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Encyclopedia > Strangers in the Night (Frank Sinatra album)
Strangers In The Night
Album cover
Album by Frank Sinatra
Released 1966
Recorded April 11May 16, 1966, Hollywood
Genre Jazz Vocal
Length 27:10
Label Reprise Records
Producer(s)
Professional reviews
Frank Sinatra chronology
Moonlight Sinatra
(1966)
Strangers In The Night
(1966)
Sinatra At The Sands
(1966)

Strangers In The Night is an album by American singer Frank Sinatra, released in 1966. An album is a collection of related audio tracks, released together commercially in an audio format to the public. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered by many to have been the finest male vocalist of all time. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Jazz master Louis Armstrong remains one of the most loved and best known of all jazz musicians. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Reprise Records was formed in 1960 by Frank Sinatra in order to allow more artistic freedom for his own recordings. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links Description: Rating stars. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered by many to have been the finest male vocalist of all time. ... Moonlight Sinatra is an album by Frank Sinatra, released in 1966. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered by many to have been the finest male vocalist of all time. ... See also: 1965 in music, other events of 1966, 1967 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Hot_100_No. ...


The album marked Sinatra's return to #1 on the pop album charts in the mid-1960s, and it consolidated the comeback he started in 1966. Combining pop hits with show tunes and standards, the album creates a balance between big band and pop instrumentation. The single "Strangers in the Night" also reached #1 on the pop single charts, while "Summer Wind" would slowly become a classic, used for television commercials and mood-setting entrances by the 2000s. The Billboard 200 is a listing of the 200 highest selling music albums in the United States, published weekly in Billboard magazine. ... See also: 1965 in music, other events of 1966, 1967 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Hot_100_No. ... Strangers in the Night is a song made famous by Frank Sinatra who recorded it in 1966. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Saddam Hussein shortly after his capture Major controversy over U. S. presidential election (November 7-December 13, 2000) September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New Yorks World Trade Center and Virginias Pentagon killing almost 3000 people. ...


Sinatra garnered three Grammy Awards for his efforts, including the top ones of Album of the Year and Record of the Year for "Strangers in the Night", as well as Best Male Vocal Performance for the same song. The Grammy Awards (originally the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year has been awarded since 1959. ... The Record of the Year is one of the two most prestigious Grammy Awards presented annually. ... The Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male was awarded from 1959 to 1968. ...


This is the final album Sinatra performed with long-time arranger/conductor Nelson Riddle and his orchestra. Nelson Riddle and Frank Sinatra, 1956 Nelson Smock Riddle (June 1, 1921 - October 6, 1985) was a well-known American bandleader, arranger and orchestrator whose career spanned from the late 1940s until the early 1980s. ...


Strangers in the Night has been certified platinum for 1 million copies sold in the U.S. It is the only "regular" Sinatra album to achieve this (the others to do so have been greatest hits/compilation albums, Christmas albums, or the end-of-career "Duets" albums). The description Gold Album is applied to recorded music albums that have sold a minimum number of copies (in the US, currently 500,000 sales). ...


Track listing

  1. "Strangers in the Night" (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) 2:25
  2. "Summer Wind" (Heinz Meier, Hans Bradtke, Johnny Mercer) 2:53
  3. "All or Nothing at All" (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) 3:57
  4. "Call Me" (Tony Hatch) 3:07
  5. "You're Driving Me Crazy!" (Walter Donaldson) 2:15
  6. "On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)" (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) 3:17
  7. "My Baby Just Cares for Me" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) 2:30
  8. "Downtown" (Tony Hatch) 2:14
  9. "Yes Sir, That's My Baby" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) 2:08
  10. "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) 2:24

Strangers in the Night is a song made famous by Frank Sinatra who recorded it in 1966. ... Bert Kaempfert Bert Kaempfert (b. ... Johnny Mercer John Herndon Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a lyricist and composer. ... Jack Lawrence (born April 7, 1912) was a songwriter. ... Tony Hatch (born 30 June 1939 or 1940) is a British composer, songwriter, pianist, producer, and arranger. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Downtown is a pop song composed by Tony Hatch following a first time visit to New York City. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ...

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