Frank Sinatra
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Defensiveness, Vengeance, and Unashamed Self-pity, or, Trump Music
13 Feb 2017 // 9:00 PM

Some troubling common themes in songs from the Trump administration.

A Voice on Air: Frank Sinatra and the Golden Age of Radio
30 Dec 2015 // 3:55 AM

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


Frank Sinatra Was a Strange Cat
14 Dec 2015 // 9:15 PM

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.

Frank Sinatra: London
10 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

Sinatra box-set with re-mastered studio album Sinatra Sings Great Songs From Great Britain and a wealth of British extras.


Counterbalance: Frank Sinatra’s Songs for Swingin’ Lovers
15 May 2015 // 4:00 AM

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.

Bob Dylan - "The Night We Called It a Day" (video)
2 Mar 2015 // 6:55 AM

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".


Frank Sinatra’s Story Told on HBO
3 Apr 2015 // 3:58 AM

If Frank Sinatra eventually lost his grip on pop, Alex Gibney thinks he persists today because of the emotion and passion in his best music, particularly the ballads.

Ol' Blue Eyes on DVD, 14 hours of revelations
2 Nov 2010 // 6:30 AM

Even at this late date, we have yet to take the full measure of Frank Sinatra's art. After all the classic recordings, all the celebrated

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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