The Frank Sinatra Show

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


50767. The Frank Sinatra Show. 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Replacing "Blondie" AFRS program #3. Frank's first tune is, "Pistol Packin' Mama." Bert Wheeler sings, "From Taps Till Reveille," with Frank's "help." Constance Bennett joins Frank and Bert in an English drawing room comedy. AFRS program name: "The Broadway Bandbox." The date is approximate. Frank Sinatra, Bert Wheeler, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra, Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra (music fill), Constance Bennett. 30:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76288. The Frank Sinatra Show. January 26, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Vimms Vitamins. The program is a war bond benefit, originating from The Shrine Auditorium, Hollywood. The first tune is, "There'll Be A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin." The first 14:50 of the program only. Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra, Truman Bradley (announcer), Bert Wheeler. 14:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

20957. The Frank Sinatra Show. February 9, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Vimms Vitamins. Frank's first tune is, "Falling In Love With Love." W.C. has invented a "Sinatramizer." The program includes screaming bobby-soxers. The program has also been dated February 4, 1944. Frank Sinatra, Truman Bradley (announcer), Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra, Bert Wheeler, W. C. Fields. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

34449. The Frank Sinatra Show. October 25, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Falling In Love With Love." Berle and Sinatra in vaudeville! The opening and music fill have been deleted. AFRS program name: "The Broadway Bandbox." Frank Sinatra, Milton Berle, The Bobby Tucker Singers, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra. 29 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

47317. The Frank Sinatra Show. January 3, 1945. CBS net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Max Factor, Hollywood. The first show of the series. The first tune is, "There Goes That Song Again." Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Eileen Barton, The Ken Lane Singers, Rudy Vallee (guest), Don Forbes (announcer). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

97687. The Frank Sinatra Show. May 2, 1945. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Max Factor. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "The Victory Polka." It's Bing's birthday today. Frank and the audience sing, "Happy Birthday" to him. Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Bing Crosby (guest), Lou Crosby (commercial spokesman). 16:44. Audio condition: Fair. Incomplete.

20991. The Frank Sinatra Show. May 25, 1955. NBC net. Sponsored by: Bobbi Home Permanent, White Rain Shampoo, Deep Magic face lotion. Frank serenades his tinkling "Celeste." Frank Sinatra, Martha Tilton. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59795. The Frank Sinatra Show. May 9, 1958. ABC-TV net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Jeepers Creepers." Guest Ella Fitzgerald sings "April In Paris." At the end of the show, the announcer mispronounces the name "Sinatra!" The program has also been dated as February 28, 1958. Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald. 26:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

65916. The Frank Sinatra Show. December 13, 1959. ABC-TV net audio aircheck. Sponsored by: Timex. Frank sings, "I've Got The World On A String" while standing on two chairs on an empty set. The program was recorded December 11, 1959. The program has also been dated December, 1960. Frank Sinatra, Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra, Peter Lawford, Hermione Gingold, The Hi-Lo's, Juliet Prowse, Red Norvo, Ella Fitzgerald, John Cameron Swayze (commercial spokesman), Bill Colleran (producer, director), Johnny Bradford (writer), Sammy Cahn (executive producer, special words and music), Jimmy Van Heusen (executive producer, special words and music), Murdo McKenzie (assistant producer). 58:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65915. The Frank Sinatra Show. May 12, 1960. ABC-TV net audio aircheck. "It's Nice To Go Traveling" or "Welcome Home, Elvis". Sponsored by: Timex. The program originates from The Fountainbleu Hotel, Miami Beach. Elvis appears in uniform. Sammy does many imitations. Elvis switches to a tuxedo to sing two tunes while the girls scream. Frank sings, "Love Me Tender," Elvis sings, "Witchcraft." The last show of the season, the date is approximate. Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Joey Bishop, Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, John Cameron Swayze (commercial spokesman), Peter Lawford, Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra. 59:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 10 programs.