Song of the Day #1,169: ‘The Train’ – Frank Sinatra

Here we are, at our final stop on the Watertown journey, suitably titled ‘The Train.’

How will the story end? With reconciliation or despair? Anybody familiar with Sinatra’s torch albums should know the answer.

‘The Train’ starts out positively buoyant, as the husband checks the weather, checks his watch, and prepares to meet his returning wife at the train station. He’s had “so many nights to find the way,” another clue that this break-up can’t be placed entirely on her shoulders.

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