The Very Best of Frank Sinatra

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The Very Best of Frank Sinatra
Compilation album by Frank Sinatra
Released June 10, 1997
Recorded December 19, 1960 - September 19, 1979
Genre Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Traditional Pop
Length 125:17
Label Reprise
Producer Gregg Geller
Frank Sinatra chronology
With the Red Norvo Quintet: Live in Australia, 1959
(1997)
The Very Best of Frank Sinatra
(1997)
Portrait of Sinatra: Columbia Classics
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

The Very Best of Frank Sinatra is a double disc compilation album by Frank Sinatra that consists 40 hits he made from Reprise Records.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Stardust" (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) - 2:48
  2. "A Foggy Day" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 2:17
  3. "Let's Fall in Love" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 2:11
  4. "The Girl Next Door" (Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) - 3:18
  5. "Old Devil Moon" (Burton Lane, E.Y. Harburg) - 2:59
  6. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern) - 3:22
  7. "Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)" (Bart Howard) - 2:30
  8. "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin) - 2:37
  9. "I Get a Kick Out of You" (Cole Porter) - 3:14
  10. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 4:05
  11. "Please Be Kind" (Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn) - 2:43
  12. "Don'cha Go 'Way Mad" (Jimmy Mundy, Al Stillman, Illinois Jacquet) - 3:12
  13. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin) - 2:41
  14. "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (David Mann, Bob Hilliard) - 2:43
  15. "I've Got You Under My Skin" (Porter) - 3:26
  16. "Let's Face the Music and Dance" (Irving Berlin) - 2:58
  17. "Come Fly with Me" (Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 3:11
  18. "My Kind of Town" (Cahn, Van Heusen) - 3:09
  19. "Luck Be a Lady" (Frank Loesser) - 5:17
  20. "The Best Is Yet to Come" (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 3:10

Disc two[edit]

  1. "It Was a Very Good Year" (Ervin Drake) - 4:25
  2. "All or Nothing at All" (Jack Lawrence, Arthur Altman) - 3:43
  3. "Night and Day" (Porter) - 3:37
  4. "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)" (Phil Silvers, Van Heusen) - 3:37
  5. "Young at Heart" (Leigh, Johnny Richards) - 2:54
  6. "Love and Marriage" (Cahn, Van Heusen) - 2:12
  7. "All the Way" (Cahn, Van Heusen) - 3:27
  8. "Witchcraft" (Coleman, Leigh) - 2:37
  9. "(Love Is) The Tender Trap" (Cahn, Van Heusen) - 2:37
  10. "The Second Time Around" (Cahn, Van Heusen) - 3:03
  11. "Pocketful of Miracles" (Cahn, Van Heusen) - 2:39
  12. "Softly, as I Leave You" (Hal Sharper, Antonio DeVito, Giorgio Calabrese) - 2:50
  13. "Strangers in the Night" (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 2:25
  14. "Summer Wind" (Heinz Meyer, Hans Bradtke, Mercer) - 2:53
  15. "That's Life" (Kelly Gordon, Dean Kay Thompson) - 3:10
  16. "Somethin' Stupid" [with Nancy Sinatra] (Carson Parks) - 2:45
  17. "Wave" (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 3:25
  18. "My Way" (Paul Anka, Claude Francois, Jacques Revaux, Gilles Thibaut) - 4:36
  19. "Theme from New York, New York" (Fred Ebb, John Kander) - 3:26
  20. "Put Your Dreams Away (For Another Day)" (Paul Mann, George David Weiss, Ruth Lowe) - 3:12

Personnel[edit]

  • Frank Sinatra - vocals
  • Nancy Sinatra - vocals
  • Antonio Carlos Jobim - guitar
  • Nelson Riddle - arranger, conductor
  • Don Costa
  • Gordon Jenkins
  • Billy May
  • Johnny Mandell
  • Ernie Freeman
  • Billy Strange
  • Eumir Deodato
  • Neal Hefti
  • Count Basie and his orchestra

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