Come Fly with Me (song)

"Come Fly with Me"
Song by Frank Sinatra from the album Come Fly with Me
Released 1958
Recorded October 10, 1957
Genre Traditional pop
Length 3:19
Label Capitol Records
Composer Jimmy Van Heusen
Producer Voyle Gilmore
Come Fly with Me track listing
"Come Fly with Me"
(1)
"Around the World"
(2)

"Come Fly with Me" is a 1957 popular song composed by Jimmy Van Heusen, with lyrics by Sammy Cahn.

"Come Fly with Me" was written for Frank Sinatra, and was the title track of his 1958 album of the same name. The song sets the tone for the rest of the album, describing adventures in exotic locales, in Bombay, Peru and Acapulco Bay respectively.

It subsequently became part of Sinatra's concert repertoire, and would feature in numerous performances.

Recordings

(numerous compilation albums)

Film and television

The song is featured prominently in the 1963 feature film Come Fly with Me sung by Frankie Avalon. The song also appears in numerous films, including Raging Bull (1980), Dear Mr. Wonderful (1982), Betsy's Wedding (1990), Air America (1990), Vegas Vacation (1997), Little Voice (1998), Heartbreakers (2001), Catch Me If You Can (2002), and Two Weeks Notice 2001, Looney Tunes: Back in Action And also in two separate television bio-pics about Sinatra; the 1992 mini-series Sinatra and 1997's The Rat Pack. The song has also appeared in numerous television shows, TV movies, and television specials.

References


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