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NOTE: Frank Sinatra defined American music for generations, not only in performance and technique, but in style. His life influences entire generations of both admirers and detractors to a degree that even years after his passing, his name continues to be invoked in press around the globe. This page gathers mentions of Frank Sinatra from news sources from all over the world - creating a fascinating tribute to The Chairman Of The Board. Also check here for updates to SinatraGuide.com.


Expanded 50th Anniversary Album Coming April 7!


March 27, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  A live (audio) 1967 complete Rat Pack Show from the Sands!
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Ansel Elgort aims to emulate Frank Sinatra's success

TV3.ie
"Well Frank Sinatra really did it all," he told Refinery29 of the Come Fly with Me singer. "He was the biggest star in the world and he was winning Oscars and ...
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                                                  Blackpool Gazette

“It was a very good year” with ol' Blue Eyes

Blackpool Gazette
Part of the talk covered the American singers who starred in Sunday shows in the 1950s and questions inevitably led to Frank Sinatra. For the record, Ol' Blue ...
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                                                  Pasadena Star-News

ON THE TOWN FOR MARCH 27, 2017

The Pasadena Star-News
Truman Capote, Frank Sinatra, and Andy Warhol impersonators mingle with guests during A Black & White Masked Ball, presented by the Friends of Foothill ...

DON NOBLE: Gay Talese's work sets standard for nonfiction writing

Tuscaloosa News
Talese's most famous piece, “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold,” is here. Talese went to Los Angeles to interview Frank Sinatra, and Sinatra, with a sore throat, feeling ...
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                                                  Times (subscription)

Strachan turns to Griffiths to provide goals

The Times (subscription)
You could almost hear Frank Sinatra in the background as Gordon Strachan sat down at Hampden yesterday afternoon. If tonight's match with Slovenia proves ...
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                                                  Express.co.uk

A Word from the Editor: Music should appeal to the heart before the ...

Express.co.uk
I could just about understand my father's love for Frank Sinatra but why would anyone like Elvis Presley? He, too, looked strange and ancient, nailed into his ...
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                                                  Boston Globe

Lola Albright, 92, sultry singer in 'Peter Gunn' series

The Boston Globe
In 1955, she appeared as one of Frank Sinatra's many love interests in ''The Tender Trap.'' Ms. Albright began acting in television during the medium's infancy ...
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                                                  wwlp.com

“The Sense of an Ending”

wwlp.com
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Who can forget Frank Sinatra's immortal lyric, “Regrets, I've had a few”? As we get older, who hasn't? An elderly gentleman ties up ...
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                                                  Metro Theater Arts
                                                  (press release)
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Review: NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella ...

DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
Her bewitching performance on this song conjured up images of a smoky nightclub where we might imagine Frank Sinatra closing the bar in the wee hours.


March 24, 2017

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                                                  Boston Globe

In rare interview, Bob Dylan holds forth on Frank Sinatra, Joan Baez ...

The Boston Globe
An old rock-and-roll legend has it that Bob Dylan and George Harrison were supposed to record with Elvis Presley, but The King was a no-show. As Dylan tells it ...

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'My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra' at Ivoryton Playhouse

CT Post
The Ivoryton Playhouse opens its 2017 season with a treasure trove of hits by the Chairman of the Board himself, Frank Sinatra. Conceived by Todd Olson and ...

Legendary songs of Frank Sinatra reinterpreted

Daily Sabah
İş Sanat is welcoming April with a very special concert where Michael Feinstein, one of the leading performers of American jazz classics, trombone virtuoso ...

Till Clouds Roll By,' high on spectacle, this week's LRPA late show

The Laconia Daily Sun
Kern himself approved of this biopic, and notably the sometimes maligned choice of Frank Sinatra to sing the final ballad. Sadly, he never got to see the finished ...
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                                                  Vegas Weekly (blog)

From Sinatra to Bowie, Panic! At the Disco's catalog reflects Brendon ...

Las Vegas Weekly (blog)
Frank Sinatra It's no secret that Urie is a massive fan. “I attach his music to so many memories: opening presents on Christmas day, my grandparents teaching ...


