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Frank Sinatra – “Summer Wind” – Old Blue Eyes – 1966

Frank Sinatra “Summer Wind” 1966 * This may be my favorite Frank Sinatra Song. Just love this one. Summer Wind” is a 1965 song, originally released in Germany as “Der Sommerwind” and written by Heinz Meier and German language lyrics by Hans Bradtke.      Johnny Mercer re-wrote the song into English along the same themes as the original, which […]

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Frank Sinatra’s Generosity – Ernest Borgnine

Frank Sinatra’s Generosity Ernest Borgnine * When Lee J. Cobb, an actor who Sinatra knew for their appearance together in The Miracle Of The Bells but was not especially close to, nearly died of a heart attack in 1955, Sinatra gave him moral support, paid his bills and housed him during his recuperation. In Cobb’s words: “He built […]

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Frank Sinatra “The Way You Look Tonight” – 51 Million Views

Frank Sinatra “The Way You Look Tonight” 1964 * Frank’s version of Just the Way You Look Tonight was viewed over 51 Million Views. Unbelievable!     Some day, when I’m awfully low, When the world is cold, I will feel a glow just thinking of you And the way you look tonight. Yes you’re […]

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Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra – Excellent Rare Medley Nov. 1, 1960

Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra  Excellent & Rare Medley November 1, 1960 * What can you say about these two except that they just don’t make them like this anymore. This is one of our favorite clips from back in the day, November 1, 1960.   Francis Albert Sinatra was born on December 12, 1915, […]

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Dean Martin – At his best – 1964 – LIVE on Stage

Dean Martin – Medley At His Best Live on Stage – 1964 *   At 15, Dean Martin was a boxer who billed himself as “Kid Crochet”. Dean’s prizefighting earned him a broken nose (later straightened), a scarred lip, many broken knuckles (a result of not being able to afford tape used to wrap boxers’ […]

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Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin – RARE backstage footage – Sweden 1960

Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin RARE backstage footage  Sweden 1960 * Some More Frank Sinatra History Frank Sinatra’s father, Antonino – a small, blue-eyed, ruddy-complexioned man – was from Lercara Friddi, near Palermo, Sicily. His parents had originally been vineyard cultivators. He arrived at Ellis Island with his mother and sisters in 1903, when they joined his father, Francesco Sinatra, who had immigrated to […]

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My Funny Valentine – Frank Sinatra

My Funny Valentine Frank Sinatra * Love this version of My Funny Valentine. Sinatra always did something special with the songs that he sang. This one is no exception. Hope you enjoy…      “My Funny Valentine” is a show tune from the 1937 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart musical Babes in Arms in which it was introduced by former child star Mitzi Green. […]

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Jerry Lewis on Frank Sinatra’s Private Generosity

Jerry Lewis on Frank Sinatra’s Private Generosity   *     This is another excellent story about the Frank Sinatra that we as fans always loved about him. Listen to Jerry tell this story. One of many that we never heard of about Old Blue Eyes. For every story about Sinatra’s temper, impatience and revengeful […]

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Ave Maria – Luciano Pavarotti – Absolutely Wonderful

Ave Maria – Luciano Pavarotti Absolutely Wonderful  *   Very Interesting history of Ave Maria     The opening words and refrain of Ellen’s song, namely “Ave Maria” (Latin for “Hail Mary”), may have led to the idea of adapting Schubert’s melody as a setting for the full text of the traditional Roman Catholic prayer “Ave Maria“. […]

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Frank Sinatra and Count Basie – “The Best is Yet To Come”

Frank Sinatra and Count Basie  “The Best is Yet To Come” * Love this song by Frank. This just brings so much positivism into the mix. I Just can’t get enough. We very much miss Old Blue Eyes.   “The Best Is Yet to Come” is a 1959 song composed by Cy Coleman, with lyrics written […]

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