Posts tagged "Frank Sinatra"
Song Of The Day – “Summer Wind” by Frank Sinatra It’s all about the groovy organ work in this song…and, of course, that voice! This classic originally from the 1966 album, “Strangers In The Night,” features lyrics by the great Johnny Mercer. It was originally a chart hit by Wayne Newton…but the song is most... Read more »
On this date seventy-five years ago, Bobby Darin is born in the Bronx. He would die at age thirty-seven just after open-heart surgery. Here he performs his biggest, most Sinatra-like hit in Las Vegas. It is appropriate today because the Chairman passed away thirteen years ago at age eighty-two:
by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “Don’t You Go Away Mad” by Frank Sinatra This early ’60s gem by Frank Sinatra has just the right amount of “Ring-A-Ding-Ding-Mad-Men” vibe to make us forgive the sexism of the lyrics. This one comes from the “Sinatra And Swingin’ Brass” album with arrangements by Neal Hefti.
by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “Luck Be A Lady” by Marlon Brando from the film version of the musical “Guys And Dolls” One of composer/lyricist Frank Loesser’s most enduring songs…and who knew that Marlon Brando could sing! During production, this film was considered to be totally miscast. Smooth voiced Frank Sinatra’s Nathan Detroit was considered too... Read more »