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                                                  Pitchfork

Bob Dylan Talks Amy Winehouse, Leonard Cohen, Much More in ...

Pitchfork
He tells a story about meeting Frank Sinatra and reveals that he watches “I Love Lucy” on his tour bus (“all the time, non-stop”). He casually mentions that he and ...
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                                                  New Yorker
The New Yorker

Simmons missed, but not missing

Sentinel & Enterprise
"When Frank Sinatra sang 'My Way,' that was his goodbye song. And Frank got bored and he was back for 20 years," Catalano said. He said he was talking with ...


March 23, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on RadioSinatra:  Frank sings Johnny Mercer.
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                                                  SECcountry.com

WATCH: Frank Sinatra's 'New York, New York' plays in Columbia to ...

SECcountry.com
Frank Sinatra blaring in downtown Columbia at the top of each hour in honor of Gamecock hoops heading to NYC for Sweet 16. pic.twitter.com/g2x7uXMbUU.
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                                                  Angeles Times

With 'Triplicate,' Bob Dylan triples down exploring Great American ...

Los Angeles Times
... majority of the songs Dylan included on 2015's “Shadows in the Night,” last year's “Fallen Angels” and now this follow-up were popularized by Frank Sinatra.
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                                                  Times Herald-Record

Comic Joe Piscopo considers run for NJ governor

Times Herald-Record
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Joe Piscopo won't run as a Republican in New Jersey's upcoming governor's race, but the comedian best known for his Frank Sinatra ...
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                                                  News

Richard Simmons manager says podcast 'intrusion' has been 'harmful'

Fox News
The manager hinted that his client could make a comeback at some point in time, telling the AP, "When Frank Sinatra sang 'My Way,' that was his goodbye song.
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                                                  Arizona Daily Star

Tucson Performing Arts March 30-April 7

Arizona Daily Star
Steppin' Out Live with Ben Vereen — Stevie Eller Dance Theatre, 1737 E. University Blvd. Tribute to Broadway and Frank Sinatra. 7:30 p.m. April 1; 1:30 p.m. ...
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                                                  Fort Worth Star
                                                  Telegram

TCU's Dixon: NIT celebration ranks among his top coaching moments

Fort Worth Star Telegram
As the celebratory strains of Frank Sinatra music blared in Schollmaier Arena, first-year TCU men's basketball coach Jamie Dixon grabbed a microphone to ...
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                                                  Vanity Fair

Ina Garten Made Stephen Colbert the Cover Star of Her “New ...

Vanity Fair
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. __ Bette Davis__ and Olivia de Havilland. Taylor Swift and Lorde. Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez. Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.
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                                                  Victoria Advocate

Strong-willed character mirrors Shirley MacLaine's career

Victoria Advocate
Shirley MacLaine received her first Oscar nomination in 1959 for portraying the loveable Ginny Moorhead in "Some Came Running" opposite Frank Sinatra and ...
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                                                  Press of Atlantic
                                                  City

Will Hard Rock's purchase of the Taj save Atlantic City on '-30-' tonight

Press of Atlantic City
In Atlantic City it means cheese steaks from a sandwich shop with a customer list that includes Frank Sinatra and The Beatles, just to name a few. Photographer ...
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                                                  Cincinnati CityBeat
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LISTEN: 'Warpig' finds Frontier Folk Nebraska in top form

Cincinnati CityBeat (blog)
... its smaller CCJO Chamber Ensemble have explored the music of everyone from Bill Evans, Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra to The Beatles and Radiohead.


