Come Dance with Me!

Come Dance with Me!
Studio album by Frank Sinatra
Released January 1959
Recorded December 9, December 22, 23, 1958 at Capitol Studio A, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Genre Vocal jazz, Traditional pop music
Length 40:12
Label Capitol
Producer Dave Cavanaugh
Frank Sinatra chronology
Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely
(1958)
Come Dance with Me!
(1959)
Look to Your Heart
(1959)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Come Dance with Me! is an album by the American singer Frank Sinatra, released in 1959.[2]

It was the most successful album of Frank Sinatra's career, spending two and a half years on the Billboard charts. Stereo Review wrote in 1959 that "Sinatra swaggers his way with effortless verve through an appealing collection of bouncy standards, aptly described in the album notes as vocals that dance". At the Grammy Awards of 1960, Come Dance With Me! won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, as well as Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male for Sinatra. Billy May won the Grammy Award for Best Arrangement.

Come Dance With Me stayed on Billboard's Pop album chart for 140 weeks, peaking at #2.

Contents

CD Releases

In 1987, Capitol released Come Dance With Me on compact disc with four extra songs not found on the original LP. The mastering for this release is somewhat flat compared to other Sinatra albums released on CD at this time. The 1998 remastered "Entertainer of the Century" version vastly improves the 1987 CD release and also includes the four extra songs found on the 1987 version.

Track listing

  1. "Come Dance with Me" (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 2:31
  2. "Something's Gotta Give" (Johnny Mercer) – 2:38
  3. "Just in Time" (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) – 2:24
  4. "Dancing in the Dark" (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz) – 2:26
  5. "Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George Weiss) – 2:34
  6. "I Could Have Danced All Night" (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 2:40
  7. "Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night of the Week)" (Cahn, Styne) – 1:54
  8. "Day In, Day Out" (Rube Bloom, Mercer) – 3:25
  9. "Cheek to Cheek" (Irving Berlin) – 3:06
  10. "Baubles, Bangles & Beads" (Robert Wright, George Forrest) – 2:46
  11. "The Song Is You" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 2:43
  12. "The Last Dance" (Cahn, Van Heusen) – 2:11
    CD reissue bonus tracks not included on the original 1959 release:
  13. "It All Depends on You" (B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson) – 2:06
  14. "Nothing in Common" (duet with Keely Smith) (Cahn, Van Heusen) – 2:32
  15. "Same Old Song and Dance" (Cahn, Van Heusen, Bobby Worth) – 2:52
  16. "How Are Ya' Fixed for Love?" (with Keely Smith) (Cahn, Van Heusen) – 2:25

Personnel

References


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