Frank Sinatra.’s ‘Come Swing with Me!’ is an album recorded (his final for Capitol Records) on March 20-22, 1961 and released the same year.
Track Listing : 1.Day By Day (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn) – 02:39 . 2.Sentimental Journey (Les Brown, Ben Homer, Bud Green) – 03:26 . 3.Almost Like Being In Love (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) – 02:02 . 4.Five Minutes More (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 02:36 . 5.American Beauty Rose (Mack David, Redd Evans, Arthur Altman) – 02:22 . 6.Yes Indeed! (Sy Oliver) – 02:35 . 7.On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields) – 02:42 . 8.Don’T Take Your Love From Me (Henry Nemo) – 01:59 . 9.That Old Black Magic (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 04:05 . 10.Lover (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 01:53 . 11.Paper Doll (Johnny S. Black) – 02:08 . 12.I’Ve Heard That Song Before (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 02:33
Musicians : Frank Sinatra – Vocals . Billy May – Arranger, Conductor . Heine Beau – Arranger On (2 – 5 – 8 – 9 – 10)
Production : Produced By Dave Cavanaugh
Recorded March 20-22, 1961 At Capitol Studio A, Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Released In 1961 By Capitol.
With its extreme stereo separation, Come Swing with Me! has a bizzare, off-kilter feel that is accentuated by Sinatra’s restless vocals. […]
But the Bonus Tracks are something else. Frank Sinatra turns in a captivating I Love You (not the Cole Porter song–the other, almost equally fetching, tune) and hits the high G better than ever on River, Stay ‘Way from My Door (one of his best performances). Finally, How Could You Do a thing Like that to Me, comes as a pleasant surprise to this listener, who had previously heard this angular, treacherous melody done only by jazz instrumentalists like Erroll Garner. And the final tune, I’ve Got a Right to Sing the Blues, takes its place right alongside the memorable versions by Satchmo, Jack Teagardenand Coleman Hawkins […]