And thank you, Mr. Viola, for the visit, for sharing memories of your Sinatra experience and especially for your music. You left your mark, Sir.
Next, another hour Chock full o’Music. It’s a program that celebrates the style, stance and swagger that went into every Sinatra recording.
Join us when we present, Style. It’s Chapter Eight of THE SINATRA SONGBOOK, Saturday, November 9 at 6pm and Sunday, November 10 at 8am (those are Eastern times) exclusively on Metromedia Radio, metromediaradio.net.
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BUILDING YOUR COLLECTION
Standouts include the title track, Only the Lonely, Angel Eyes, What’s New, One for My Baby (and One More for the Road), and Mr. Viola’s choice as shared last week, Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry.
Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle each considered this album their greatest collaboration and personal achievement. It’s an amazing journey. An absolute masterpiece. By the way, that now classic, clown-faced caricature earned Only the Lonely a 1959 Grammy for Best Cover.
This album, along with Songs for Swingin’ Lovers, are probably my two favorite Sinatra albums.
to be continued…
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