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Frank Sinatra Discography
The Columbia Years — 1947 - 1949

by Steve Albin

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Date: 9 Jan 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Fred Dornbach, Herbert Haymer, Harold Lawson, Fred Stulce (sax), Ray Linn, Leonard Mach, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), Dave Hallett, George Jenkins, Pullman Pederson (tb), Richard Perissi (frh), Allan Reuss (g), John Ryan (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Sam Cytron, David Jefferson, Gerald Joyce, George Kast, Morris King, Nick Pisani, Gene Powers, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, Oreste Tomasso (vn), William Hymanson, William Spear, Dave Sterkin (vl), Cy Bernard, Fred Goerner, John Sewell (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-2181-1 Always(Irving Berlin) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia 7838686   
Columbia 454-38686   
b. HCO-2181-PB1 Always(Irving Berlin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:55
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
c. HCO-2182-1 I Concentrate On You(Cole Porter) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:04
Columbia 7837256   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
d. HCO-2183-1 My Love For You(Sid Wayne, Abner Silver) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:51
Columbia 78DB 2388   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Ray Linn (t) on c-d; Leonard Mach (t) on c-d; Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t) on c-d; Dave Hallett (tb) on c-d; George Jenkins (tb) on c-d; Pullman Pederson (tb) on c-d; Richard Perissi (frh) on c-d.


Date: 11 Mar 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Fred Dornbach, Herbert Haymer, Jules Kinsler, Fred Stulce (sax), Ray Linn, Leonard Mach, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), Dave Hallett, George Jenkins, Pullman Pederson (tb), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Harry Bluestone, Werner Callies, Sam Cytron, Peter Ellis, Gerald Joyce, George Kast, Morris King, Nick Pisani, Mischa Russell, Olcott Vail, Gerald Vinci (vn), William Hymanson, Maurice Perlmutter, William Spear (vl), Cy Bernard, Fred Goerner, John Sewell (vc), Frank Sinatra (v), The Pied Pipers (bkv)

a. HCO-2256-1 Mam'selle(Edmund Goulding, Mack Gordon) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:20
Columbia 7837343   
b. HCO-2257-1 Ain'tcha Ever Comin' Back(Paul Weston, Axel Stordahl, Irving Taylor) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:44
Columbia 7837554   
c. HCO-2258-1 Stella By Starlight(Ned Washington, Victor Young) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:20
Columbia 7837343   
All titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

The Pied Pipers (bkv) on b.


Date: 31 Mar 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Leonard Hartman, Herbert Haymer, Jules Kinsler, Fred Stulce (sax), Don Anderson, Ray Linn, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), Dave Hallett, George Jenkins, Bill Schaefer (tb), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Harry Bluestone, Sam Cytron, Sam Freed, Gerald Joyce, George Kast, Morris King, Nick Pisani, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Olcott Vail, Gerald Vinci (vn), Allan Harshman, William Hymanson, Dave Sterkin (vl), Cy Bernard, Fred Goerner, John Sewell (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-2280-1 There But For You Go I(Alan Lerner, Frederick Loewe) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:05
b. HCO-2281-2 Almost Like Being In Love(Alan Lerner, Frederick Loewe) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:42
Both titles on:
Columbia 7837382   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 25 Apr 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Don Bonnee, Jules Kinsler, Peter Pumiglio, Babe Russin, Harry Schuchman (sax), Charles Griffard, Manny Klein, Van Ramsey (t), Dave Hallett, George Jenkins, Pullman Pederson (tb), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Alex Beller, Sam Freed, Morris Haigh, Morris King, William Miller, Gene Powers, Julius Schachter, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Oreste Tomasso, Gerald Vinci (vn), Allan Harshman, William Hymanson, William Spear (vl), Cy Bernard, Fred Goerner, John Sewell (vc), Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-2310-1 Tea For Two(Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:15
b. HCO-2311-1 My Romance(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:15
Both titles on:
Columbia 7837528   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 26 Jun 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-2419-1 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas(Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)
b. HCO-2420-1 Christmas Dreaming(Irving Gordon, L. Lee)
c. HCO-2421-1 The Stars Will Remember(Don Pelosi, Leo Towers)

Date: 3 Jul 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Fred Dornbach, Jack Dumont, Jules Kinsler, Babe Russin, Fred Stulce (sax), Manny Klein, Leonard Mach, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), Dave Hallett, George Jenkins, Pullman Pederson (tb), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), John Ryan (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Sam Cytron, Gerald Joyce, George Kast, Morris King, Sam Middleman, Nick Pisani, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson (vn), Allan Harshman, William Hymanson, Dave Sterkin (vl), Cy Bernard, Fred Goerner, John Sewell (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-2419-3 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas(Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:47
Columbia 7838259   
Columbia 454-38259   
b. HCO-2420-2 Christmas Dreaming(Irving Gordon, L. Lee) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:55
Columbia 7837809   
c. HCO-2421-2 The Stars Will Remember(Don Pelosi, Leo Towers) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:16
Columbia 7837809   
d. HCO-2433-1 It All Came True(Sunny Skylar) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:32
Columbia 78DB 2381   
All titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 11 Aug 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Herbert Haymer (sax), Jules Kinsler (sax, f), Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p, cel), Ray Hagan (d), Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin (vn), Dave Sterkin (vl), Fred Goerner (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-2519-1 That Old Feeling(Lew Brown, Sammy Fain) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
b. HCO-2519-2 That Old Feeling(Lew Brown, Sammy Fain) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:15
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
c. HCO-2520-1 If I Had You(Ted Shapiro, Reg Connelly, Jimmy Campbell) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:06
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
d. HCO-2521-1 The Nearness Of You(Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:40
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
e. HCO-2522-1 One For My Baby(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:04
Columbia 7838474   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Jules Kinsler (sax) on e; Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t) on e.


