Stritch's career. Here's Coward with Stritch, or vice versa: