A Pair Of Kings

PERFORMER: TONY BENNETT

ALBUM: PERFECTLY FRANK

LABEL: COLUMBIA

THE BOTTOM LINE: A lilting, jazz-inflected homage from one great singer to another.

Me and My Shadow isn't a song usually associated with Frank Sinatra, so it has no proper place in this collection. Yet its presence would have set up a handy symbolic resonance. Tony Bennett, one of the supreme purveyors of popular song, here assembles 24 tunes associated with, and made popular by, Sinatra, ory days: the big-band beginnings, the series of alternately bleak ) and swinging LPs like In the Wee Small Hours and A Swingin' Affair -- concept albums...

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