This Thursday, The Jonathan Channel celebrates the birth anniversary of Frank Sinatra. We will pay tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes with a day-long celebration of his music.
Throughout the day, we will highlight 10 albums from Jonathan’s list in The New Yorker of essential Sinatra recordings. Each hour will focus on an individual album from his list. Every song in the album will be performed, either by Sinatra or other musicians who loved him.
In The Wee Small Hours (Capitol 1955) - 12am to 1am
Songs For Swinging Lovers (Capitol 1956) - 1am to 2am; 4pm to 5pm
Close To You (Capitol 1956) - 2am to 3am
A Swingin' Affair (Capitol 1957) - 3am to 4am; 6pm to 7pm
Only The Lonely (Capitol 1958) - 4am to 5am; 5pm to 6pm
Come Dance With Me (Capitol 1959) - 5am to 6am; 11pm to 12am
Ring A Ding Ding! ( Capitol 1959) - 6am to 7am; 10pm to 11pm
Replay of Jonathan Schwartz Wednesday Show - 7am to 10am
Live At The Sands (Reprise 1966) - 10am to 11am
Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim (Reprise 1967) - 11am - 12pm
Jonathan Schwartz Live Tribute - 12pm to 3pm
The Voice of Frank Sinatra (Sony 2003) - 3pm to 4pm
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