That's Life (Frank Sinatra album)

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That's Life
That'sLife.jpg
Cover art by Bill George
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 18, 1966 (LP)
May 1, 1998 (CD)
RecordedOctober 18, 1966 (“That’s Life”)
November 17–18, 1966 (2-7, 9-10)
April 14, 1965 (“Tell Her”)[1]
Genre
Length25:36
LabelReprise
FS 1020
ProducerJimmy Bowen
Frank Sinatra chronology
Sinatra at the Sands
(1966)
That's Life
(1966)
Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim
(1967)
Singles from That's Life
  1. "That's Life"
    Released: 1966

That's Life is a 1966 album by Frank Sinatra, supported by a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Ernie Freeman.[1] The album is notable for its title song, "That's Life", which proved to be a top five hit for Sinatra in the age of the rock music phenomenon.

The album was released on CD exactly two weeks before Sinatra passed on aged 82.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "That's Life" (Dean Kay, Kelly Gordon) – 3:07
  2. "I Will Wait for You" (Michel Legrand, Norman Gimbel, Jacques Demy) – 2:16
  3. "Somewhere My Love (Lara's Theme)" (From Doctor Zhivago) (Paul Francis Webster, Maurice Jarre) – 2:19
  4. "Sand and Sea" (Gilbert Bécaud, Maurice Vidalin, Mack David) – 2:29
  5. "What Now My Love" (Bécaud, Carl Sigman, Pierre Delanoë) – 2:32
  6. "Winchester Cathedral" (Geoff Stephens) – 2:38
  7. "Give Her Love" (Jim Harbert) – 2:14
  8. "Tell Her (You Love Her Each Day)" (Gil Ward, Charles Watkins) – 2:42
  9. "The Impossible Dream (The Quest)" (Joe Darion, Mitch Leigh) – 2:34
  10. "You're Gonna Hear from Me" (André Previn, Dory Previn) – 2:51
Notes
  • Dean Kay is also known as Dean Kay Thompson[2]
  • The Orchestra on “That’s Life” includes 12 Violins[2]
  • Jacques Demy is also known as Jean Louis Demy[3]
  • The Orchestra on Tracks 2-7 and 9-10 includes 8 Violins[4][5]
  • Jim Harbert is also known as James Harbert[6]
  • The Orchestra on “Tell Her (...Each Day)” includes 10 Violins[7]

Personnel[edit]

Vocalists[edit]

Leaders[edit]

String Section[edit]

  • Chuck Berghofer - string bass (3, 5-8)[8]
  • Norman Botnick - viola (1)[2]
  • Ray Brown - string bass (1)
  • Joseph DiFiore - viola (1)
  • Joseph DiTullio - cello (1)
  • Jesse Ehrlich - cello (2-10)
  • Anne Goodman - cello (8)[7]
  • Elizabeth Greenschpoon - cello (2-7, 9-10)[4][5]
  • Harry Hyams - viola (2, 4, 8-10)[3][9]
  • Armand Kaproff - cello (1)
  • Louis Kievman - viola (2-7, 9-10)
  • Donald Langley - string bass (2, 4, 9-10)
  • Alex Neiman - viola (1, 3, 5-8)
  • Kurt Reher - cello (1)
  • Emmet Sargeant - cello (8)
  • Joseph Saxon - cello (8)
  • Frederick Seykora - cello (1)
  • Abraham Weiss - viola (1)

Horn Section[edit]

  • Louis Blackburn - trombone (All Tracks)
  • Bud Brisbois - trumpet (2, 4, 9-10)[4][5][9]
  • Robert Bryant - trumpet (8)[7]
  • Pete Carpenter - trombone (8)
  • Roy Caton - trumpet (8)
  • Buddy Collette - saxophone, woodwinds (1-2, 4, 9-10)[2][3]
  • Chuck Gentry - saxophone, woodwinds (2-7, 9-10)
  • Bill Green - saxophone, woodwinds (1, 3, 5-7)[8]
  • Dick Hyde - trombone (1-7, 9-10)
  • Plas Johnson - saxophone, woodwinds (1, 3, 5-7)
  • Andreas Kostelas - saxophone, woodwinds (2-7, 9-10)
  • Cappy Lewis - trumpet (1-7, 9-10)
  • Lew McCreary - trombone (1, 3, 5-7)
  • Jay Migliori - saxophone, woodwinds (2, 4, 9-10)
  • Oliver Mitchell - trumpet (1, 3, 5-7)
  • Al Porcino - trumpet (2-7, 9-10)
  • Willie Schwartz - saxophone, woodwinds (1-2, 4-7, 9-10)
  • Ken Shroyer - bass trombone (2, 4, 9-10)
  • Anthony Terran - trumpet (All Tracks)
  • David Wells - trombone (2-7, 9-10)

Other Instrumentalists[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Albin, Steve. “Frank...The Reprise Years”. Jazz Discography. 20 March 2016. http://www.jazzdiscography.com/Artists/Sinatra/reprise.php
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Sinatra, Frank. “That’s Life”. Frank Sinatra Sessionography. https://sinatrafamily.com/session/-/-/-/-/0/That’s%20Life
  3. ^ a b c d Sinatra, Frank. “I Will Wait For You”. Frank Sinatra Sessionography. https://sinatrafamily.com/session/-/-/-/-/0/I%20Will%20Wait%20For%20You
  4. ^ a b c d e Sinatra, Frank. “The Impossible Dream”. Frank Sinatra Sessionography. https://sinatrafamily.com/session/-/-/-/-/0/The%20Impossible%20Dream
  5. ^ a b c d e Sinatra, Frank. “You’re Gonna Hear from Me”. Frank Sinatra Sessionography. https://sinatrafamily.com/session/-/-/-/-/0/You’re%20Gonna%20Hear%20from%20Me
  6. ^ Sinatra, Frank. “Give Her Love”. Frank Sinatra Sessionography. https://sinatrafamily.com/session/-/-/-/-/0/Give%20Her%20Love
  7. ^ a b c d e f Sinatra, Frank. “Tell Her...Each Day”. Frank Sinatra Sessionography. https://sinatrafamily.com/session/-/-/-/-/0/Tell%20Her%20You%20Love%20Her%20Each%20Day
  8. ^ a b c d Sinatra, Frank. “Somewhere My Love”. Frank Sinatra Sessionography. https://sinatrafamily.com/session/-/-/-/-/0/Somewhere%20My%20Love
  9. ^ a b c Sinatra, Frank. “Sand and Sea”. Frank Sinatra Sessionography. https://sinatrafamily.com/session/-/-/-/-/0/Sand%20and%20Sea