Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Stardust
2:48
2 A Foggy Day
2:17
3 Let's Fall in Love
3 2:11
4 The Girl Next Door
3:18
5 Old Devil Moon
2:57
6 The Way You Look Tonight
3.5 3:22
7 Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)
2:30
8 Nice Work If You Can Get It
2:36
9 I Get a Kick Out of You
4 3:15
10 Come Rain or Come Shine
4:06
11 Please Be Kind
2:42
12 Don'cha Go 'way Mad
3:13
13 They Can't Take That Away From Me
4 2:41
14 In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning
2:44
15 I've Got You Under My Skin
4.5 3:32
16 Let's Face the Music and Dance
5 2:59
17 Come Fly With Me
5 3:11
18 My Kind of Town
3:09
19 Luck Be a Lady
5:15
20 The Best Is Yet to Come
4.5 2:54
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Was a Very Good Year
Frank Sinatra 5 4:27
2 All or Nothing at All
Frank Sinatra 3:44
3 Night and Day
Frank Sinatra 5 3:38
4 Nancy
Frank Sinatra 3:38
5 Young at Heart
Frank Sinatra 2:54
6 Love and Marriage
Frank Sinatra 2:13
7 All the Way
Frank Sinatra 3 3:29
8 Witchcraft
Frank Sinatra 2:38
9 (Love Is) The Tender Trap
Frank Sinatra 2:34
10 The Second Time Around
Frank Sinatra 3:01
11 Pocketful of Miracles
Frank Sinatra 2:39
12 Softly, as I Leave You
Frank Sinatra 2:51
13 Strangers in the Night
Frank Sinatra 4.65 2:36
14 Summer Wind
Frank Sinatra 2:55
15 That's Life
Frank Sinatra 4.5 3:07
16 Somethin' Stupid
Frank & Nancy Sinatra 4 2:39
17 Wave
Frank Sinatra 3:19
18 My Way
Frank Sinatra 4.25 4:37
19 Theme From New York, New York
Frank Sinatra 4.5 3:28
20 Put Your Dreams Away
Frank Sinatra 3:12

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1962-04-10) (track 13)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1963-04-10) (track 9)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1963-04-30) (track 15)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1963-07-25) (track 19)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1964-04-08) (track 18)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1964-06-09) (tracks 7, 20)
cello:
Edgar Lustgarten (1964-06-09) (track 7)
reeds:
Eric Dixon (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Charlie Fowlkes (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Frank Wess (1964-06-09) (track 7)
trumpet:
John Anderson (US jazz trumpeter) (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
Don Fagerquist (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
John Anderson (US jazz trumpeter) (1960-12-20) (track 16)
Don Fagerquist (1960-12-20) (track 16)
Al Aarons (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Sonny Cohn (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Thad Jones (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Al Porcino (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Al Aarons (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Wallace Davenport (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Al Porcino (1964-06-09) (track 7)
drums:
Sonny Payne (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Sonny Payne (1964-06-09) (track 7)
flute:
Bud Shank (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
Bud Shank (1960-12-20) (track 16)
guitar:
Freddie Green (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Freddie Green (1964-06-09) (track 7)
bass:
Buddy Catlett (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
vibraphone:
Emil Richards (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
Emil Richards (1960-12-20) (track 16)
Emil Richards (1964-06-09) (track 7)
saxophone:
Eric Dixon (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Charlie Fowlkes (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Marshall Royal (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Frank Wess (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
piano:
Bill Miller (pianist) (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
Bill Miller (pianist) (1960-12-20) (track 16)
Count Basie (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Count Basie (1964-06-09) (track 7)
trombone:
Frank Rosolino (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
Frank Rosolino (1960-12-20) (track 16)
Henry Coker (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Benny Powell (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Henry Coker (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Bill Hughes (trombone) (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Grover Mitchell (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Ken Shroyer (trombonist) (1964-06-09) (track 7)
arranger:
Bill Holman (track 5)
Gordon Jenkins (track 4)
Quincy Jones (track 7)
Johnny Mandel (tracks 2–3, 16)
Nelson Riddle (track 18)
Billy May (1963-07-25) (track 19)
composer:
Ralph Blane (track 4)
Bart Howard (track 7)
Illinois Jacquet (track 12)
Burton Lane (track 5)
Frank Loesser (track 19)
David Mann (American songwriter) (track 14)
Hugh Martin (track 4)
Jimmy Mundy (track 12)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 18)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 1)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 3)
Cole Porter (1934) (track 9)
Irving Berlin (1936) (track 16)
Jerome Kern (1936) (track 6)
Cole Porter (1936) (track 15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 2, 8, 13)
Saul Chaplin (1938) (track 11)
Harold Arlen (1946) (track 10)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1957) (track 17)
Cy Coleman (1959) (track 20)
conductor:
Johnny Mandel (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
Johnny Mandel (1960-12-20) (track 16)
Gordon Jenkins (1962-01-15 – 1962-01-17) (track 4)
Morris Stoloff (1963-07-25) (track 19)
Nelson Riddle (1964-04-08) (track 18)
engineer:
Bill Putnam (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
Bill Putnam (1960-12-20) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 6)
Frank Sinatra (1962-01-15 – 1962-01-17) (track 4)
Frank Sinatra (1962-04-10) (track 13)
Frank Sinatra (1963-04-10) (track 9)
Frank Sinatra (1963-04-30) (track 15)
Frank Sinatra (1964-04-08) (track 18)
Frank Sinatra (1964-06-09) (tracks 7, 20)
Frank Sinatra (1965-10-11) (track 17)
lyricist:
Ralph Blane (track 4)
Bart Howard (track 7)
Frank Loesser (track 19)
Sammy Cahn (track 18)
Yip Harburg (track 5)
Bob Hilliard (track 14)
Al Stillman (track 12)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 1)
Ted Koehler (1933) (track 3)
Cole Porter (1934) (track 9)
Irving Berlin (1936) (track 16)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (track 6)
Cole Porter (1936) (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 2, 8, 13)
Sammy Cahn (1938) (track 11)
Johnny Mercer (1946) (track 10)
Sammy Cahn (1957) (track 17)
Carolyn Leigh (1959) (track 20)
orchestra:
Morris Stoloff & His Orchestra (1963-07-25) (track 19)
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1964-04-08) (track 18)
Count Basie & His Orchestra (1964-06-09) (track 7)
orchestrator:
Billy May (track 17)
performer:
Count Basie (1964-06-09) (track 7)
vocals:
Frank Sinatra (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
Frank Sinatra (1960-12-20) (track 16)
Frank Sinatra (1962-10-02) (tracks 8, 11)
Frank Sinatra (1963-07-25) (track 19)
Frank Sinatra (1964-04-08) (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
Masterworks Series (2013) (tracks 2–3, 16)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (tracks 3, 14)
Chappell Music (track 9)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 6)
MPL (Paul McCartney-related) (track 19)
Rytvoc, Inc. (track 14)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 8, 13)
recorded at:
United Recorders (@ 6050 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1960-12-19) (tracks 2–3)
United Recorders (@ 6050 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1960-12-20) (track 16)
United Recorders (@ 6050 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1964-04-08) (track 18)
edits:
Come Fly With Me ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 17)
Luck Be a Lady ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 19)
My Kind of Town ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 18)
arrangement of:
Fly Me to the Moon (track 7)
arrangements:
Let's Face the Music (for brass band, Richards) (track 16)
cover recording of:
A Foggy Day (in London Town) (1960-12-19) (track 2)
Stardust (the jazz standard) (1961-11-20) (track 1)
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (1962-04-10) (track 13)
I’ve Got You Under My Skin (1963-04-30) (track 15)
The Best Is Yet to Come (1964-06-09) (track 20)
later parody versions:
Come Rain or Come Shine (Friars Club Tribute version) (track 10)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 2)
Jour de brouillard (track 2)
Polvere di stelle (track 1)
