Music: Pops Tops

The magazine Down Beat ("Everything in the World about the World of Music") published its annual readers' popularity poll last week, decided that "this was the year" of Singer Frank Sinatra. In addition to his prizewinning film performance (in From Here to Eternity) and bestselling records (Young at Heart and the album Songs for Young Lovers), he won the Down Beat vote as the U.S.'s favorite pop singer (for the first time since 1947) and also as the top male pop record "personality of the year." Other double victories: Bandleader Stan Kenton (top jazz band, election to "Music Hall of Fame";...

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