Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Sinatra (or, rather, his collaborators) had a way of evolving with the times. While we certainly know and remember the "Capitol-era" years with Nelson Riddle and Count Basie, Sinatra continued recording for decades after this.
Don Costa arranged and conducted Sinatra's backing ensemble on this record. It's worth noting the flower-powered, folk rock influence in Costa's arrangements.
While this is necessary for the avid Sinatra fan, I think I'll prefer to remember/concentrate on the earlier Sinatra era that made him legendary.
Posted by T. at 11:48 AM