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This is your source for news, links and notes from our program celebrating the life and career of the Entertainer of the 20th Century.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Episode 119: The House I Live In 1945 Radio Special

This week on The Frank Truth Sinatra Podcast, we've got a radio special from September 19th, 1945 with Frank Sinatra presenting The House I Live In. You may recall having seen a video of Sinatra's Academy Award winning short film with the same title on this program last April.

Here's the MP3 for download, or you can subscribe to the show for free at the iTunes Frank Truth page.

I hope that this audio version is as much of a pleasure for you as it is for me, and that it will give all of us something to ponder as we observe the Memorial Holiday.

I believe that Frank Sinatra would be very proud, in some ways, of the progress we have made on issues of tolerance and equality over the years. I also believe that he would still be speaking his mind on the matter and advocating in the same fashion as always were he still with us.

In a way, I suppose that he is.

Shownotes and Links

Classic Sinatra II

Live At The Meadowlands

Official Press Release on Sinatra Movie

BBC Article on Sinatra Movie

Frank Truth Video Episode 3 - The House I Live In

This podcast was licensed by BMI and ASCAP. The radio broadcast included in the program is a work in the Public Domain. We encourage you to purchase and enjoy legally distributed music.

Monday, May 18, 2009

A Couple Sinatra Fans

We finally had the opportunity to meet up with Doug and Nancy Barber in Indianapolis this weekend. It was a wonderful afternoon of friendship, excellent food and great conversation.

More photos are on Doug's Flickr.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

LIFE Magazine Sinatra Gallery

There's a nice remembrance in honor of the day on the LIFE Magazine Website, including rare photos of Frank Sinatra that have never before been seen in public.

Thanks to Natasha at Time/LIFE for sharing the link. You can see the full size photos here.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Show #118: Anthony Vece Interview

This week on The Frank Truth Frank Sinatra Podcast we've got a special personal reminiscence from lifelong Sinatra fan, Anthony Vece.

Click here for the MP3 file, or subscribe for free through iTunes.


Sid Mark

In Person

The Sinatra Family Website

Nancy For Frank (on Siriusly Sinatra)

Song Clips

Night and Day - Frank Sinatra (from the album A Swingin' Affair)

Ol' Man River - Frank Sinatra (from the album The Concert Sinatra)

Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars - Frank Sinatra (from the album Sinatra and Jobim)

We'll Be Together Again - Frank Sinatra (from the album Songs For Swingin' Lovers)

Opening Theme: Here's That Swing Thing - Pat Longo (from the album Billy May For President)

This podcast is licensed by BMI and ASCAP. We encourage you to purchase and enjoy legally distributed music.

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Still Time To Order Akron Symphony Simply Sinatra Tickets

There's still time to purchase tickets for the Akron Symphony Orchestra's 2009 Fan Fair Event "Simply Sinatra" with guest vocalist Steve Lippia being held on Saturday, May 16th. Call the box office at 330-535-8131 and mention that you heard about the event from The Frank Truth to receive a discount on your tickets.

I'm unable to attend the event myself this year, so I'm looking forward to first hand reports from those of you who'll be there, including our ticket winners Frank, Kyle and Dan. Thanks again to Jason from the Symphony for arranging the free tickets and discounts.