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Sings The Songbooks

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Sings The Songbooks
Sings The Songbooks


The American singer and actor Francis Albert Sinatra (1915-1998) was one of the most successful pop artists of the 20th century. Even as a teenager he was an ambitious singer and after hearing Bing Crosby, he knew what his dream job would be. As early as 1939, the popular swing trumpeter Harry James brought him to his newly founded big band. The first records found only few buyers, but his move to the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra began the meteoric rise of 25-year-old Sinatra in the Forties. "Polka Dots and Moon Beams" was his first hit in April 1940. Once he was able to get out of an extremely unfavorable contract with Dorsey, he finally established himself as a solo artist in 1943.

Sinatra's repertoire consisted of songs that are now considered classics in the 40s and 50s, immortalized as part of the "Great American Song Book". Sinatra never took up the idea of "songbook albums" out of respect for Ella Fitzgerald, who celebrated her greatest successes with albums dedicated to individual songwriters in the 1950s, from Cole Porter to the Gershwins. Still, Sinatra was a perfect interpreter of these songs, as this 10 CD-set of newly compiled albums with the work of composers and lyricists gathered here shows. It presents Sinatra's versions of the greatest songs by Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George and Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, Sammy Cahn, James Van Heusen and Jerome Kern. "Ol' Blue Eyes" always had the best orchestras and arrangers at his side and you will enjoy the work of Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Axel Stordahl, Alec Wilder, Percy Faith, Nelson Riddle, Billy May, Gordon Jenkins and André Previn on this documentation.


  1. Name
  2. Love Walked In
  3. Love Is Here To Stay
  4. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  5. They Can´t Take That Away From Me
  6. A Foggy Day
  7. I Got Plenty O´nuttin
  8. Someone To Watch Over Me
  9. I´ve Got A Crush On You
  10. Embraceable You
  11. Bess Oh, Where Is My Bess
  12. Mood Indigo
  13. I Got It Bad And That Ain´t Good
  14. Blue Skies
  15. A Fella With An Umbrella
  16. Cheek To Cheek
  17. There´s No Business Like Show Business
  18. They Say It´s Wonderful
  19. What´ll I Do?
  20. How Deep Is The Ocean?
  21. It Only Happens When I Dance With You
  22. (Just One Way To Say) I Love You
  23. Let´s Take An Old-Faishoned Walk
  24. Be Careful, It´s My Heart
  25. It´s A Lovely Day Tomorrow
  26. Always
  27. All Alone
  28. When I Lost You
  29. Remember
  30. The Song Is Ended
  31. Jeepers Creepers
  32. Too Marvellous For Words
  33. Something´s Gotta Give
  34. Blues In The Night
  35. Fools Rush In
  36. Day In - Day Out
  37. I´d Know You Anywhere
  38. David Reskin - Laura
  39. Dream
  40. Autumn Leaves
  41. When The World Was Young
  42. I Thought About You
  43. P.S. I Love You
  44. My Funny Valentine
  45. Glad To Be Unhappy
  46. It´s Easy To Remember
  47. Dancing On The Ceiling
  48. It Never Enterd My Mind
  49. You Are Too Beautiful
  50. Where Or When
  51. Falling In Love With Love
  52. Lover
  53. Have You Met Miss Jones?
  54. Little Girl Blue
  55. I Wish I Were In Love Again
  56. Spring Is Here
  57. My Romance
  58. You´ll Never Walk Alone
  59. Cole Porter - Begin The Beguine
  60. Cherry Pies Ought To Be You
  61. You Do Something To Me
  62. I Concentrate On You
  63. Why Shoudn´t I ?
  64. I Get A Kick Out Of You
  65. I´ve Got You Under My Skin
  66. Anything Goes
  67. What Is This Thing Called Love
  68. Night And Day
  69. Just One Of Those Things
  70. You´d Be So Nice To Come Home To
  71. At Long Last Love
  72. Why Can´t You Behave ?
  73. I Love You
  74. I Am Loved
  75. You Don´t Remind Me
  76. From This Moment On
  77. You´re Sensational
  78. Mind If I Make Love To You?
  79. Well Did You Eva?
  80. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
  81. I´ve Got The World On A String
  82. It´s Only A Paper Moon
  83. For Every Man There´s A Woman
  84. That Old Black Magic
  85. My Shining Hour
  86. Stormy Weather
  87. Blues In The Night
  88. The Gal That Got Away
  89. Ill Wind
  90. Don´t Like Goodbyes
  91. Over The Rainbow
  92. You´ll Never Know
  93. Come Rain Or Shine
  94. I Only Have Eyes For You
  95. Get Happy
  96. One For My Baby
  97. You Lucky People, You
  98. Polka Dots And Moon Beams
  99. Imagination
  100. Do You Know Why
  101. Warrington - Aren´t You Glad That You Are You
  102. It´s Always You
  103. Sunday, Monday Or Always
  104. If You Stub Your Toe On The Moon
  105. But Beautiful
  106. If You Please
  107. Life Is So Peculiar
  108. (We´ve Got) A Sure Thing
  109. A Friend Of Yours
  110. The Same Old Song And Dance
  111. When Is Sometime?
  112. Here´s That Rainy Day
  113. Sunshine Cake
  114. Accidents Will Happen
  115. Come Fly With Me
  116. It´s Nice To Go Trav´ling
  117. (Love Is) The Tender Trap
  118. Look To Your Heart
  119. Indiscreet
  120. All The Way
  121. Come Dance With Me
  122. All My Tomorrows
  123. How Are ´ya Fixed For Love?
  124. Nothing In Common
  125. When No One Cares
  126. Only The Lonely
  127. To Love And Be Loved
  128. The Last Dance
  129. Love & Marriage
  130. The Impatient Years
  131. High Hopes
  132. They Came To Cordura
  133. Hello, Young Lovers
  134. Soliloquy
  135. Bali Ha´i
  136. Oh, What A Beautiful Morning
  137. People Will Say We Are In Love
  138. Boys And Girls Like You And Me
  139. I Whistle A Happy Tune
  140. The Song Is You
  141. All The Things You Are
  142. All Through The Day
  143. Two Hearts Are Better Than One
  144. Ol´ Man River
  145. Why Was I Born?
  146. If I Loved You
  147. Come Out, Wherever You Are
  148. And Then You Kissed Me
  149. What Makes The Sunset?
  150. The Charm Of You
  151. Five Minutes More
  152. Things We Did Last Summer
  153. The Brooklyn Bridge
  154. Kisses And Tears
  155. Three Coins In The Fountain
  156. I Begged Her
  157. Time After Time
  158. Guess I´ll Hang Out My Tears To Dry
  159. Saturday Night
  160. It´s The Same Old Dream
  161. I Fall In Love Too Easily
  162. As Long As There Is Music
  163. Whose Baby Are You?
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