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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.



August 18, 2017

'My Way' all Sinatra songs at PART Theatre

The Daily Nonpareil
If you like the songs of Frank Sinatra you will love this production. The first act is 55 minutes, and the second act runs 35 minutes with a 15-minute intermission.
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My Way: A musical journey through Sinatra's iconic career

Uniontown Herald Standard
“Audiences will learn a little more about the mystique of Frank Sinatra, but more importantly, the music he made famous.” Tickets for the show can be purchased ...
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                                                  Telegraph.co.uk

Central Hotel

Telegraph.co.uk
There is also Franky's bar on the ground floor, which has a pleasant street-front outdoor terrace – it's named after Frank Sinatra and serves excellent homemade ...
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                                                  Dallas News (blog)

Former Mansion bandleader Mark Carroll reveals the inside scoop ...

Dallas News (blog)
In October 1994, he looked up and Frank Sinatra was in the Mansion bar with his wife, Barbara. "He gave me the A-OK sign," Carroll says. "That was enough for ...

Letter: Robert Davi responds

The Manchester Journal
In the aforementioned article he alludes that " the film is about someone "trying to be as great as Frank Sinatra ..... but come up against our own limitations.
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                                                  Buffalo News

Soderbergh's 'Logan Lucky' is 'Ocean's 11' without the suits

Buffalo News
"Logan Lucky" is Soderbergh's good-hearted, blue-collar version of the kind of comedy caper movie that Frank Sinatra and his tuxedoed rat pack invented with ...

Guest Commentary — Alex Dailey: "Tomato – Tomahto"

Petoskey News-Review
... attire, and I'm hoping that yields a number of swoon-worthy dresses and tuxedoes harkening back to Grace Kelly, Hedy Lamar, Cary Grant, and Frank Sinatra.

The Class of '75 and the best music

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
LPs from 1957 that I play include John Coltrane's “Blue Train,” Miles Davis's “Birth of the Cool,” Frank Sinatra's “A Swingin' Affair,” Ben Webster's “Soulville,” and ...


August 17, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on RadioSinatra:  They could really blow.  Just ask Frank!
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                                                  IrishCentral

What's the connection between John F. Kennedy and Frank Sinatra

IrishCentral
Frank Sinatra and John F. Kennedy admired each other greatly. ... replete with celebrities, but his friendship with Frank Sinatra was perhaps the most curious of ...

From Las Vegas to Tyler - A Brilliant Tribute to Frank Sinatra and ...

Digital Journal
On September 8th, Tyler's Historic Liberty Hall Will Present a Toast to Frank Sinatra and Joan Rivers With the Magnificent Las Vegas Music and Comedy Duo of ...
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                                                  AOL

Woman loses her engagement ring while gardening, finds it 13 ...

AOL
Mary Grams, an 84-year-old woman from Canada, lost her engagement ring back in 2004 while tending to her garden. "I went to the garden for something and I ...
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                                                  Golf.com

Inside Augusta National's battle to shut down the black market for ...

Golf.com
GOLF.com's Josh Sens takes you on a tour of the golf memorabilia market, turning up Frank Sinatra's golf clubs, Sam Snead's Masters trophy and several green ...
ConcertoNet

Area musicians invited to create their take on Brahms Lullaby

Buffalo News
Since then, the song's legend has only grown. Everyone has covered it, from great opera singers to pop artists like Frank Sinatra and Jewel. The song is sung all ...
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                                                  Mansion Global

Elvis Presley's Former Los Angeles Mansion Renting for $65000 a ...

Mansion Global
Presley's former neighborhood in the Los Angeles suburb was also home to contemporaries like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Ray Charles. The single-story ...
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                                                  Variety

Scott Greer Moves to Def Jam as EVP of Marketing and Commerce

Variety
Greer began his career at Capitol in 1991, working with the Beastie Boys and their Grand Royal label as well as projects by Foo Fighters and Frank Sinatra.

