Spend Your Day With Sinatra!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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.

Schedule -

 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


Sign up for The Jonathan Channel weekly e-newsletter before Dec. 12, and be entered to win The Ultimate Sinatra Set, hand-picked by Jonathan Schwartz.

Have your own special memory or story about Frank Sinatra? Please leave a comment below.

See the full list of prize contents and complete giveaway rules.

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Comments [2]

David Porter from Cyprus

Loved the Sinatra birthday show! You read an essay from 1970 by an Alan J. Someone, didn't catch the last name. Can you post a link to the essay, if it's available online, or let me know where I can find it? It's a fantastic piece of writing.


Dec. 19 2013 06:11 AM
charles herndon from Portsmouth RI

Jonathan, we love your channel and made a donation - Listen everyday! You are the best.

thank you for being there - very happy for you.

Dec. 12 2013 01:29 PM

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The sounds of Frank Sinatra, Nelson Riddle, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday and other masters of the American songbook can be heard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, anywhere in the world.

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