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A Sinatra Celebration

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Today is the birth anniversary of Frank Sinatra. Jonathan Schwartz pays tribute to The Chairman of The Board with three hours of personal anecdotes and great music. Don't miss out! 

 

Playlist:

Frank Sinatra -  All Or Nothing At All - Strangers In The Night

Frank Sinatra -  Lover Come Back to Me - A Voice in Time (1939-1952)

Frank Sinatra -  It's All Right With Me - Frank Sinatra Sings the Select Cole Porter

Frank Sinatra -  East Of The Sun - I Remember Tommy

Frank Sinatra -  Come Rain Or Come Shine - The Songs of Johnny Mercer

Frank Sinatra -  Summer Wind - The Songs of Johnny Mercer

Frank Sinatra -  All Or Nothing At All - Strangers In The Night

Frank Sinatra -  Call Me - Strangers In The Night

Frank Sinatra -  On a Clear Day - Strangers In The Night

Frank Sinatra -  I Could Have Danced All Night - Come Dance With Me!

Frank Sinatra -  Get Me To The Church On Time - Sinatra At The Sands

Frank Sinatra -  April in Paris - Come Fly With Me

Frank Sinatra -   Drinking Again - The Songs of Johnny Mercer

Frank Sinatra -  One For My Baby - Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely

Frank Sinatra -  River, Stay 'Way From My Door - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Frank Sinatra -  Pennies from Heaven - Songs for Swingin' Lovers

Frank Sinatra -  Pennies from Heaven - Frank Sinatra & Count Basie

Frank Sinatra -  This Love of Mine - In The Wee Small Hours

Frank Sinatra - Mistletoe and Holly - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Frank Sinatra -  Mr. Success - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Frank Sinatra -  I Have Dreamed - The Concert Sinatra

Frank Sinatra -  It Was A Very Good Year - September of My Years

Frank Sinatra -  From This Moment On - A Swingin' Affair!

Frank Sinatra -  Blues In The Night - Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely

Frank Sinatra - The Last Dance - Come Dance With Me!

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Comments [6]

Barry Kaufman from NJ

Agree with you on Sinatra comments..greatest interpretive singer ever,by a wide margin.
A tormented genius,with a talent and ego bigger than anybody else

Jan. 14 2014 03:00 PM
Debra from Washington, Dc

OK, dumb question of the day. Is it possible to listen to archived shows? And if so, how?

Thanks!

Dec. 14 2013 04:14 PM
Paul from Evanston, IL

Really enjoyed this today, even though I only got to listen to a little bit of it. I wish I could have listened all day! Very nicely done!

Dec. 13 2013 01:50 AM
Bill Reed from L.A.

The big event in our high school one year was the result of a classmate sending Frank Sinatra a birthday card---probably addressed to Capitol Records, or. . .?---informing him that it was her birthday, too. Lo and behold, a short while later, she received a phone call from the man himself. All very, very avuncular, asking about her school activities, college plans, etc. Wished her a long, happy life and signed off. Don't know how he obtained her phone number, but as we all know by now, he definitely had his ways and means. This was in Charleston, WV circa 1958. Might have even made the local paper. Sort of changed her life. She's probably still talking about it even as I write this.

Dec. 12 2013 08:38 PM
Gloria

Saw Frank live in the 80's in Houston. My husband couldn't go so took our 17 year old daughter, who was more used to rock concerts. After "One For My Baby" she said "You could hear a pin drop!" My 2 kids, their spouses, and grandkids are fans also. I didn't have to indoctrinate them, they got it by osmosis. Thanks, Jonathan, for today!

Dec. 12 2013 06:02 PM
S from MP

What a day! Terrific!

Dec. 12 2013 05:16 PM

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