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All the Way" is a 1950s pop song made famous by Frank Sinatra and  covered since by many musicians.
Frank Sinatra's version was published in 1957 by Maraville Music Corporation. The music was written by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Sammy Cahn. It was introduced in the film  The Joker Is Wild. Sinatra also had the best-selling recorded version of the song. Aside from this song, he also sang "  Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)" for the movie. It wound up as the flipside of "All the Way" when Capitol Records released the song as a single. The single reached #15 in sales and #2 in airplay in Billboard's charts. The track peaked at #3 in the UK Singles Chart.
The song received the
1957 Academy Award for Best Original Song.
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Mina performed "Si, amor", the Italian version of the song, in , a 1968 Canzonissima RAI musical variety series. Neil Sedaka also recorded "Si, amor" in the mid-1960s for his Italian fans.
Cover versions [ edit ]
Brenda Lee - 1961 album All The Way
Sam Cooke - 1963 album Mr. Soul
Marty Robbins - 1962 album Marty After Midnight
Bing Crosby - recorded the song for his radio show in 1957 and it was subsequently released on CD.  Trumpeter
Lee Morgan played an instrumental version of the song on the album , which was released November 1958. Candy
Billie Holiday recorded a version of the song on March 1959, four months before her death, which is available on the album . Last Recordings
Neil Sedaka recorded the song for his big band album in 1961. This song has since appeared on other compilation albums of his. Circulate A cover by
James Brown & the Dee Felice Trio was released on their album Gettin' Down to It, in 1969. 
New Birth recorded the song for their 1970 eponymous debut album as well as their "Coming Together" album in 1972.
Glen Campbell recorded the song for his album in 1970. Try a Little Kindness
Céline Dion performed "All The Way" in 1998-1999 as the final part of an acoustic medley during her Let's Talk About Love World Tour. She also recorded "All the Way" as a duet with Sinatra (using the vocals from his 1963 Reprise recording) on her 1999 compilation album and also performed the song in virtual duet in her All the Way… A Decade of Song Las Vegas show, A New Day.... This version of the song was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Collaboration. She sang the song at the "Sinatra 100 — An All-Star GRAMMY Concert" in Las Vegas on December 6 2015.
Lou Rawls released a version of the song on his 1977 album . Unmistakably Lou A cover by
Ray Price peaked at number 73 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1986. 
Jeffrey Osborne recorded a version of "All the Way" which was featured in the 1991 motion picture (and soundtrack) , starring Dying Young Julia Roberts. The soundtrack from Dying Young was composed and produced by James Newton Howard. This song was covered by
Richard Hell & the Voidoids as a track on their first album but was not used until the album was re-printed in the late 1990s. Blank Generation
Jimmy Scott recorded the song in his distinctive style on his album "All the Way" in 1992.
Joe Lovano included the song in his 1996 album . Celebrating Sinatra
James Darren recorded the song in 1999 for his album This One's From The Heart The Italian singer
Mina covered the song (in English) on the album-tribute to Frank Sinatra, , in 2005. L'allieva Parris Lane, recorded two versions of "All the Way." A voice and piano duet with Mickey Basil, as well as a big band arrangement produced by Ed Peterson on her 1998 album
Songs from My Heart.
Harry Connick, Jr. recorded the song for his 2009 album . Your Songs
Laura Dickinson recorded the song for her debut album , which released on December 12, 2014 in celebration of One For My Baby - To Frank Sinatra With Love Frank Sinatra's 99th birthday. 
Bobby Darin recorded the song in the 1960s, but it was not released until the 2004 album . Aces Back to Back
Iva Davies and his band Icehouse recorded it as part of the 1995 release of . The Berlin Tapes 
Bob Dylan recorded the song as a country waltz for his 2016 album . Fallen Angels 
Katharine McPhee recorded the song in 2017 for her album I Fall In Love Too Easily
Trisha Yearwood covered the song as part of her 2018 Frank Sinatra tribute album . Let's Be Frank
King Curtis and Nat Adderley recorded a version for Curtis's 1960 album, Soul Meeting. James Darren, playing a hologram of a Vegas lounge singer, sang it on the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode Image in the Sand
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