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    Frank Sinatra, aka Francis A. Sinatra, Francesco Sinatra, was born in the small community of Hoboken, New Jersey. He was the only child of Italian-Americans Marty and Dolly Sinatra, due to the fact that Frank was a whopping 13.5lbs, his mother’s chances to have more children were ruined. He lived with lifelong scars on his cheek, neck and ear from his difficult birth. Although relatives believed he was dead when he finally was delivered, Frank was a scraper, and not about to give up! Frank grew up in a busy home. His mother and father both worked, so he was frequently watched by his grandparents. His mother worked tirelessly as a midwife. Her OCD obsession was passed onto Frank. Frank was frequently teased for his obsession with hand washing,…

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    It is self evident that Frank Sinatra has inspired countless artists in todays music world from all diverse genres of music. The two pieces of music I will be comparing are Panic! At the Disco’s “Death of a Bachelor” and Frank Sinatra’s “My Way”. Both, “Death of a Bachelor” and “My Way” are portrayed in different ways, but both songs are in relation to an end of an era. Although the song “Death of a Bachelor” was not inspired by a specific Sinatra song, Panic! was inspired by Sinatra’s…

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    Frank Sinatra Biography

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    Frankie Blue Eyes Frank Sinatra a actor/singer from Hoboken, New Jersey, started off with nothing but a ukulele and his back yard, to bright lights and all the fame a man could want. (“Frank Sinatra Biography”) Frank Sinatra was a mastermind when it came to singing and acting, he was one of the most famous men in the world. He was called the “Swing Eras” (1935-1946) best singer and actor (“Frank Sinatra Biography Film Actor, Singer”). Frank Sinatra was known by everyone back then, everyone…

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    singer and actor. His name was Frank Sinatra. He had left behind iconic songs like Love and Marriage, Strangers in the Night, My Way,and lastly ,New York, New York. He was nicknamed The Voice, Sultan of Swoon, Ol’ Blue Eyes, and The Chairman of the Board. Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on December 12, 1915. He was born thirteen pounds and seven ounces in breech position. The doctor had to use forceps to get him out of his mother. By doing that, the doctor damaged his neck, cheek,…

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    A world of pure domination and immense stardom came violently crashing down before the eyes of the remarkable Frank Sinatra. While walking through Times Square one cold day in February of 1951 he spotted the name of a new male singer, Eddie Fisher, on the sign of the Paramount Theatre. Only seven years ago, Frank had drawn thousands of obsessed female fans to watch him perform; the same girls were obsessing over Fisher, which Frank could not handle. He rushed back to where he was staying, made…

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    If anyone has lived in the United States they have most likely heard the name Frank Sinatra. Mr Sinatra is a man of many talents, singer, actor, fashionista. He has made over 1400 recordings in 50 years. Frank Sinatra redefined singing as it is now, personal expression. Frank Sinatra is an Icon of American culture of the 20th century Frank Sinatra wanted to go to a place where no other artist has before. Frank Sinatra had his first big break singing with a local group: Hoboken Four. Sinatra…

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    My Song of Myself #1 Best-selling musical artist Frank Sinatra presents a beautiful message through his song “My Way”. Throughout the song, Sinatra portrays a man nearing the end of a significant component of his life. Emotional thoughts of leaving this part of him behind are showcased throughout the lyrics and the title of the song. Existentialism, the thought that one should focus on finding their life and life’s meaning through their will, choices, and responsibilities, is the song’s main…

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    Juke Box Musical Analysis

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    writers of the fifties and sixties were Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Frank Loesser. They innovated the Musical by creating hundreds of songs and developing the stories of the musical to an entirely new level. But they were the main force in the Musical slandered. Back in those composer’s time the musical was built on standards. These standards were the hits of the musical and a way for the audiences of the musicals to hear their favorite songs on the radio and on records. These…

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    When we think of Frank Sinatra we think of a man in a fedora singing and dancing in front of a big band or a main character in one of our great grandparents favorite movies. Well you're right but Sinatra had a different side that was a little scandalous. He was on the FBI watch list for being a possible communist sympathizer and having ties to the mobs. Sinatra lived a lush and lavish life while still beating to his own drum when it came to ethics. Sinatra never had any luck or self control when…

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    there was always the guarantee of listening to at least three Coldplay albums over the duration of the car ride. With that being said, “Clocks” is one of my all-time favorite Coldplay songs. THe lyric that always speaks to me is, “ Confusion never stops, closing walls and ticking clocks. Gonna come back and take you home, I could not stop that you now know, singing…” (Coldplay, 2002), because it exemplifies how my time with my family and friends is quickly ticking away. What is your perfect…

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