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  1. Sinatra*, The Words & Music Of McKuen* Sinatra*, The Words & Music Of McKuen* - A Man Alone (The Words And Music Of Rod McKuen) ‎ (LP, Album, .
  2. A Man Alone (fully titled A Man Alone: The Words and Music of McKuen) is a studio album by American singer Frank Sinatra, arranged by Don Costa.. In a tribute to the poet, all songs on this album were written by Rod McKuen. "Love's Been Good to Me" reached No. 8 on the British charts, and was also notably recorded by Johnny Cash.. Track listing. All songs written by Rod McKuenGenre: Vocal jazz, traditional pop.
  3. Editors’ Notes Like a lot of singers over 30, Frank Sinatra spent a good chunk of the late '60s on albums intended to appeal to the burgeoning youth market. At the time, poet/songwriter Rod McKuen was a bona fide pop-culture phenomenon, and Sinatra tapped into the wordsmith's work for this album of McKuen tunes and poems.
  4. After making a successful mainstream, contemporary pop album with My Way, Frank Sinatra branched out with A Man Alone, subtitled "The Words & Music of McKuen."Unlike most poets, Rod McKuen was extremely popular and successful, selling over a million copies of his books in the late '60s. After meeting at a party, the singer decided to record an entire album of the poet's verse and music.4/
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of A Man Alone (The Words & Music Of McKuen) on Discogs. Label: Reprise Records - • Series: The Frank Sinatra Collection • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz, Pop • Style: Vocal, Swing, Easy Listening4/5(2).
  6. Listen to your favorite songs from A Man Alone: The Words And Music Of McKuen by Frank Sinatra Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on .
  7. The lyrics of the songs on "A Man Alone" are basically "declamations" about an event or obvious feeling (being single, feeling lonely, feeling unrooted), repeated rather than developed, and lacking the possibilities for the dramatic, even Hamlet-like enactments, that Sinatra brings to the material of the Capitol albums with Nelson Riddle and /5(38).
  8. A man who listens to the trembling of the trees With sentimental ease In me, you see a man alone Behind the wall he's learned to call his home A man who still goes walkin' in the rain Expecting love again A man not lonely except when the dark comes on A man learning to live with mem'ries of midnights that fell apart at dawn In me, you see a man.

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