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Sinatra's idea of paradise is a place where there are plenty of women and no newspapermen. He doesn't know it, but he'd be better off if it were the other way around.
A cantor, when he starts singing, it's like rain - once it starts, it's hard to stop.
One time I picked it up and a voice goes, 'Hi, it's Sinatra. Can you play me a record?' I was like, 'Oh yeah, very funny,' and hung up. I thought someone was having a joke, but it was actually Frank. My manager told me there aren't many people who put the phone down on Sinatra.
In 1957's 'There's No You,' Sinatra is suspended at the intersection of a loss he can't face and a memory he can't relinquish.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, MR ELTON JOHN!
Gucci Mane is trap rap's Frank Sinatra.
I have the most eclectic audience - I've got gay, I've got straight, black, white, rich, poor, young, old, in 45 countries. And they don't all come because I'm the Sinatra kid, though that's a big part of it. My biggest successes have come from pop songs that I write myself.
James Brown and Frank Sinatra are two different quantities in the universe. They represent two different experiences of the world.
I actually started singing those songs six or seven years ago, when I was an opening act for Frank Sinatra.
No one can sad listening to Frankie Valli.
The high point for me in my career was when Sinatra called me his favourite performer in the Fifties. And I've been sold out ever since.
Ask Nureyev to stop dancing, ask Sinatra to stop singing, then you can ask me to stop playing.
I grew up with Frank Sinatra and it has taken me a long time to get to a place where I really enjoy [U2's] music.
Dean Martin's pancreas, who overheard his liver singing I got a right to sing the blues. Never got a dinner!
If I didn't start singing in the cabarets and on my albums, I could have never even tried something like 'Capone.'
I'm a Fool" may not be a great song, but Sinatra's shattering performance of it transcends the material. His emotion is so naked that we're at once embarrassed and compelled: we literally feel for him.
Even the king of phrasing, Frank Sinatra, did not do as well as Joe Cocker with his reinterpretation of 'Something' by George Harrison, which Sinatra called the greatest love song ever written.
Frank Sinatra took me to a whole new planet. I worked with him until he passed away in '98. He left me his ring. I never take it off. Now, when I go to Sicily, I don't need a passport. I just flash my ring.
His voice as smooth as silk, Grant started into his standard crowd-pleaser: Sinatra's 'My Kind of Town.
Sinatra once said that the only two people he was ever afraid of were his mother and Tommy Dorsey - a flip comment but also a sincere and deeply significant one.
I didn't even respect singers until I heard Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong.
I am a huge Leonard Cohen person.
The greatest voice of all time.
I went to the premiere of The Detective with Sinatra, and perhaps people jumped to conclusions. He was very protective towards me and never came on to me sexually.
'Strictly Sinatra' became a compromise between me and the producers, and neither of us liked the results much.
I would like to be able to do a song with Ray Charles, before we both get too old.
Smokey Robinson is one of my heroes as a singer and songwriter; a major influence on my own music from the very start.
I don't profess to be Luciano Pavarotti, but I can hold a tune.
I'm awful at karaoke, but if I did have to sing, I'd go for my favourite Frank Sinatra song 'I've Got You Under My Skin.' The fact I love Frank is my grandfather's doing: he drummed it into me from a very early age that Frank Sinatra is God.
From then on in, me and Sonny started makin' records. My first records, Sonny was backin' me up. Sonny wasn't singin' natural at the time; he was singin' falsetto.
Amazingly talented singer who sang like an angry angel
But right now it's Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Bob Dylan all the way.
Oh God, Frankie, I breathe in rhythm with that man. You think that's not my flesh and blood after all these years?
In an inconspicuous way, Gretchen Parlato knows
how to play the same instrument that Frank Sinatra played.
There's no one out there like Gretchen.
Pirate Frank. Walks the Plank.
Frank Ocean is our modern-day Marvin Gaye. In our house, we have nothing but respect for him.
By the way, Reb, about the singing. What gives? Walt Whitman sang the body electric. Billie Holiday sang the blues. You sang ... everything. You could sing the phone book. I would call and say how are you feeling, and you'd answer, The old gray rabbi, ain't what he used to be ...
Everyone has a song in him.
A great singer is he who sings our silences
Bruno Mars, I'm kind of obsessed with him.
Paul McCartney has a voice that can do anything!
Everybody ought to listen to Benny [Carter]. He's a whole musical education.
My lifelong friend and mentor Frank Barsalona is gone. And the music business as we knew it went with him.
Frank Zappa ... was Beethoven for insane rock guys.
