Sinatra Family Lights Capitol Records’ Rooftop Christmas Tree in Hollywood

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.

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Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra Sing “White Christmas” (1957)

Frank Sinatra joins Bing Crosby to sing Bing’s signature song, “White Christmas,” in this scene from a 1957 episode of Frank’s television program:

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas
Just like the ones I used to know
Where the treetops glisten
And children listen
To hear sleigh bells in the snow”

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Nat King Cole & Frank Sinatra – “The Christmas Song”

In this fabulous duet, Frank Sinatra joins Nat King Cole in singing “The Christmas Song”

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
Yule-tide carols being sung by a choir
And folks dressed up like Eskimos.
Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe
Help to make the season bright
Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow
Will find it hard to sleep tonight”

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“We Wish You The Merriest” – Frank & Bing 1964 Recording

Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby sing “We Wish You The Merriest” in this 1964 recording:

“We wish you the merriest, the merriest, the merriest Yule cheer,
We wish you the happiest, the happiest, the happiest, yes the happiest,
We wish you the happiest, the happiest, the happiest New Year.”

This song appeared on the album 12 Songs of Christmas.

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“Don’t Be A Do-Badder” from the 1964 film Robin and the Seven Hoods

Disguised as bell-ringing Santas, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr sing “Don’t Be A Do-Badder” in this scene from Robin and the Seven Hoods

“Take it from me, don’t be a do-badder up,
Do-badder up, do bother to put your foot up.
That ladder that leads you to that place.
Below and every day you lose other you.”

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Frank Sinatra Sings “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”

Don’t miss Frank Sinatra’s recording of the touching Christmas song “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”

“I’ll be home for Christmas
You can plan on me
Please have snow and mistletoe
And presents on the tree

Christmas eve will find me
Where the love light gleams
I’ll be home for Christmas
If only in my dreams”

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“Jingle bells” – Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby

Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby sing “Jingle Bells” while enjoying a beverage in this 1957 television appearance:

“Jingle Bells
Jingle Bells
Jingle all the way
Oh what fun it is to ride
In a one horse open sleigh
Dashing through the snow”

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Tony Bennett Talks About the Musical Influence of Frank Sinatra

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.

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From Double Dynamite: Frank Sinatra & Jane Russell “Kisses and Tears” (1951)

In this scene from the 1951 movie Double Dynamite, Frank Sinatra and Jane Russell sing a duet of “Kisses and Tears”

You’re crying again, you’re sighing again
Can’t we patch it up this time?
And I guess it’s allright, we’ve finished our fight, and now…
(It’s just about kiss-time)

The movie Double Dynamite is available on DVD from Amazon and Ebay

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“Everybody Has The Right To Be Wrong” Frank Sinatra on The Hollywood Palace

In this 1965 appearance on The Hollywood Palace TV show, Frank Sinatra sings “Everybody Has The Right To Be Wrong”

“Everybody has the right to be wrong at least once
Everybody has the right to be dunce-like, once-like
Not being too smart is, is no disgrace
What sets you apart is smilin’ with egg on your face”

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