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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.



July 27, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on RadioSinatra:  A selection of early & rare tracks!
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                                                  RollingStone.com

Barbara Sinatra, Singer's Widow and Philanthropist, Dead at 90

RollingStone.com
In her 2011 book, Lady Blue Eyes: My Life with Frank, Sinatra remembered that she first met Frank when she was asked to be a doubles partner with Gardner.

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Barbara Sinatra, activist and widow of Frank, dies at 90

BBC News
Barbara Sinatra, the philanthropist and widow of singer Frank Sinatra, has died at the age of 90, a spokesperson said. John Thoresen, director of the Barbara ...

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre's 'My Way' a delightful tribute to Frank ...

Middletown Press
Kaite Corda and Jon Escobar share stories, songs and dances from Frank Sinatra's many years of entertainment. Photo courtesy of Connecticut Cabaret Theatre.

Eastbourne singer sings the greatest hits of Frank Sinatra

Eastbourne Herald
On September 16 local swing singer Tom Fitzpatrick will perform one of the biggest shows of his career so far when he performs live with his band at the Royal ...

Barbara Sinatra, wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 90

Daily Excelsior
Barbara Sinatra, wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 90 ... LOS ANGELES, July 26: Legendary musician Frank Sinatra's wife and humanitarian Barbara Sinatra has ...
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Reports: Frank Sinatra's wife Barbara dead at 90

Fox11online.com
A representative for her Barbara Sinatra Children's Center Foundation released a statement announcing she "died comfortably" while among friends and family.
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Happening Today: Russia, Jeff Sessions, CTE, Chipotle, Barbara ...

NBC New York
Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent advocate and philanthropist for abused children, has died at 90.
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                                                  moviepilot.com

'Never Give Up Anything You Like': Why The Women Of 'On The ...

moviepilot.com
When Gabey (Gene Kelly) catches sight of Ivy Smith (Vera-Ellen) posing as subway sweetheart Miss Turnstiles, he drags pals Chip (Frank Sinatra – be still my ...
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                                                  York Times

California Today: A Republican Candidate for Governor Talks About ...

New York Times
The Palm Springs socialite was Frank Sinatra's fourth wife and fought against child abuse. [The Desert Sun]. • An economist said building a bunch of housing in ...

Frank Sinatra's widow, Barbara dead at 90

CanIndia News
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS) Barbara Sinatra, the widow of iconic crooner Frank Sinatra, is dead. She was 90. Barbara died on Tuesday at her home in Rancho ...


July 26, 2017

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Barbara Sinatra, Frank's 4th wife and widow, dies at 90

ABC News
FILE - In this July 12, 1988 file photo Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara appear at Milton Berle's 80th birthday party in Los Angeles. Barbara Sinatra, a ...

Family friend says Barbara Sinatra, philanthropist and widow of ...

ABC News
Family friend says Barbara Sinatra, philanthropist and widow of legendary singer Frank Sinatra, has died in California. By The Associated Press. LOS ANGELES ...

Barbara Sinatra, Frank Sinatra's Wife, Dead at 90

PopCulture.com
Barbara Sinatra, who was married to music icon Frank Sinatra, has passed ... She married Frank Sinatra in 1976 and the couple stayed together for almost 22 ...
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Us Weekly

Barbara Sinatra, Frank Sinatra's wife & Coachella Valley ...

PerezHilton.com
Match made in Tinder heaven! Remember those adorable college students we were telling you about earlier this month that had never met despite being on the ...
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                                                    Heavy.com

Barbara Sinatra's Net Worth: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Heavy.com
Italian singer Patrizio Buanne escorts Barbara Sinatra, wife of the late entertainer Frank Sinatra, at the National Italian American Foundation's 33rd Anniversary ...
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That yacht that Donald Trump told the Boy Scouts about was a ...

Washington Post
... which was built in 1972, including notable glamorous partiers of the time, such as Gregory Peck, Frank Sinatra, Michael Caine, Harry Belafonte, Julio Iglesias, ...

Barbara Sinatra Passes Away at 90

PR Newswire (press release)
Barbara and Frank Sinatra travelled the world for 26 years together until his death in 1998. After moving to Palm Springs in the late 1950's, Barbara began an ...
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                                                    Patch.com

Iconic Deauville Hotel Shut Down By Electrical Fire

Patch.com
The property became a favorite Miami Beach haunt for Hollywood elites such as Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong and Tonny Bennet. "The most ...
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Neil Sedaka Will Sing At Westhampton Beach Performing Arts ...

27east.com
... and whether sung by Mr. Sedaka or the likes of Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, The Monkees or Frank Sinatra, many of them were the soundtrack of youth for those ...


