Frank Sinatra discography

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Frank Sinatra discography
Frank Sinatra by Gottlieb c1947.jpg
At Liederkranz Hall, New York, circa 1947
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. 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 the bulk of his Capitol recordings released on the 1998 album The Capitol Years.

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
[1]
US UK
The Voice of Frank Sinatra
  • Released: March 4, 1946
  • Label: Columbia
1
Songs by Sinatra
  • Released: April, 1947
  • Label: Columbia
2
Christmas Songs by Sinatra
  • Released: 1948
  • Label: Columbia
72
Frankly Sentimental
  • Released: June 20, 1949
  • Label: Columbia
Dedicated to You
  • Released: March, 1950
  • Label: Columbia
Sing and Dance with Frank Sinatra
  • Released: October 16, 1950
  • Label: Columbia
Songs for Young Lovers
  • Released: January, 1954
  • Label: Capitol
3
Swing Easy!
  • Released: August 2, 1954
  • Label: Capitol
3 5
In the Wee Small Hours
  • Released: April, 1955
  • Label: Capitol
2
Songs for Swingin' Lovers!
  • Released: March, 1956
  • Label: Capitol
2 1
  • RIAA: Gold
Close to You
  • Released: January, 1957
  • Label: Capitol
5 2
A Swingin' Affair!
  • Released: June, 1957
  • Label: Capitol
2 1
Where Are You?
  • Released: September, 1957
  • Label: Capitol
3
A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra
(retitled The Sinatra Christmas Album)
  • Released: September 21, 1957
  • Label: Capitol
18
  • RIAA: Platinum
Come Fly with Me
  • Released: January, 1958
  • Label: Capitol
1 2
  • RIAA: Gold
Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely
  • Released: September, 1958
  • Label: Capitol
1 5
  • RIAA: Gold
Come Dance with Me!
  • Released: January, 1959
  • Label: Capitol
2 2
  • RIAA: Gold
No One Cares
  • Released: July, 1959
  • Label: Capitol
2[2]
Nice 'n' Easy
  • Released: July, 1960
  • Label: Capitol
1 4
  • RIAA: Gold
Sinatra's Swingin' Session!!!
  • Released: January, 1961
  • Label: Capitol
3[3] 6
Come Swing with Me!
  • Released: July, 1961
  • Label: Capitol
8[3] 13
Point of No Return
  • Released: March, 1962
  • Label: Capitol
19[3]
Ring-a-Ding-Ding!
  • Released: March, 1961
  • Label: Reprise
4[3] 9
Swing Along With Me
(retitled Sinatra Swings)
  • Released: July, 1961
  • Label: Reprise
6 8
I Remember Tommy
  • Released: October, 1961
  • Label: Reprise
3[3] 10
Sinatra and Strings
  • Released: January, 1962
  • Label: Reprise
8 6
Sinatra and Swingin' Brass
  • Released: July, 1962
  • Label: Reprise
18[3] 14
All Alone
  • Released: October, 1962
  • Label: Reprise
25[3]
Sinatra Sings Great Songs from Great Britain
  • Released: November, 1962
  • Label: Reprise
12
Sinatra–Basie: An Historic Musical First
(with Count Basie)
  • Released: December 10, 1962
  • Label: Reprise
16 2
The Concert Sinatra
  • Released: May, 1963
  • Label: Reprise
6[3] 8
Sinatra's Sinatra
  • Released: August, 1963
