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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.




October 23, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  You're asking the wrong person.
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                                                  CapitalGazette.com

Phil Burgess: Cultural preservation also includes saving baby ...

CapitalGazette.com
Leone, then an enlisted airman in the U.S. Air Force weather service, had a habit of singing Frank Sinatra favorites in the shower. His USAF buddies liked his ...
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                                                  Austin Chronicle

Formula One Music: Justin Timberlake

Austin Chronicle
Lights over the crowd gathered at F1's super stage on Saturday night went out as Frank Sinatra played over the P.A.: “I planned each charted course/ Each ...
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                                                  Angeles Times

New hotels mean Palm Springs is once again the capital of cool

Los Angeles Times
Remember the old Palm Springs? A sunny desert town where Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and many other Hollywood types partied in the '50s and '60s? It crashed ...
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                                                  Philadelphia Tribune

Grammy museum pays homage to New Jersey musical legacy

The Philadelphia Tribune
It features a trove of memorabilia from numerous artists, with a focus on new Jersey natives such as Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra and Whitney Houston.

Thoughts From An Aging Pizza Evangelist

Columbus Parent
The second stars Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, and Janet Leigh. It's a 1962 film entitled “The Manchurian Candidate” about a former prisoner of war who is ...
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                                                  NBCNews.com

Trump's Obsession With His Own Celebrity May Doom His Legacy

NBCNews.com
Kennedy's political team brought in filmmaker Jack Denove to capture the charismatic candidate's interactions with voters, and wrangled Frank Sinatra to croon ...
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                                                  MyStatesman.com
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Justin Timberlake sends love to Houston (just not the Astros) in epic ...

MyStatesman.com (blog)
Frank Sinatra? The sound of Ol' Blue Eyes singing “My Way” might have seemed like an odd intro for an artist whose path from Mouseketeer to teen idol to one ...
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Wicked Local

Don McLean, Barry Williams delight 'Best Years' Expo

Wicked Local Norwell
... Barry Williams who played Greg Brady, the oldest of the three Brady boys on “The Brady Bunch,” and George Lyons in his Tribute to Frank Sinatra. The event ...

A too-lengthy tour of Wikipedia

Manhattan Mercury
Frank Sinatra also won three. I was kind of surprised to see how many film soundtracks had received the Album of the Year honor. The first was the soundtrack to ...


October 20, 2017

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Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra's marriage resulted in two abortions ...

Fox News
Fox411: Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra's marriage resulted in two abortions, but, according to the authors of the new book 'Ava: A Life in Movies,' their love ...
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                                                  NorthJersey.com

See Frank Sinatra's tux at the Grammy museum, opening Friday

NorthJersey.com
The Grammy Museum Experience is coming to the East Coast. In a collaboration with the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live and the Prudential Center, the Grammy ...
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                                                  Courier-Journal

Freddie's Bar closes and Louisville loses a vibrant piece of its history

The Courier-Journal
He also loves Frank Sinatra, whose photos have always enjoyed a few prominent spots on those nicotine-stained walls. And the thing about Freddie's is that it ...
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                                                  Auburn Journal

Auburn is chock-full of fun fall events

Auburn Journal
... up to a showing of what is deemed by critics and movie-goers as one of the greatest movies of all time, “On the Town,” starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra.
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                                                  WBIR-TV

George Michael shows up for his new 'Freedom' documentary, just ...

WBIR-TV
George was skeptical that Frank Sinatra wrote that infamous letter advising him to loosen up and be grateful. It struck him as “the work of a publicist, not the work ...
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                                                  Philly.com

'Lights Out' at People's Light: Dulé Hill in Nat 'King' Cole's agony and ...