Date: 17 Aug 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Fred Dornbach, Herbert Haymer, Jules Kinsler, Fred Stulce (sax), Manny Klein, Ray Linn, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), Dave Hallett, George Jenkins, Pullman Pederson (tb), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Harry Bluestone, Werner Callies, Sam Cytron, Peter Ellis, Sam Freed, George Kast, Bernard Kundell, Nick Pisani, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, Olcott Vail (vn), Allan Harshman, William Hymanson, Dave Sterkin (vl), Cy Bernard, Fred Goerner, John Sewell (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-2538-1 But Beautiful(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:12
Columbia 7838053   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
b. HCO-2539-1 A Fellow Needs A Girl(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia 7837883   
c. HCO-2539-PBalt A Fellow Needs A Girl(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:11
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
d. HCO-2540-1 So Far(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia 7837883   
e. HCO-2540-PBalt So Far(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:08
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 23 Sep 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Alvy West and the Little Band (acc), John Plonsky (t), Al Hendrickson, Trefoni Rizzi (g), Artie Shapiro (b), Robert Caudana (pac), Milton Holland (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-2642-1 It All Came True(Sunny Skylar) / arr: Alvy West - 2:52
Columbia 7837966   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 19 Oct 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Ernie Caceres, Harold Feldman, Nuncio Mondello, Wolf Taninbaum, Milt Yaner (sax), George Arus, William Pritchard, Anthony Russo (tb), Matty Golizio (g), Herman Alpert (b), Ken Lane (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Norris "Bunny" Shawker (d), Julius Brand, Fred Buldrini, Mac Ceppos, Kurt Dieterle, Harry Katzman, Howard Kay, Leo Kruczek, Merle Pitt, Raoul Polikian, Samuel Rand, Buddy Sheppard, Zelly Smirnoff (vn), Harold Colletta, Harold Furmansky, Isadore Zirr (vl), Cy Bernard, Maurice Brown, George Ricci (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38269-1 Can't You Just See Yourself?(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Dick Jones - 2:57
Columbia 7837978   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
b. CO-38270-1 You're My Girl(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:09
Columbia 7837978   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
c. CO-38271-1 All Of Me(Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks) / arr: George Siravo, Axel Stordahl - 2:44
Columbia 7838163   
Columbia 454-38163   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
d. CO-38271-PB2/TEST All Of Me(Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks) / arr: George Siravo, Axel Stordahl - 2:46
Columbia Legacy CDCK-64852 — Swing & Dance With Frank Sinatra   (1996)

Axel Stordahl (con) on b-d.


Date: 22 Oct 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Ernie Caceres, Harold Feldman, Bernard Kaufman, Herman Schertzer, Wolf Taninbaum (sax), Gordon Griffin, John Lausen, Melven Solomon (t), William Pritchard, William Rausch, Anthony Russo (tb), Joseph Singer (frh), Matty Golizio (g), Herman Alpert (b), John Guarnieri (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Norris "Bunny" Shawker (d), Fred Buldrini, Mac Ceppos, Sid Harris, Maurice Hershaft, Harry Katzman, Sylvan Kirsner, Leo Kruczek, Felix Orlewitz, Merle Pitt, Zelly Smirnoff, Harry Urbont, Jack Zyde (vn), Harold Colletta, Solomon Deutsch, Harold Furmansky (vl), Maurice Brown, Armond Kaproff, George Ricci (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38272-1 I'll Make Up For Ev'rything(R. Parker) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:55
Columbia 7838089   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
b. CO-38273-1 Strange Music(Bob Wright, Chet Forrest, Edward Grieg) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia 7838684   
Columbia 454-38684   
c. CO-38273-PB Strange Music(Bob Wright, Chet Forrest, Edward Grieg) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:00
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
d. CO-38274-1 Laura(Johnny Mercer, David Raksin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:12
Columbia 7838472   
Columbia LP 12"CL-743 — The Voice   (1955)
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-64368 — The Voice   (1994)
e. CO-38274-2 Laura(Johnny Mercer, David Raksin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:18
Columbia Legacy CDCK-65240 — Sinatra Sings His Greatest Hits   (1997)
f. CO-38275-1 Night And Day(Cole Porter) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:39
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-65240 — Sinatra Sings His Greatest Hits   (1997)

Gordon Griffin (t) on b-e; John Lausen (t) on b-e; Melven Solomon (t) on b-e; William Pritchard (tb) on b-e; William Rausch (tb) on b-e; Anthony Russo (tb) on b-c.


