The early part of this recording of the core group of the legendary Rat Pack, featuring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr., showcases more of the team's individual performances than is usual on their banter-filled live albums. Sinatra's regretful version of "When Your Lover Has Gone" is a classic of its kind, while Martin's "Volare/On An Evening in Roma" displays the singer's boozy good humor. Things loosen up further with freewheeling versions of "The Lady Is a Tramp" and "Pennies From Heaven," and the trio's performance of "Birth of the Blues" is a showstopper. Five Sinatra solo tracks, including a sumptuous version of "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered," round out the album.
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