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Sinatra, Martin and Davis – Christmas with the Rat Pack (2002)

Sinatra, Martin and Davis – Christmas with the Rat Pack (2002)

Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. seemed to always being playing on the house stereo when I was a kid.

New Music Monday: Paul McCartney, Amy Winehouse, the Rolling Stones, King Crimson, Frank Sinatra

New Music Monday: Paul McCartney, Amy Winehouse, the Rolling Stones, King Crimson, Frank Sinatra

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.

Desert Island Discs: Records to Chill By

Desert Island Discs: Records to Chill By

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.

Desert Island Discs: Box Set Edition

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.

Forgotten series: Frank Sinatra – Trilogy: The Past – Collectibles of the Early Years (1980)

Forgotten series: Frank Sinatra – Trilogy: The Past – Collectibles of the Early Years (1980)

Together with Billy May, Sinatra showcased, with simple grace, why the past still mattered.

Shows I'll Never Forget: Frank Sinatra, Sept. 30, 1994

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.

Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. – The Rat Pack Live at the Sands (2001)

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.

One Track Mind: Frank Sinatra and Count Basie, "The Best Is Yet To Come" (1964)

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.

Frank Sinatra – Only the Lonely (1958)

Frank Sinatra – Only the Lonely (1958)

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

Frank Sinatra (1915-1998): An Appreciation

Frank Sinatra (1915-1998): An Appreciation

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