September 21, 2015

#31: Uncovering the masterpiece within

It's the gorgeous Jule Styne-Sammy Cahn standard, "Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry":

Mark Steyn notes that Frank recorded an earlier version with Alex Stordahl, but this is the one:

Nevertheless, the song stayed with him, and twelve years later, for the album Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely, he took a second crack at "Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry" and he and Nelson Riddle finally uncovered the masterpiece within.
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