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Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' Is 50 - Is It A Classic Or A Dirge?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

7:18 PM - 16 Apr 2019

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Fifty years ago this week, Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' entered the charts.

The song remained in the Top 100 for 124 weeks, and is one of the world's most covered songs, having been tackled by everyone from Robbie Williams to Sid Vicious.

It's also one of the top three choices for funerals in the UK, and the second most popular song on Desert Island Discs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bYwKp2FJro

But is it a classic, or an unlistenable dirge?

John Caddell and Larissa Nolan gave their verdict in our music slot.

They also discussed the battle between Walking On Cars and Fontaines D.C. for Ireland's number one album.

Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' Is 50 - Is It A Classic Or A Dirge?

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