Frank Sinatra: World on a String Live Recordings 1953-1982 Box Set 4CD/DVD 5PC 2016 Release Date 10/21/16

Frank Sinatra never had a problem with language barriers, he spoke to the heart. His songs served as the soundtrack to people’s lives around the world. Set for worldwide release on October 21 by UMe and Frank Sinatra Enterprises, World On A String is a portrait of the iconic American entertainer in his prime on international stages. As a time capsule of Sinatra’s enduring appeal across the globe, the 4CD/DVD box set (also available in digital audio) is a treasure trove of live recordings from 1953 to 1982,

More than 90 live performances are collected on the collection’s four CDs, most of them officially available for the first time, including classics such as “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “Strangers In The Night,” “Moonlight In Vermont,” and “I’ve Got The World On A String.” A DVD of entirely unreleased footage features Sinatra on a whirlwind 1962 good-will tour meant to raise money for underprivileged children.

“I really don't know what jet lag is — I don't understand it!” Sinatra once said. “Luckily, it never bothered me.”

The globe-trotting performances showcase Sinatra in eight different countries (Monaco, Australia, Egypt, Dominican Republic, Japan, Israel, Greece, and Italy), from cozy supper clubs to cavernous stadiums to one of the seven wonders of the world. But a familiar refran.


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