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Meet the impersonator from Warren with Frank Sinatra’s stamp of approval

Bob Anderson on stage in his Frank Sinatra show
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Anderson said he was drawn to Sinatra's music because, "He's the only one who transcends every generation. He's as popular today as he ever was."

 

Today is the 20th anniversary of Frank Sinatra's death, but he lives on in Bob Anderson?. Anderson has been a fixture in Vegas and on stages all around the country with his show, "Frank. The Man. The Music."

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Bob Anderson poses in the Michigan Radio office.

It's coming to the Detroit Opera House on June 16. 

 

Long before he became the embodiment of Sinatra, Bob Anderson came from Warren and graduated from Center Line High School.

 

Anderson joined Stateside to tell us about the show, and how it came to be.

 

Listen above to hear how he got his start in Vegas, what originally drew him to doing impressions of Frank Sinatra, and how Sinatra reacted to Anderson's act when he performed for him live. 

 

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