Date: 24 Oct 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Tony Mottola (g), Herman Alpert (b), John Guarnieri (p), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38284-1 My Cousin Louella(B. Bierman, J. Manus) / arr: John Guarnieri - 3:05
Columbia 7838045   
b. CO-38285-1 We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye(Harry Woods) / arr: John Guarnieri - 3:06
Columbia 7838129   
c. CO-38286-1 S'Posin(Andy Razaf, Paul Denniker) / arr: John Guarnieri - 2:45
Columbia 7838210   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
All titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 26 Oct 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Ernie Caceres, Harold Feldman, Bernard Kaufman, Herman Schertzer, Wolf Taninbaum (sax), Andrew Ferretti, Gordon Griffin, John Lausen (t), William Pritchard, William Rausch, Anthony Russo (tb), Joseph Singer (frh), Matty Golizio (g), Herman Alpert (b), John Guarnieri (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Norris "Bunny" Shawker (d), Fred Buldrini, Mac Ceppos, Sid Harris, Harry Katzman, Sylvan Kirsner, Leo Kruczek, Felix Orlewitz, Raoul Polikian, Samuel Rand, Joel Smirnoff, Jack Zyde (vn), Harold Colletta, Solomon Deutsch, Harold Furmansky (vl), Maurice Brown, Frank Miller, George Ricci (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38275-2 Just For Now(D. Redmond) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia 7838225   
b. CO-38287-1 None But The Lonely Heart(Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, B. Westbrook) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia 7838685   
Columbia 454-38685   
c. CO-38288 The Night We Called It A Day(Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:21
d. CO-38288-1 The Song Is You(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-65240 — Sinatra Sings His Greatest Hits   (1997)
All titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 29 Oct 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Ernie Caceres, Harold Feldman, Bernard Kaufman, Herman Schertzer, Wolf Taninbaum (sax), Andrew Ferretti, Gordon Griffin, John Lausen (t), William Pritchard, William Rausch, Anthony Russo (tb), Joseph Singer (frh), Matty Golizio (g), Herman Alpert (b), John Guarnieri (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Norris "Bunny" Shawker (d), Fred Buldrini, Mac Ceppos, Sid Harris, Harry Katzman, Sylvan Kirsner, Leo Kruczek, Felix Orlewitz, Raoul Polikian, Samuel Rand, Zelly Smirnoff, Jack Zyde (vn), Harold Colletta, Solomon Deutsch, Harold Furmansky (vl), Maurice Brown, William Miller, George Ricci (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38293-1 What'll I Do(Irving Berlin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:05
Columbia 7838045   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
b. CO-38294-2 Poinciana(Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:15
Columbia ET1-650   
Columbia 7838829   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
c. CO-38295-1 Senorita(Edward Heyman, Nacio Herb Brown) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:44
Columbia 7838334   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
d. CO-38296-1 The Music Stopped(Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:57
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
e. CO-38296-2 The Music Stopped(Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia 7838683   
Columbia 454-38683   

Date: 31 Oct 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Ernie Caceres, Wolf Taninbaum (sax), Gordon Griffin (t), Mitch Miller (o), Matty Golizio (g), Herman Alpert (b), John Guarnieri (p), Johnny Blowers (d), Raoul Polikian, Zelly Smirnoff (vn), Harold Colletta (vl), George Ricci (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38301-1 Mean To Me(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
b. CO-38301-PB3 Mean To Me(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:16
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
c. CO-38302-1 Spring Is Here(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:47
Columbia 7838473   
Columbia LP 12"CL-743 — The Voice   (1955)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-64368 — The Voice   (1994)
d. CO-38302-PB2 Spring Is Here(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:43
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
e. CO-38303-1 Fools Rush In(Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:04
Columbia 7838473   
Columbia LP 12"CL-743 — The Voice   (1955)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-64368 — The Voice   (1994)
f. CO-38303-PB Fools Rush In(Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:00
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Wolf Taninbaum (sax) on a-b; Gordon Griffin (t) on a-b; Mitch Miller (o) on a, c-f.


Date: 3 Nov 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Frank Sinatra (v, spk)

a. J539-ND7TC 1443 Stormy Weather(Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 4:06
Columbia V-Disc839-A (Army)   

Special V-Disc recording.


