Francis A. & Edward K.
|Francis A. & Edward K.|
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||December 11 – 12, 1967, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California|
|Frank Sinatra chronology|
|Duke Ellington chronology|
Recording and music
The original intention was to record a mix of standards and originals, but only one original, Ellington's "I Like the Sunrise", was used. The arrangements were written by Billy May. All of the performances are at a slow tempo except "Come Back to Me".
Release and reception
- "Follow Me" (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 3:56
- "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb) – 4:15
- "All I Need Is the Girl" (Stephen Sondheim, Jule Styne) – 5:01
- "Indian Summer" (Victor Herbert, Al Dubin) – 4:14
- "I Like the Sunrise" (Duke Ellington) (from Ellington's Liberian Suite (1947)) – 5:02
- "Yellow Days" (Álvaro Carrillo, Alan Bernstein) – 5:00
- "Poor Butterfly" (Raymond Hubbell, John Golden) – 4:29
- "Come Back to Me" (Burton Lane, Lerner) – 3:22
- Frank Sinatra - vocals
- Billy May - arranger, conductor
- Duke Ellington - Piano
- Cootie Williams - Trumpet
- Cat Anderson - Trumpet
- Jimmy Hamilton - Clarinet, tenor saxophone
- Paul Gonsalves - Tenor saxophone
- Johnny Hodges - Alto saxophone
- Russell Procope - Alto saxophone, clarinet
- Harry Carney - Baritone saxophone
- Lawrence Brown - Trombone
- Jeff Castleman - Double Bass
- Sam Woodyard - Drums
Among others, non-credited.
- Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Frank Sinatra / Duke Ellington: Francis A. & Edward K." AllMusic. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
- Morgenstern, Dan (2014). "Ellington in the 1960s and 1970s: Triumph and Tragedy". In Green, Edward (ed.). The Cambridge Companion to Duke Ellington. Cambridge University Press. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-521-88119-7.