FANDOM


The Voice of Frank Sinatra
The Voice of Frank Sinatra
General information
Artist
Arranger
Release date(s)
March 4, 1946
Recorded
July 30, 1945 - December 7, 1945
Record Label
Producer
Product code
Track information
Discs
1
Total tracks
8
Length
24:01
Singles
{{{singles}}}
Reception
4 / 5 [1]
{{{rev2name}}}
{{{review2}}}
{{{rev3name}}}
{{{review3}}}
{{{rev4name}}}
{{{review4}}}
Alternate cover art
Chronology
Previous

The Voice of Frank Sinatra, sometimes referred to as just The Voice, is the very first studio album by Frank Sinatra. The Voice was recorded in 1945 and released in 1946.

Track Listing Edit

10" release Edit

Side one Edit

  1. "You Go to My Head" (Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots) – 3:00
  2. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:18
  3. "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey, Harry Link) – 3:08
  4. "Why Shouldn't I?" (Cole Porter) – 2:53

Side two Edit

  1. "I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)" (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert) – 2:46
  2. "Try a Little Tenderness" (Harry M. Woods, James Campbell, Reginald Connelly) – 3:08
  3. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 3:11
  4. "Paradise" (Nacio Herb Brown, G. Clifford) – 2:37

12" release Edit

Side one Edit

  1. "I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)" (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert) – 2:46
  2. "Try a Little Tenderness" (Harry M. Woods, James Campbell, Reginald Connelly) – 3:08
  3. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 3:11
  4. "Paradise" (Nacio Herb Brown, G. Clifford) – 2:37
  5. "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey, Harry Link) – 3:08
  6. "Laura" (Johnny Mercer, David Raksin)

Side two Edit

  1. "She's Funny That Way" (Neil Moret, Richard A. Whiting)
  2. "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)" (Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom) – 3:01
  3. "Over The Rainbow" (Harburg, Harold Arlen)
  4. "That Old Black Magic" (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)
  5. "Spring is Here" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 2:42
  6. "Lover" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)

CD release Edit

  1. "You Go to My Head" (Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots) – 3:00
  2. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:18
  3. "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey, Harry Link) – 3:08
  4. "Why Shouldn't I?" (Cole Porter) – 2:53
  5. "I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)" (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert) – 2:46
  6. "Try a Little Tenderness" (Harry M. Woods, James Campbell, Reginald Connelly) – 3:08
  7. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 3:11
  8. "Paradise" (Nacio Herb Brown, G. Clifford) – 2:37
  9. "Mam'selle" (Mack Gordon, Edmund Goulding) – 3:26
  10. "That Old Feeling" (Lew Brown, Sammy Fain) – 3:19
  11. "If I Had You" (Ted Shapiro, Campbell, Connelly) – 3:01
  12. "The Nearness of You" (N. Washington, Hoagy Carmichael) – 2:41
  13. "Spring is Here" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 2:42
  14. "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)" (Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom) – 3:01
  15. "When You Awake" (Henry Nemo) – 3:07
  16. "It Never Entered My Mind" (Rodgers, Hart) – 3:09
  17. "Always" (Irving Berlin) – 2:55
  18. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (alternate take) – 3:32

Reception Edit

Allmusic gave the album a four out of five stars, praising the Axel Stordahl's arrangements and Sinatra's "utter seriousness" with the lyrics as they "gave the songs unusual depth of meaning."[1]

Personnel Edit

Personnel
Fred E. Ahlert Composer Herman Alpert Bass
Henry Beau Saxophone Alex Beller Violin
Steven Berkowitz A&R Irving Berlin Composer
Cy Bernard Cello Rube Bloom Composer
Johnny Blowers Drums Harry Bluestone Violin
Stacey Boyle Sound Effects, Vault Research Sidney Brecher Viola
Lew Brown Composer Nacio Herb Brown Composer
Werner Callies Violin May Hogan Cambern Harp
Jimmy Campbell Composer Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Matt Cavaluzzo Transfers Gordon Clifford Composer
William Clifton Piano Harold Coletta Viola
Reginald Connelly Composer J. Fred Coots Composer
Bing Crosby Composer Samuel Cytron Violin
Vincent DeRosa French Horn Didier C. Deutsch Compilation Producer, Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
Peter Ellis Violin Sammy Fain Composer
David Frisina Violin Howard Fritzson Art Direction
George Gershwin Composer Ira Gershwin Composer
Haven Gillespie Composer Fred Goerner Cello
Matty Golizio Guitar Mack Gordon Composer
Edmund Goulding Composer Charles Granata Liner Notes, Project Director, Reissue Producer
Johnny Guarnieri Celeste, Piano Ray Hagan Drums
Dave Hallett Trombone Lorenz Hart Composer
Herbie Haymer Saxophone William Hymanson Viola
George Jenkins Trombone David Jeselson Violin
Gerald Joyce Violin George Kast Violin
Matthew Kelly Vault Research Morris King Violin
Julius Kinsler Flute, Saxophone Eric Kohler Design
Fong Y. Lee Packaging Manager David Lewis Composer
Jonathan Lewis Composer Wayne Lewis Composer
Harry Link Composer Ray Linn Trumpet
Leonard Mach Trumpet Holt Marvell Composer
Patti Matheny Artist Coordination John Mayhew Flute
Mark McIntyre Celeste, Piano Johnny Mercer Composer
Andreas Meyer Compilation Producer, Digital Mastering, Reissue Producer, Sonic Restoration, Transfers Mitch Miller Oboe
Henry Nemo Composer Pullman Pederson Trombone
Maurice Perlmutter Viola Nick Pisani Violin
Nat Polen Drums Raoul Poliakin Violin
Cole Porter Composer Leonard Posner Violin
Gene Powers Violin Allan Reuss Guitar
George Ricci Cello Bill Richards Producer
Richard Rodgers Composer Mischa Russell Violin
John Ryan Bass Darren Salmieri Artist Coordination
Jack Sewell Cello Ted Shapiro Composer
Frank Sinatra Composer, Vocals Frank Siravo Bass
Felix Slatkin Violin Zelly Smirnoff Violin
Anthony Sophos Cello William Spear Viola
Philip Stephens Bass David Sterkin Viola
Axel Stordahl Arranger, Conductor, Director Jack Strachey Composer
Oreste Tomasso Violin Roy Turk Composer
Olcott Vail Violin George Van Eps Guitar
Gerald Vinci Violin Ned Washington Composer
Harry Woods Composer Victor Young Composer
Rubin Zarchy Trumpet

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Allmusic review

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.