Song of the Day #2,129: ‘Angel Eyes (Live)’ – Frank Sinatra

sinatraAnother honorable mention for my list of favorite songs is ‘Angel Eyes,’ the second track on Frank Sinatra’s classic downer of an album, Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely.

Given my penchant for the melancholy, it’s no surprise that this is my favorite Frank Sinatra album (or that my second favorite is the break-up concept record Watertown, which I dissected song-by-song a couple of years ago).

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Song of the Day #824: ‘Angel Eyes’ – Frank Sinatra

Top Ten Male Vocalists – #1 – Frank Sinatra

I don’t think there was any other possibility for the #1 spot on my list. Certainly not for a kid who grew up in a house filled with Frank Sinatra’s music.

I know this entry breaks a lot of patterns set up throughout the countdown — he’s of a different era and a different genre than all the rest — but so what? He’s the Chairman of the Board… he’s The Voice. He’s Sinatra.

You really think I can make a list of the best male vocalists and not include him? Forgetaboutit.

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