Something for the weekend. Johnny Horton singing Sink the Bismarck. The Bismarck was the German “pocket” battleship, a superb ship for her day, which was sunk by the Royal Navy on May 27, 1941. A superb movie, albeit with many inaccuracies, Sink the Bismarck!, chronicled the events in 1961. Here is a trailer for the film.
Johnny Horton’s song was written for the film.
Compare and contrast Johnny Horton’s original with this Blues Brothers rendition: