Frank Sinatra discography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Frank Sinatra discography
Releases
Studio albums 59
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 8
Singles 297

This article contains a listing of American vocalist Frank Sinatra's albums (original LPs and collections) and singles from his career. An alphabetical listing of songs recorded by Sinatra with year(s) List of songs recorded by Frank Sinatra. Frank Sinatra recorded his first album in 1946 while his final album was a collection of duets, released in 1994.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Columbia Records introduced the LP album on June 21, 1948; prior to that albums were collections of 78s in a booklet resembling a photo album, rarely more than four records to a set. Sinatra's Capitol studio albums were released on Concepts in 1992, and his entire Capitol recordings released on the 1998 album The Capitol Years.

Columbia albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1946 The Voice of Frank Sinatra
  • Released: March 4, 1946
1
1947 Songs by Sinatra
  • Released: April, 1947
2
1948 Christmas Songs by Sinatra
  • Released: 1948
1949 Frankly Sentimental
  • Released: June 20, 1949
1950 Dedicated to You
  • Released: March, 1950
Sing and Dance with Frank Sinatra
  • Released: October 16, 1950
Capitol albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1954 Songs for Young Lovers
  • Released: January, 1954
3
Swing Easy!
  • Released: August 2, 1954
3 5
1955 In the Wee Small Hours
  • Released: April, 1955
2 RIAA: Gold
1956 Songs for Swingin' Lovers!
  • Released: March, 1956
2 1 RIAA: Gold
1957 Close to You
  • Released: January, 1957
5 2
A Swingin' Affair!
  • Released: June, 1957
7 1
Where Are You?
  • Released: September, 1957
3
A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra
  • Released: September, 1957
18 RIAA: Platinum
1958 Come Fly with Me
  • Released: January, 1958
1 2 RIAA: Gold
Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely
  • Released: September, 1958
1 5 RIAA: Gold
1959 Come Dance with Me!
  • Released: January, 1959
2 2 RIAA: Gold
No One Cares
  • Released: July, 1959
7
1960 Nice 'n' Easy
  • Released: July, 1960
1 4 RIAA: Gold
1961 Sinatra's Swingin' Session!!!
  • Released: January, 1961
6 6
Come Swing with Me!
  • Released: July, 1961
12 13
1962 Point of No Return
  • Released: March, 1962
18
Reprise albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1961 Ring-a-Ding-Ding!
  • Released: March, 1961
6 9
Swing Along With Me (retitled Sinatra Swings)
  • Released: July, 1961
6 8
I Remember Tommy
  • Released: October, 1961
5 10
1962 Sinatra and Strings
  • Released: January, 1962
8 6
Sinatra and Swingin' Brass
  • Released: July, 1962
19 14
All Alone
  • Released: October, 1962
26
Sinatra Sings Great Songs from Great Britain
  • Released: November, 1962
12
Sinatra–Basie: An Historic Musical First (with Count Basie)
  • Released: December 10, 1962
16 2
1963 The Concert Sinatra
  • Released: May, 1963
11 8
Sinatra's Sinatra
  • Released: August, 1963
8 7 RIAA: Gold
1964 Sinatra Sings Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River, and Other Academy Award Winners
  • Released: March, 1964
10
America, I Hear You Singing (with Bing Crosby and Fred Waring)
  • Released: April, 1964
116
It Might as Well Be Swing (with Count Basie)
  • Released: August, 1964
13 17
12 Songs of Christmas (with Bing Crosby and Fred Waring)
  • Released: August, 1964
Softly, as I Leave You
  • Released: November, 1964
19 20
1965 September of My Years
  • Released: August, 1965
5 RIAA: Gold
My Kind of Broadway
  • Released: November, 1965
30
A Man and His Music
  • Released: November, 1965
9 RIAA: Platinum
1966 Moonlight Sinatra
  • Released: March, 1966
34
Strangers in the Night
  • Released: May, 1966
1 4 RIAA: Platinum
That's Life
  • Released: November, 1966
6 22 RIAA: Gold
1967 Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim (with Antonio Carlos Jobim)
  • Released: March, 1967
19
The World We Knew
  • Released: August, 1967
24 28
1968 Francis A. & Edward K. (with Duke Ellington)
  • Released: January, 1968
78
The Sinatra Family Wish You a Merry Christmas (with his children)
  • Released: September, 1968
Cycles
  • Released: November, 1968
18 RIAA: Gold
1969 My Way
  • Released: March, 1969
11 2 RIAA: Gold
A Man Alone
  • Released: August, 1969
30 18
1970 Watertown
  • Released: March, 1970
104 14
1971 Sinatra & Company (with Antonio Carlos Jobim)
  • Released: March, 1971
74 9
1973 Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back
  • Released: September, 1973
13 12 RIAA: Gold
1974 Some Nice Things I've Missed
  • Released: July, 1974
48 35
1980 Trilogy: Past Present Future
  • Released: March, 1980
17 RIAA: Gold
1981 She Shot Me Down
  • Released: November, 1981
52
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
Qwest albums
1984 L.A. Is My Lady
  • Released: August, 1984
58 41
Last Capitol albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1993 Duets
  • Released: November 2, 1993
2 5 RIAA: 3× Platinum

CRIA: 2× Platinum[2]

1994 Duets II
  • Released: November 15, 1994
9 29 RIAA: Platinum

CRIA: Platinum[2]

Compilation albums[edit]

Capitol albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1956 This Is Sinatra!
  • Released: November, 1956
8 1 RIAA: Gold
1958 This Is Sinatra Volume 2
  • Released: March, 1958
8 3
1959 Look to Your Heart
  • Released: April, 1959
8 5
1959 The Rare Sinatra (Frank Sinatra album)
  • Released: 1959
1961 All the Way
  • Released: March, 1961
4
1962 Sinatra Sings of Love and Things
  • Released: July, 1962
21
Reprise albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1965 Sinatra '65: The Singer Today
  • Released: June, 1965
9
1968 Frank Sinatra's Greatest Hits
  • Released: August, 1968
55 RIAA: 2× Platinum
1972 Frank Sinatra's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
  • Released: May, 1972
88 5 RIAA: Platinum
1994 The Sinatra Christmas Album
  • Released: November, 1994
2004 Frank Sinatra Christmas Collection
  • Released: October, 2004
Columbia albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1995 16 Most Requested Songs
  • Released: May, 1995
LaserLight albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1995 Christmas Through the Years
  • Released: October, 1995
- -

Live albums[edit]

Reprise albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1966 Sinatra at the Sands (with Count Basie)
  • Released: July, 1966
9 7 RIAA: Gold
1974 The Main Event – Live
  • Released: October, 1974
37 30 RIAA: Gold
Post-career albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1994 Sinatra & Sextet: Live in Paris
  • Released: March 22, 1994
1995 Sinatra 80th: Live in Concert
  • Released: November 14, 1995
1997 Frank Sinatra with the Red Norvo Quintet: Live in Australia, 1959
  • Released: April 8, 1997
1999 Sinatra '57 in Concert
  • Released: April 6, 1999
2005 Live from Las Vegas (Frank Sinatra album)
  • Released: April 26, 2005
2006 Sinatra: Vegas
  • Released: November 7, 2006
165
2009 Live at the Meadowlands
  • Released: May 5, 2009
Sinatra: New York
  • Released: November 3, 2009
2011 Best of Vegas
  • Released: February 8, 2011
Ratpack albums
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds) [1]
US UK
1993 Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. at Villa Venice, Chicago - Live 1962
  • Released: 1993
1999 Frank, Sammy & Dean: The Summit in Concert
  • Released: 1999
2001 The Rat Pack Live at the Sands
  • Released: 1999
2002 Ratpack: From Vegas to St. Louis
  • Released: 2002
Christmas with the Rat Pack
  • Released: October 22, 2002
2003 The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection: Live & Swingin'
  • Released: 2003
"—" denotes a title that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Albums conducted by Sinatra[edit]