Frank Martin is a rarity. Dexterous as a player, writer and singer, he is thoughtful and skilled in his approach and passionate in his delivery. He is a unique, first-class musical personality.
Ray Charles, who said to Stevie Wonder, Maybe we're white. Never got a dinner!
Pavarotti is dead and the streets are full of arias,
my brother. Every window a tenor leans,
there are sopranos in the olive branches.
And all across the globe the world
turns to crescendos.
His voice was cloves and nightingales, it took us to spice markets in the Celebs, we drifted with him on a houseboat beyond the Coral Sea. We were like cobras following a reed flute.
Smokey Robinson writes the heartfelt songs, whereas it was my job to write the songs about weakness and failure in love.
I want that Sinatra type of fame. It's not the 'Whoever's the hot pop star at the moment' fame. It's the 'Walk into a room and everybody just kind of politely nods their heads' fame. Sinatra fame.
I worked on a film short with Frank Sinatra when I was a kid.
If you have a song to sing, who are you not to open your mouth and sing to the world?
Ronald Isley is a musical genius.
Frankie [Avalon] ... was interested in eating everything so it didn't eat him first.
I would love to expose multiple younger generations to Frank's music. It's not an easy task because It's not ever going to be plastered all over the radio for the masses.
Life's a song, Anne. Let's play.
I'm a huge Springsteen fan.
Singers, like Frank Sinatra and myself, we interpret the songs that we like. Not unlike a Shakespearean actor that goes back to the greatest words ever written, we go back to the greatest songs and bring about my interpretation of them.
I don't call myself a singer, I'm a voice, lent to music
I want you to remember something for me. My name is Robbie Williams. I'm a singer, a songwriter, and a born entertainer.
Ragtime was my lullaby.
When you listen to Ray Charles, there's never any doubt whose voice that is.
The singers who are the most honest are the ones who become immortalized.
I want John Legend to sing at my wedding.
Life's a song, Anne. Let's play." My
Lou Reed is something like a personal favorite of mine, but you could always put me into that drawer of singers who can't really sing, who speak their songs.
Willie Nelson is the perfect person, it seems to me, to think about. Because something tells me that he operates on his own frequency.
Bob Ross is my spirit animal
I am Music. And I am here for the soul of Frankie Presto. Not all of it. Just the rather large part he took from me when he came into this world. However well used, I am a loan, not a possession. You give me back upon departure. I
A German singer! I should as soon expect to get pleasure from the neighing of my horse.
Roy Orbison is singing for the lonely, hey, that's me and I want you only.
Who picks your clothes - Stevie Wonder?
Frankie Randall is a consummate performer. He is an exquisite jazz pianist and wonderful singer. I had the great pleasure to work with him on the Dean Martin Show and I'm very proud to call him a friend!
I love to sing, and I warm up to Maria Callas.
I joined Tommy Dorsey at the Paramount Theater in New York as a singer. I replaced Frank Sinatra.
The Nightingale has sung
I had the same manager as Frank Sinatra, so I got to meet him and he truly impressed me. He had this magical aura - the whole atmosphere in the room changed when he walked in.
Barney Bigard's clarinet,
I'm a combination of Linda Ronstadt, Loretta Lynn and Ralph Stanley.
What - of all the incredible duets that I've been able to sing, you know, John Raitt was still the one that I just shook in my boots just standing next to him. I loved him so much.
What makes Gucci Mane Gucci Mane is like what made Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra - it's just him. He's trap's Frank Sinatra.
When I grow up I want to be just like Benny Carter!
I like Michael Buble.
When Frank Sinatra sings Stormy Weather, the flies and the spiders get along together.
It wasn't Liza Minnelli. It was the woman I loved.
Ira Gershwin, shame on him. I mean, some of the writing.
Ignazio Michele Vitale," I say playfully, intentionally flubbing the middle name, just to get more of a rise out of him. "I can't believe you were singing a song from the eighties."
"You were seeing things.
Mick Jagger's fans bought records with their allowances. Sinatra's people bought them out of wages.
Crazy loves company, Sir Clay.
Here and there robins sang
Hey, I'm like Aretha Franklin, I don't get no R -S -P -E -C -T around here!
Off-camera, I sound like Perry Como.
George Martin, he's very good at a very sort of lush, sweet arrangement.
My sister, she says she knows Elvis.
My mother was against me being an actress - until I introduced her to Frank Sinatra.
Benny Goodman plays the clarinet. I play music.
Bono? Who the hell is that?
I hope my fans remember my name is Gene Vincent and not Gene Autry.
Frank [Zappa] was not a big fan of having lyrics, but sometimes he had things to say that lent themselves to lyrics.