John McCain and Barack Obama may not agree on much, but when they were asked to provide a list of their ten favorite songs shortly before the summer conventions, one artist showed up on both lists.
As Frank Sinatra's production manager, Hank Cattaneo was the man who made sure everything ran like clockwork. Here he recalls the legendary Live At The Meadowlands performance from 1986.
Shooting by day, they cut loose at night, assuaging boredom by becoming the Rat Pack, as the press would call them.
Sinatra proved himself to be the consummate American popular vocalist. And he made it look easy, though it wasn't.
There are only a handful of people who meant as much to the world of film as they did to the world of music. I think the case can be made that Frank Sinatra topped them all.
COME FLY AWAY is the next and most elaborate chapter in one of the most fruitful collaborations in contemporary dance.
Frank Sinatra, long acclaimed as the world's greatest performer of popular music, is the artist who set the standard for all others to follow.
Somewhere out there, maybe wedged in a pile of other old 78s is an art deco sleeve holding Brunswick 8443. If you're a Sinatra collector, this is the Holy Grail.