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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.



September 21, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on RadioSinatra:  Julie London is waiting for someone to buy her a drink.

Jazz Spotlight On Sinatra—-Nancy Barell's “In The Pocket” Broadcasts

HuffPost
Frank Sinatra “Luck Be A Lady”— My Kind Of Broadway. Giacomo Gates and John Coltrane The Revolution Will Be Jazz—The Songs of Gil Scott-Heron.
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                                                  CNBC

Warren Buffett is a full-time investor, but part-time lounge act

CNBC
Three years ago the Oracle of Omaha teamed up with Paul Anka to serenade Fortune magazine reporter Carol Loomis in a reworded rendition of Frank Sinatra's ...
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                                                  Asbury Park Press

Bruce Springsteen rehearses Broadway show at Monmouth University

Asbury Park Press
... Archives promotes and preserves the legacy of the Boss as well as music icons like Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, Hank Williams and Frank Sinatra.
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                                                  Cleveland Scene
                                                  Weekly

Upcoming Music Box Concert Represents a Homecoming of Sorts ...

Cleveland Scene Weekly
He wanted to honor those classic simple songs that people can really connect to — Frank Sinatra and the classic songbook style. That is the song that everyone ...
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Name That Tune!

HuffPost
Cap it all off with the work of such legendary singers as Aretha Franklin, Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, and Dolly Parton ...
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                                                  Bustle

The 'Kingsman 2' Soundtrack Is The Perfect Complement To The ...

Bustle
The song featured in the first trailer is "My Way," by Frank Sinatra. Released in 1969, the song is arguably the most famous from Ol' Blue Eyes' vast catalogue.
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                                                  L.A. Weekly

The 20 All-Time Greatest LA Studio Musicians

L.A. Weekly
... on hundreds of hit songs with the likes of The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, The Byrds, Sam Cooke, The Monkees and Phil Spector among countless others.
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                                                  Vail Daily News

Marketing magician Bob Parker put Vail on the map, before there ...

Vail Daily News
... have stunt-skiing exhibitions by professional skiers, invite the Rat Pack (Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior, Joey Bishop, Dean Martin), invite Bobby Kennedy ...
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                                                  TwinCities.com-Pioneer
                                                  Press

Yankees' homer barrage completes three-game sweep of Twins

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
“I've had better trips to New York,” Twins manager Paul Molitor said. “I've heard Frank (Sinatra) sing that song (“New York, New York”) probably too many times.” ...
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                                                  News Journal

Immediato's Bistro, last tie to Three Little Bakers, to close

The News Journal
The brothers toured nationwide with such stars as Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, Paul Winchell and Tommy Dorsey. They performed at New York's Paramount ...



September 20, 2017

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                                                  KSAT San Antonio

Sinatra's Palm Desert estate can now be yours

KSAT San Antonio
A 6,400-square-foot hideaway designed and built high above California's Palm Desert by Frank Sinatra is back on the market. Named Villa Maggio, after ...
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                                                  Observer-Reporter

Festival to celebrate Italian heritage

Observer-Reporter
... in addition to performing a concert at 5 p.m. A 7:30 p.m. concert by singer Nick Fiasco will include favorites from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and other greats.
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                                                  & Space Magazine

Birth of the Bizjet

Air & Space Magazine
When Frank Sinatra decided to drop a cool half-million on an airplane to shuttle his Rat Pack pals between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, he chose a Lear Jet.
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                                                  Sneaker News

Cam Newton's Latest UA Shoe is Inspired by Frank Sinatra's ...

Sneaker News
This particular colorway of the C1N is dubbed the “Chairman” as it's inspired by Frank Sinatra's timeless style and the influence Cam has in Charlotte where the ...
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                                                  Chicago Tribune

Drake Oak Brook new history investment after Hammond for attorney ...

Chicago Tribune
... close proximity to the Oak Brook Polo Club and Oak Brook Golf Course and Country Club) include England's Prince Charles, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Kennedy, ...
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                                                  SFGate

Smuin dance season launches with Ochoa

SFGate
29, and to Mountain View and Carmel in February and March, are “Serenade for Strings” by Garrett Ammon and “Fly Me to the Moon,” a tribute to Frank Sinatra ...
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                                                  PEOPLE.com

The Truth Behind JFK's Mobbed Up Mistress — and What She Might ...

