A concept, a love story, called Watertown. Hardly in tune with the Woodstock genre of a better place where better people lived a better idea, but also not in tune with the traditional Sinatra fan who grew up with the love songs of the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Sammy Cahn, Jimmy VanHeusen, Johnny Burke, Jerome Kern and Larry Hart.
But, Watertown is a truly gorgeous song cycle, and Sinatra sounds totally invested in these songs. It is a shame and, I dare say, an injustice that this album has often been overlooked and derided. It is a beautiful example of late 60s/early 70s pop.
Watertown is the fifty-eighth studio album by Frank Sinatra.The album was released in 1970 for Reprise Records.. Watertown tells the story of a man from Watertown, New York whose wife, Elizabeth, leaves him and her young sons Michael and Peter behind to supposedly live with another man in a faraway big city. The songs make up a suite of scenes which take us from his disbelief of her leaving
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Mar 14, 2013 · Since Watertown is an album and not a book, and since Frank Sinatra is a singer and not a writer, we clearly have to discuss the music itself. When you think of Frank Sinatra’s music, you probably think of swelling string arrangements, brassy horn sections and tinkling, out-of …