Um dia de garoa (track 2)
later versions:
Est-ce par hasard ? (Let's Fall in Love) (track 3)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (tracks 2, 8)
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 13)
Anything Goes (track 9)
Born to Dance (track 15)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 8, 13)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 13)
Guys and Dolls (full musical) (track 19)
recording of:
Old Devil Moon (from "Finian's Rainbow") (track 5)
Let’s Fall in Love (1960-12-19) (track 3)
Let’s Face the Music and Dance (1960-12-20) (track 16)
Come Rain or Come Shine (1961-11-22) (track 10)
The Girl Next Door (1962-01-16) (track 4)
I Get a Kick Out of You (1962-04-10) (track 9)
Don'cha Go 'way Mad (1962-04-11) (track 12)
Nice Work If You Can Get It (1962-10-02) (track 8)
Please Be Kind (1962-10-02) (track 11)
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning (1963-04-29) (track 14)
Luck Be a Lady (from "Guys and Dolls") (1963-07-25) (track 19)
The Way You Look Tonight (1964-01-27) (track 6)
My Kind of Town (1964-04-08) (track 18)
Fly Me to the Moon (Quincy Jones arr.) (1964-06-09) (track 7)
Come Fly With Me (1965-10-11) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

engineered in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-05-16) (track 14)
recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1965-04-22) (track 1)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-04-11) (track 13)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-10-18) (track 15)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1967-02-01) (track 16)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1968-12-30) (track 18)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1979-09-19) (track 19)
trumpet:
John Anderson (US jazz trumpeter) (1960-12-21) (track 10)
Don Fagerquist (1960-12-21) (track 10)
Al Aarons (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Sonny Cohn (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Thad Jones (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Al Porcino (1962-10-03) (track 9)
drums:
Sonny Payne (1962-10-03) (track 9)
flute:
Bud Shank (1960-12-21) (track 10)
guitar:
Freddie Green (1962-10-03) (track 9)
bass:
Buddy Catlett (1962-10-03) (track 9)
vibraphone:
Emil Richards (1960-12-21) (track 10)
saxophone:
Eric Dixon (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Charlie Fowlkes (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Marshall Royal (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Frank Wess (1962-10-03) (track 9)
piano:
Bill Miller (pianist) (1960-12-21) (track 10)
Count Basie (1962-10-03) (track 9)
trombone:
Frank Rosolino (1960-12-21) (track 10)
Henry Coker (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Benny Powell (1962-10-03) (track 9)
arranger:
Paul Anka (track 18)
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (track 18)
Nelson Riddle (track 10)
Gordon Jenkins (1965) (track 1)
Ernie Freeman (1966-04-11) (track 13)
Nelson Riddle (1966-05-16) (track 14)
Billy Strange (1967-02-01) (track 16)
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (1979-09-19) (track 19)
composer:
Arthur Altman (track 2)
Cy Coleman (track 8)
Antonio DeVita (track 12)
Ervin Drake (track 1)
Claude François (track 18)
Bert Kaempfert (track 13)
John Kander (track 19)
Jack Lawrence (US songwriter) (track 2)
Henry Mayer (track 14)
Carson Parks (track 16)
Jacques Revaux (track 18)
Johnny Richards (track 5)
Jimmy Van Heusen (tracks 4, 6–7, 9–11)
Stephan Weiss (track 20)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 3)
conductor:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (track 18)
Felix Slatkin (1960-12-21) (track 10)
Gordon Jenkins (1965) (track 1)
Nelson Riddle (1966-05-16) (track 14)
Vincent Falcone, Jr. (1979-09-19) (track 19)
engineer:
Bill Putnam (1960-12-21) (track 10)
Eddie Brackett (1966-05-16) (track 14)
Lee Herschberg (1966-05-16) (track 14)
guest vocals:
Nancy Sinatra (track 16)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (tracks 3, 19)
Frank Sinatra (1965) (track 1)
Frank Sinatra (1965-04-22) (track 1)
Frank Sinatra (1966-04-11) (track 13)
Frank Sinatra (1966-05-16) (track 14)
Frank Sinatra (1966-10-18) (track 15)
Frank Sinatra (1967-02-01) (track 16)
Nancy Sinatra (1967-02-01) (track 16)
Frank Sinatra (1968-12-30) (track 18)
lyricist:
Ervin Drake (track 1)
