Frank Sinatra topped the UK chart this week in 1966 with the title track of his most commercially successful album album, Strangers In The Night. The song also reached number 1 in the USA. Sinatra despised the song, apparently calling it “a piece of shit” at one time. Glen Campbell played rhythm guitar on the record.
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On the 7th of february 1985 New York’s Mayor “Edward I. Koch” proclaimed Frank Sinatra’s New York, New York the city’s official anthem, although it was never actually made official.
The song was written and performed by Liza Minnelli in the movie of the same name in 1977. In 1979 it was recorded by Sinatra for his album Trilogy: Past Present Future (1980), and became closely associated with him as one of his signature songs. It made the Top 40 in the US and some European Countries and reached Number 4 in Ireland and Number 2 in Canada.
New York, New York was Frank Sinatra’s last hit song.