Fantastic Foursome – Sinatra’s Epitaph

For this edition of our Special Feature known as Fantastic Foursome, we're taking a look at a song that was written for Tony Bennett, but ended up becoming one of Frank Sinatra's favorites. In fact, "The Best is Yet to Come" was the last song he performed in public and it was also engraved on … Continue reading Fantastic Foursome – Sinatra’s Epitaph

Fantastic Foursome – A Memorable Movie Melody 

For our first Fantastic Foursome in more than a month we're featuring a memorable song from a mostly forgettable movie, The Sandpiper, a 1965 tearjerker that starred Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor -- one of eleven they made together. But even if the movie wasn't one for the ages, "The Shadow Of Your Smile" not … Continue reading Fantastic Foursome – A Memorable Movie Melody 

Fantastic Foursome Inspired By Amy Winehouse

I would guess that most folks of my generation think that a big percentage of modern music stars seem to be a big deal today but are forgotten tomorrow, often because of a lack of talent. But there are exceptions, even if it takes a while for a geezer like me to catch on -- … Continue reading Fantastic Foursome Inspired By Amy Winehouse

Another Foursome To Consider

I thought maybe it was time to spotlight another song. This time around I've picked a song that came to life in the 1930s and soon became a standard, recorded by an endless list of performers. Written by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields, "The Way You Look Tonight" won the Academy Award for best song … Continue reading Another Foursome To Consider