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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.



April 27, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on RadioSinatra:  Johnny Hartman's thinking about you...
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Incredible moment 32 STONE monster shark caught by Frank ...

The Sun
A FRANK Sinatra impersonator came face to face with a terrifying monster shark off the Cornwall coast during a fishing trip. The enormous porbeagle shark, ...
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                                                  Mirror.co.uk

Caught just off the coast of Britain: Massive shark is hooked ...and ...

Mirror.co.uk
A Frank Sinatra impersonator has landed one of the biggest sharks ever caught in British waters. The enormous 450lbs porbeagle shark, a cousin of the deadly ...

Student Newspaper of Penn State New Kensington

The Nittany Pride
To his surprise those firebacks garnered the most laughs, causing him to find his staple as an “insult comic.” During one of his shows, Frank Sinatra's mother was ...
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                                                  Globe and Mail

What director Barry Avrich is watching, reading and looking forward to

The Globe and Mail
What he's reading: “I just finished Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra, by George Jacobs. Jacobs was Frank's valet and his book is filled with a myriad of very ...
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                                                  Press of Atlantic
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Dave Damiani gives a post-modern twist to 500 Club classics at ...

Press of Atlantic City
If Dave Damiani breaks into “Angel Eyes,” one of Frank Sinatra's sad saloon songs, don't be surprised when his band slips in a few bars from the Georges Bizet ...
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                                                  Daily Mail

Man reels in a monster 450lb SHARK in Cornwall

Daily Mail
A Frank Sinatra impersonator stared down the 'pearly white' teeth of a monster 450lb shark he reeled in off the coast of Cornwall. Jay Oxenham, 46, from ...

Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School to host School Arts Project

Walker Pilot Independent
Josh Duffee and his Big Band Play the Music of Frank Sinatra.” The festival will take place July 7-8 and will feature Josh Duffee, the talented members of his Big ...
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                                                  Curbed LA

'Homeless billionaire' buys Edith Goetz's glamorous 1930s mansion ...

Curbed LA
In 1966, it was the venue for Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow's wedding reception. According to Forbes, director Billy Wilder once said the Goetzes “had the best ...


April 26, 2017

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                                                  GameSpot

First Kingsman 2 Trailer Delivers Action, Explosions, And Frank ...

GameSpot
The sequel to the 2014 action comedy is released in September, and this first trailer showcases some spectacular action set to the sounds of Frank Sinatra's 'My ...

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                                                  Huffington Post

21 Dazzling Photos Of Jazz Legend Ella Fitzgerald Over The Years

Huffington Post
American singers Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald sit next to each other, singing in front of microphones on a television special. Photo circa 1955. Bettmann via ...

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                                                  Asbury Park Press

Celebrating Jim Valvano's legacy at Rutgers

Asbury Park Press
“When the bus would get off the Turnpike and get on Route 18 he would start singing, 'New Brunswick, New Brunswick' (to the tune of Frank Sinatra's 'Chicago, ...
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                                                  Greater Media
                                                  Newspapers

Red Bank jazz project plans enchanted evening May 6

Greater Media Newspapers
Joining Tuzzo and the Belle Tones will be Corrao, a vocalist and Brooklyn native, and Pearce, who is a singer, historian and Frank Sinatra enthusiast, according ...
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                                                  Shoreline Times

Janet Peckinpaugh: Needs a little TLC — A log cabin on the Shoreline

Shoreline Times
And there was always plenty of dancing. The furniture was moved so everyone could swing and sway to the music of Frank Sinatra. There's a massive stone at ...
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                                                  York Magazine

See the Old-School Glamour of Palm Springs Come to Life in This ...

New York Magazine
... as the creative duo JUCO — looked to capture that same retro glamour of Palm Springs that made legends like Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe call it home.
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                                                  Standard Speaker

Simply Artrageous! High-energy group mixes music with dance, art

Standard Speaker
... a rousing applause as this segment ended with “New York, New York” and the completion of a wonderful portrait of the chairman of the board, Frank Sinatra.

