MUSIC: Frank Sinatra & Co.

Duets II pairs Sinatra with wannabes and some winners

For years Frank Sinatra has won an enthusiastic following among college students through no effort of his own. Usually, young people start listening to him because they find his Rat Pack cool campily appealing, but ironic condescension soon turns to true admiration of his talent. Even though it's not really necessary for Sinatra's handlers to market him to the kids, they have done so anyway. Last year, notably, he was paired on Duets with Bono, Carly Simon, Aretha Franklin and other younger-than-Frank performers.

Now Duets II, a less engaging sequel, has appeared. While Sinatra is in good form, his collaborators seem...

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