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Rat Pack singer Frankie Randall, Sinatra's house pianist, dies at 76
Rat Pack singer Frankie Randall, Sinatra's house pianist, dies at 76

Singer and pianist Frankie Randall, who was a Rat Pack favorite in the swinging '60s and a staple of TV variety shows of that era, died Sunday at JFK Memorial Hospital in Indio. He was 76. The cause was lung cancer, said his longtime companion, Melinda Read. In addition to his TV appearances with Dean Martin and others, he recorded several songs, bringing his jazz-inflected, supper-club approach not only to standards like "It Had to be You," but also to the TV theme from "Flipper" and The Who's rock anthem, "I Can See for Miles." He appeared at casino lounges and clubs across the country, including the Playboy Club in Los Angeles. But Randall...

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