Jack Lawrence (US songwriter) (track 2)
Carson Parks (track 16)
Paul Anka (track 18)
Sammy Cahn (tracks 6–7, 9–11)
Giorgio Calabrese (track 12)
Fred Ebb (track 19)
Carolyn Leigh (tracks 5, 8)
Ruth Lowe (track 20)
Paul Mann (German/American pianist and composer) (track 20)
Johnny Mercer (track 14)
Phil Silvers (track 4)
Charles Singleton (Composer/lyricist) (track 13)
Eddie Snyder (track 13)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 3)
orchestra:
Vincent Falcone, Jr. & His Orchestra (1979-09-19) (track 19)
performer:
Nancy Sinatra (track 16)
producer:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (track 18)
Jimmy Bowen (1966-04-11) (track 13)
Sonny Burke (1966-05-16) (track 14)
translator:
Hal Shaper (track 12)
vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 5)
Nancy Sinatra (track 16)
Frank Sinatra (1960-12-21) (track 10)
Frank Sinatra (1962-10-03) (track 9)
Frank Sinatra (1979-09-19) (track 19)
writer:
Kelly Gordon (track 15)
Dean Kay (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Frank Sinatra Enterprises, LLC (1966) (tracks 13–14)
Frank Sinatra Enterprises, LLC (2009) (tracks 13–14)
Masterworks Series (2013) (track 5)
publisher:
Barton Music Corp. (track 4)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 13)
WCM France (track 18)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 18)
recorded at:
Hollywood in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-05 – 1959-05) (track 5)
United Recorders (@ 6050 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1960-12-21) (track 10)
edits:
All the Way ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 7)
Love and Marriage (1965 short edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 6)
Nancy ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 4)
Night and Day ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 3)
Put Your Dreams Away ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 20)
Softly, as I Leave You ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 12)
Witchcraft ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 8)
Young at Heart ("A Man and His Music" edit) by Frank Sinatra (track 5)
sampled by:
I Did It My Way by Jay-Z (track 18)
NYC Kids by TALES (track 1)
cover recording of:
Softly, as I Leave You (1964-07-17) (track 12)
It Was a Very Good Year (1965-04-22) (track 1)
Somethin' Stupid (1967-02-01) (track 16)
Wave (English lyrics) (1969-02-11) (track 17)
Theme From New York, New York (1979-09-19) (track 19)
later translated parody versions:
Blöde Worte (track 16)
Borås, Borås (track 19)
Bundesrat (track 16)
Something Arschloch (track 16)
later translated versions:
A mi manera (track 18)
Así es la vida (track 15)
Ces mots stupides (track 16)
Com he fet sempre (track 18)
Hyvät vuodet (track 1)
Muukalaiset yössä (track 13)
My Way (A mi manera) (Happy Feet version) (track 18)
New York, New York (french version) (track 19)
Nånting fånigt (track 16)
So was Dummes (track 16)
Tout le jour, toute la nuit (Night and Day; du film "Joyeuse divorcée") (track 3)
Une fille d'enfer (track 8)
Путники в ночи (Translation of "Strangers in the Night") (track 13)
later versions:
Comme d’habitude (My Way) (version by Ryan Davies; custom English lyrics) (track 18)
Waarom (Dutch version of "My Way") (track 18)
Étrangers dans la nuit (Strangers in the Night) (track 13)
part of:
Gay Divorce (track 3)
recording of:
Love and Marriage (track 6)
The Second Time Around (1960-12-21) (track 10)
All or Nothing at All (1961-11-22) (track 2)
Night and Day (Cole Porter song) (1961-11-22) (track 3)
Pocketful of Miracles (1961-11-22) (track 11)
(Love Is) The Tender Trap (1962-10-03) (track 9)
All the Way (from "The Joker is Wild") (1963-04-29) (track 7)
Nancy (With the Laughing Face) (1963-04-29) (track 4)
Young at Heart (1963-04-29) (track 5)
Put Your Dreams Away (for Another Day) (1963-04-30) (track 20)
Witchcraft (1963-04-30) (track 8)
Strangers in the Night (1966-04-11) (track 13)
Summer Wind (1966-05-16) (track 14)
That's Life (1966-10-18) (track 15)
My Way (Frank Sinatra song) (1968-12-30) (track 18)
translated version of:
Piano (track 12)
Sommerwind (track 14)
version of:
Comme d’habitude (track 18)
Wave (original instrumental) (track 17)

Release

ASIN: US: B000002NFI [info]

Release Group

Wikidata: Q7772313 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Very Best of Frank Sinatra [info]