Saturday music: Why try to change me now

Written by Cy Coleman and Joseph Allan McCarthy, this was Frank Sinatra’s final recording for Columbia Records, ending a 9 year relationship. Recorded at a low point in his career,on 1952, it perfectly captures his emotions at the time. Sinatra had been under a great deal of pressure from Mitch Miller, the head of Columbia’s Artists and Repertoire Division to record material that Sinatra considered inappropriate, resulting in his departure from Columbia

Fiona Apple recorded a cover of the song in 2009


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