Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. seemed to always being playing on the house stereo when I was a kid.
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Steven Wilson’s remaster of King Crimson’s Lark’s Tongues in Aspic, arriving on the 40th anniversary of its original release, is a don’t-miss opportunity to revisit one of that ever-evolving band’s most interesting periods.
Everybody has their own definition of a “chill” record. But if ever there was a time when one was desperately needed, it would likely be when you are stranded on a faraway island — with nothing but a volleyball to keep you company.
Given a chance to stuff five box sets into our baggage before that fateful trip, our panel of intrepid travelers has selected the Beatles and Miles Davis as must-have items. But not by much.
Trilogy, presented as an “event” in 1980 when Frank Sinatra sessions began slowing to a crawl, finds him attempting to frame the past, present and future on a trio of discs. It’s an ultimately flawed release — but not without its saving graces.
Frank Sinatra would have been 97 last Monday. His mystery still lingers with me, as does the memory of a concert — one of Sinatra’s last — when he recaptured all of that complexity.
by Derrick Lord This is an act the Rat Pack — Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. — had down to a T and it really shows. A fun slice of musical history.
The crashing brilliance of “The Best Is Yet To Come,” courtesy of Frank Sinatra and the Count Basie band, came to mind on this, the fifth anniversary of Something Else! Reviews.
by Nick DeRiso All due respect to Nelson Riddle, but this didn’t seem like it would work. “Only the Lonely,” at first — even to Sinatra — felt temperamentally suited to Gordon Jenkins, the man most closely associated with much of Frank Sinatra‘s string-oriented, darker work. (See the very good CD “September of My Years,” featuring “It Was A VeryRead More
NICK DERISO: Frank Sinatra, 10 years gone, would have been 93 this month. His mystery still lingers with me, as does the memory of a concert — one of Sinatra’s last — when he recaptured all of that complexity. Sinatra was both a pawn to his past and the king of it, a guy who shadowboxed on stage, and toldRead More