Year Title
1946 Frank Sinatra Conducts the Music of Alec Wilder
  • Released: 1946
1956 Frank Sinatra Conducts Tone Poems of Color
  • Released: 1956
1957 The Man I Love (sung by Peggy Lee, arranged by Nelson Riddle)
  • Released: March, 1957
1958 Sleep Warm (sung by Dean Martin, arranged by Pete King)
  • Released: March 2, 1959
1962 Frank Sinatra Conducts Music from Pictures and Plays (arranged by Harry Sukman)
  • Released: 2011 on Abbey Rd with the help of Norman Oliver the Third
1982 Syms by Sinatra (sung by Sylvia Syms, arranged by Don Costa)
  • Released: 1982
1983 Whats New? (with trumpeter Charles Turner)
  • Released: 1983

Box sets and collections[edit]

RCA Records[edit]

Columbia Records[edit]

  • 1953 Get Happy!
  • 1955 Frankie
  • 1956 The Voice
  • 1956 That Old Feeling
  • 1957 Adventures of the Heart
  • 1957 Christmas Dreaming
  • 1958 Love Is a Kick
  • 1958 The Broadway Kick
  • 1958 Put Your Dreams Away
  • 1958 The Frank Sinatra Story in Music
  • 1959 Come Back to Sorrento
  • 1966 Greatest Hits: The Early Years
  • 1966 Greatest Hits: The Early Years Volume Two
  • 1968 Someone to Watch Over Me
  • 1968 In Hollywood 1943-1949
  • 1972 In The Beginning: 1943 To 1951 [2-LP]
  • 1986 The Voice: The Columbia Years (1943-1952) [6-LP]
  • 1987 Hello Young Lovers
  • 1988 Sinatra Rarities: The Columbia Years
  • 1993 The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings [12-Disc]
  • 1994 The Columbia Years 1943–1952: The V-Discs [2-Disc]
  • 1994 The Essence of Frank Sinatra
  • 1995 16 Most Requested Songs
  • 1995 The Complete Recordings Nineteen Thirty-Nine (Harry James & His Orchestra featuring Frank Sinatra)
  • 1995 I've Got a Crush on You
  • 1996 Sinatra Sings Rodgers and Hammerstein
  • 1997 Frank Sinatra Sings His Greatest Hits
  • 1997 Portrait of Sinatra: Columbia Classics [2-Disc]
  • 1998 The Best of the Columbia Years: 1943-1952 [4-Disc]
  • 2000 Super Hits
  • 2001 Love Songs
  • 2003 The Essential Frank Sinatra: The Columbia Years
  • 2003 The Real Complete Columbia Years V-Discs [3-Disc]
  • 2003 Sinatra Sings Cole Poter
  • 2003 Sinatra Sings George Gershwin
  • 2007 A Voice in Time: 1939-1952 [4-Disc]
  • 2009 From the Heart

Capitol Records[edit]

Reprise Records[edit]

LaserLight[edit]

  • 1995 Christmas Through the Years

Rhino Records[edit]

Star Mark Compilations[edit]

Shout! Factory[edit]

  • 2010 Frank Sinatra: Concert Collection (7 DVD box set)

Tribute albums to Sinatra[edit]

Singles[edit]

Singles are listed with B-side immediately succeeding. Where a song is listed as (by X), or (instrumental), Sinatra does not feature. (US) Number indicates highest chart position on combined Billboard charts.