Date: 5 Nov 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Bernard Kaufman (f), Bobby Hackett (t), Mitch Miller (o), Matty Golizio (g), Herman Alpert (b), Bob Kitsis (p), Johnny Blowers (d), Raoul Polikian, Zelly Smirnoff (vn), Harold Colletta (vl), George Ricci (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38331-1 When You Awake(Henry Nemo) / arr: Axel Stordahl
Columbia 7838475   
b. CO-38331-PB4alt When You Awake(Henry Nemo) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:15
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
c. CO-38332-1 It Never Entered My Mind(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:34
Columbia 7838475   
Columbia 7839498   
Columbia 454-39498   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
d. CO-38333-1 I've Got A Crush On You(Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:16
Columbia 7838151   
Columbia 7850028   
Columbia 454-38151   
Columbia 454-50028   
Columbia 4513-33306   (1977)
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
e. CO-38333-PB2alt I've Got A Crush On You(Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:14
Columbia Legacy CDCK-64852 — Swing & Dance With Frank Sinatra   (1996)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-65240 — Sinatra Sings His Greatest Hits   (1997)

Date: 9 Nov 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Ernie Caceres, Harold Feldman, Nuncio Mondello, Wolf Taninbaum, Milt Yaner (sax), Andrew Ferretti, Bobby Hackett, John Lausen, Melven Solomon (t), George Arus, William Pritchard, Anthony Russo (tb), Joseph Singer (frh), Herman Alpert (b), Matty Golizio, Bob Kitsis (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Johnny Blowers (d), Fred Buldrini, Mac Ceppos, Maurice Hershaft, Harry Katzman, Howard Kay, Sylvan Kirsner, Leo Kruczek, Merle Pitt, Raoul Polikian, Samuel Rand, Julius Schachter, Zelly Smirnoff (vn), Harold Colletta, Harold Furmansky, Isadore Zirr (vl), Maurice Brown, Armond Kaproff, George Ricci (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38369-1 Body And Soul(Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) - 3:20
Columbia 7838472   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
b. CO-38369-PB3alt Body And Soul(Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) - 3:24
Columbia Legacy CDCK-65240 — Sinatra Sings His Greatest Hits   (1997)
c. CO-38370-1 I'm Glad There Is You(Jimmy Dorsey, Paul Madeira Mertz) - 3:07
Columbia 7840229   
Columbia 454-40229   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-65240 — Sinatra Sings His Greatest Hits   (1997)

Bobby Hackett (t) on a-b.


Date: 25 Nov 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Arthur Drelinger, Johnny Mince, Herman Schertzer, Wolf Taninbaum, Stanley "Champ" Webb (sax), John Lausen, Dale McMickle, Bernie Privin (t), George Arus, John D'Agostino, William Pritchard (tb), Matty Golizio (g), Jack Lesberg (b), Bob Kitsis (p), Johnny Blowers (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38408-1 I Went Down To Virginia(R. Evans, Dave Mann) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:09
Columbia 7838163   
Columbia 454-38163   
b. CO-38409-1 If I Only Had A Match(Arthur Johnston, L. Morris, George W. Meyer) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:10
Columbia 7838053   
Both titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 4 Dec 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), George Arus (sax, tb), Ernie Caceres, Bernard Kaufman, Fred Pfeifer, Herman Schertzer, Wolf Taninbaum (sax), Andrew Ferretti, Gordon Griffin, Dale McMickle (t), John D'Agostino, William Pritchard (tb), Karl Chlupse (frh), Matty Golizio, Ben Mortell (g), Frank Carroll (b), Bob Kitsis (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Johnny Blowers (d), Harry Azen, Mac Ceppos, Maurice Hershaft, Murray Kellner, Sy Morris, Henry Nosco, Felix Orlewitz, Merle Pitt, Raoul Polikian, Bob Sheppard, Harry Urbont, Jack Zyde (vn), George Brown, Solomon Deutsch, David Mankowitz (vl), Armond Kaproff, Frank Miller, Milton Prinz (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38482-1 If I Steal A Kiss(Edward Heyman, Nacio Herb Brown) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:15
Columbia 7838334   
b. CO-38483-1 Autumn In New York(Vernon Duke) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:15
Columbia 7838316   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Reprise CD45091 — Sinatra: Soundtrack To The CBS Mini-Series   (1992)
c. CO-38484-1 Everybody Loves Somebody(Irving Taylor, Ken Lane) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:15
Columbia 7838225   
All titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 8 Dec 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Johnny Mince (cl), Arthur Drelinger (ts), Melven Solomon (t), Carmen Mastren (g), Herman Alpert (b), Billy Kyle (p), Jimmy Crawford (d), Pearl Bailey, Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38496-1 A Little Learning Is A Dangerous Thing(D. Jacobs, Sy Oliver) / arr: Sy Oliver - 3:24
b. CO-38497-1 A Little Learning Is A Dangerous Thing - Part 2(Sy Oliver, D. Jacobs) / arr: Sy Oliver - 3:05
Both titles on:
Columbia 7838362   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 8 Dec 1947
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Ernie Caceres, Harold Feldman, Bernard Kaufman, Johnny Mince, Wolf Taninbaum (sax), Gordon Griffin, Yank Lawson, Russ Solomon (t), Roland Dupont, William Pritchard, Anthony Russo (tb), Anthony Miranda (frh), Matty Golizio (g), Herman Alpert (b), Bob Kitsis (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Johnny Blowers (d), Harry Azen, Mac Ceppos, Sid Harris, Julius Held, Maurice Hershaft, Sylvan Kirsner, Felix Orlewitz, Merle Pitt, Raoul Polikian, Bob Sheppard, Helen Shomer, Harry Urbont (vn), Solomon Deutsch, Leon Frengut, Ralph Hersh (vl), Armond Kaproff, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-38498-1 Ever Homeward(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:28
Columbia 7838151   
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Date: 26 Dec 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Mahlon Clark, Alex Gershunoff, Herbert Haymer, Fred Stulce (sax), Leonard Mach, George Seaberg, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), Pullman Pederson, Bill Schaefer, Elmer Smithers (tb), James McGee (frh), Allan Reuss (g), John Ryan (b), Milt Raskin (p), Ann Mason (hrp), William Bloom, Werner Callies, Sam Cytron, Peter Ellis, Sam Freed, David Frisina, Jack Gotkin, Gerald Joyce, George Kast, Dan Lube, Sam Middleman, Olcott Vail, Gerald Vinci (vn), Maurice Perlmutter, Dave Sterkin, Gary White (vl), Cy Bernard, Fred Goerner, John Sewell (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3052-1 But None Like You(Ray Noble) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:10
Columbia 7838129   
b. HCO-3053-1 Catana(Ed DeLange, A. Newman) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:13
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Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 28 Dec 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Leonard Hartman, Herbert Haymer, Jules Kinsler, Fred Stulce (sax), Ray Linn, George Seaberg, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), Pullman Pederson, Bill Schaefer, Elmer Smithers (tb), James McGee (frh), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Werner Callies, Sam Cytron, Walter Edelstein, David Frisina, George Kast, Sam Middleman, Nick Pisani, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Olcott Vail, Gerald Vinci (vn), Paul Robyn, Dave Sterkin, Gary White (vl), Cy Bernard, Fred Goerner, John Sewell (vc), Cyndi Lauper, Frank Sinatra (v), The Ken Lane Singers (bkv)

