Count Basie / Count Basie Orchestra / Frank Sinatra

You Make Me Feel So Young

Song Review by

Although considered to be a popular standard, “You Make Me Feel So Young” is a song which received it’s definitive reading on Frank Sinatra’s magnificent Songs For Swingin’ Lovers. Apparently recorded and arranged quickly, the song is a testament to the collaboration between Sinatra and his arranger Nelson Riddle. The song is positively joyous, and bristles with energy and excitement, and it’s obvious that Sinatra is having a ball singing it. “You make Me Feel So Young” is a wonderfully constructed song, and the bridge is unexpected and a joy, especially in Sinatra’s hands. Although other singers, from Perry Como to Chet Baker have tackled the song successfully, none other has given it the zest and life of the Sinatra/Riddle version, and as such it’s a standout track on one of popular music’s finest albums.

Appears On

Year Artist/Album Label Time AllMusic Rating
Songs for Swingin' Lovers! 1956 Capitol / EMI Records 2:57
20 Golden Greats 1978 EMI Classics
No Image 1988 Capitol 0:00
The Reprise Collection 1990 Reprise 3:05
The Capitol Years 1990 Capitol / EMI Records 2:55
The Best of the Capitol Years 1992 Capitol 2:54
Concepts 1992 Capitol 2:56
Sinatra [Soundtrack to the CBS Mini-Series] 1992 Reprise 2:55
You Make Me Feel So Young 1995 Avid 0:00
Sinatra 80th: All the Best 1995 Capitol / EMI Records 2:55
The Inimitable 1996 Prism Entertainment 2:55
Wedding Album [Double Gold] 1997
Various Artists
Double Gold 0:00
Frank Sinatra, Vol. 2: Members Edition 1997 Members Edition 2:53
Platinum Collection: The Greatest Songs of All Time 1997
Various Artists
Start 2:57
The Classic Collection [Prism] 1998 3:13
The Capitol Years [21-CD] 1998 EMI Music Distribution 2:57
Classic Sinatra: His Greatest Performances 1953-1960 2000 Capitol 2:56
With Love...Sinatra X 2001 Legacy 2:56
The Best of Frank Sinatra [One Way] 2001 Ummm Records 2:52
40 Famous Songs from the Musicals 2001 Double Gold 2:56
50 Famous Songs From the Movies 2001 Doubles (UK) 2:57
Eee-O-11: The Best of the Rat Pack 2001 Capitol / EMI Records 2:56
Gold Collection [Deja Vu] 2001 Retro Music 2:49
American Legend [K-Tel UK] 2002 K-Tel Distribution 2:56
The Rat Pack: 60 Outstanding Performances 2002
Various Artists
K-Tel Distribution 2:56
Night and Day [Goldies] 2004 Goldies 2:55
Radio Minerva 2008
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 3:11
Sinatra: Best of the Best 2011 Capitol / EMI 2:54
Ultimate Sinatra: The Centennial Collection 2015 Capitol 2:55
No Image Must Have Records / Zebralution 2:56
The U2 Jukebox: The Songs that Inspired the Band
Chrome Dreams / United States of Distribution 2:56
No Image Phantom