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Sinatra Snippet


Blog Posted:5/14/2013 7:41:00 AM

Most probably think that the final song at Sinatra’s funeral was My Way but it was not.  When Frank had his TV show he would conclude it by putting his hat on, throwing his coat over his shoulder, and singing “Put Your Dreams Away” and that is how they concluded his final goodbye.

Put Your Dreams Away

Songwriters: LOWE, RUTH / MANN, PAUL / WEISS, STEPHAN

Put your dreams away for another day 
And I will take their place in your heart 
Wishing on a star never got you far 
And so it's time to make a new start 

When your dreams at night 
Fade before you 
Then I'll have the right 
To adore you 

Let your kiss confess this is happiness, darling 
And put all your dreams away 

When your dreams at night 
Fade before you 
Then I'll have the right 
To adore you 

Let your kiss confess this is happiness, darling 
And put all your dreams away

 

This blog was prompted By Seren’s poem in the Dream Contest

I have over 2,000 songs on my ipod and 300 of them are Sinatra’s (mixed on different playlists).

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  1. Date: 5/15/2013 7:34:00 AM
    There is not a single Sinatra song that I don't like...'Strangers in the Night' and his duet with daughter Nancy, 'Something Stupid' to mention a few...Also 'Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime' by his rat-pack buddy Dean Martin...Shirley Bassey is probably my favorite singer of all...I'm getting off the subject here so I'm gonna stop...

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 5/15/2013 9:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Interesting Tim, Shirley Bassey, a Welsh gal if I'm not mistaken, I think got a big boost from the Gold Finger movie--great voice!
  1. Date: 5/14/2013 11:26:00 PM
    Thank you Craig for saying my poem jogged a memory of a lovely song...Seren

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 5/15/2013 9:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sure enough Seren--hope recovery's going well!
  1. Date: 5/14/2013 12:36:00 PM
    Get outa town :D I remember commenting that your former avatar reminded me of a young Frankie! I've ever been an odd duck. While my friends were groving to the Eurthymics, I was enjoying Mel Torme and Dinah Washington. Don't get me wrong (big grin here) I've done my share of Gowain (groans from my Canuck friends, I hear) and Sting, but I always return(ed) to the standards. Hugs, as always, Cyndi

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 5/14/2013 1:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :D Wow that is a tissue box song but in a hopeful way--two things--done some singin' along the way got better as I got older, something in a voice maturing--I do a you-tube, but like you I'm either too stupid or too old fashion or both--always loved the standards and the great newer singers like Krall etc. keepin up the genre--but even if it wasn't really my generation--always special
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 5/14/2013 1:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    PS... this is the song I have chosen for my funeral... I know that life is unpredictable... there are no guarantees and we already have our resting place purchased... this is the song... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xtn-x_5d61w
  1. Date: 5/14/2013 9:43:00 AM
    From my own collection.. "Songs for Swingin' Lovers"......two of my old favorites are "Love Is Here To Stay" and "I Thought About You"........I hear those songs.........and yes..... if I could,.. I'd say to old blue eyes......"I thought about you today"....if he were here! :)

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 5/14/2013 11:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes Carrie, If there is one album that's a must own "Songs for Swingin' Lovers" is it--every song awesome. I like his version of Old Devil Moon better than Tony's but then I like his version of just about anything better!

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