Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr., in a concert
from June 20, 1965 at the Kiel Opera House in St. Louis. A young Johnny Carson hosts, filling in for an ill Joey Bishop. SLYT.
The Chairman Of The Bad: "Brassiere! I dig a broad with no brassiere!"...
Full of unreleased concert material and wonderful anecdotes, This American Life
's programme about Frank Sinatra
is still the most entertaining I've ever heard about The Voice
, bringing out his worst
as well as his very best
. It almost makes you feel like catching the next corny My Way
[Though it has a goodish list of his most lasting songs
] or Rat Pack
show. Bone up on the wonderful slang
or take the Sinatra quiz
. And, if you're still a bit of a stranger to Sinatra, perhaps the Frank-ylizer
will lead you to a record appropriate to your tastes and lifestyle. No, there can't be many better ways to fight the Monday blues! ["Chairman of The Bad" is a 1994 Bono quote; Sinatra's "brassiere" adlib is sung to the tune of Ary Barroso's famous Aquarela do Brasil/Brazil. Real Audio req.
of lost Rat Pack meeting recently discovered in Las Vegas! This satirical piece by Bob Odenkirk brilliantly lampoons the group dynamic of Old Blue Eyes and his pals.