SPRINGDALE, OH (FOX19) - WMKV 89.3FM/ www.wmkvfm.org is celebrating the life and legacy of Frank Sinatra in an unprecedented 18-hour special Monday from 6am to Midnight. December 12th is the anniversary of Sinatra’s birth in 1915. The program is produced and hosted by Cincinnati broadcast legend Dusty Rhodes, who will examine three distinct periods in Sinatra’s illustrious career, the early years (6am to noon), the Capitol years (noon-6pm), and the years on Sinatra’s own Reprise Records label (6pm-midnight).
"My goal was to present the ultimate tribute to Frank Sinatra, the greatest American singer and entertainer of the 20th Century," says Rhodes, "Writing and producing this 18 hour special was something I have wanted to do for years. Across seven decades his songs are like a mirror reflecting moments of our lives.”