|20150407||20210418 (R2)||As part of Radio 2's Sinatra season, another chance to hear about the remarkable friendship between Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday.|
A young Frank Sinatra met Billie Holiday in 1939 and was immediately captivated by her style and talent. Jamie Cullum looks back to that meeting, and celebrates the interconnected careers of two of the 20th Century's greatest interpreters of popular song. Sinatra and Holiday were born in the same year – 1915, and their very different lives and careers were inextricably linked By 1939, Holiday was already an established star, Sinatra was an unknown singer from Hoboken.
Jamie Cullum looks at friendship between Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday.