FRANK, GIL, and FRIENDS



TUESDAYS, 8-10 AM,

WFCS 107.7 FM New Britain, CT

Monday, September 14, 2015

The History of "Frank, Gil, and Friends" (Part VI)

Some Themes of Past Shows

Cincinnati Gals: Doris and Rosie 
TEBOW! 
"All the Way" All the Time
A Salute to Cole Porter
The Popular Sinatra: The songs that made the charts throughout Sinatra's career
Foreign Language Day: Nothing but songs in languages other than English
Michele Monro talks about her book The Singer's Singer: The Life and Music of Matt Monro 
New Britain's Own Conrad Gozzo: You've heard him, even if you've never heard OF him
Come Fly with Me:  A commemoration of Charles Lindbergh's solo flight across the Atlantic
Mama Will Bark:  A salute to Michael Vick
Olga, Frank-Incense, and (Mac)Murr(ay):
A radio production of the Sinatra film The Miracle of The Bells 
Frank, Gi, and Friends: It must be a Christmas show because there's no "L"
Hart Attack: A tribute to lyricist Lorenz (Larry) Hart
Counts, Dukes, and Ladies -The African-American Influences on Sinatra:
One of the annual Black History Month shows
It's Alright Ma, I'm only Aging: A Bob Dylan 65th Birthday Celebration
 Klaus von Bulow's Day Off -- When Sunny Gets Blue:
Songs from High Society which was filmed at the Rhode Island estate later bought by
Martha (Sunny) von Bulow
The All-Sinatra-Music-But-No-Sinatra Program: Only songs thatmention him
A Campus-Wide Sinatra 90th Birthday Celebration:
Members from all across the CCSU community reading poems of contemporary
writers inspired by the art and life of Frank  Sinatra  
None But the Braff: The Sinatra tribute cd by Ruby Braff
The Lusty Month of (Billy) May: A salute to one of Frank's favorite arrangers
To Bea or Not to Bea (Arthur): Songs from the 1920s when the late actress was born
A "Feast Day" Program: St. Eulalia and the Not-So-Saintly Francis Albert
Prisoner of Love: The 75th Anniversary of Alcatraz
Come Parse with Me: Frank and Latin Grammar
Happiness is NOT a Warm Gun: The 29th Anniversary of John Lennon's Murder
Hail, Janus!: Looking backward and forward at Sinatra's recording career from 1966,
the mid-point year.
Who's the Boss(a Nova): Sinatra and Jobim
Lena Horne: RIP


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