Well, the beginning came when I was about 10 or 11 and I started singing with a school choir, a church choir and on picnics.
Then I realised - that far back - that I wanted to become a singer.
He had a way of thrusting out his lower lip in a kind of sidelong thrust which we considered extremely sexy. I used to bring binoculars to watch that lower lip and scream 'Oh Frankie!' whenever he did it.
Frank Sinatra , the first of the modern-day popular music youth idols, is 70 years old this week. Clancy Sigal , once a Chicago teenager who resented the effect this scrawny singer had on his girlfriends, presents a portrait of Sinatra.
With contributions from
BING CROSBY. SAMMY CAHN. CELESTE
HOLM. DAVID JACOBS. QUINCY JONES.
GENE KELLY. BILLY MAY. JOHN ROCKWELL and TWYLA THARP
Producer ROSEMARY HART. Stereo
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