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Sid Mark

Archive page for Sid Mark, popular host of the long running Fridays with Frank, Sunday with Sinatra and a syndicated Saturday show on WWDB 96.5 and later WPHT 1210 AM.

Contents:  Audio | Pictures | History | Website and Contact Info | Links

Audio Clips

WPTH announces deal with Sid Mark and his "Sounds of Sinatra" show (12/15/2000)

Sid Mark signs on at WPHT on Christmas Day (12/25/2000) 1:03 Just the intro and a bit of the first song.

Pictures

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Police commissioner John Timoney, Sid Mark and Daily News columnist Stu Bykofsky

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Sid Mark and The History of The Sounds of Sinatra

Sid Mark launched The Sounds of Sinatra in Philadelphia 45 years ago. It began as a call from a listener, who suggested Sid spin one hour of Frank Sinatra. That tradition developed in to Friday with Frank, which airs on WPHT 1210 AM, every week from 7-10 PM. 

Some years later Sunday with Sinatra debuted. Sid's second Sinatra show airs from 8 am - 1 pm every week. Both Philadelphia programs have been ranked #1 in nearly every demographic! Interestingly enough, WPHT is a 50K watt, clear channel talk station and the only music on the station is Frank Sinatra as presented by Sid Mark. WPHT also airs 5 hours of the the national SOS show every Saturday from 8am-1pm. 

In 1979, Sid took The Sounds of Sinatra to the national level with affiliates in New York and Los Angeles. Soon the show spread across the country to where it is today, airing on more than 100 stations every week. This is the only radio program of its kind to have been personally authorized by Frank Sinatra. 

Sid and Frank developed a personal friendship in 1966. To celebrate the anniversary of the show, Sid was invited to see Frank in Las Vegas. After seeing Frank's show at The Sands, Sid met Frank and a friendship was formed which would last for decades 
source: Sid's website

Website and Contact Info

www.soundsofsinatra.com
link to online store, products, books, videos, etc.

Distributed by Orange Productions

The Sounds of Sinatra with Sid Mark
P.O. Box 40057
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Phone: 610-667-8620 (9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Fax: 610-667-8939

Store Email:
brianmark@soundsofsinatra.com

Sid's Email:
sidmark@soundsofsinatra.com

Orange's Email:
orange@soundsofsinatra.com

 

Other Links

http://www.sherylfranklin.com/sinatra.html - Sheryl's Sinatra tribute page.

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