Philly.com
Davis discharges anachronisms such as Frank Sinatra's “My Way,” 12 years in the future, or the United Negro College Fund slogan, shortened to “A mind is a ...
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                                                  Jacksoncountychronicle

Glenn Miller Band swings into Viroqua's Temple Theatre on Saturday

Jacksoncountychronicle
Although the show is predominantly a showcase for Miller's timeless tunes, they will occasionally throw in a song by Frank Sinatra or some other compatible ...
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                                                  San Diego
                                                  Union-Tribune

Gun control isn't about guns

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Nancy Sinatra, eldest daughter of crooner Frank Sinatra, tweeted that those “murderous” members of the NRA should be “executed by a firing squad.” Adding to ...
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                                                  MyCentralJersey.com

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love takes Kean stage

MyCentralJersey.com
She later sang backup vocals for the likes of Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick, The Beach Boys and Frank Sinatra. She even sang backup to Elvis Presley's ...
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                                                  SILive.com

Staten Island obituaries for Oct. 19, 2017

SILive.com
... 90, a Korean War veteran and retired Housing Authority police officer who enjoyed politics, the Yankees, cooking, baking and Frank Sinatra, died Tuesday.


October 19, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on RadioSinatra:  I hope he sings til he's 100.
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                                                  Washington Post

Grammy museum pays homage to New Jersey musical legacy

Washington Post
It features a trove of memorabilia from numerous artists, with a focus on new Jersey natives such as Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra and Whitney Houston.
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                                                  Gears Of Biz

Trump Was Told 'To Go F*** Himself' By Frank Sinatra, His Former ...

Gears Of Biz
Frank Sinatra's daughter Nancy says he would have wanted nothing to do with Donald Trump, whom she called a “bigot” on Twitter. Dylan Martinez/Reuters.
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                                                  Washington Post

Diana Ross to perform, be honored at American Music Awards

Washington Post
Previous winners include Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Elle Fitzgerald and Michael Jackson. The 73-year-old Ross tells The Associated Press on the honor: “It ...
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                                                  HotNewHipHop

Post Malone's Best Acoustic Covers

HotNewHipHop
... of Minecraft streamers. A youthful Post came through for a streaming session, and the group proceeded to deliver a rendition of the Frank Sinatra classic.
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                                                  Daily Telegraph

Wizard of Oz star getting show-fit with Bold & Beautiful swimmers

Daily Telegraph
“Apparently, Frank Sinatra used to swim a lot for that reason. The thing I love is that you're forced into a regular breathing pattern,” Rathgeber said. “I get out and ...
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                                                  Telegraph.co.uk

Neil Diamond gives the O2 a singalong like no other - review

Telegraph.co.uk
But he has a way with a lyric to rival Frank Sinatra, always managing to sound like a real person, talking about real things through the medium of song.
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                                                  Real Deal Magazine

Former Hollywood home of music icon Sid Bernstein seeks buyer

The Real Deal Magazine
A home with enough entertainment history to warrant its own star on Hollywood Boulevard is now up for sale. The former home of legendary producer and ...
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                                                  High Country Press

Hayes School of Music's Jazz Ensemble I Performs Tonight with ...

High Country Press
... Doc Severinsen, Tony Bennett, James Brown, Patti Austin, Byron Stripling, Dori Caymmi, George Benson, Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, Joe Williams, DIVA Jazz ...
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                                                  South Whidbey Record

Clinton resident pens book on life in Hollywood

South Whidbey Record
Conrtibuted photo — Kane worked alongside numerous famous performance musicians, including Frank Sinatra. Pictured right, Kane appeared on Sintra's “A ...


October 18, 2017

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Life and music of Frank Sinatra to be celebrated in show at the ...

Lichfield Live
That's Life: The Frank Sinatra Story is at the city theatre on October 28 to commemorate the life and music of the inconic crooner. The show's creator Frank ...
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                                                  Green Valley News

Show reprising best Sinatra songs coming to CPAC

Green Valley News
Backed by the 16-piece Big Band Express, Armen Dirtadian will entertain with a wide selection of Frank Sinatra's top songs on November 15 and 16 at CPAC.
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                                                  Port City Daily

John Joseph 'Jack' LaBruyere, 79, had a wonderful sense of humor ...

Port City Daily
He sang karaoke regularly and had a beautiful voice singing his favorite Frank Sinatra tunes – especially “New York, New York.” He loved to golf and spend time ...
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Songs from the Rat Pack at Quay Theatre, Sudbury

East Anglian Daily Times
... infamous group and reminds the audience of the talent, humour and musicality of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin along with music from some of the Hollywood ...
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                                                  Daily Mail

EXCLUSIVE: How George Harrison babysat Bob Dylan, Tommy Lee ...