August Third Thursday in the Square

Sand Hills Express
Todd will be playing a variety of Country, Gospel, Broadway and Frank Sinatra songs. Enjoy the music along with Root Beer Floats sponsored by Broken Bow ...
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                                                  York Times

Queens of the Stone Age, Redefining Itself to Renew Its Sound

New York Times
We went over to United Recording, where Dino and Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra and Dizzy Gillespie and all these guys did their records, post-Capitol, when ...
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                                                  RollingStone.com

Inside Glen Campbell's Classic Forgotten Albums

RollingStone.com
In 1966, he'd been the producer when Campbell backed Frank Sinatra on "Strangers in the Night." This change didn't pay off commercially but did result in a ...


August 16, 2017

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                                                  Guardian

John Travolta to play 'the other Sinatra' in film about Jimmy Roselli

The Guardian
Jimmy Roselli was known as “the other Sinatra”, but the Mob and Frank Sinatra, his lifelong rival crooner, killed off his chances of finding the fame that he ...
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                                                  Reedsburg Times Press

Stellpflug column: Don't live a life of regrets, get out and do your thing

Reedsburg Times Press
When Frank Sinatra sang “Regrets, I've had a few,” he probably wasn't singing about not wearing sunscreen or failing to make physical fitness a top priority.
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                                                  RollingStone.com

Elvis Presley Impersonators Reflect on His Legacy 40 Years After ...

RollingStone.com
He was the real example of an out-of-the-box showman. And he wiggled, he had a different style of singing from the time of Frank Sinatra. … He opened the door ...
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                                                  Milwaukee Record

Before tonight's 'Star Trek' podcast, listen to Data singing old pop ...

Milwaukee Record
The 12-track effort's name is a play off Frank Sinatra's 1973 release, Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back, and includes an overt nod to Spiner's yellow-eyed Star Trek character ...
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                                                  NJ.com

For Jersey City councilman, City Hall is a 'Chapel of Love'

NJ.com
31, 1939, the bride was Miss Nancy Barbato, of Arlington Avenue, and the groom, hailing from Garden Street in Hoboken, was Mr. Frank Sinatra. Terrence T.
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Who is Nick Moran? Celebrity MasterChef 2017 contestant and actor ...

The Sun
... of stage roles including Blood Brothers, Look Back In Anger and Twelve Angry Men. He's also a keen musician and fronts his own Frank Sinatra tribute band.

The Big Southern Send-Off

Up & Coming Weekly
... Tar Heels born and bred and Southerners from elsewhere say farewell to our loved ones and the ones we did not love at all just like Frank Sinatra — we do it ...
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                                                  Columbia Daily Herald

The death of the 'Rhinestone' picker

Columbia Daily Herald
A lot of Campbell's fretwork is featured on so many hits from that era, where he provided accompaniment for artists such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Elvis ...
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                                                  Best Classic Bands
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13 Times When Glen Campbell Rocked

Best Classic Bands (blog)
... Mary Lou”) to Frank Sinatra (“Strangers in the Night”), as well as Phil Spector's productions, numerous Beach Boys sessions (including Pet Sounds) and much ...
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                                                  TVInsider

'Happy Days' Star Don Most Gets 'Handy' on 'The Bold and the ...

TVInsider
“I love those great standards from the '50s and '60s—the ones made famous by Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin,” says Most. “But this is no new venture for me.


August 15, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:  Why didn't the Sousaphone take off as the instrument of choice on YouTube?  I really wanna know.
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                                                  York Daily News

How a young Frank Sinatra took the world by storm during a week at ...

New York Daily News
And there was an "extra added attraction," a kid named Frank Sinatra. Bob Weitman, the Paramount's manager, had signed him after seeing him at The Mosque ...
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                                                  Connecticut

Win Tickets To Echoes of Sinatra

CBS Connecticut
Join us as we take you through a musical journey of the golden era of one of the greatest performers of all time – Frank Sinatra. You can get your tickets by ...
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                                                  DNAinfo

The Lost Lyrics Of 'Toddlin' Town' (And Other Fun Facts)

DNAinfo
The unofficial city song — or maybe co-song with "My Kind Of Town (Chicago Is)" — is hitting a couple milestones: It was first published 95 years ago, with a rush ...
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                                                  Hollywood Reporter

Style Notes: Zendaya Stars In "Versace On the Floor" Video; Kendall ...

