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Frank Sinatra : The Voice

$47.50 $35.00

Originally released in 1955, The Voice is generally considered Sinatra’s best full long-playing 12-inch disc from his Columbia years. Hear the styling that marked his transition from big-band singer to supplanting Bing as THE male vocalist for the next three decades.

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Description

The Voice of Frank Sinatra was a precursor to the “concept” albums Sinatra would pioneer at Capitol eight years later, a carefully chosen and arranged selection of songs creating a specific mood. In this case, arranger/conductor Axel Stordahl used a string quartet and a rhythm section, with occasional added instruments, to create settings for a group of classic ballads, all from the ’20s and ’30s. Sinatra took the material very seriously, singing the love lyrics with utter sincerity. His singing and the classically influenced settings gave the songs an unusual depth of meaning.

1. I Don’t Know Why
2. Try A Little Tenderness
3. A Ghost of A Chance
4. Laura
1. She’s Funny That Way
2. Fools Rush In
3. That Old Black Magic
4. Spring is Here
5. Lover

 

Additional information

Weight 0.480 kg
Dimensions 32.0 × 32.0 × 2.0 cm