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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Episode 128: Rocky Fortune and the Plot to Murder Santa

This week on The Frank Truth we've got a special episode of Frank Sinatra's 1950s radio crime drama Rocky Fortune. Originally broadcast on the NBC Radio Network on December 22, 1953, it's The Plot To Murder Santa Claus.

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Links and Shownotes

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts Food Drive

Jazz Boxed Sets Reviews including Sinatra in New York

Thornbury Castle Band Website

Thornbury Castle Band YouTube Videos

There's a good example in this one of what happens when I don't use a script. Toward the end of the show I meant to say that I was glad things worked out for Rocky, if not for Santa. What came out instead turns out to be pretty bizarre in context. Chalk up another senior moment. :^)

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