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It Was A Very Good Year


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"It Was A Very Good Year" is a song Ervin Drake composed in 1961 for and originally recorded by Bob Shane with The Kingston Trio. It was subsequently made famous by Frank Sinatra's version in D-minor, which won the Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male in 1966. Gordon Jenkins was awarded Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) for the Sinatra version. This single peaked at #28 on the U.S. pop chart and became Sinatra's first #1 single on the Easy Listening charts. The song can be found on Sinatra's 1965 album September of My Years. A live, stripped-down performance is featured on his Sinatra at the Sands album. It was featured in The Sopranos season two opener, "Guy Walks into a Psychiatrist's Office...".
Frank Sinatra recorded the song on his September of My Years album (1965) and a stripped-down performance on his Sinatra at the Sands live album (1966)

Bernard Jackson brings a fresh vitality and energy to these greatest of hits that everyone clearly identifies with Frank Sinatra. He delivers his own brand of charismatic style that will have you begging for more.