Vintage Torch Songs for Your Summer Crush

Gene Austin, “My Blue Heaven”

“My Blue Heaven” was the jam of 1927, performed by one of America’s greatest crooners, Gene Austin. The Texas-born singer-songwriter has influenced the careers of Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra. “My Blue Heaven” stayed at the top of the charts for 26 weeks, selling over five million copies, rivaled only by Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas.”