Frank Sinatra’s oldest daughter, Nancy, could cover her own hit with a modern twist, singing “These tweets are made for mocking.”
On Twitter, she was asked what she felt about rumors that her dad’s “My Way” would be the background for Donald and Melania Trump’s first dance at his inaugural ball.
Nancy said: “Just remember the first line of the song.”
“My Way” begins: “And now, the end is near.”
The second line, also telling: “And so I face the final curtain.”
Even though Nancy Sinatra’s Twitter feed has been pro-Obama, she made an effort to look open-minded, tweeting: “Actually I’m wishing him the best. A good president helps the entire world. I don’t believe anyone tries to be a bad president.”
(But she made clear earlier that Frank Sinatra would not have performed at his inaugual because “he would not support a bigot.” And Thursday morning she said: “It’s scary, I know. A silent prayer: Please keep our country safe from all harm.”)
Known for her 1966 hit “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’,” Sinatra didn’t mention how “My Way” is used in Great Britain.
“For Brits, the irony is even greater,” noted OccupyDemocrats. “‘My Way’ is the number one song used in funerals in the UK – fitting for the ceremony that could best be described as America’s funeral. The only way he could be less subtle would be if he played Chopin’s iconic funeral march.”