In 1940, Frank Sinatra joined Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra, having been hired away from Harry James.
In the same year, "I'll Never Smile Again" was the #1 song on Billboard's "National List of Best-Selling Retail Records" from July 27, when the list was first published, until October 12.
My cousin Carole was born during this time.
Photo credit: Retiring Guy's dad
Other Frank Sinatra 100 posts:
"Our Love". (2/14/2015)