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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.




November 16, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on RadioSinatra:  DON'T ask him to balance a beach ball on his nose!
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                                                  SiliconBeat

Larry Ellison buys Frank Sinatra's old Tahoe resort for $35.8 million

SiliconBeat
Lawrence Ellison has gained approval from a bankruptcy court to buy the famed Cal Neva Lodge & Casino, once the site of Frank Sinatra's casino, for $35.8 ...
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                                                  Mercury News

Steve Jurvetson fires back; Larry Ellison swings into Sinatra's old pad

The Mercury News
After all, if you spend almost $36 million on a place that used to belong to Frank Sinatra, the original Chairman of the Board, you should probably get some use ...
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                                                  Business Mirror

Sad succulent songs for November

Business Mirror
The other titan is Frank Sinatra. I look to his amazing discography and surrender to one song he didn't even popularize. That song is “Nature Boy,” which people ...
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                                                  Minneapolis Star
                                                  Tribune

$2.25M penthouse condo offers skyscraper views in the heart of ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune
When Larry was growing up, he loved 1960s Frank Sinatra movies. “I always wanted to live in a New York penthouse like Frank Sinatra in 'Come Blow Your ...
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                                                  Lagniappe

AIGA covers Optera in local glory

Lagniappe
... for her Mobile “Holiday Inn Yankee Foxtrot” (from Wilco's “Hotel Yankee Foxtrot”) and her Sandy “Nothing But the Best” (Frank Sinatra “Nothing But the Best”), ...
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                                                  Louis Public Radio

Photo journalist Harry Benson reflects on iconic career before ...

St. Louis Public Radio
Some of the most famous photographs of past celebrities were taken by one man – photo journalist Harry Benson. He's photographed all the presidents since ...
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                                                  Palm Beach Daily News
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At Café Boulud, there's another reason to make music

Palm Beach Daily News (blog)
... Boulud regulars know well are making weekly music: Pianists Sasha Wagner and Tom Regis play everything from Frank Sinatra classics to Billy Joel favorites.
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                                                  Vegas Review-Journal

San Diego author's book serves as reference about US gambling

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Benny Binion, Frank Sinatra, Howard Hughes, Jay Sarno, Allen Glick — they are there in all their glory. If you're a Nevadan and don't know any of these names ...


November 15, 2017

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                                                  Peninsula News Review

Celebrate Christmas with Sinatra in song

Peninsula News Review
Early birds get a discount on Christmas with Sinatra, an intimate holiday concert showcasing the music of the legendary Frank Sinatra and featuring more than ...
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                                                  Weekly News

Celebrating Sinatra, and Hue and Cry's 'Coming of Age'

Largs and Millport Weekly News
... fans can expect some surprise influences including Frank Sinatra, with Pat saying: "It's about what kind of musical landscape a young Frank Sinatra as a muse ...
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                                                  News

Tina Brown on new memoir, bringing Vanity Fair to the "front edge of ...

CBS News
He brought with him a boom box and in the boom box was a tape of Frank Sinatra singing 'Nancy (With The Laughing Face).' As the Reagans walked in, he puts ...
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                                                  Sportsnet.ca

World Cup failure an incredibly bitter pill for Italians to swallow

Sportsnet.ca
Gay Talese's wonderfully whimsical turn of phrase from “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold,” his epic profile of the legendary crooner and movie star published in the April ...
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                                                  NJ.com

Uber driver killed in NYC 'put everybody before himself'

NJ.com
He loved Frank Sinatra, Groucho Marx and Chocolate Milk. In a senseless incident this past weekend, a man killed him . He was only 68, and he just welcomed ...
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                                                  Robb Report

Master Distiller Wes Henderson Explains His Bourbon Halo

Robb Report
Frank Sinatra is probably known as one of the most prolific whiskey lovers. I hear Lady Gaga loves her bourbon. While I can't name them for privacy reasons, ...
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                                                  ChicagoNow (blog)

Liz Smith: The Life, Friendship, and Death of Show-business's Dishy ...