July 25, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:  I won't dance... but I will flail. :)
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                                                  Vulture

The OA and Baby Driver's Choreographer Wants to See More Faces ...

Vulture-2 hours ago
The Frank Sinatra estate reached out to the producers about doing a project based on Frank's work. So the producers brought on Randy Weiner as the director, ...
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                                                  Desert Sun

See where Kirk Douglas lived and Elvis honeymooned in Palm ...

The Desert Sun
Kirk Douglas and Frank Sinatra: The Palm Springs Preservation Foundation will offer tours of the recently restored Kirk Douglas home in the Old Las Palmas ...
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                                                  MyCentralJersey.com

Senior prom draws locals for day of fun

MyCentralJersey.com
... at Overlook, and featured hors d'oeuvres as well as live music by Chris Corbin, who sang a selection of Frank Sinatra and other Golden Age classics.
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                                                  News Radio (blog)

Making Beautiful Music Together and Apart

FOX News Radio (blog)
Husband Paul Rolnick is an award-winning singer-songwriter, producer and sound engineer, working on albums by Frank Sinatra, Judy Collins and Jackson ...

Theresa May, and The Perils of Politicians of Being Down With The ...

Daily Beast
John F. Kennedy also used pop culture to woo to voters, both during the primaries (Frank Sinatra reworked “High Hopes” for a JFK ad campaign) and throughout ...
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Scott Walker spoke to Pulp's Jarvis Cocker for his first interview in ...

Consequence of Sound (blog)
Walker also talked about his influences, from Frank Sinatra to Miles Davis. Near the end of the conversation, he opened up about his relationship with David ...
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                                                  Ellwood City Ledger

Jazz band to perform 'America's music' in plaza

Ellwood City Ledger
Concert goers filled the Community Plaza on July 15 during a performance by the Wrangler Band in Ellwood City. Next up, the Harmony-Zelienople Jazz Band ...
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                                                  Miami Herald

Hialeah Park Racing & Casino

Miami Herald
Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Al Jolson, Jimmy Durante, Elizabeth Taylor, Angie Dickinson, even Amelia Earhart stopped by before her infamous last flight.
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                                                  Paste Magazine

17 Songs That Explicitly Mention World War III

Paste Magazine
... offhand figures of speech (Frank Sinatra's “What A Funny Girl You Used to Be”), romantic woes (Jonas Brothers' “World War III”), fighting group factions (The ...
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Jazz at the Mansion concert to feature Mary J. Harris Trio

DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Selections will come from such artists as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme and Rosemary Clooney. Visitors are welcome to bring a lawn chair or blanket.


July 24, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  Well, "Hello, Lawsuit!"
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Singing orderly gives patients something to smile about

CTV News
Generally, his own compositions take a backseat to the standards — songs by artists such as Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra. “Everyone knows the standards ...
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                                                  Times-Leader

Frankie Warren, Magic 93 DJ: 10 things you might not know about me

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
I was named after Frank Sinatra. My dad was a big fan — so am I — and our basement basically was a “Sinatra Shrine” when I was a kid, including a jukebox full ...
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                                                  Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, July 23-30: The 20th iPalpiti ...

Los Angeles Times
Michael Feinstein Sings and Swings Feinstein and the Pasadena Pops salute Bobby Darin, Bing Crosby, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, et al. Los Angeles County ...
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                                                  Pitchfork

Scott Walker Talks David Bowie, Early Career Stories in Rare ...

Pitchfork
He talked about picking up singing techniques from Frank Sinatra, going to Miles Davis and John Coltrane shows, clarified some lyrics that are widely ...
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                                                  Columbus Dispatch

Concert review | Picnic With the Pops: Three Dog Night still delivers ...

The Columbus Dispatch
Frank Sinatra was known for his admiration of the songwriters who wrote the songs he so brilliantly performed. Three Dog Night still delivers but would do well to ...
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                                                  Financial Times

Trump hires smooth-talking 'Mooch' to fix image

Financial Times
... of the Rat Pack, a group of actors in the 1960s who included Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. “People love him, or people hate him, but people notice him.”.
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                                                  South Bend Tribune

Amish Acres rolls the dice with 'Guys and Dolls'

South Bend Tribune
Jacob Clanton, left, Martin Flowers, Ryan Schisler and Don Hart play gamblers in the Round Barn Theatre's production of “Guys and Dolls” that opens Tuesday ...
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Austin Mechling, Matthew Spolski marry

The State
When he was finished, he set the table and had Frank Sinatra music playing in the background; I honestly did not even realize or think anything of it. After lunch ...
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                                                  Pasadena Now

Jim Webb Coming to Pasadena

Pasadena Now
His songs have been performed by some of the biggest names in the industry, including Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, ...
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