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Part One: The Icons
27 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM
With DETOURS, the PopMatters staff is celebrating the strange, bizarre, lovely, and funny albums that have emerged from an artist’s desire to try something different. Some of these detours have lead to modern-day classics. Some have lead to laugh-inducing commercial disasters. And others... others are just plain weird.
Frank Sinatra: A Voice in Time (1939-1952)
29 Nov 2007 // 4:00 PM
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.
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.
Frank Sinatra: A Jolly Christmas
6 Dec 2011 // 10:00 PM
Frank Sinatra's first full-length Christmas album remains his best.
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