PEOPLE.com
It was during that era – in 1959 – that Exner reconnected with acquaintance Frank Sinatra in Hollywood, earning an invite to join the crooner in Hawaii for a ...

UAM Jazz Band One to perform with orchestra

Pine Bluff Commercial
They cover much of the Great American Songbook with a stylistic nod to Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley, according to the release.
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                                                  Independent

UK's most unpopular baby names revealed

The Independent
Think Frank (Sinatra), Cindy (Crawford), Roger (Moore) and Dorothy (Gale) – yes they even had surnames in Oz. These were the people who were in their prime ...
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                                                  CNN

'Rocket man' is awkward Dad Trump's attempt to be cool

CNN
Years ago, according to a BBC piece that tagged some of Trump's writing, he said John, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett were his favorite singers.


September 19, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:  This cover is guaranteed to kill you softly.  Or making you wish someone would kill you.  Whatever.
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                                                  Total Croatia News

Yacht Which Hosted Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and Greta Garbo ...

Total Croatia News
The one and only Frank Sinatra once played on this incredible boat, and the former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill met with former United States ...
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                                                  Daily Californian

I trek across post-apocalyptic America in my spare time

Daily Californian
Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra's voices drifted through my head as three-dimensional tumbleweed drifted through the landscape. I downloaded my favorite songs ...

Lubbock Symphony Orchestra Announces Its Fall Pops Concert ...

EverythingLubbock.com
This concert features music from the legendary Frank Sinatra as well as other musical icons such as Cole Porter and Ray Charles. Fusing a full symphony ...
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                                                  Houstonia Magazine

Steve Kilbey on Self-Reproach, Sinatra and Something Quite Peculiar

Houstonia Magazine
It's revealing to discover his earliest musical impressions came via Frank Sinatra and the vibe of his late 1950s albums such as Only the Lonely. “That was my ...
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                                                  Angeles Times

The iconic comic takes a look back in 'Jerry Before Seinfeld'

Los Angeles Times
It's an interesting and novel approach for a comedian, something like when singers in their later years — Frank Sinatra or Joni Mitchell or Elvis Costello – revisit ...
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                                                  BuzzFeed News

How Well Do You Remember These Famous Opening Lines?

BuzzFeed News
What is the TENTH word of Frank Sinatra's "My Way"? Guess I give up! Correct! Wrong! FACE. "And now, the end is near, and so I FACE the final curtain." ...

Peruvian gets 12 years for running fraud out of Trump Building

Reuters
Jaramillo asked in Spanish in the video, which was set to Frank Sinatra's song “New York, New York,” according to prosecutors. “It is the heart of capitalism at a ...
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                                                  Hollywood Reporter

Haute Menswear Brand Berluti Opens First LA Shop in Beverly Hills

Hollywood Reporter
... Parisian menswear and accessories brand Berluti has been meeting the sartorial needs of gentlemen ranging from John F. Kennedy, Frank Sinatra, the Duke ...
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                                                  Tennessean

5 things to do in Williamson County, Sept. 20-26

The Tennessean
The band will bring tunes made famous by Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Frank Sinatra to the stage of the new Performing Arts Center, 112 Everbright Ave., ...
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                                                  Sports Illustrated

The Award Section: In Celebration of Trevor Siemian, Antonio Gates ...

Sports Illustrated
Lewan, who is well-tattooed, on the Frank Sinatra mugshot tattooed on the back of one hand: “I got Sinatra's mugshot. My big stupid joke is that, oh yeah, we ...


September 18, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  One of the first Sinatra songs I fell in love with.

Frank Sinatra has a wild night at the casino in 1967

Bend Bulletin
Frank Sinatra's dentist says the entertainer's bruised and battered mouth will be good as new today, but it's unlikely the damage to Sinatra's pride will heal so ...
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                                                  Syracuse.com

Paul McCartney, Paul Anka: 5 shows to see this week (Sept. 17 to 23)

Syracuse.com
... Tom Jones's biggest hits, "She's a Lady," as well as the English lyrics for Frank Sinatra's signature song, "My Way," which has been covered by many including ...
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                                                  LancasterOnline

Ralph Charles Adams, Jr.

