Saturday, 12 December 2015

10 pounds of cock











"Whatever else has been said about me personally is unimportant. When I sing, I believe. I'm honest."

"If you possess something but you can't give it away, then you don't possess it... it possesses you."



"And may the last voice you hear be mine!"




"Frank's only 110 pounds, but 10 pounds of it is cock!" - Ava Gardner

It is the centenary of Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (12th December 1915 – 14th May 1998)

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  1. "Frank's only 110 pounds, but 10 pounds of it is cock!" *sigh*..............

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    1. Get your scales out, dearest... Jx

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    1. It's always nice to give a man a hand with a heavy burden. Jx

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  3. I played his recordings all day long yesterday.

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    1. Such an impressive repertoire! Jx

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    2. What's truly impressive is that I didn't need to fast-forward any of the tunes.

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    3. I was listening to a centenary tribute to him on BBC Radio 2 the other evening, and they did feature a couple of utter stinkers he recorded in a lull time in his career, but those would never feature on any anthology released... Jx

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  4. I think you may have the quote wrong, I believe Ava implied that 110 pounds of him was cock. The implication is a bit different. Grin.

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    1. There are many differing versions of what she said. I have no doubt the man was thoroughly disagreeable, but as one biographer wisely described the Sinatra-Gardner affair: "...in the end, they were poison for each other. They were too much alike.” Jx

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