Frank Sinatra’s ‘A Man and His Music’

Frank Sinatra’s ‘A Man and His Music’ is a double album recorded from December 19, 1960 till October 21, 1965, with various conductors and released in 1965 by Reprise.

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Track Listing : 1.Put Your Dreams Away (For Another Day) (Paul Mann, George David Weiss, Ruth Lowe) – 03:10 . 2.All Or Nothing At All (Jack Lawrence, Arthur Altman) – 04:26 . 3.I’Ll Never Smile Again (Ruth Lowe) – 02:49 . 4.There Are Such Things (George W. Meyer, Stanley Adams, Abel Baer) – 02:57 . 5.I’Ll Be Seeing You (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal) – 03:06 . 6.The One I Love (Belongs To Somebody Else) (Gus Kahn, Isham Jones) – 03:03 . 7.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 04:46 . 8.Night And Day (Cole Porter) – 04:29 . 9.Oh! What It Seemed To Be (Bennie Benjamin, George David Weiss, Frankie Carle) – 03:26 . 10.Soliloquy (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 08:19 . 11.Nancy (With The Laughing Face) (Phil Silvers, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 04:21 . 12.The House I Live In (Lewis Allan, Earl Robinson) – 04:40 . 13.From Here To Eternity (Fred Karger, Robert Wells) – 02:44 . 14.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 02:13 . 15.(How Little It Matters) How Little We Know (Carolyn Leigh, Phil Springers) – 02:29 . 16.Learnin’ The Blues (Dolores Vicki Silvers) – 02:31 . 17.In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (David Mann, Bob Hilliard) – 02:43 . 18.Young At Heart (Carolyn Leigh, Johnny Richards) – 03:51 . 19.Witchcraft (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) – 02:52 . 20.All The Way (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:27 . 21.Love And Marriage (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 01:29 . 22.I’Ve Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter) – 03:26 . 23.Ring-A-Ding Ding (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 01:07 . 24.The Second Time Around (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 02:13 . 25.The Summit (Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr.) – 05:20 . 26.The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game In New York) (Frank Loesser) – 02:31 . 27.Luck Be A Lady (Frank Loesser) – 02:25 . 28.Call Me Irresponsible (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 02:45 . 29.Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard) – 02:30 . 30.Softly, As I Leave You (Hal Shaper, Antonio Devito, Giorgio Calabrese) – 02:57 . 31.My Kind Of Town (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 02:30 . 32.The September Of My Years (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:22

Musicians : Bing Crosby – Guest On (26) . Sammy Davis, Jr. – Guest On (25) . Dean Martin – Guest On (25 – 26) . Don Costa – Conductor . Ernie Freeman – Conductor . Gordon Jenkins – Conductor . Johnny Mandel – Conductor . Billy May – Conductor . Sy Oliver – Conductor . Nelson Riddle – Conductor . Count Basie – And His Orchestra . Fred Waring And His Pennsylvanians – Orchestra

Production : Produced By Sonny Burke . Lee Herschberg – Engineer

Package : Ed Thrasher – Art Direction . Charles White Iii – Paintings . Stan Cornyn – Liner Notes

Recorded From December 19, 1960 Till October 21, 1965 At Los Angeles And Hollywood Studios.

ReleasedBy Reprise.

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However, there is also an intrusive narration from Sinatra that runs throughout the album. Although it does offer some amusing anecdotes and gives a sense of his long, complex history, the narration prevents the album from being a consistently engaging listen. […]

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