LancasterOnline
He always loved music and was often asked to sing his favorites of Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley at various functions. In addition, he was a great dancer and ...
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                                                  Rochester Democrat and
                                                  Chronicle

Nazareth grad encourages defining your own success

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Therefore, one of my favorite quotes comes from "My Way" the song popularized by Frank Sinatra. “I faced it all and I stood tall and did it my way.” Sandy Sloane ...
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                                                  Legacy.com (blog)

Ben Dorcy (1925 – 2017), country music's original roadie

Legacy.com (blog)
These weren't just any musicians, they were all-time greats like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, and Patsy Cline. Before he became the original ...
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                                                  Economic Times

Suits & sayings: Tough talk of new railway minister

Economic Times
A private band grooved with the birthday boy's favourite Frank Sinatra songs and a curated meal with lobster thermidor was served up as the Kapoors did what ...
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                                                  Music Fest News (press
                                                  release)

Four Days Of Good Lovin' At LOCKN'

Music Fest News (press release)
Rather it was a majorly acoustic set advocating peace and revolution featuring songs such as the opener “Young at Heart” by Frank Sinatra and “Everything ...
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                                                  AsiaOne

Vinyls aren't dead - this S'porean invested $40k in her retail shop to ...

AsiaOne
I think of them with nostalgia, of the good ol' days when life was simpler, and Cole Porter and Frank Sinatra crooned sensual melodies to dance languidly by.
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                                                  Otago Daily Times

Something else to blame on baby-boomers

Otago Daily Times
It also seemed a testimonial to the first of the baby-boomers who, in their youth, bridged the chasm between Frank Sinatra and Mick Jagger. The tell-tale moment ...

Stepping out for kids

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Every celebrity dancer who took the stage was a winner, receiving personalized mirrored ball trophies: Masching, the Frank Sinatra Award; Emanuel, the Wind ...
 


September 15, 2017

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                                                  Newswire (press
                                                  release)

Frank Sinatra's Merry Best Gathered For 'Ultimate Christmas,' To Be ...

PR Newswire (press release)
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holidays draw nearer, Frank Sinatra Enterprises and Capitol/UMe are pleased to announce an essential ...
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                                                  Best Classic Bands
                                                  (blog)

Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra Xmas Releases Coming

Best Classic Bands (blog)
New holiday collections from two of the best singers of all-time were announced today by their respective record labels. Frank Sinatra's Ultimate Christmas ...
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                                                  Star Magazine UK

Seal records new Standards album with Frank Sinatra's drummer

Star Magazine UK
"It was a true honour to collaborate with the same musicians who performed with Frank Sinatra and so many of my favourite artists, in the very same studios ...
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                                                  Rock Cellar Magazine

Frank Sinatra 'Ultimate Christmas' 20-Song Collection Coming 10/6 ...

Rock Cellar Magazine
That's definitely the case now that Capitol/UMe and Frank Sinatra Enterprises have put together a new release showcasing 20 holiday recordings from the ...
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                                                  Biography

Director Sam Pollard on His New Doc 'Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta ...

Biography
The opening segment of I've Gotta Be Me chronicles the “Rat Pack” years, when Davis performed with friends and fellow vocalists Frank Sinatra and Dean ...
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                                                  mySanAntonio.com

Benavides Thomae devoted to family

mySanAntonio.com
Then she began Googling Frank Sinatra. And then she did Facebook, and she totally loved it,” recalled her daughter, Connie Fitzgerald. “She has a huge family ...
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                                                  Washington Post

Bob Dylan, Dead & Company and more just-announced DC concerts

Washington Post
These days, Dylan is mixing semi-unrecognizable versions of choice cuts from his discography with covers of Frank Sinatra songs. Get tickets: Friday at 10 a.m. ...
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                                                  Buffalo News

Fall movie season has a made-in-Buffalo theme

Buffalo News
... 3") who will be here with "Davi's Way," a documentary that chronicles his year-long quest to re-create Frank Sinatra's famed "Main Event" concert. Other guests ...
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                                                  KSL.com

Have You Seen This? Dad croons sweetly to 'beautiful baby'

KSL.com
It's not in the flashy sense you may relate with “crooners” that made all the ladies swoon such as Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby; it's more of the sweet, gentle ...
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                                                  expressandstar.com

Hats off to Wolverhampton actor

expressandstar.com
From impersonating Al Jolson to Frank Sinatra, an actor will be playing 28 ... tells the story of what could happen if Frank Sinatra and Al Jolson met up in heaven.
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