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Frank Sinatra: Artist Collection

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Jazz Music

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English


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An Artist Grows Into His Talent: Revisiting Sinatra's Radio Years 2015 (NPR)

12/4/2015
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"It's these fresh vocal cords that haven't been abused yet, broken in yet." Susan Stamberg dives into Frank Sinatra: A Voice on Air, a box set of rare radio broadcasts.

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Sinatra Tribute Concert 2015 (Uncommon Knowledge)

12/3/2015
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Ol' Blue Eyes would have been 100 this year. To celebrate, a local jazz group is hosting a concert in celebration of Sinatra. Laura Kennedy has more.

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How Frank Sinatra Became "The Voice" 2010 (NPR)

11/30/2015
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Before the Rat Pack, before "My Way." A new biography by James Kaplan looks at the skinny kid with the killer voice, the young Frank Sinatra.

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Frank Sinatra's Life and Legacy 2008 (NPR)

11/30/2015
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Record producer and Sinatra historian Charles Granada discusses his book Sessions With Sinatra: Frank Sinatra And The Art of Recording and the box set — Frank Sinatra: The Best of the Columbia Years 1943-1952 — he helped to create.

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Feature album - September of My Years 2014 (Afternoons with Simon Mercep)

11/30/2015
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Our feature album is one of Frank Sinatra's best albums, 'September of My Years' came out in 1965 and critics say it consolidated his strengths while moving him into new territory, primarily in terms of tone, which became more world-weary and reflective.

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The Amazing Life of Frank Sinatra 2011 (All Sides)

11/30/2015
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This hour on All Sides we explore the life of musical legend, Frank Sinatra. More than a decade after his death, his music continues being apart of culture, life and entertainment. We talk with James Kaplan about his new book, Frank: The Voice. Guest: James Kaplan (author/biographer) June 20, 2011

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“Nothing But the Best” from Frank Sinatra 2008 (WFIU:Jazz)

11/29/2015
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In 2008, Reprise records released 21 vintage Sinatra tracks - plus a newly completed alternate rendition of "Body and Soul." Creator of WFIU's "Afterglow," Dick Bishop, comments on these unique recordings and Frank's influences.

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Frank Sinatra: The Voice 2011 (All Sides)

11/29/2015
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He's known as "The Voice" ...we'll hear about the amazing life of Frank Sinatra: radio, movie and recording star who changed the face of popular culture, with biographer James Kaplan.

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The Man at Frank Sinatra's Piano 2006 (NPR)

11/29/2015
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Musician Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's accompanist and musical collaborator for decades, died earlier this month. Musician and Day to Day contributor David Was offers a remembrance of Miller's decades-long career and influential piano style.

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Nancy Sinatra 2004 (NPR)

11/29/2015
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Nancy Sinatra, daughter of Frank Sinatra, has produced hit songs of her own, including "These Boots Are Made for Walking" and "Something Stupid" -- a duet she recorded with her dad. She also wrote a book about him: Frank Sinatra: An American Legend. This interview was first broadcast on Dec. 12, 1995.

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Sinatra, as Remembered by His Valet 2003 (NPR)

11/29/2015
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For more than 20 years, George Jacobs saw legendary crooner Frank Sinatra as few others did: at home, relaxed, even without his hairpiece. Jacobs was Sinatra's valet. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Jacobs and his co-author, William Stadiem, about their new book, Mr. S: My Life with Frank Sinatra.

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Best song ever written - Come Fly With Me 2014 (Afternoons with Simon Mercep)

11/29/2015
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Viv Higgins from Papatoetoe has chosen 'Come Fly With Me' performed by Frank Sinatra.

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Best song ever written - All The Way 2014 (Afternoons with Simon Mercep)

11/29/2015
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Pat Robins from Hawkes Bay has chosen 'All The Way' by Frank Sinatra.

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