  • Label: Reprise
8 7
  • RIAA: Gold
Sinatra Sings Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River, and Other Academy Award Winners
  • Released: March, 1964
  • Label: Reprise
10
America, I Hear You Singing
(with Bing Crosby and Fred Waring)
  • Released: April, 1964
  • Label: Reprise
116
It Might as Well Be Swing
(with Count Basie)
  • Released: August, 1964
  • Label: Reprise
13 17
12 Songs of Christmas
(with Bing Crosby and Fred Waring)
  • Released: August, 1964
  • Label: Reprise
[A]
Softly, as I Leave You
  • Released: November, 1964
  • Label: Reprise
19 20
September of My Years
  • Released: August, 1965
  • Label: Reprise
5
  • RIAA: Gold
My Kind of Broadway
  • Released: November, 1965
  • Label: Reprise
30
A Man and His Music
  • Released: November, 1965
  • Label: Reprise
9
  • RIAA: Platinum
Moonlight Sinatra
  • Released: March, 1966
  • Label: Reprise
34
Strangers in the Night
  • Released: May, 1966
  • Label: Reprise
1 4
  • RIAA: Platinum
That's Life
  • Released: November 18, 1966
  • Label: Reprise
6 22
  • RIAA: Gold
Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim
(with Antonio Carlos Jobim)
  • Released: March, 1967
  • Label: Reprise
19
The World We Knew
  • Released: August, 1967
  • Label: Reprise
24 28
Francis A. & Edward K.
(with Duke Ellington)
  • Released: January, 1968
  • Label: Reprise
78
The Sinatra Family Wish You a Merry Christmas
(with Frank Sinatra, Jr., Nancy Sinatra and Tina Sinatra)
  • Released: September, 1968
  • Label: Reprise
[B]
Cycles
  • Released: November, 1968
  • Label: Reprise
18
  • RIAA: Gold
My Way
  • Released: March, 1969
  • Label: Reprise
11 2
  • RIAA: Gold[4]
  • BVMI: Gold[5]
  • BPI: 5× Platinum[6]
A Man Alone
  • Released: August, 1969
  • Label: Reprise
30 18
Watertown
  • Released: March, 1970
  • Label: Reprise
101[2] 14
Sinatra & Company
(with Antonio Carlos Jobim)
  • Released: March, 1971
  • Label: Reprise
73[2] 9
Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back
  • Released: September, 1973
  • Label: Reprise
13 12
  • RIAA: Gold
Some Nice Things I've Missed
  • Released: July, 1974
  • Label: Reprise
48 35
Trilogy: Past Present Future
  • Released: March, 1980
  • Label: Reprise
17 RIAA: Gold
She Shot Me Down
  • Released: November, 1981
  • Label: Reprise
52
L.A. Is My Lady
  • Released: August, 1984
  • Label: Qwest
58 41
Duets
  • Released: November 2, 1993
  • Label: Capitol
2 5
  • RIAA: 3× Platinum
  • CRIA: 2× Platinum[7]
Duets II
  • Released: November 15, 1994
  • Label: Capitol
9 29
  • RIAA: Platinum
  • CRIA: Platinum[7]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
Notes
  1. ^ 12 Songs of Christmas did not enter the Billboard 200 chart, but peaked at number nine on the Billboard Christmas chart in 1964.[3]
  2. ^ The Sinatra Family Wish You a Merry Christmas did not enter the Billboard 200 chart, but peaked at number three on the Billboard Christmas chart in 1969.[2]

