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Frank Sinatra

there was Frank Sinatra. The man some say "held the patent for the popular song". During his career Ol' Blue Eyes had cut some 1,800 recordings, gathered nine Grammys, and was considered by many critics to be the preeminent singer of this century (CNN, N.Pag). Durring his long career he became on e of the most successful pop music figures of the century. Sinatra's sophisticated musicianship was evident in his many recordings. (Columbia Encyclopedia). blah blah blah…. Frank Sinatra was born in...

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Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra As we inch towards the year 2000, we look back to the pre-dominant individuals of the 20th century. Time magazine voted Frank Sinatra as the world's most influential vocalist of the 20th century. Frank Sinatra not only excelled but transcended music and became a true personality of our time. Whether you're talking about recorded music, live performances, movies or simply living large, Frank Sinatra has done that all. He has become an international figure, having the reputation as...

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Frank Sinatra Research paper

Chairman of the Board Frank Sinatra was known by many names such as The Sultan of Swoon, The Voice, and Ol’ Blue Eyes. Choose whichever you like. There were very few entertainers who stood the test of time and are still as popular in their hay day as they are in the current generation. Presley, Sinatra, and Bing Crosby are the select few who are still as popular, if not more so, than they were in their respective times. Time Magazine even considered him the most influential vocalist of the 20th...

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Frank Sinatra

Summary of Frank Sinatra Growing up on the streets of Hoboken, New Jersey, made Frank Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. Starting out as a saloon singer in many down-trotted bars, he got his first major break in 1935 as part of The Hoboken Four on a popular radio show, Major Bowes Amateur Hour. In 1939 Sinatra caught the attention of Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra. He sang the first ever No. 1 song on Billboard, I'll Never Smile Again. That same year he married Nancy Barbato with whom...

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Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley

 By: Stacy Elvis Presley was obviously a very talented artist that inspired people through his music. This is because he played different verities of music. He played rock and roll, pop, rockabilly, country, blues, gospel, R&B. And him doing that impacted many people around the world. But what inspired him to do the things he used to do? Elvis Aaron Presley was born on Tuesday, January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi. Presley got his first guitar...

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High School and Old Cassette Recorder

reading books. I am very fond of music. When I am free, I often listen to my favorite songs from an old cassette recorder. At weekends, I usually go to music shops in the downtown areas to buy good CDs. Of the famous pop singers, I prefer Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Madona and Paul MC Cartney. I also spend an hour after dinner watching news and documentary programmes. I particularly enjoy the program "The World Here and There" because it broadens my knowledge of nature and human civilizations...

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Black People and James Baldwin

blacks.” He says that people say that being black is not that bad because there are white people in the same situation and that there is still hope for the black because of people like Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis but it is still not something “to be regarded with complacency” because the situations of Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis are just rare. Equality in America at the time was possible with “determined will,” but still very rare. Another way James Baldwin established the theme of equality in...

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Frankie

would sing, that beautiful rhapsody of love and youth and spring? The music is sweet, the words are true – the song is you! In my book this was his greatest song, The Song Is You, composed by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein. The genius of Frank Sinatra is that he makes you feel the song he sings is you, you alone, you above all. He gives vent to all your innermost feelings, your unspoken desires, your secret loves – the first tender kiss, the once-again and forever-after of teenage crush, the...

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The Kray Sisters Analysis

sent to prison. There is a final joke in "we leaned on Sinatra to sing for free", which refers to the supposed connection between the late Frank Sinatra and the Mafia, but in this case it is his daughter, Nancy, who has been asked to sing. The tension is built with the lines: "That particular night something electric, trembling, blue, crackled the air. Leave us both there, spotlit, strong, at the top of our world, with Sinatra drawling, 'And here's a song for the twins'." The song...

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Zigler vs.Gardner

to be the end of one decade and the beginning of a new one; the country was heading into a new direction of politics, still fighting a war in Vietnam, and realizing our education system needs some new rebuilding. In 1969, a very famous singer Frank Sinatra released a song titled “My Way”, which was about the meaning of how a man’s existence leads him down a path of integrity before he expired and felt his life achieved the goals he was meant to have and behold. When I read the assignment Giving...

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