This is Sinatra! Captiol Records (1957) Track listing: Iâ€™ve Got The World On A String/Three Coins In The Fountain/Love And Marriage/From Here To Eternity/South Of The Border/Rain (Falling From The Skies)/The Gal That Got Away/Young-At-Heart/Learninâ€™ The Blues/My One And Only Love/(Love Is) The Tender Trap/Donâ€™t Worry â€˜Bout Me (Nelson Riddle arranges and conducts all of the selections except for â€œSouth Of The Borderâ€ which was with Billy May)
Billed in the liner notes as â€œa dozen of his recent and best hits,â€ This Is Sinatra! rounds up the pick of his 1953-6 singles and B-sides; it was part of a running Capitol promotional series (other This Isâ€¦ albums featuring Dean Martin, Nat â€œKingâ€ Cole and so forth).
About “”Learnin’ the Blues” the notes refer to â€œthe rhythmic and torchy lesson Frank taught willing millions via juke boxes, record stores and disc jockeysâ€ Listen to Harry Edisonâ€™s trumpet and Red Norvoâ€™s vibes. Itâ€™s clear that Sinatra is suffering: â€œBut you canâ€™t forget her/Soon you even stop tryingâ€
Here is 1955â€™s â€œLearninâ€™ The Bluesâ€: