Frank Sinatra - Duets & Rarities: The Gold Collection (1998) [Special Limited Edition, 2CD]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Tracks+Cue+Log | 494 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 306 Mb | Scans | Time: 01:04:37 + 59:31
Proper/Retro | R2CD 40-57
Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Swing
Duets & Rarities: The Gold Collection is a two-disc set collecting 40 duets and rarities (natch) featuring Frank Sinatra. Most date from the '40s, his Columbia years, and most can be found on the gargantuan 12-disc set The Columbia Years (1943-1952): The Complete Recordings. The first disc features a few intriguing duets ("New York, New York" with Gene Kelly, "A Little Learning Is a Dangerous Thing" with Pearl Bailey, "Me and My Shadow" with Sammy Davis, Jr., even the oddball "Mama Will Bark" with Dagmar), some ostensibly grabbed from radio shows. The quality is sub-standard, though, and, despite the presence of a few novelties, none but the most rabid Sinatra collectors need bother with it.