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IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS

 
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Artist Name: FRANK SINATRA
 
Year Recorded: 1955
Record Label: Capitol
Label Number: W-581
 
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In the Wee Small Hours

Studio album by Frank Sinatra
Released 1955
Recorded March 1, 1954–March 4, 1955, KHJ Studios, Hollywood

In the Wee Small Hours is an album by Frank Sinatra with arrangements by Nelson Riddle, released in 1955.

It is with this album that Sinatra perfected the concept album, fully realizing the ideas he had been grappling with in record presentation going all the way back to The Voice from 1946.

It remains one of the most celebrated and enduring concept albums that Sinatra put out during the 1950s.

"In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" is a 1955 popular song composed by David Mann, with lyrics by Bob Hilliard. It was introduced as the title track of Frank Sinatra's 1955 album In the Wee Small Hours.

Side one
"In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (Bob Hilliard, David Mann) – 3:00
"Mood Indigo" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 3:30
"Glad to Be Unhappy" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 2:35
"I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)" (Hoagy Carmichael, Jane Brown Thompson) – 3:42
"Deep in a Dream" (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 2:49
"I See Your Face Before Me" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 3:24
"Can't We Be Friends?" (Paul James, Kay Swift) – 2:48
"When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) – 3:10

Side two
"What Is This Thing Called Love?" (Cole Porter) – 2:35
"Last Night When We Were Young" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) – 3:17
"I'll Be Around" (Alec Wilder) – 2:59
"Ill Wind" (Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 3:46
"It Never Entered My Mind" (Rodgers, Hart) – 2:42
"Dancing on the Ceiling" (Rodgers, Hart) – 2:57
"I'll Never Be the Same" (Gus Kahn, Matty Malneck, Frank Signorelli) – 3:05
"This Love of Mine" (Sol Parker, Henry W. Sanicola, Jr., Frank Sinatra) – 3:33