a. HCO-3054-1 Why Was I Born(Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:49
Columbia 7838686   
Columbia 454-38686   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
b. HCO-3067-1 It Came Upon A Midnight Clear(Richard S. Willis, Edmund H. Sears) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:25
Columbia 7838258   
Columbia 454-38258   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
c. HCO-3068-1 O Little Town Of Bethlehem(Lewis H. Redner, Phillips Brooks) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:01
Columbia 7838258   
Columbia 454-38258   
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d. HCO-3069-1 White Christmas(Irving Berlin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:16
Columbia 78DO 3745   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
e. HCO-3070-1 For Every Man There's A Woman(Leo Robin, Harold Arlen) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:50
Columbia 7838089   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
f. HCO-3071-1 Help Yourself To My Heart(B. Kaye, S. Timberg) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:14
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
g. HCO-3072-1 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town(Haven Gillespie, John Fred Coots) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:33
Columbia 7838259   
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h. ElecDuet Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town(Haven Gillespie, John Fred Coots) / arr: Axel Stordahl
A&M CD31454 0003 2 — A Very Special Christmas 2   (1992)

Heine Beau (sax) on a-g; Leonard Hartman (sax) on a-g; Herbert Haymer (sax) on a-g; Jules Kinsler (sax) on a-g; Fred Stulce (sax) on a-g; Ray Linn (t) on a-g; George Seaberg (t) on a-g; Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t) on a-g; Pullman Pederson (tb) on a-g; Bill Schaefer (tb) on a-g; Elmer Smithers (tb) on a-g; James McGee (frh) on a-g; Allan Reuss (g) on a-g; Philip Stephens (b) on a-g; Mark McIntyre (p) on a-g; May Cambern (hrp) on a-g; Ray Hagan (d) on a-g; Werner Callies (vn) on a-g; Sam Cytron (vn) on a-g; Walter Edelstein (vn) on a-g; David Frisina (vn) on a-g; George Kast (vn) on a-g; Sam Middleman (vn) on a-g; Nick Pisani (vn) on a-g; Mischa Russell (vn) on a-g; Felix Slatkin (vn) on a-g; Marshall Sosson (vn) on a-g; Olcott Vail (vn) on a-g; Gerald Vinci (vn) on a-g; Paul Robyn (vl) on a-g; Dave Sterkin (vl) on a-g; Gary White (vl) on a-g; Cy Bernard (vc) on a-g; Fred Goerner (vc) on a-g; John Sewell (vc) on a-g; Cyndi Lauper (v) on h; The Ken Lane Singers (bkv) on b-c.

