Watch S9 : Episode 36

Top 5 Perform

Season 9, Episode 36 -  Air Date: 5/4/2010
10 Ratings

Synopsis

The Top 5 take on the songs of Frank Sinatra, with Harry Connick, Jr. as mentor.

‘American Idol‘: The Top 5 Sing the Songs of Frank Sinatra

As Frank Sinatra himself might have said, this clam bake is headed for bombsville. For a show looking for America‘s next great star, American Idol sure has a funny way of doing it. In a season full of old-fashioned themes, none have been more so than this week‘s "The Songs of Sinatra." Just consider this, when Sinatra got his start in the music industry in 1935: Franklin D. Roosevelt was President, Babe Ruth played his last game in the Major League and Social Security was created. Because nothing says current and contemporary like FDR and Babe Ruth. (Or Frank Sinatra for that matter ...) I swear to you, if Simon Cowell even
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