Bobby Darrin, "Mack the Knife." [T]he standard from Kurt Weill's Threepenny Opera, was given a vamping jazz-pop interpretation. Although initially opposed to releasing it as a single, the song went to No. 1 on the charts for nine weeks, sold two million copies, and won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1960." [Wikipedia]
The sounds of Sinatra are helping patients undergoing surgery to relax and even heal faster, say researchers. Hits like 'I've got you under my skin' can reduce the fear factor for patients who stay awake during surgery but need a local anaesthetic.
FRANK SINATRA -- Two of the many radio shows that Sinatra starred in are as follows -- Lux Radio Theatre 47-12-29 Anchors Away -- Radio Readers Digest 46-12-19 Room For A Stranger -- www.originaloldradio.com
"Everything Happens to Me." Written by Matt Dennis and Thomas Adair, 1941. This song was introduced by Frank Sinatra, singing with Tommy Dorsey’s Orchestra. But, no one can beat the instrumental version by Charlie Parker, recorded in 1949, which is perfect.