ChicagoNow (blog)
... the aforementioned NYDN, that Smith became acquainted with Kelley, the future destroyer of celebrity myth, with such casualties as Frank Sinatra (His Way), ...

Sun City Chorus and Concert Band prepares holiday show

Bluffton Today
Music director Art Hansen said he was influenced by the songs of Irving Berlin, Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra when he was crafting the theme and choosing ...

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel

Telegraph.co.uk
... such as Johnny Costa's (favourite of Frank Sinatra), Johannes (for the best chicken schnitzel in the city) and Lulu's bistro (the top spot for boozy brunch).
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                                                  Courier-Journal

Interim coach David Padgett on Louisville's future: 'We have no idea ...

The Courier-Journal
On the table next to his desk, Padgett placed two hardcover books about things he loves: Frank Sinatra and Nevada's Lake Tahoe, which is a short drive from his ...


November 14, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:   Urm... to quote Shakespeare: As You Like It III;ii;1358
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                                                  WWD

Remembering Gossip Doyenne Liz Smith

WWD
She did in fact have a long-running feud with Frank Sinatra, which began when she called him out in print on his nasty remarks to women such as writer Maxine ...
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                                                  Chicago Tribune

Liz Smith, gossip columnist who dished on the boldfaced-name set ...

Chicago Tribune
She publicly feuded with Donald Trump and Frank Sinatra, dropped acid with actress Holland Taylor, went ballooning in France with Malcolm Forbes and ...
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                                                  Eater

From Big Bands to Burlesque, Gaetano's Celebrates 70 Years

Eater
From Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra shooting Craps in the basement, to neighborhood kids scanning for police cruisers from upstairs, the Smaldone family ...
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                                                  SouthFlorida.com
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Willie Nelson on his way to Pompano Beach

SouthFlorida.com (blog)
Frank Sinatra is my favorite singer, and always has been. For overall great singing, ain't nobody can beat him,” Nelson said. As for Lewis, he said, “Jerry Lee?
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                                                  Orlando Sentinel

Florida Hospital's oldest volunteer is a 95-year-old man

Orlando Sentinel
Sometimes he works solo maybe humming an old Frank Sinatra tune. Sometimes he has a partner and the conversation is never ending. “I love going down and ...
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                                                  DigitalSpy.com

The Chase's Bradley Walsh takes on the quiz himself for the first ...

DigitalSpy.com
... would feature grime collaborations with Stormzy and Wiley, but it looks like he's opted for covers of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Tony Bennett instead.

Foundation in Focus: Osgood's voice, message resonate with student

ThisWeek Community News
Not only did he speak about his life, but he sang “The Man in the Looking Glass” by Frank Sinatra. I learned more about the man with the voice that would greet ...
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                                                  Plattsburgh Press
                                                  Republican

Deer's Head is once again an inn

Plattsburgh Press Republican
Among the unique features offered, each room is equipped with a phonograph with vinyl LPs that include Johnny Cash, John Denver and Frank Sinatra, along ...
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                                                  RollingStone.com

Iceland Airwaves 2017: 7 Best Things We Saw

RollingStone.com
... of Iceland has a voice as reduced by age and wear and the sumptuous accompaniment evoked Dylan's recent red-velvet stay in the Frank Sinatra songbook.


November 13, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  To be honest, it wasn't that hard.
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                                                  Philly.com

He's Bob Dylan and you're not: Dylan sings Sinatra and more at the ...

Philly.com
Why is Bob Dylan singing Frank Sinatra songs? Because the Nobel Prize-winning bard from whom profound revelations have been expected for more than half ...

Book Review: 'Way It Was' taps aging Sinatra's highs, lows

theday.com
Frank Sinatra's prime years as a singer were long behind him when Eliot Weisman managed his career. Yet even into his 70s "the Voice" could deliver what fans ...
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                                                  Deadline

Lessons From 'The Wedding Singer': Those Good-Natured Screen ...

