The Voice of Frank Sinatra is the first studio album by American singer Frank Sinatra, released on Columbia Records, catalogue C-112, March 4, 1946. It was first issued as a set of four 78 rpm records totaling eight songs, the individual discs having been previously released as singles, consisting of catalog 36762, 36919, 36921, and 37089. The album went to number 1 on the fledgling Billboard chart. It stayed at the top for seven weeks in 1946, spending a total of eighteen weeks on the charts
In 1945, Frank Sinatra recorded his first album after a career previously devoted solely to single records. Over two sessions, he performed the eight songs included in The Voice of Frank Sinatra, which Columbia released as a four-LP set of 78-rpm records on March 4, 1946. The collection quickly topped the then-recently established Billboard album chart. In this case, arranger/conductor Axel.
American vocalist Frank Sinatra has recorded 59 studio albums and 297 singles in his solo career, spanning 53 years. Sinatra signed with Columbia Records in 1943; his debut album The Voice of Frank Sinatra was released in 1946.
Frank Sinatra Sings the Select Rodgers & Hart. The Complete Recordings Nineteen Thirty-Nine. Sinatra 80th: All the Best. Everything Happens to Me. Frank Sinatra Sings the Select Cole Porter. Frank Sinatra Sings the Select Sammy Cahn. Greatest Hits: Early Years. The Very Best of Frank Sinatra. Portrait of Sinatra: Columbia Classics. Classic Sinatra: His Greatest Performances 1953–1960. My Way: The Best of Frank Sinatra.
Frank Sinatra was arguably the most important musical figure of the 20th century, his only real rivals for the title being Elvis Presley and the Beatles. In a professional career lasting 60 years, he demonstrated a remarkable ability to maintain his appeal and pursue his musical goals despite countervailing trends. He also topped the album charts with the collection The Voice of Frank Sinatra. His only film appearance for the year came in Till the Clouds Roll By, a biography of the recently deceased Kern, in which he sang "Ol' Man River. By 1947, Sinatra's early success had crested, though he continued to work steadily in several media.
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|A1||You Go To My Head
Written-By – Gillespie*, Coots*
|A2||Someone To Watch Over Me
Written-By – I. Gershwin-G. Gershwin*
|A3||These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
Written-By – Link*, Marvell*, Strachey*
|A4||Why Shouldn't I?
Written-By – Cole Porter
|B1||I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)
Written-By – Ahlert*, Turk*
|B2||Try A Little Tenderness
Written-By – Woods*, Campbell*, Connelly*
|B3||(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance (With You)
Written-By – Crosby*, Washington*, Young*
Written-By – Clifford*, N. H. Brown*
- Conductor – Axel Stordahl
NotesPressing variation with pink cover that has a slightly different layout than Frank Sinatra - The Voice Of Frank Sinatra and has different Columbia logo beneath track listings on labels. Cover also doesn't have flap like Other versions
|C-112, C 112||Frank Sinatra||The Voice Of Frank Sinatra (4xShellac, 10", Album)||Columbia, Columbia||C-112, C 112||US||1946|
|CL 6001||Frank Sinatra||The Voice Of Frank Sinatra (10", Album)||Columbia||CL 6001||US||1948|
|CL 6001||Frank Sinatra||The Voice Of Frank Sinatra (10", Album)||Columbia||CL 6001||Canada||Unknown|
|B-112||Frank Sinatra||The Voice Of Frank Sinatra (4x7", Album + Box)||Columbia||B-112||US||Unknown|
|CK 62100||Frank Sinatra||The Voice Of Frank Sinatra (CD, Album, RE)||Columbia, Legacy||CK 62100||Australia||2003|