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This article is about the 1967 album; for the song, see "The World We Knew (Over and Over)".
The World We Knew
The World We Knew
General information
Artist
Release date(s)
August, 1967
2003
2009
Recorded
February 1 - July 24, 1967
Record Label
Producer
Jimmy Bowen
Product code
Track information
Discs
1
Total tracks
10
Length
26:32
Reception
2½ / 5[2]
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The World We Knew is a 1967 album by Frank Sinatra; it is Sinatra's fifty-second studio album. The album peaked #1 on the 1967 Adult Contemporary charts. Also, the second track of the album, a duet of Frank Sinatra with Sinata's daughter, Nancy, "Somethin' Stupid", peaked #1 on the singles charts for months.

Track listing Edit

  1. "The World We Knew (Over and Over)" (Bert Kaempfert, Herbert Rehbein, Carl Sigman) – 2:50
  2. "Somethin' Stupid" (with Nancy Sinatra) (Carson Parks) – 2:45
  3. "This Is My Love" (James Harbert) – 3:37
  4. "Born Free" (Don Black, John Barry) – 2:05
  5. "Don't Sleep in the Subway" (Tony Hatch, Jackie Trent) – 2:22
  6. "This Town" (Lee Hazlewood) – 3:05
  7. "This Is My Song" (Charlie Chaplin) – 2:30
  8. "You Are There" (Harry Sukman, Paul Francis Webster) – 3:31
  9. "Drinking Again" (Johnny Mercer, Doris Tauber) – 3:13
  10. "Some Enchanted Evening" (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 2:34

Singles Edit

Several singles were released for the The World We Knew. The first single released was "Somethin' Stupid" which was released as twice, once with "I Will Wait for You" and again with "Give Her Love." The tittle track of the album was released as a single as well, featuring "You Are There." The final single of the album was released in late 1967, featuring "This Town" and "This is My Love."[1]

Reception Edit

The album, received good scores from the public in its singles, however, due to this, the album was criticized for being a "singles collection." The album was scored only two and a half stars out of five by Allmusic.[2]

Personnel Edit

Personnel
Ernie Freeman Piano
Gordon Jenkins Arranger
Bert Kaempfert Composer
Claus Ogerman arranger
C. Carson Parks Composer
Herbert Rehbein Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Frank Sinatra Vocals
Nancy Sinatra Vocals

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 http://sinatrafamily.com/single-list/
  2. 2.0 2.1 Allmusic review

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