Frank Sinatra: Swing Easy! [Swing Easy! / Songs for Young Lovers] (1954) 1998

Swing Easy [1987]

Track list:

Swing Easy!:
01. Just One Of Those Things
02. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
03. Sunday
04. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
05. Taking a Chance on Love
06. Jeepers Creepers
07. Get Happy
08. All Of Me

Songs for Young Lovers:
09. My Funny Valentine
10. The Girl Next Door
11. A Foggy Day
12. Like Someone In Love
13. I Get A Kick Out Of You
14. Little Girl Blue
15. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
16. Violets For Your Firs


Frank Sinatra – vocals
Nelson Riddle – conductor, arranger
George Siravo – arranger (9-11,13-16)


Swing Easy!

Swing Easy [1954]

#1-4: Hollywood, April 7, 1954
#5-8: Hollywood, April 19, 1954
Released: August 2, 1954
Label: Capitol

Producer: Voyle Gilmore

Swing Easy! is the eighth studio album by Frank Sinatra.

It was released as a 10″ LP and consisted of only eight songs, as each side of the record only allowed approximately fourteen minutes of music.

The album was Sinatra’s second for Capitol and the first to feature arrangements by Nelson Riddle (Riddle had merely conducted on Songs for Young Lovers).


Songs for Young Lovers

Songs for Young Lovers [1954]

#11,09,15,16: Hollywood; November 5, 1953
#10,12,13,14: Hollywood; November 6, 1953
Released: 1954
Label: Capitol

Producer: Voyle Gilmore

Songs for Young Lovers is the seventh studio album by Frank Sinatra, his first released for Capitol Records.

It was released as a 10″ LP as a set of eight songs.

It was also the first Sinatra “album” to not have a 78rpm album set release.

[…]In 2002, it was one of 50 recordings chosen that year by the Library of Congress to be added to the National Recording Registry.


This compilation:
Released: 1987 (Re-mastered)
Label: Capitol
7 48470

Originally released as Capitol T-587

Producer: Voyle Gilmore
Re-mastered by: Larry walsh (at Capitol Recording Studios)

Liner Notes: Peter Welding