In this video clip, Frank Sinatra gets roasted by the one-and-only Don Rickles.
This is a clip from the show Man of the Hour, featuring Don and Frank along with other popular artists of the era. As soon as Don gets on the podium, he starts roasting Frank Sinatra with jokes that the crowd definitely find to be very fun. Frank also cannot ignore that the jokes are really funny, and has a good laugh throughout the roasting.
In this 1989 segment of Entertainment Tonight, Mary Hart interviews Frank Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Jr. at Bally’s Grand in Atlantic City, New Jersey
Frank Sinatra Jr was at the time working as the music director for his father’s shows. According to Frank Sr: “I thought it would be kind of fun to work with Frankie because he’s been around the business so long now, and we never had much chance to work together.”
Watch three generations of the Sinatra family as they gather to light the rooftop Christmas tree for Capitol Records in Hollywood:
This November 21, 2011 ceremony featured Frank’s daughters Tina and Nancy as well as his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Capitol Records, Sinatra’s longtime label, was celebrating the release of the Sinatra: Best of the Best compilation.
In this 2013 interview, Tony Bennett talks about the influence and impact of Frank Sinatra on his singing career:
“He just knew how to do it. He had very beautiful phrasing,” Bennett says of Sinatra. “It was all about singing very, very well-written love songs.” Bennett also says he doesn’t mind being compared to Sinatra, but he would never try to copy him or any other singer.
See Dean Martin pay tribute to Frank Sinatra, on the 40th anniversary of Sinatra’s career in showbiz:
After mentioning the establishment of the Frank Sinatra Student Fund, Dean invites Frank to come up on stage and receive a diploma from Hoboken High School. Dean then asks for some “prom” music to play so Frank can have his first prom dance.