The legendary entertainer celebrates 40 years in show business, and also his 64th birthday. He receives ASCAP's 1st Pied Piper Award for service to lyricists, as well as a special Grammy Trustees' Award.

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The legendary entertainer celebrates 40 years in show business, and also his 64th birthday. He receives ASCAP's 1st Pied Piper Award for service to lyricists, as well as a special Grammy Trustees' Award.

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3 January 1980 (USA)  »

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Sinatra: The First 40 Years  »

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Don't be surprised by the inclusion of Red Skelton. In 1939, Skelton emceed a stage bill in Buffalo, with singers Frank Sinatra and Jo Stafford, and an acrobatic act, the under stander of which was Burt Lancaster. For a musical note that really goes back: Harry James, who gave Sinatra his first big break, with the "Two O'clock Jump." Sinatra sings "It was a Very Good Year," of course. The final segment will feature Sinatra in concert. The special was taped in Las Vegas. Nev. on Sinatra's 64th birthday. Dec 12. See more »

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I Wanna Be Around
Written by Johnny Mercer and Sadie Vimmerstedt
Performed by Tony Bennett
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