Label: Capitol Records - UDCD 792,Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab - UDCD 792 • Series: Original Master Recording • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered, Mono Digipak • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Pop • Style: Vocal, Swing, Contemporary Jazz
The album consists of a collection of torch songsfollowing a formula similar to Sinatra's previous albums In the Wee Small Hours and Where Are You? According to John Rockwell 's book, Sinatra: An American Classicwhen asked at a party in the mids if he had a favorite album among his recordings, without hesitation, Sinatra chose Only the Lonely. The album's front cover was painted by Nicholas Volpewho won a Grammy Award for the painting. Sketched on the album's back cover is one of Sinatra's recurrent visual motifs: a lamppost.
Sinatra had planned to record the album with arranger Gordon Jenkins Jazzy Belle (Swift Cs Remix Instrumental) - OutKast - Jazzy Belle (Remix), with whom he had worked on Where Are You?
Since Jenkins was unavailable at the time, Sinatra chose to work with his frequent collaborator, Nelson Riddle. The three tracks conducted by Riddle at the would-be first session May 5, were not used, and Teutonic Knights Funeral March - Nefaria - Demo VII - True Honour subsequent May 29 session was conducted by Felix Slatkin uncredited, after Riddle went on a pre-arranged tour with Nat King Cole.
At the time of the recording, Sinatra's divorce from Ava Gardner had been finalized, and Nelson Riddle who wrote the album's arrangements had recently suffered the deaths of his mother and daughter.
Levinson"Nelson chose several instrumental soloists to communicate the essence of the music on the album. Harry Edison showed the somber side of his playing on ' Willow Weep Spring Is Here - Frank Sinatra - Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely Me. Bill Miller contributed several beautifully conceived piano solos. Sinatra Spring Is Here - Frank Sinatra - Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely nominated for five Grammy Awards at the inaugural Grammy Awards in The original mono album had all 12 tracks while the stereo version had only 10 tracks.
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