In the '50s and '60s, the iconic Hollywood Capitol Records tower was home to some of music's greats — Dean, Ella, Nat and of course, Ol' Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra. It was a time of big bands and brimmed hats, and Hoboken's favorite son, Sinatra, crooned his way into America's radios, TVs and hearts like no other. Now, Capitol and Reprise Records are releasing a comprehensive new CD collection, "Frank Sinatra: Best of the Best."
See also: Tony Bennett teams up with AARP.
My Generation's Bill Newcott sits down with Sinatra's son and musical director, Frank Jr. (or "Francis," as the elder Sinatra once announced to a theater of thousands), to talk about his dad's enduring legacy, and some of the famous songs, recording sessions and enduring Sinatra lyrics that they both love.
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