Daily Mail
RAT PACK 1988 'Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra were playing in Oakland and it was in the round which is never easy to shoot because you're ...
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                                                  YourObserver.com

The Short, Happy Life of Bobby Darin

YourObserver.com-
Darin wanted to be the next Frank Sinatra, and he emulated the Rat Pack's cool-cat style. As the 1960s unfolded, that style turned uncool. Especially after the ...
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                                                  ESPN

From Little League champ to October hero, another epic Bronx ...

ESPN
Frazier is a card-carrying Jersey Guy from Rutgers who married a Jersey Girl and counts the Hoboken-born Frank Sinatra and Long Branch-born Bruce ...
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                                                  WDIV Detroit

Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees Game 4 ALCS: TV schedule ...

WDIV Detroit
With Frank Sinatra's version of “Fly Me to the Moon” as his walk-up music, Frazier hit not-quite a moonshot, driving a pitch just 18½ inches above the dirt 365 feet ...
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                                                  Guardian
The Guardian

Wales winger George North to miss Test against All Blacks with ...

TVNZ
With Frank Sinatra's version of "Fly Me to the Moon" as his walk-up music, Frazier hit not-quite a moonshot in the second inning, driving a pitch just 18 1/2 inches ...
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                                                  Week UK

Chicago: the city in a garden

The Week UK-
... piano bars, such as The Redhead, where obliging pianists accept requests for singalongs to tunes by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Cyndi Lauper. Cheesy ...


October 17, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:  He's comfortable in his own skin.
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                                                  Asbury Park Press

What are New Jersey's scariest songs? 'Witchcraft' by Frank Sinatra

Asbury Park Press
Maybe's it's the traffic. Or the high taxes. Or maybe there's just something in the water. Yup, there's something about Jersey that makes Jersey musicians perform ...
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                                                  Santa monica Observed

Ronan Farrow: Who's Your Daddy? Frank Sinatra or Woody Allen?

Santa monica Observed
At 32, Ronan Farrow has been near the limelight his entire life. The journalist with a Yale law degree is officially the son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow.
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                                                  NJ.com

The 50 NJ albums you need to listen to before you die

NJ.com
We begin with a biggie in Frank Sinatra, whose beloved “Wee Small Hours” is no stroll along the Hudson. Weaving one of the earliest concept albums, The ...
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                                                  Pollstar

Israeli Impresario Shmuel Zemach Dies

Pollstar
Israel-born promoter legend Shmuel Zemach, who brought stars like Frank Sinatra, Elton John and Leonard Cohen to Israel for the firs time, died Oct. 15 at the ...
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                                                  Chicago Daily Herald

Singer Deana Martin celebrates father Dean's legacy at the Arcada

Chicago Daily Herald
Then my uncles Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra came onstage. And to watch these three unbelievable guys -- the talent was amazing. I said, 'That is what I ...

Stardust Orchestra evolves with new name

Bluffton Today
With a library of more than 2,000 arrangements spanning a range of swing and jazz styles, the band features songs made popular by Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, ...
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                                                  Chicago Daily Herald

'Pardon My French' concert at Improv Playhouse

Chicago Daily Herald
... "Le Vie en Rose" to Claude Francois' "Comme D'Habitude" ("My Way," Frank Sinatra) you'll never listen to them the same way after LeBleu's performance.
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                                                  Newton Daily News

'Another man's trash is another man's treasure'

Newton Daily News
With hits from Frank Sinatra like “Come Fly With Me” filling the room and fedora hats that seemed to have slipped out from some pages of the Great Gatsby, ...
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                                                  Money Magazine

These Are the 7 Best Places to Retire Right Now

Money Magazine
Half a century ago this mile-long stretch of Jersey shoreline, across the river from New York City, was best known as Frank Sinatra's hometown and as the setting ...
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                                                  Wicked Local Randolph

5 THINGS TO DO in Canton, Holbrook, Randolph & Stoughton

Wicked Local Randolph
He will sing autumnal songs by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and other seasonal tunes. Cost is $15, with proceeds going toward autism ...
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