They Were Collaborators #447


Benny Goodman and Frank Sinatra

5 comments:

azfad said...

ha ha - brilliant photo.

erik hogstrom said...

I love that photo! Do you think Benny was really crooning? Would it have sounded better than Frankie on the clarinet?

SomeNYGuy said...

Benny sang passably on numerous records and in several movies (most notably THE GANG'S ALL HERE.)

Reedy as he looked at the time, I don't think Frankie could play any reed instruments. I believe he had rudimentary piano skills.

The Hi de Ho Blog said...

"What the fuck is that?" are the exact words by Benny Goodman while hearing females screaming during Frankie's appearance the night of the famous Paramount concert in December 1942...
This makes this picture funnier than ever!

oldman3785 said...

I don't about Benny Goodman but Frank Sinatra is not in this pic