Softly, as I Leave You is a 1964 studio album by American singer Frank Sinatra. This album was Sinatra's first tentative attempt to come to terms with rock and roll music.
Softly, as I Leave You" is a popular Italian song, originally titled Piano, composed by Tony De Vita with Italian lyrics by Giorgio Calabrese, translated into English by Hal Shaper. It was originally an Italian success by Mina, at the Sanremo Music Festival, entitled "Piano" ("Softly"). Mina published a recording of the song first as a single in 1960 and later as well on an EP and on three LPs.
Softly, As I Leave You (1964).
Softly, as I Leave You was Frank Sinatra's first tentative attempt to come to terms with the rock & roll revolution, even if it was hardly a rock & roll album. In fact, it wasn't much of an album to begin with. The highlight of the record was the hit title song, which featured a subdued but forceful and steady backbeat. The rhythm itself was indicative of Sinatra's effort to accept the new popular music.
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Artist: Frank Sinatra Title: Softly, As I Leave You Year Of Release: 1964 Label: Reprise Records Genre: Jazz Quality: FLAC (image+.
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There is a small Sinatra connection, though: Roberta’s recording was arranged by Eumir Deodato, who arranged several songs FS recorded with Antonio Carlos Jobim in 1969, and released on the album Sinatra & Company in 1971. Here’s a small bit of trivia for you: The him referenced by the title was folk-rock singer/songwriter Don McLean, and his song was American Pie. The song was written originally for Lori Lieberman, who recorded it first. Killing Me Softly As I Leave You". 06-27-2005, 11:48 AM #12.