h Cyndi Lauper's vocal recorded 1992


Date: 30 Dec 1947
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Jack Dumont, Alex Gershunoff, Jules Jacobs, Theodore Nash (sax), Ray Linn, George Seaberg, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), George Jenkins, Edward Kuczborski, Bill Schaefer (tb), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), Arthur Bernstein (b), Mark McIntyre (p), Lauretta McFarland (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Robert Barene, Emil Briano, Werner Callies, David Frisina, Mark Levant, Thomas Mancini, Fred Olson, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Gerald Vinci (vn), Paul Robyn, Dave Sterkin, Abraham Weiss (vl), Cy Bernard, John Sewell, Eleanor Slatkin (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3089-1 If I Forget You(Irving Caesar) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:11
Columbia 7841133   
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b. HCO-3090-1 Where Is The One(E. Finckel, Alec Wilder) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:47
Columbia ET1-154   
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c. HCO-3091-1 When Is Sometime(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:42
Columbia ET1-144   
Columbia 7838417   
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Date: 16 Mar 1948
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Ernie Caceres, Harold Feldman, Bernard Kaufman, Johnny Mince, Wolf Taninbaum (sax), Gordon Griffin, John Lausen, Melven Solomon (t), Roland Dupont, William Pritchard, Anthony Russo (tb), Anthony Miranda (frh), Matty Golizio (g), Herman Alpert (b), Bob Kitsis (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Johnny Blowers (d), Harry Azen, Mac Ceppos, Sid Harris, Julius Held, Maurice Hershaft, Sylvan Kirsner, Felix Orlewitz, Merle Pitt, Raoul Polikian, Bob Sheppard, Helen Shomer, Harry Urbont (vn), Solomon Deutsch, Leon Frengut, Ralph Hersh (vl), Armond Kaproff, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3224-1 It Only Happens When I Dance With You(Irving Berlin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:18
b. HCO-3225-1 A Fella With An Umbrella(Irving Berlin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:31
Both titles on:
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Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Orchestral tracks pre-recorded in Hollywood, 12/9/47


Date: 10 Apr 1948
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Jeff Alexander (con), Frank Sinatra (v), The Jeff Alexander Choir (bkv)

a. HCO-3250-1 Nature Boy(Eden Ahbez) / arr: Jeff Alexander - 3:18
Columbia 7838210   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 6 Dec 1948
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3467-1 Sunflower(Mack David) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:53
Columbia ET1-106   
Columbia 7838391   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 14 Dec 1948
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Henry Rowland (p), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-40254-1 Once In Love With Amy(Frank Loesser) - 2:54
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 15 Dec 1948
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), The Phil Moore Four (acc), Marshal Royal (cl), Robert Bain (g), Ernie Shepard (b), Phil Moore (p), Leonidas Young, Jr. (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3475-1 Why Can't You Behave(Cole Porter) / arr: Phil Moore - 3:18
Columbia ET1-112   
Columbia 7838393   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
b. HCO-3476-1 Bop! Goes My Heart(Jule Styne, W. Bishop) / arr: Phil Moore - 3:04
Columbia ET1-154   
Columbia 7838421   
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Date: 15 Dec 1948
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Harold Feldman, Henry Ross, Joe Small, Harry Terrill, Phillip Zolkind (sax), James Maxwell, Carl Poole, Russ Solomon (t), John D'Agostino, Buddy Morrow, William Rausch (tb), Hy White (g), Bob Haggart (b), Henry Rowland (p), Terry Snyder (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. CO-40254-1 Once In Love With Amy(Frank Loesser) / arr: Mitchell Ayres - 3:00
Columbia ET1-106   
Columbia 7838391   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 19 Dec 1948
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Frank Chase, Murray Cohan, Alex Gershunoff, Herbert Haymer, Fred Stulce (sax), Ziggy Elman, George Seaberg, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), George Jenkins, Robert McGarity, Bill Schaefer (tb), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Hogan (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Werner Callies, Sam Cytron, David Frisina, Daniel Karpilowsky, George Kast, Murray Kellner, Sam Middleman, Nick Pisani, Raoul Polikian, Mischa Russell, Julius Schachter, Olcott Vail (vn), Maurice Perlmutter, Paul Robyn, Gary White (vl), Cy Bernard, John Sewell, Eleanor Slatkin (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3479-1 Comme Ci Comme Ca(P. Dudan, B. Coquatrix, Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:54
Columbia ET1-130   
Columbia 7838407   
b. HCO-3480-1 No Orchids For My Lady(A. Stranks, Jack Strachey) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:38
Columbia ET1-112   
Columbia 7838393   
c. HCO-3481-1 While The Angelus Was Ringing(J. Villard, Dick Manning) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:45
Columbia ET1-130   
Columbia 7838407   
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Date: 4 Jan 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), The Phil Moore Four (acc), Marshal Royal (sax), Robert Bain (g), Ernie Shepard (b), Phil Moore (p), Oscar Lee Bradley (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3511-1 If You Stub Your Toe On The Moon(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) / arr: Phil Moore - 2:45
Columbia ET1-144   
Columbia 7838417   
b. HCO-3512-1 Kisses And Tears(Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) / arr: Phil Moore - 2:44
Both titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 28 Feb 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Frank Chase, Murray Cohan, Alex Gershunoff, Herbert Haymer, Fred Stulce (sax), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), unidentified (stg, bkv), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Werner Callies, David Frisina, Daniel Karpilowsky, George Kast, Murray Kellner, Sam Middleman, Nick Pisani, Raoul Polikian, Mischa Russell, Julius Schachter, Olcott Vail, Gerald Vinci (vn), Maurice Perlmutter, Paul Robyn, Gary White (vl), Cy Bernard, John Sewell, Eleanor Slatkin (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3617-1 Some Enchanted Evening(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:07
b. HCO-3618-1 Bali Ha'i(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:16
Both titles on:
Columbia ET1-174   
Columbia 7838446   
Columbia 454-38446   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

unidentified (stg) on b, (bkv) on b.


