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Fascinatin Rhythm: Sinatra Swings the Slow, 07/04/20

Jun 29, 2020


Episode #2027

7/4        Sinatra Swings the Slow In the 1950s, Capitol Records took a chance on a washed-up Frank Sinatra. He sang what he called “saloon songs” but he also made a series of recordings that were hipper, more jazz-inflected, but also harder-edged. In their own way, they were as sexually aware as the “saloon songs.”