Frank Sinatra

Sinatra Jobim (Limited Edition 45 RPM) (ACL 0033)

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Sinatra Jobim (Limited Edition 45 RPM)

Frank Sinatra

Audio Clarity


LPS 169158

ACL 0033



LP 16,51 €


Looking to recreate the magic of the first session, some of Sinatra's less mainstream efforts made after the success of that first Sinatra-Jobim release simply didn't perform well, and anxieties drove the creation of this second hybrid. Jobim's charts were slightly more complex this time around & new arranger Eumir Deodato lent a different touch. On top of this, Sinatra's album sales had slumped & his commercial dynasty was slipping, eventually leading to his retirement in 1971. In short, the ten songs that made up this ill-fated second Sinatra-Jobim effort never actually saw release as an album. The recordings were shelved. The project aborted.

To give more context, the Sinatra-Jobim album was of course finalised right down to the mixing and mastering, and even the cover art was chosen. The scheduled photo for the album was a shot of Frank leaning on the back of a Greyhound bus, taken from the same mid-February '69 photo session which produced the artwork for the albums My Way and A Man Alone. The LP reached the acetate stage and a limited number of 8-track tape editions were quickly fixed up and released to market.


  • SIDE A
  • A1. The Song Of The Sabia (Sabia)
  • A2. Bonita
  • A3. Drinking Water (Aqua De Beber)
  • A4. One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota So)
  • A5. Don't Ever Go Away (Por Causa De Voce)
  • SIDE B
  • B1. Someone To Light Up My Life
  • B2. Triste
  • B3. Wave
  • B4. This Happy Madness (Estrada Branca)
  • B5. Off Key (Desafinado)