With the Harry James Orchestra (Columbia) (1939)[edit]

1939

  • "From the Bottom of My Heart"[3] / "Melancholy Mood" (Brunswick Records)
  • "It's Funny to Everyone but Me" (21) (by Jack Lawrence) / "Vol Visto Gailey Star" (by Jack Palmer)
  • "Here Comes the Night" / "Feet Draggin' Blues" (instrumental)
  • "My Buddy" / "Willow Weep For Me" (instrumental)
  • "On a Little Street in Singapore" (27) / "Who Told You I Cared?"
  • "Ciribiribin" / "Avalon" (instrumental)

1940

  • "Every Day of My Life" (17) / "Cross Country Jump" (instrumental)
  • "All or Nothing at All" (1) / "Flash" (instrumental) (re-issued 1943)

With the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (RCA Victor) (1940-1942)[edit]

1940

  • "Too Romantic" / "Sweet Potato Piper" (by The Pied Pipers)
  • "The Sky Fell Down" / "What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry?" (by The Pied Pipers)
  • "Shake Down the Stars" / "Moments in the Moonlight"
  • "Say It (Over and Over Again)" (12) / "My, My" (by The Pied Pipers)
  • "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" (18) / "I'll Be Seeing You"
  • "The Fable of the Rose" / "This Is the Beginning of the End"
  • "Imagination" (8) / "Charming Little Faker" (by The Pied Pipers)
  • "Devil May Care" / "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)" (12)
  • "It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow" / "You're Lonely and I'm Lonely" (9)
  • "April Played the Fiddle" / "I Haven't Time to be a Millionaire"
  • "Yours Is My Heart Alone" / "Hear My Song Violetta"
  • "I'll Never Smile Again" (with The Pied Pipers) (1) / "Marcheta" (instrumental)
  • "All This and Heaven Too" (12) / "Where Do You Keep Your Heart?"
  • "East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)" / "Head on My Pillow"
  • "And So Do I" (by Connie Haines) / "The One I Love (Belongs to Somebody Else)" (with The Pied Pipers) (11)
  • "Only Forever" (by Allan Storr) / "Trade Winds" (10)
  • "Love Lies" (17) / "The Call Of The Canyon" (14)
  • "Whispering" / "Funny Little Pedro" (by The Pied Pipers)
  • "I Could Make You Care" (17) / "The World Is In My Arms"
  • "Our Love Affair" (5) / "That's for Me" (by Connie Haines)
  • "Looking for Yesterday" / "I Wouldn't Take a Million" (by Connie Haines)
  • "We Three (My Echo, My Shadow And Me)" (3) / "Tell Me at Midnight"
  • "You're Breaking My Heart All Over Again" / "Shadows on the Sand"
  • "Two Dreams Met" (by Connie Haines) / "When You Awake"
  • "I'd Know You Anywhere" / "You've Got Me This Way" (by The Pied Pipers)
  • "Do You Know Why?" / "Isn't That Just Like Love?" (by The Pied Pipers)
  • "Anything" / "Another One of Them Things"
  • "You Say The Sweetest Things" (by Connie Haines and The Pied Pipers) / "Not So Long Ago"
  • "Stardust" (with The Pied Pipers) (7) / "Swanee River" (instrumental)

1941

1942

First solo singles (Bluebird Records) (1942)[edit]

1942

All songs featuring Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra.

Columbia singles (1943-1952)[edit]

1943

All songs performed A cappella with The Bobby Tucker Singers.

1944

1945

1946

1947

1948

1949

1950

1951

  • "I Am Loved" / "You Don't Remind Me"
  • "Take My Love" / "Come Back to Sorrento"
  • "Love Means Love" / "Cherry Pies Ought to Be You" (with Rosemary Clooney)
  • "You're the One (for Me)" (17) / "Faithful" (with The Skylarks)
  • "We Kiss in a Shadow" (22) / "Hello Young Lovers"
  • "Love Me" / "I Whistle a Happy Tune"
  • "Mama Will Bark" (with Dagmar) (21) / "I'm a Fool to Want You" (14)
  • "It's a Long Way From Your House to My House" / "I Fall In Love With You Ev'ry Day"
  • "Castle Rock" (8) / "Deep Night" (with Harry James and his Orchestra)
  • "April in Paris" / "London by Night"

