Your Sunday Sinatra: “Baubles Bangles and Beads” – Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim

Some day… he may… buy you a ring, ringa-linga. I’ve heard that’s where it leads. Wearin’ baubles, bangles, and beads…

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Your Sunday Sinatra: “Dindi” – Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim

“Like a river that can’t find the sea… that would be me… without you, my Dindi.”  “Dindi” is the second

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Your Sunday Sinatra: “The Girl from Ipanema” – Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim

LISTEN HERE. Let Frank Sinatra and Anonio Carlos Jobim remind you of why Sundays were invented with the woozy, relaxed swing of “The Girl from Ipanema.”

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Buddies Lounge Podcast #201: A Tribute to Annette Funicello

This week, The Big W devotes his entire Podcast to the swingin’ songs of Annette Funicello, with tracks from the

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Buddies Lounge Podcast #198 Featuring Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Henry Mancini, Dean Martin, Herb Alpert

Sinatra, Fitzgerald, Darrin, Mancini, Martin, Alpert and more in an hour chock full of “tasty Hi-Fi Space Age Pop, Jet Set, Swingin’ Vocals, and Exotica sounds…all in LIVING STEREO!”

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Your Sunday Sinatra: “Moonlight in Vermont” – Frank Sinatra, John Blackburn and Karl Suessdorf

“Pennies in a stream… Falling leaves a sycamore… Moonlight in Vermont” Though you may not notice it, the lyrics to the “Moonlight

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Your Sunday Sinatra: “The Coffee Song” – Frank Sinatra, Bob Hilliard, Dick Miles

“You date a girl and find out later… She smells just like a percolator… Her perfume was made right on

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“General Hospi-Tale”: Sung by The Afternoon Delights (1981)

For those of you who weren’t around in the early 1980s when daytime soaps were at their indisputable peak, The Afternoon Delights are ready to catch you up with their 1981 novelty song re-capping the happenings on the King of All Soaps, General Hospital.

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Listening To: “From Russia with Love” – John Barry

Barry’s first two Oscar wins were for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, both from the 1966 film, Born Free. That was followed by three more wins for Best Score with The Lion in Winter (1968), Out of Africa (1985) and Dances with Wolves (1990). Additionally, Barry provided the score for nearly a hundred other films, including Midnight Cowboy, Somewhere in Time, Body Heat, The Cotton Club, Peggy Sue Got Married and Chaplin.

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Your Sunday Sinatra: “Just in Time” – Frank Sinatra, Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Sinatra’s version of the song was recorded for the 1959 album Come Dance with Me!, which spent over two years on the Billboard album charts and became Sinatra’s most successful album of all time, though it peaked at number two.  The album took Grammy Awards for Album of the Year, Best Vocal Performance by a Male and Best Arrangement for Billy May.

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