March 22, 2017

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Ocean's Eleven

WTAJ
Las Vegas comes to Pennsylvania with a Frank Sinatra impersonator and casino games all to benefit a great cause! Ocean's Eleven is a fundraiser for the ...
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Taste of Vegas coming to Sunnehanna

TribDem.com
Bo Wagner, a Frank Sinatra tribute artist, will entertain at “Ocean's Eleven” at ... of a casino nightlife with the great entertainment of Bo Wagner as Frank Sinatra.”.
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RTT News

Review: Bob Dylan triples down on standards

WTOP
The idea of Bob Dylan becoming the keeper of Frank Sinatra's flame would have seemed preposterous 50 years ago. Dylan was revolutionizing songwriting in a ...
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                                                  WJTV

Comedian Piscopo will not run for NJ governor as Republican

WJTV
6, 2016, in New Brunswick, N.J. Famous for his SNL portrayal of Frank Sinatra, the actor, comedian and radio host is a potential candidate for governor in 2017 ...
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                                                  Sandusky Register

All male a cappella group to perform at Huron Playhouse

Sandusky Register
The upcoming set includes material from Billy Joel, Marvin Gaye, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and Frank Sinatra, as well as contemporary artists Bon Iver ...
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                                                  Buffalo News

WECK-AM sold to Buffalo radio veteran

Buffalo News
WECK will stick with the station's “Music of Your Life” format, playing artists like Frank Sinatra, Barry Manilow and The Carpenters. But Ostrander also plans to ...
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                                                  TheStranger.com

Local Writer Isaac Marion Trolls Trump, Pranks Seattle, and Brings ...

TheStranger.com
He lives among his grunting and shuffling brethren, yet also apart in a 747 where he collects mementos of the living and listens to Frank Sinatra records.
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                                                  Angeles Times

Shirley MacLaine talks about Oscars, Robert Osborne and her new ...

Los Angeles Times
I was involved with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, learning how to play gin rummy with the mob. That why he put those [card] scenes in. Speaking of the Oscars, ...
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                                                  KTNV Las Vegas

Community celebrates the life of Las Vegas figure

KTNV Las Vegas
Mason has worked with a variety of stars over the years, including Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli, Ella Fitzgerald, and more. Copyright 2016 Scripps ...
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                                                  Citizen.com

John E. O'Kane, age 89

The Citizen.com
... and watched Frank Sinatra sing on the stage at the Mosque Theater in Newark. John attended Holy Cross School and Harrison High School. Upon graduation ...


March 21, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:  Urm... "LOW and Marriage?"
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                                                  Washington Times

Marty Allen: 'Comic Legend'

Washington Times
A: Frank Sinatra! My hair at that time was the big bushy hair. When he said my name, my hair got bigger. After Sinatra, The Sands held us over again with Lena ...
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                                                  Dirt Report

They sure don't make 'em like Tony Bennett anymore

Red Dirt Report
TULSA, Okla. – As the lights went down and the recorded voice of Frank Sinatra let the sold-out crowd at the River Spirit Event Center know that they were about ...
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                                                  Drive

Volkswagen's New Atlas SUV Ad Implies a Whole Lot of Hanky-Panky

The Drive
The twist, of course, is that the happy couple is apparently quite interested in using each of their Volkswagens as a place to, in the words of Frank Sinatra, make ...
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                                                  Boston Globe

Here's exactly why Chuck Berry is the inventor of rock 'n' roll

The Boston Globe
If early critics were quick to dismiss rock 'n' roll as a crass fad — Frank Sinatra branded it “the most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been ...
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                                                  George Daily Spectrum

Jackie Lee to open for Dan + Shay in Cedar City

St. George Daily Spectrum
... Young, who has been described as a “country crooner” during a decade — the 1950s — when crooners like Frank Sinatra were still all the rage in pop music.

Arctic Playhouse's 'Bogie and Bacall' lacks the sizzle of the real duo

The Providence Journal
Instead of seeking visual reminders of the real characters Schwartz uses — including Mayo Methot, Bogart's wife when he met Bacall, and Frank Sinatra ...
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                                                  George Daily Spectrum

My naked hand has been clothed

St. George Daily Spectrum
Surprisingly the crowd really got into Frank Sinatra's “My Way” while a bunch of marionettes got into the action with Sinatra's “New York New York” as they ...
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                                                  WGN-TV

'A Fine Romance' with Kimberly Gordon and Chicago's Big Band ...

WGN-TV
Catch us at the Gallery Cabaret in Bucktown for our specialty, 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's Jazz, Frank Sinatra tunes and other hits. We are local Chicago and Chicago ...
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