1952

1953

1954

All Orchestras conducted by Axel Stordahl, unless otherwise noted

Capitol singles (1953-1962)[edit]

Sinatra's Capitol singles were released on The Complete Capitol Singles Collection (1996). UK Singles Chart positions from 1952 onwards.[4]

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

1958

  • "Nothing In Common" / "How are Ya Fixed for Love?" (with Keely Smith) (US #97)
  • "Monique" (from Kings Go Forth) / "Same Old Song and Dance"
  • "Mr. Success" (US #41, UK #25) / "Sleep Warm"
  • "To Love and Be Loved" / "No One Ever Tells You"

1959

1960

  • "It's Nice to Go Trav'ling" (UK #48)
  • "River, Stay 'Way from My Door" (US #82, UK #18) / "It's Over, It's Over, It's Over"
  • "Nice 'N' Easy" (US #60, UK #15) / "This Was My Love"
  • "Old MacDonald" (US #25, UK #11) / "You'll Always Be the One I Love"

1961

  • "My Blue Heaven" (UK #33) / "Sentimental Baby"
  • "American Beauty Rose" / "Sentimental Journey"

1962

Reprise singles (1961-1983)[edit]

Sinatra's Reprise singles were released as part of The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings (1995)

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

  • "Anytime at All" (US #46) / "Available"
  • "Tell Her (You Love Her Each Day)" (US #57) / "Here's to the Losers"
  • "Forget Domani" (US #78)/ "I Can't Believe I'm Losing You"
  • "When Somebody Loves You" / "When I'm Not Near the Girl I Love"
  • "Ev'rybody Has the Right to Be Wrong!" / "I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her"
  • "It Was a Very Good Year"[3] (US #28) / "Moment To Moment"

1966

1967

1968

  • "I Can't Believe I'm Losing You" (US #60) / "How Old Am I?"
  • "Cycles" (US #23) / "My Way of Life" (US #64)
  • "Whatever Happened to Christmas" / "I Wouldn't Trade Christmas" (with Frank Sinatra, Jr., Nancy Sinatra and Tina Sinatra)

1969

  • "Rain in My Heart" (US #62) / "Star!"
  • "My Way" (US #27, UK #5) / "Blue Lace"
  • "Love's Been Good to Me" (US #75, UK #8) / "A Man Alone"
  • "Goin' Out of My Head" (US #79) / "Forget to Remember"
  • "I Would Be In Love (Anyway)" (US #88) / "Watertown"
  • "What's Now Is Now" / "The Train"

1970

1971

  • "Life's a Trippy Thing" (with Nancy Sinatra) / "I'm Not Afraid"
  • "I Will Drink The Wine" (UK #16) / "Sunrise In The Morning"

1973

1974

  • "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (US #83) / "I'm Gonna Make It All The Way"
  • "You Turned My World Around" (US #83) / "Satisfy Me One More Time"

1975

  • "Anytime (I'll Be There)" (US #75) / "The Hurt Doesn't Go Away"
  • "I Believe I'm Gonna Love You" (US #47, UK #34) / "The Only Couple on the Floor"
  • "A Baby Just Like You" / "Christmas Mem'ries"

1976

1977

1980

  • "Theme from New York, New York" (US #32, UK #59, UK #4 (1986)) / "That's What God Looks Like to Me"
  • "You and Me (We Wanted It All)" / "I've Been There!"

1981

  • "Say Hello" / "Good Thing Going (Going Gone)"

1983

Qwest singles (1984)[edit]

Sinatra's Qwest singles were released as part of The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings (1995), and originally appeared on L.A. Is My Lady (1984).

1984

Island Records

1993

  • I've Got You Under My Skin" (with Bono) (UK #4)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Canadian album certifications – Frank Sinatra". Music Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Frank Sinatra interviewed on the Pop Chronicles (1969)
  4. ^ Official UK Charts - Frank Sinatra

External links[edit]