Probably a must for Sinatra collectors but not one, I fear,
for the "CD generation", the most recent track being from a film 38
A selection of classic Sinatra tracks from the movies but one
that many Sinatra fans may feel, however, lacks the familiarity of well known
and loved non-movie hits such as 'My Way', 'Strangers in the Night' and others.
Undoubtably a rare overview of Hollywood Sinatra, including
songs from Ship Ahoy, Anchors Aweigh, From Here To Eternity (including
his Oscar acceptance speech), Guys &Dolls and High Society.
Duets with Ella Fitzgerald, Gene Kelly, Bing Crosby and Maurice Chevalier are
Whilst listening to a selection of tracks from Three Coins
In A Fountain one is treated to a beautiful interruption by Louella Parsons
interviewing a relatively young and very cheeky Sinatra who is at that time
(May 1954) undecided whether to give up singing and acting and direct. What
the music world might have missed should he have taken this path doesn't bear
thinking about when one considers the classic chart hits he had later in his
The lack of contemporary hits leaves me thinking who is it
going to appeal to and who might buy it? A collection, nevertheless, that grows
on you the more you play it!
Ian Lace adds laconically,
A wonderful album full of memories for the cinema-goers of