The Head of the Summit: How Sinatra’s Career Evolved in the 1960s

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Frank Sinatra at the Sands Hotel with fellow members of the “The Summit,” also known as “The Rat Pack,” Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop. Photo: WNYC

“It’s Frank’s world, we just live in it.” ~ Dean Martin

It was the dawn of the “Swinging Sixties,” and Frank Sinatra was coming out of the 1950s with an Academy Award and several Gold and Platinum albums. When his 1960 album Nice N’ Easy stayed at the top of the Billboard charts for 86 weeks, there was no denying that the 45-year-old still held mass…

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