Date: 3 Mar 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Frank Chase, Murray Cohan, Alex Gershunoff, Herbert Haymer, Fred Stulce (sax), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Werner Callies, David Frisina, Daniel Karpilowsky, George Kast, Murray Kellner, Sam Middleman, Nick Pisani, Raoul Polikian, Mischa Russell, Julius Schachter, Olcott Vail, Gerald Vinci (vn), Maurice Perlmutter, Paul Robyn, Gary White (vl), Cy Bernard, John Sewell, Eleanor Slatkin (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3635-1 The Right Girl For Me(Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Roger Edens) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:05
b. HCO-3636-1 Night After Night(Sammy Cahn, Paul Weston, Axel Stordahl) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:09
Both titles on:
Columbia ET1-191   
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Date: 10 Apr 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Frank Chase, Murray Cohan, Alex Gershunoff, Herbert Haymer, Fred Stulce (sax), Ziggy Elman, Leonard Mach, George Seaberg, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), George Jenkins, Simon Leutner, Robert McGarity (tb), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), May Cambern (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3692-1 The Hucklebuck(Roy Alfred, Andy Gibson) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:00
Columbia Legacy CDCK-64852 — Swing & Dance With Frank Sinatra   (1996)
Reprise CD45091 — Sinatra: Soundtrack To The CBS Mini-Series   (1992)
b. HCO-3693-1 It Happens Every Spring(Mack Gordon, Joseph Myrow) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:01
Both titles on:
Columbia ET1-222   
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Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 6 May 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Don Bonnee, Murray Cohan, Alex Gershunoff, Babe Russin, Fred Stulce (sax), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), Ann Mason (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Werner Callies, Sam Cytron, David Frisina, George Kast, Murray Kellner, Sam Middleman, Raoul Polikian, Mischa Russell, Gerald Vinci (vn), Maurice Perlmutter, Gary White (vl), Cy Bernard, John Sewell (vc), Doris Day, Frank Sinatra (v), The Ken Lane Singers (bkv)

a. HCO-3748-1 Let's Take An Old Fashioned Walk(Irving Berlin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:59
b. HCO-3749-1 Just One Way To Say I Love You(Irving Berlin) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:30
Both titles on:
Columbia ET1-260   
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Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Doris Day (v) on a; The Ken Lane Singers (bkv) on a.


Date: 10 Jul 1949
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Hugo Winterhalter (con), Ernie Caceres, Sidney Cooper, Nuncio Mondello, Henry Ross, Wolf Taninbaum (sax), Yank Lawson, Carl Poole, Russ Solomon (t), John D'Agostino, Buddy Morrow, William Pritchard (tb), Al Caiola (g), Herman Alpert (b), John Guarnieri (p), Terry Snyder (d), Frank Sinatra (v), The Pastels (bkv)

a. CO-40951-1 It All Depends On You(Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson) / arr: George Siravo - 2:43
Columbia ET1-307   
Columbia 7838550   
Columbia 454-38999   
Columbia CDC4K-40343 — The Voice: The Columbia Years 1943-1952   (1986)
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
Reprise CD45091 — Sinatra: Soundtrack To The CBS Mini-Series   (1992)
b. CO-40951-TESTalt It All Depends On You(Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson) / arr: George Siravo - 3:24
Columbia Legacy CDCK-64852 — Swing & Dance With Frank Sinatra   (1996)
c. CO-40952-1 Bye Bye Baby(Jule Styne, Leo Robin) / arr: George Siravo - 2:37
Columbia ET1-316   
Columbia 7838556   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
d. CO-40952-PB1alt Bye Bye Baby(Jule Styne, Leo Robin) / arr: George Siravo - 2:44
Columbia Legacy CDCK-64852 — Swing & Dance With Frank Sinatra   (1996)
e. CO-40953-1 Don't Cry Joe(Al Piantados, Joe Marsala) / arr: Sy Oliver - 3:17
Columbia ET1-315   
Columbia 7838555   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

The Pastels (bkv) on c-e.

It All Depends On You (CO-40951-1) was co-arranged by Sid Cooper.


