Frank Sinatra would have been 100

Sinatra would occasionally muscle his way onto the pop singles charts against the likes of the Rolling Stones and the Beatles.

sinatraWhen the Times Union Center, or the Knickerbocker Arena, as it was then called, was first opened in downtown Albany in 1991, Frank Sinatra was the first performer. I didn’t go, but it seems that I’ve managed to have collected music representing most of his career.

I’ve acquired a couple CDs of his V-discs, recorded on Columbia Records, tracks sent out to the troops during World War II. He was idolized by “bobby soxers”, predated the adulation Elvis Presley and the Beatles would experience.

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