Come Swing with Me!

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Arranged by Billy May, Come Swing with Me! was Frank Sinatra's final swing session for Capitol Records. The album falls somewhere between the carefree Come Fly with Me and the hard-swinging Come Dance with Me!, borrowing elements of the humor of Fly and the intense, driving rhythms of Dance. Recorded without strings or saxes, the brass-heavy sound of the album was noticeable, but it wasn't nearly as distinctive as the ping-ponging stereo effects of the album. With its extreme stereo separation, Come Swing with Me! has a bizzare, off-kilter feel that is accentuated by Sinatra's restless vocals. At the time of recording the album, Sinatra was also recording I ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Arranged by Billy May, Come Swing with Me! was Frank Sinatra's final swing session for Capitol Records. The album falls somewhere between the carefree Come Fly with Me and the hard-swinging Come Dance with Me!, borrowing elements of the humor of Fly and the intense, driving rhythms of Dance. Recorded without strings or saxes, the brass-heavy sound of the album was noticeable, but it wasn't nearly as distinctive as the ping-ponging stereo effects of the album. With its extreme stereo separation, Come Swing with Me! has a bizzare, off-kilter feel that is accentuated by Sinatra's restless vocals. At the time of recording the album, Sinatra was also recording I Remember Tommy for Reprise and his affections were with his new label. That doesn't mean he sounds careless on Come Swing with Me! -- in fact, his intense, speedy energy gives the album an edge that distinguishes the record. The album might not be as special as his two previous May collaborations, but it does have enough genuine gems to make it necessary.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/8/2002
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 724353373924
  • Catalog Number: 33739
  • Sales rank: 17,192

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Frank Sinatra Primary Artist, Vocals
Billy May Conductor
Skip Martin Conductor
Nelson Riddle Conductor
Technical Credits
Billy May Arranger
Tyree Glenn Composer
Heine Beau Arranger
Skip Martin Arranger
Nelson Riddle Arranger
Pete Welding Liner Notes
Larry Walsh Remastering
Harry Archer Composer
Johnny Black Composer
Harry MacGregor Woods Composer
Mack David Composer
Harlan Thompson Composer
Allan Roberts Composer
Dave Cavanaugh Producer
Johnny S. Black Composer
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