Written for opera and musical diva Claramae Turner in '54. She was a personal friend of the author. She sang it on stage, mostly during the encores, but never recorded it.
Frank Sinatra [shelved when it became obvious his version could never outdo Tony Bennett's]
If you start playing the song while crossing the Golden Gate Bridge at the maximum speed, it ends while reaching the other side. It's the official song of the city.