Music: Everybody's Wild About Harry

The age's "new" Sinatra hits his snazzy stride

Females from 15 to 50 have been lining up outside stage doors across the country, waiting for glimpses of this 22-year-old crooner, and with good reason: coming from his sensuous mouth, It Had to Be You never sounded so fresh. He plays a mean piano too, and has been known to break into a soft- shoe, sit in for his drummer or do a send-up of Liza Minnelli. In short, Harry Connick Jr. is a showman, right down to his snakeskin shoes.

With a big band behind him and several thousand enthusiastic fans in front, Connick and his piano have taken...

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