Sinatra Rocks! Ol’ Blue Eyes' Best, Worst and Surreal Pop Covers

Legendary crooner took on songs by Paul Simon, Neil Diamond and Jim Croce

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"For Once in My Life" (1969)

From the same My Way album that gave us that questionable "Mrs. Robinson" is this far more satisfying take on Stevie Wonder's jubilant hit. The frisky Motown guitar lick of Wonder's version is gone, but Sinatra's sure-footed phrasing, combined with longtime collaborator Don Costa's arrangement, deepens the romantic elation of Wonder's original. You almost wish Sinatra had tackled "Sir Duke" at some point.

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