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Frank Sinatra: Songs For Young Lovers and other Capitol reissues

Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 22 September 1984

BECAUSE SINATRA has lasted so long, has outlived his own legend – to the point where he can make a record with Quincy Jones and apparently see nothing incongruous – the perspective of his greatest music has been distorted by his subsequent fallibility. The same thing happened to Armstrong, Crosby and Presley; but none were so willful about their decline as Sinatra.

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