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Category: Frank Sinatra

"Life's a Trippy Thing"

Nancy & Frank Sinatra’s Trippy 45

Nancy and Frank Sinatra‘s “Life’s a Trippy Thing” from 1970 is the only song title that registers in 45Cat when you keyword search the database using the word “trippy” — and yet, ironically perhaps, the song delights in singing the praises of sober living while reveling in the use of

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“Countryside”: Jim Henson’s Word Jazz

Would love to know how Jim Henson, so early in his career, was able to get Frank Sinatra to conduct the orchestra backing him on his first single, a playful word jazz piece entitled, “The Countryside“: Jim Henson’s first (and only) solo 45 Released January 1960 on Signature Records “Tick-Tock-Sick“,

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