Compilation albums[edit]

  • RIAA: Platinum
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
[1]
US UK
This Is Sinatra!
  • Released: November, 1956
  • Label: Capitol
8 1 RIAA: Gold
This Is Sinatra Volume 2
  • Released: March, 1958
  • Label: Capitol
8 3
Look to Your Heart
  • Released: April, 1959
  • Label: Capitol
8 5
The Rare Sinatra
  • Released: 1959
  • Label: Capitol
All the Way
  • Released: March, 1961
  • Label: Capitol
4
Sinatra Sings of Love and Things
  • Released: July, 1962
  • Label: Capitol
15[3]
The Movie Songs
  • Released: May, 1967[8]
  • Label: Capitol
195[2]
Sinatra '65: The Singer Today
  • Released: June, 1965
  • Label: Reprise
9
Frank Sinatra's Greatest Hits
  • Released: August, 1968
  • Label: Reprise
55
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum
Frank Sinatra's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
  • Released: May, 1972
  • Label: Reprise
88 5
  • RIAA: Platinum
The Sinatra Christmas Album
  • Released: November, 1994
  • Label: Reprise
16 Most Requested Songs
  • Released: May 16, 1995
  • Label: Legacy/Columbia
Christmas Through the Years
  • Released: October 17, 1995
  • Label: LaserLight
Frank Sinatra Christmas Collection
  • Released: October 26, 2004
  • Label: Reprise
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
[1]
US UK
Sinatra at the Sands
(with Count Basie)
  • Released: July, 1966
  • Label: Reprise
9 7
  • RIAA: Gold
The Main Event – Live
  • Released: October, 1974
  • Label: Reprise
37 30
  • RIAA: Gold
Post-career albums
Sinatra & Sextet: Live in Paris
  • Released: March 22, 1994
Sinatra 80th: Live in Concert
  • Released: November 14, 1995
61[2]
Frank Sinatra with the Red Norvo Quintet: Live in Australia, 1959
  • Released: April 8, 1997
Sinatra '57 in Concert
  • Released: April 6, 1999
Live from Las Vegas
  • Released: April 26, 2005
199[2]
Sinatra: Vegas
  • Released: November 7, 2006
165
Live at the Meadowlands
  • Released: May 5, 2009
Sinatra: New York
  • Released: November 3, 2009
Best of Vegas
  • Released: February 8, 2011
Rat Pack albums
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. at Villa Venice, Chicago - Live 1962
  • Released: 1993
Frank, Sammy & Dean: The Summit in Concert
  • Released: 1999
The Rat Pack Live at the Sands
  • Released: 1999/2001
Ratpack: From Vegas to St. Louis
  • Released: 2002
Christmas with the Rat Pack
  • Released: October 22, 2002
The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection: Live & Swingin'
  • Released: 2003
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Albums conducted by Sinatra[edit]

Title Album details
Frank Sinatra Conducts the Music of Alec Wilder
Frank Sinatra Conducts Tone Poems of Color
  • Released: 1956
  • Label: Capitol
The Man I Love
(sung by Peggy Lee, arranged by Nelson Riddle)
  • Released: March, 1957
  • Label: Capitol
Sleep Warm
(sung by Dean Martin, arranged by Pete King)
  • Released: March 2, 1959
  • Label: Capitol
Frank Sinatra Conducts Music from Pictures and Plays
(arranged by Harry Sukman)
  • Released: 1962
  • Label: Reprise
Syms by Sinatra
(sung by Sylvia Syms, arranged by Don Costa)
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Reprise
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 (#12 U.S. Billboard, 1 week)[3]
  • 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
  • 2015 A Voice on Air 1935-1955 [4 Disc]

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)

Starlite[edit]

  • 1993 Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr: Rat pack is back

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"[9] / "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" (2) / "Flash" (instrumental) (re-issued 1943)

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

1940

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.[10]

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

  • "Crazy Love" (US #60, Cashbox 54) / "So Long, My Love" (US #74, Cashbox #51)
  • "You're Cheatin' Yourself (If You're Cheatin On Me)" (US #25, Cashbox #50) / "Something Wonderful Happens In Summer"
  • "All the Way"[9] (US #2, Cashbox #7, UK #3) / "Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)" (US #84, Cashbox #45, UK #21)
  • "Witchcraft" (US #6, Cashbox #13, UK #12) / "Tell Her You Love Her" (Cashbox #48)
  • "Mistletoe and Holly" / "The Christmas Waltz" (with The Ralph Brewster Singers)

1958

  • "Nothing In Common" / "How are Ya Fixed for Love?" (with Keely Smith) (US #22)
  • "Monique" (from Kings Go Forth) / "Same Old Song and Dance" (Cashbox #74)
  • "Mr. Success" (US #41, Cashbox #29, UK #25) / "Sleep Warm"
  • "To Love and Be Loved" (Cashbox #100) / "No One Ever Tells You"

1959

  • "French Foreign Legion" (US #61, Cashbox #49, UK #18) / "Time After Time"
  • "High Hopes" (with 'A Bunch 'o Kids') (US #30, Cashbox #22, RnB #20, UK #6)/ "All My Tomorrows"
  • "Talk to Me" (US #38, Cashbox #27) / "They Came to Cordura"

