In the Studio: Frank, Nat & Peggy


The recording studio is a fascinating place—for a guest. For those who work there, it can be a sweatshop. Perfection comes with a cost, and every great song has a studio story. [Photo above courtesy of]

Here are three:

Here’s Frank Sinatra recording takes of I Got Plenty of Nothing in 1956 with Nelson Riddle…

Here’s Nat King Cole recording Non Dimenticar in 1958, with pre-recording chatter between Cole and producer Lee Gillette…

Here’s Peggy Lee and Sonny Burke working on Disney’s Lady and the Tramp in 1954 or ’55…


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