- Duets (Frank Sinatra album)
Duets Studio album by Frank Sinatra Released November 2, 1993 Recorded August-September,1993 Genre Vocal jazz, Traditional pop Length 45:44 Label Capitol Producer Phil Ramone
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Duets is an album by American singer Frank Sinatra, released in 1993.
Recorded near the end of Sinatra's career, it consists of duets between Sinatra and other guest star singers from various genres; Sinatra personally chose the performers. It was advertised as “The Recording Event of The Decade.”
The album was a commercial success, reaching #2 on the Billboard albums chart and #5 in the UK and selling over 3 million copies in the U.S. It is the only Sinatra album to date to achieve triple platinum certification.
It received mixed critical notices, with complaints stemming from Phil Ramone's style of production and a lack of personal collaboration, since the guest singers were not physically present with Sinatra but instead were singing along to his pre-recorded vocal parts over a digital audio telecommunications link from EDnet.net.
The cover art displays a specially commissioned painting of Frank Sinatra by LeRoy Neiman.
Its sequel, Duets II, was released the following year. Both were packaged together in a "90th Birthday Limited Collector's Edition" released in 2005, that included an unreleased duet recording of "My Way" with Luciano Pavarotti.
- "The Lady Is a Tramp" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) (with Luther Vandross) – 3:24
- "What Now My Love" (Gilbert Becaud, Carl Sigman, Pierre Leroyer) (with Aretha Franklin) – 3:15
- "I've Got a Crush on You" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) (with Barbra Streisand) – 3:23
- "Summer Wind" (Heinz Meier, Hans Bradtke, Johnny Mercer) (with Julio Iglesias) – 2:32
- "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Harold Arlen, Mercer) (with Gloria Estefan) – 4:04
- "New York, New York" (Fred Ebb, John Kander) (with Tony Bennett) – 3:30
- "They Can't Take That Away From Me" (G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin) (with Natalie Cole) – 3:11
- "You Make Me Feel So Young" (Mack Gordon, Josef Myrow) (with Charles Aznavour) – 3:05
- "Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry"/"In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne)/(Bob Hilliard, David Mann) (with Carly Simon) – 3:57
- "I've Got the World on a String" (Arlen, Ted Koehler) (with Liza Minnelli) – 2:18
- "Witchcraft" (Carolyn Leigh, Cy Coleman) (with Anita Baker) – 3:22
- "I've Got You Under My Skin" (Cole Porter) (with Bono) – 3:32
- "All the Way"/"One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)" (Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen)/(Arlen, Mercer) (with Kenny G) – 6:03
- Frank Sinatra - vocals
- Phil Ramone - producer
- Patrick Williams - musical director, conductor
- Charles Koppelman - executive producer
- Don Rubin - executive producer
- Eliot Weisman - executive producer
- Al Schmitt - engineer
- John Wheeler - EDnet network engineer
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