1960

  • "It's Nice to Go Trav'ling" (UK #48)
  • "River, Stay 'Way from My Door" (US #82, Cashbox #61, UK #18) / "It's Over, It's Over, It's Over" (US #111)
  • "Nice 'N' Easy" (US #60, Cashbox #55, UK #15) / "This Was My Love"
  • "Old MacDonald" (US #25, Cashbox #32, UK #11) / "You'll Always Be the One I Love"

1961

  • "My Blue Heaven" (UK #33, Cashbox #108) / "Sentimental Baby" (Cashbox #101)
  • "American Beauty Rose" (Cashbox #118) / "Sentimental Journey" (Cashbox #tag)

1962

  • "I've Heard That Song Before" (Cashbox #139) / "The Moon Was Yellow" (US #99, Cashbox #131)
  • "I'll Remember April" / "Five Minutes More"
  • "I Love Paris" / "Hidden Persuasion"

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, Cashbox #54, AC #11) / "Available"
  • "Tell Her (You Love Her Each Day)" (US #57, Cashbox #87, AC #16) / "Here's to the Losers" (Cashbox #tag)
  • "Forget Domani" (US #78, Cashbox #58, AC #13)/ "I Can't Believe I'm Losing You"
  • "When Somebody Loves You" (US #102, Cashbox #104, AC #10) / "When I'm Not Near the Girl I Love"
  • "Ev'rybody Has the Right to Be Wrong!" (US #131, Cashbox #101, AC #25) / "I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her" (AC #18)
  • "It Was a Very Good Year"[9] (US #28, Cashbox #33, AC #1) / "Moment To Moment" (US #115, AC #18)

1966

1967

1968

  • "I Can't Believe I'm Losing You" (US #60, Cashbox #63, AC #4) / "How Old Am I?"
  • "Cycles" (US #23, Cashbox #41, AC #2) / "My Way of Life" (US #64, Cashbox #60, AC #3)
  • "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, Cashbox #51, AC #3) / "Star!"
  • "My Way" (US #27, Cashbox #29, AC #2, UK #5) / "Blue Lace"
  • "Love's Been Good to Me" (US #75, Cashbox #61, AC #8, UK #8) / "A Man Alone"
  • "Goin' Out of My Head" (US #79, Cashbox #96, AC #14) / "Forget to Remember" (US #flip, AC #16)
  • "I Would Be In Love (Anyway)" (US #88, Cashbox #118, AC #4) / "Watertown"
  • "What's Now Is Now" (US #123, AC #31) / "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

  • "Let Me Try Again" (US #63, Cashbox #61, AC #23) / "Send in the Clowns"
  • "You Will be My Music" (Cashbox #107, AC #39) / "Winners"

1974

  • "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (US #83, Cashbox #106, AC #31) / "I'm Gonna Make It All The Way"
  • "You Turned My World Around" (US #83, Cashbox #104, AC #11) / "Satisfy Me One More Time"

1975

  • "Anytime (I'll Be There)" (US #75, Cashbox #93, AC #10) / "The Hurt Doesn't Go Away"
  • "I Believe I'm Gonna Love You" (US #47, Cashbox #52, AC #2, 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, Cashbox #35, AC #10, UK #59, UK #4 (1986)) / "That's What God Looks Like to Me"
  • "You and Me (We Wanted It All)" (AC #42) / "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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o The Billboard Albums, 6th edn. Joel Whitburn. 2006. Record Research Inc. p. 956. ISBN 0-89820-166-7.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l The Billboard Albums, 6th edn. Joel Whitburn. 2006. Record Research Inc. p. 955. ISBN 0-89820-166-7.
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Frank Sinatra – My Way". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 30, 2015.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  5. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Frank Sinatra; 'My Way')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved December 30, 2015. 
  6. ^ "British album certifications – Frank Sinatra – My Way - Best Of". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved December 30, 2015.  Enter My Way - Best Of in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search
  7. ^ a b "Canadian album certifications – Frank Sinatra". Music Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  8. ^ "New Album Releases". Billboard. May 6, 1967. p. 38. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Frank Sinatra interviewed on the Pop Chronicles (1969)
  10. ^ Official UK Charts - Frank Sinatra

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