SIRIUS Satellite Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) will celebrate what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 92nd birthday with a line-up of exclusive shows on SIRIUSLY Sinatra, the world’s only 24-hour commercial-free music channel dedicated to the legacy of Frank Sinatra. The celebration will air December 12 on SIRIUS channel 75.
The special day-long tribute will feature As I Remember It, a personal look at the life and music of Frank Sinatra from his son, Frank Sinatra, Jr. and the broadcast of Frank Sinatra’s 1957 concert recorded in Seattle with his longtime arranger, Nelson Riddle.
Other exclusive programming will include a special edition of The Chairman’s Hour, SIRIUSLY Sinatra’s unique and innovative weekly show hosted by Frank Sinatra himself through the use of archival materials, and Playing Favorites featuring artists Linda Ronstadt and Michael Feinstein, each playing their favorite Sinatra songs and sharing stories. For a complete schedule, listeners can log onto www.sirius.com/siriuslysinatra.
SIRIUSLY Sinatra, launched earlier this year, is the only 24-hour, seven- day-a-week, commercial-free channel to broadcast the entire spectrum of Sinatra’s career as well as artists and songs from the standards era. Produced by SIRIUS and the Sinatra family, the channel also features regular blocks of Sinatra’s music, archival performances and is the home of Nancy For Frank, a weekly show hosted by Nancy Sinatra.