Swing Easy! is the eighth studio album by Frank Sinatra.
” Sinatra plays around with the melodies without leaving them behind, delivering each line with precision. It ranks as one of his most jazzy performances, as well as one of his most fun and carefree records” (AllMusic, Stephen Thomas Erlewine).
“Jeepers Creepers” (Harry Warren, Johnny Mercer)
“Taking a Chance on Love” (Vernon Duke, Ted Fetter, John Latouche)
“Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams” (Harry Barris, Ted Koehler, Billy Moll)
“Lean Baby” (Roy Alfred, Billy May)
“I Love You” (Harry Archer, Harlan Thompson)
“I’m Gonna Sit Right Down (And Write Myself a Letter)” (Fred E. Ahlert, Joe Young)
“Get Happy” (Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen)
“All of Me” (Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks)
“How Could You Do a Thing Like That to Me” (Tyree Glenn, Allan Roberts)
“Why Should I Cry Over You?” (Chester Conn, Nathan “Ned” Miller)
“Sunday” (Chester Conn, Benny Krueger, Ned Miller, Jule Styne)
“Just One of Those Things” (Cole Porter)
Frank Sinatra – vocals
Nelson Riddle – arranger, conductor
Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4:
Harry Edison (tpt); Tommy Pederson, Ray Sims (tbn): George Roberts (b-tbn); Skeets Herfurt, Mahlon Clark (alt); Babe Russin, Eddie Miller (ten/cit); Joe Koch (bar); Bill Miller (p); Allan Reuss (g); Joe Comfort (b); Alvin Stoller (d); Frank Flynn (vib).
Tracks 5, 6, 7, 8:
Harry Edison (tpt); Tommy Pederson, Ray Sims (tbn); George Roberts (b-tbn): Skeets Herfurt, Abe Most (alt); Babe Russin, Eddie Miller (ten/cit); Joe Koch (bar); Bill Miller (p); Bob Bain (g); Joe Comfort (b); Alvin Stoller (d); Frank Flynn (vib).
Released: August 2, 1954
Recorded: April 7, April 19, 1954 Hollywood
Producer: Voyle Gilmore