Although Frank Sinatra has sung many outstanding and memorable songs during his career, there are some that have remained popular even today. One such example is ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’. This song was written in 1936 by Cole Porter. It was first performed by Virginia Bruce in the musical ‘Born to Dance’. In the same year, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song.
It was a decade later, in 1946, that Frank Sinatra performed the song for the first time. He sang a medley on his weekly radio show, with ‘Easy to Love’ forming the first part of the medley and ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’ as the second half of the performance.
This track became Sinatra’s signature song and he put his own stamp on it in 1956 when he recorded a big-band version of the track with an arrangement by Nelson Riddle. In 1963, Sinatra re-recorded the song for his album ‘Sinatra’s Sinatra’. This album consisted of tracks that were Sinatra’s personal favorites. His 1966 album ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ also features a live version of the track.
You can watch Frank Sinatra singing ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’ live here:
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