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A Voice on Air: Frank Sinatra and the Golden Age of Radio

Nobody “owned” radio like the Voice, and in the decades since, no other star has come close to dominating the medium like Sinatra, as the newly released boxset A Voice on Air demonstrates

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‘The Voice’ at 100: Frank Sinatra Jr. Speaks Out

On the centennial of his legendary father’s birth, Frank Sinatra Jr. strives to defend the Sinatra legacy, and keep his father’s music alive

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Frank Sinatra Was a Strange Cat

For many, Frank Sinatra is a caricature of a bygone era, a static character whose legacy commanded more respect than his work. That's only part of the story-- and so is this.

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Counterbalance: Frank Sinatra’s Songs for Swingin’ Lovers

291st most acclaimed album of all time, you make me feel there are songs to be sung, bells to be rung and a marvelous fling to be flung. A pre-rock masterpiece is this week's Counterbalance.

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Bob Dylan - “The Night We Called It a Day” (video)

The legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan gets away with murder in the old-timey noir music video of his Frank Sinatra cover "The Night We Called It a Day".

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Frank Sinatra: Ring-A-Ding-Ding

A classic Sinatra release gets the reboot treatment while offering a surprising amount of insight into what made the icon click.

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Oi, You Alright?: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Journey from India to America

As an Indian PhD student at an American university, Sriram Dayanand was given a front row seat to the pre-Internet maelstrom that was the glory of rock 'n' roll. Now covering cricket for ESPN and Sports Illustrated, he details what it was like to journey from musical scarcity in India, to the rock pantheon of the United States.

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The Joker Is Wild… Frank Sinatra As Joe E. Lewis

Everybody knows Frank Sinatra was one of the best singers in the world, but his talent as an actor should not be forgotten. Sure, there

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‘Frank Sinatra: Concert Collection’ The Master at Work, Captured Here

These live performances demonstrate Frank Sinatra's constant transformation; from the Jersey wiseguy monologues to singing that lays bare his soul, as though he’s shining a spotlight down a well.

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The Secret Sisters: The Secret Sisters

Could the Secret Sisters be the saviors of country music?

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In my opinion, “Hot As Sun/Glasses” is one of Paul McCartney’s best instrumental tracks. However, it is actually several different compositions put together

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Frank Sinatra: Strangers in the Night: Deluxe Edition

Frank Sinatra vs. the Beatles: Score a pop chart victory for the Chairman.

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American Idol: Week #10, The Top Five

With Mad Marg gone, you no longer have to watch the show through your fingers, but things have gotten reliably lackluster, perhaps accounting for the show’s worst ratings since 2002, even getting tromped one night by Dancing with the Stars, for heaven’s sake, results that must have had Idol producers seeing visions of Paula Abdul in their sleep.

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9 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Rags to Riches: The Fangirl Phenomena

Take a quick look at fangirl history and you will realize that fangirls’ devotion has “made” some of the most significant players in pop culture history. Fangirls are one of the primary drivers in popular media and today they are more empowered than ever before.

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Frank Sinatra: Christmas with Sinatra and Friends

Christmas with Sinatra and Friends works because Sinatra sounds his best when he's around other people.

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10 years after Frank Sinatra’s death, daughter Nancy helps keep the legend alive

MIAMI - It was 40 years ago, but the memory still shimmers: Exhausted and incognito, Nancy Sinatra was sitting at a back table at the Fontainebleau

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Frank Sinatra: Sinatra at the Movies

Ten years after Ol' Blues Eyes exited the world stage, a compilation of his movie songs reminds us of his signature vocal talents, but lacks vital context on Sinatra himself.

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TCM pays tribute to Frank Sinatra through the month of May

It will be 10 years on May 14 since Frank Sinatra closed his ol’ blue eyes for the last time. The singer who started as the swoon

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The John Frankenheimer Collection

The rather complex ideological issues and unique sense of aesthetics that Frankenheimer infused in his films can be fully appreciated in this collection.

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Frank Sinatra: A Voice in Time (1939-1952)

Sinatra's reputation was a victim of the changing times, and I don't think it's possible to overstate the effect that this transition has had upon the perception of his music.

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