Deadline
I channel-hopped into the middle of a scene that had a swinging bachelor, played by Frank Sinatra, baiting an ingénue with tales of a Paramount executive pal ...
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                                                  Washington Post

Liz Smith, gossip columnist who dished on the boldfaced-name set ...

Washington Post
She publicly feuded with Donald Trump and Frank Sinatra, dropped acid with actress Holland Taylor, went ballooning in France with Malcolm Forbes and ...
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                                                  Worcester Telegram

Sunday Sitdown: Richard M. Clouthier, volunteer DJ at dances for ...

Worcester Telegram
At the Halloween dance last month, his son showed up dressed as Frank Sinatra and pushed his girlfriend around in her wheelchair to the music, who also has ...
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                                                  Northwest Herald

Fundraising gala for TLS Veterans held Saturday in Crystal Lake

Northwest Herald
The evening's entertainment was provided by John Ludy Puleo, who performed his renditions of songs by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin and more.
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                                                  Zimbabwe Standard

Inside the complex mind of Dereck Chisora

The Zimbabwe Standard
LONDON — Zimbabwe-born Dereck Chisora is one of Britain's most controversial boxers, but he also has a fondness for fine art, Frank Sinatra and miniature ...
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                                                  Young Folks

AFI Movie Review – Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

The Young Folks
If your only information on Sammy Davis Jr. involves his friendship with Frank Sinatra there's a whole lifetime of information waiting to be uncovered. Pollard ...
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                                                  Oneonta Daily Star

Backtracking: In Our Times: Fonda visit, Middle East peace, Job ...

Oneonta Daily Star
In those days she was backing up people such as Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Mathis and a host of others who played in the Catskills. “I deal with my ...
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                                                  News

Tina Brown on gossip, Weinstein and Trump

CBS News
"It came together really because Harry Benson, the photographer, had a genius idea to bring a boombox to the White House with a cassette in it: Frank Sinatra ...


November 10, 2017

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                                                  Jersey Herald

The next best thing to Frank Sinatra

New Jersey Herald
SPARTA -- You'll never get a chance to see Frank Sinatra, or even Frank Sinatra Jr., perform in concert, but some people say that Tony Sands is the next best ...
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                                                  Billboard

Katharine McPhee Premieres Nina Simone 'Everything Must ...

Billboard
Playing a little hardball with CBS' Frank Sinatra centennial special two years ago paid some major dividends for Katharine McPhee. The singer, actress (CBS' ...

Thanks, Ol' Blue Eyes!

TAPinto.net
Frankie shared with the audience, among other personal particulars, that Frank Sinatra is not buried in a big, fancy Hollywood-style mausoleum. His is a simple ...

John Adams goes 'West'

San Francisco Chronicle
I'd give you a Frank Sinatra microphone if I could.” Sellars hops up and approaches Bridges. “He's going to push every one of your buttons,” he says. “This is ...
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                                                  Waterloo Cedar Falls
                                                  Courier

NEW PICTURES: 75th anniversary of Sullivan brothers' deaths ...

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Kelly Sullivan, granddaughter of Albert Sullivan, youngest of the brothers, shouted to crew members as the ship pulled into port to the strains of Frank Sinatra's ...
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                                                  News

Gina Lollobrigida reveals she was sexually molested at age 19

Fox News
... she appeared in films opposite some of Hollywood's top leading men, including Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster, Anthony Quinn and Frank Sinatra, to name a few.
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                                                  News

Raquel Welch recalls starring in 'One Million Years BC': 'I almost died'

Fox News
She went on to work with some of the most in-demand leading men, including Frank Sinatra, Robert Wagner, James Stewart, Dean Martin and Burt Reynolds.
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Watchung Hills Presents Fall Cabaret

TAPinto.net
Students tried their hand at songs from Broadway, and other iconic recording artists such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Pearl Jam, and Christina Aguilera.
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                                                  News

Asian leaders deliver pageantry-plus to woo Trump

ABC News
As guests entered the ballroom, Trump's inauguration song, Frank Sinatra's "My Way," played. All presidents get red-carpet treatment abroad, but Trump's ...
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