Adult standards is a North American radio format heard primarily on AM stations in the mid 20th century. Adult standards (also sometimes known as the nostalgia format) is aimed at "mature" adults, meaning mainly those persons today who are over 50 years of age, but it is mostly targeted for senior citizens.
WEMP-FM, Wisconsin, will present a 24 hour Sinatra salute marathon to mark centennial of birth of FRANK SINATRA. On December 12, the Sinatra birthday.
Station manager Mark Heller is buddies with Hal Blaine, the drummer on Something Stupid
and a couple of Frank's 1966-68 works (Summer Wind)....anyhow, he told Nancy Sinatra, that
WEMP radio will do a tribute to her father...and she contacted the station. Hal got the entire
library for WEMP, from Sinatra Enterprises, on CD...for the 24 hour tribute hosted by Sinatra buff R. Alan Campbell, radio announcer and web blogger.
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) American jazz and traditional pop singer was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey to Italian immigrants, he began his musical career in the swing era with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey. He found success as a solo artist after being signed by Columbia Records in 1943, becoming the idol of the "bobby soxers". He released his first album, The Voice of Frank Sinatra, in 1946.
This web page is dedicated to the memory of composer-conductor DAVID ROSE and his contributions to popular music With many standards including "Holiday For Strings", "Our Waltz", and scores for TV's "Bonanza" and "Little House On The Prairie".
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