Hollywood Reporter
... the last millennia including Botticelli's "Venus" and Leonardo da Vinci's "Vitruvian Man" and a remixed version of Frank Sinatra's "My Way" as the soundtrack.
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                                                  Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

10 reasons you don't want to move to New Jersey

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Any state that can produce an eclectic group of pop stars like Frank Sinatra, Jon Bon Jovi, and Bruce Springsteen has music for any taste. 7. You'll Gain Weight ...
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                                                  Lincoln Journal Star

Review: Logic affirms breakout status at Pinewood

Lincoln Journal Star
Lenbo is part of the RattPack, Frank Sinatra-loving Logic's version of the Rat Pack. While Logic doesn't sound at all like Sinatra, he's drawn to him as an ...
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Jack DeJohnette + Birthdays Of Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, Duke ...

KMUW
... Jazz Tentet, Katie Thiroux and John Pizzarelli's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the album that brought together Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Critics, reviewers of arts must up their game

The Herald
One of the greatest tunes in the world, “My Way” was penned and arranged for Frank Sinatra by Syrian-Canadian artiste Paul Anka, who was more into ballads ...
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                                                  WTOP

40 years after Elvis' death, impersonators talk about legacy

WTOP
He was the real example of an out-of-the-box showman. And he wiggled, he had a different style of singing from the time of Frank Sinatra. … He opened the door ...
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                                                  WSAV-TV

Our Hometown: The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra hosts post-eclipse ...

WSAV-TV
Monday, August 21, get ready to get down to the tunes of Motown, Frank Sinatra, and more! It's free fun from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Jinx on Congress Street… but ...


August 14, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  Frankie sings #8 on this week's Hit Parade!

Tickets on sale for 'Swoonatra' fundraiser event

The Daily Iberian
As the lights dim, a hush falls over the crowd. A spotlight comes up on a young Frank Sinatra wearing a white dinner jacket. Instantly, the Essanee Theater is ...
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                                                  Daily Mail

Drive me to the moon! One of five vintage Italian cars given to ...

Daily Mail
One of five luxurious cars given to members of Frank Sinatra's Rat Pack has emerged on sale for £300,000 more than 50 years later. The vintage vehicle was ...
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                                                  Newsweek

Presidents Play Golf Because They Are Powerful, Rich Men

Newsweek
The smog that once caused Frank Sinatra to consider moving elsewhere is actually a problem only about ten days a year. Crime consists mostly of hotel and ...
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                                                  Kansas City Star

George Gershwin comes to life at MTH Theater's new production

Kansas City Star
He assumes the role of a wisecracking Frank Sinatra as the band evokes the eccentric jazz of the Sun Ra Arkestra in a surreal reading of “It Ain't Necessarily So.

Remembering Elvis and what could have been

Valdosta Daily Times
There is one duet which paired Elvis and Frank Sinatra for a TV special. Like a musical conversation, Elvis would sing a snippet of a Sinatra song and Sinatra ...
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                                                  Arizona Daily Sun

Il Rosso of Flagstaff returns and grows

Arizona Daily Sun
As for the music, you can hear it flowing through the speakers at all hours of the day, from Frank Sinatra to old-school hip-hop to the Dead Kennedys. And like ...
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Remembering Glen Campbell, the man and his music

Bucks County Courier Times
Listen again to Frank Sinatra's classic, “Strangers in the Night.” That's Campbell on rhythm guitar performing all the guitar licks, which no doubt helped push the ...
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                                                  cleveland.com

When love and loss are multiplied - remembering a brother at Twins ...

cleveland.com
... call him Regis Philbin," says Richie - who decided they'd sing one of Frank Sinatra's signature songs, "I've Got You Under My Skin," at the Twins Talent Show.
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