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Frank Sinatra 1915-1998

David Stubbs, Uncut, July 1998

IN A SENSE, Frank Sinatra represented a lie. Much as beneath Bing Crosby's ambling, indolent persona lay a pointedly less easy-going character, Sinatra was actually a far cry from the sweet, put-upon character he portrayed in many of his films – High Society, The Man With The Golden Arm, Guys And Dolls – or the immaculately sensitive kinda guy of his songs.

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