Sinatra And Friends / The Man And His Music
- Frank Sinatra
- Release: 27 May 2016
The Frank Sinatra Collection brings together some of Frank Sinatra’s finest performances on television and in concert. This third release in the series presents TV specials from the seventies and eighties.
SINATRA AND FRIENDS – First broadcast by ABC on April 21, 1977, Sinatra And Friends opens with “Where And When,” which features Dean Martin, Natalie Cole, John Denver, Tony Bennett, Loretta Lynn, Leslie Uggams and Robert Merrill. Sinatra performs duets of standards in different styles such as folk and disco in addition to each singer performing solo. It is all music and no talking, exactly the way Sinatra wanted it.
THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC – Frank Sinatra was enjoying a remarkably productive period of creativity in his mid-sixties. The Man And His Music, first broadcast on November 22, 1981, finds him in sparkling form with the accompaniment of the great Count Basie and his orchestra. “I waited 20 years to record with this giant of a music man,” Sinatra tells us. Amidst many great moments, there are particularly outstanding performances of two of his later career hits “Something” and “Theme From New York, New York”.