MUSIC: And Again, One More for the Road

Despite lapses and hints of ill health, Frank Sinatra isn't ready to sing the final chorus

And now, the end is near,

And so I face the final curtain . . .

With those familiar lyrics, Frank Sinatra began crooning an encore of My Way to a sold-out crowd in Richmond, Virginia, a week ago. Midway through his signature tune, dripping with sweat, the 78-year-old singer called for a chair, then suddenly collapsed. The audience gasped as he landed facedown with a thud. "I thought he had died," Sinatra's bass player told the Richmond Times-Dispatch. "I always figured he'd go onstage." Revived a few moments later, Sinatra was rushed off in a wheelchair and spent a few...

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