Date: 14 Jul 1949
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Hugo Winterhalter (con), Sidney Cooper, Arthur Drelinger, Irving Horowitz, Nuncio Mondello (sax), Anthony Miranda (frh), Anthony Gottuso (g), Herman Alpert (b), Bernie Leighton (p), Elaine Vito Ricci (hrp), Terry Snyder (d), Fred Buldrini, Mac Ceppos, Leo Kruczek, Felix Orlewitz, Sylvan Shulman, Jack Zyde (vn), Howard Kay, Isadore Zirr (vl), Maurice Brown (vc), Frank Sinatra (v), The Double Daters (bkv)

a. CO-40970-1 Every Man Should Marry(Benny Davis, Abner Silver) / arr: Hugo Winterhalter - 3:05
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
b. CO-40971-1 If I Ever Love Again(R. Carlyle, D. Reynolds) / arr: Hugo Winterhalter - 2:58
Columbia ET1-326   
Columbia 7838572   
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)
c. CO-40972-1 We're Just A Kiss Apart(Jule Styne, Leo Robin) / arr: Hugo Winterhalter

The Double Daters (bkv) on b.


Date: 21 Jul 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Morris Stoloff (con), Heine Beau, Alex Gershunoff, Babe Russin, Harry Schuchman, Fred Stulce (sax), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Mark McIntyre (p), Lauretta McFarland (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Daniel Karpilowsky, Dan Lube, Nick Pisani, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson (vn), Maurice Perlmutter, Dave Sterkin (vl), Cy Bernard (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3853-1 We're Just A Kiss Apart(Jule Styne, Leo Robin) / arr: Morris Stoloff - 3:03
Columbia ET1-316   
Columbia 7838556   
b. HCO-3854-1 Every Man Should Marry(Benny Davis, Abner Silver) / arr: Morris Stoloff - 3:03
Columbia ET1-326   
Columbia 7838572   
c. HCO-3855-1 The Wedding Of Lili Marlene(T. Connor, J. Reine) / arr: Morris Stoloff - 3:09
Columbia ET1-315   
Columbia 7838555   
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Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 15 Sep 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Jeff Alexander (con), Emmett Callen, Louis Palange, Albert Raskin, Harry Schuchman, Phil Shuken (sax), Ziggy Elman, Vito "Mickey" Mangano, George Seaberg (t), George Arus, Robert McGarity, Paul Weigand (tb), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Barney Kessel, Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Max Gralnick, Jack Rose (md), Ken Lane (p), Milton De Lugg (pac), Robert Maxwell (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Victor Arno, Dan Lube, William Miller, Raoul Polikian, Mischa Russell, Joe Shulman (vn), Joseph Di Fiore, Abraham Weiss (vl), Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. HCO-3903-1 That Lucky Old Sun(Haven Gillespie, B. Smith) / arr: Jeff Alexander - 3:16
Columbia ET1-372   
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b. HCO-3904-1 Mad About You(Ned Washington, Victor Young) / arr: Jeff Alexander - 3:13
Columbia ET1-380   
Columbia 7838613   
c. HCO-3905-1 Stromboli(Irving Taylor, Ken Lane) / arr: Jeff Alexander - 3:16
Columbia ET1-380   
Columbia 7838613   
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Date: 30 Oct 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), Heine Beau, Leonard Hartman, Jules Kinsler, Babe Russin, Fred Stulce (sax), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Ken Lane (p), Ann Mason (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Werner Callies, Nick Pisani, Raoul Polikian, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson (vn), Maurice Perlmutter, Gary White (vl), Cy Bernard (vc), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. RHCO-3937-1 The Old Master Painter(Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 2:24
Columbia ET1-427   
Columbia 7838650   
b. RHCO-3938-1 Why Remind Me(S. Willner, D. Tauber) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:09
Columbia ET1-440   
Columbia 7838662   
Both titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Date: 8 Nov 1949
Location: Hollywood

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Axel Stordahl (con), The Modernaires (acc), Manny Gershman, Jules Kinsler, Babe Russin, Fred Stulce (sax), Ziggy Elman, Manny Klein, George Seaberg, Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (t), George Arus, Robert McGarity, Bill Schaefer, Elmer Smithers (tb), Allan Reuss (g), Philip Stephens (b), Ken Lane (p), Ann Mason (hrp), Ray Hagan (d), Paula Kelly (v, bkv), Frank Sinatra (v), Allan Copeland, Hal Dickinson, Johnny Drake, Francis Scott (bkv)

a. RHCO-3939-1 Sorry(Buddy Pepper, Richard Whiting, Anna Sosenko) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:01
Columbia ET1-440   
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b. RHCO-3940-1 Sunshine Cake(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:09
Columbia ET1-491   
Columbia 7838705   
c. RHCO-3941-1 Sure Thing(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) / arr: Axel Stordahl - 3:11
Columbia ET1-491   
Columbia 7838705   
All titles on:
Columbia Legacy CDCXK 48673 — The Columbia Years 1943-1952: The Complete Recordings   (1993)

Paula Kelly (v) on b, (bkv) on a, c; Allan Copeland (bkv) on a, c; Hal Dickinson (bkv) on a, c; Johnny Drake (bkv) on a, c; Francis Scott (bkv) on a, c.


Sessions Reported: 43

Performances Reported: 127

Unique Songs Reported: 103

Unique Issues Reported: 100