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The Chairman of the Board
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Aired:
03/24/2008
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In this episode:

Frank Sinatra - Jazz for the Recession

 


 

Frank Sinatra: 'The Voice'

He had a lot of nicknames: "Chairman of the Board," "Ol' Blue Eyes," "Frankie Boy," "Swoonatra" or simply "The Voice." But for all his aliases — not to mention his place in popular culture — Frank Sinatra's vocal instrument left a permanent mark on 20th-century America. His versions of the country's popular songs set a definitive standard for singers and instrumentalists alike.

Also:

The Jazz Mix looks at the recession.

 

PLAY DATE : Sun, 03/23/2008        
9:00 PM Jay Hoggard   In A Mellow Tone JHVM 4
9:07 PM John Coltrane   Locomotion Blue Note 53428
9:14 PM Jon Hendricks   Everybody's Boppin' CBS/Sony 64933
9:18 PM Heath Brothers   Bop Again Concord 4777
9:25 PM Sarah Vaughan   Shulie a Bop Mercury 36109
9:29 PM Billie Holiday   God Bless The Child verve 849434
9:33 PM Andy Bey   Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Twelfth St 9292982
9:42 PM Eddie Harris   I Need Some Money Atlantic 1
9:45 PM Keb Mo   Last Fair Deal Gone Down CBS/Sony 67319
9:50 PM Herbie Hancock   Maiden Voyage Blue Note 95331