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July 28, 2017

 

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The Chairman: Reprise Records’ Early Years

Reprise Records was Frank Sinatra's own label, and it turned the singer into a record executive.

May 20, 2016

 

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Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Van Heusen

We explore the 40 year partnership between songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen and singer Frank Sinatra.

February 22, 2013

 

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All The Way: The Jimmy Van Heusen Songbook

Jimmy Van Heusen wrote the music for numerous entries in the Great American Songbook, including "It Could Happen To You," "Come Fly With Me," and "Imagination."

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