Former Ridgefield Resident & Publisher, Kevin C. Harold, 65, has Died

HamletHub
He loved old movies, musicals, Westerns, and music, especially The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, John Coltrane, Johnny Cash, Elvis and the Rolling Stones.
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                                                  OCRegister

Steve Tyrell sets a new standard in Costa Mesa

OCRegister
I'm Italian, so there was God and Frank Sinatra in my life, and not necessarily in that order,” said Tyrell, “The more I learn about this music, the more I appreciate ...


April 25, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:  A lovely, finger-picked guitar cover of a Sinatra classic.

BWW Interview: Ben Vereen of STEPPIN' OUT LIVE WITH BEN ...

Broadway World
... have been influential and helped me along the way, such as Sammy Davis, Jr., Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne, Shirley MacLaine, Gregory Hines, and many others ...

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                                                  AL.com

30 Alabamians who changed jazz history

AL.com
Green is featured on projects with Herbie Mann, Quincy Jones, Billie Holiday, Dizze Gillespie, Wes Montgomery, Frank Sinatra, Lalo Shifrin and fellow Alabama ...

Ella Fitzgerald at 100

Wall Street Journal (subscription)
In 1958, Frank Sinatra recorded Billy Strayhorn's classic torch song “Lush Life”—or, rather, he attempted to. He got about halfway through it when he, ...
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                                                  Hutchinson News

Limited ticket drive starting as new Community Concert season nears

Hutchinson News
14 in a program that features his own original songs mixed with the classic music of Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Elvis Presley and ...
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                                                  cleveland.com

Fun Around Akron Calendar: Things to do the week of April 24

cleveland.com
Saturday, April 29: Hear the sounds of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis and more from jazz quartet Sinatra CLE at Uncorked wine bar at 8 p.m. Uncorked Wine ...
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                                                  MarketWatch

On the auction block: This may be the closest that Henry Kissinger ...

MarketWatch
... Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden, Peter Fonda, Francis Ford Coppola, David Geffen, Alex Haley, Frank Sinatra, Hugh Hefner, Johnny Carson, Jacques Cousteau, ...
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                                                  PYMNTS.com

Ant Financial's Great Mobile Payments Race

PYMNTS.com
The most memorable thing that came out of the 1959 movie, A Hole in the Head, was its 1960 Oscar-winning song, “High Hopes,” sung by Frank Sinatra.
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insideTORONTO.com

Diversity Blooms Along With Blossoms

New Haven Independent
Earlier years' version of the festival predominantly featured pizza and a performance by a Frank Sinatra impersonator. As Wooster Square has diversified over ...


April 24, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  Frank teams up with Perry Como for a White House performance!

JANARD: Graduating this spring? Here's Frank Sinatra's recipe for ...

The Daily Courier
It's that time of year again when we celebrate another class of high school seniors for making it through 12 years of being taught How to Compete in the Global ...
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                                                  Rancho Santa Fe
                                                  Review

Review: Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe event featuring ...

Rancho Santa Fe Review
Jeremy was a former president of The Friends of Johnny Mercer and recalled that the Johnny Mercer fans were angry about Frank Sinatra's first divorce.
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                                                  KIRO Seattle

Presidnet Trump reveals where he'll be instead of the White House ...

KIRO Seattle
The event has been attended by Frank Sinatra and Duke Ellington. In 2011, then-President Barack Obama roasted Donald Trump (who was in attendance), and ...
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                                                  Hamilton Journal News

Donald Trump reveals where he'll be instead of the White House ...

Hamilton Journal News
The event has been attended by Frank Sinatra and Duke Ellington. In 2011, then-President Barack Obama roasted Donald Trump (who was in attendance), and ...
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                                                  Greenwood
                                                  Index-Journal

Capsugel takes the title of Greenwood's dancing champions

Greenwood Index-Journal
Blaring through the speakers were iconic tunes ranging from classic stars such as Frank Sinatra, Santana and James Brown to contemporary tunes by Maroon 5, ...
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                                                  Jazzcorner

Celebrate International Jazz Day @ Jazz Live Hyatt New Orleans ...

Jazzcorner
... Regency performing jazz standards made popular from the likes of Nancy Wilson, Abbey Lincoln, Dionne Warwick, Nat "King" Cole, Frank Sinatra, and others.
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                                                  Daily Advertiser

Tom Burlinson named as main act for charity ball | Photos, video

Daily Advertiser
... Ball will feature the renowned performer as the lead act on October 28. Burlinson is famous for his role in The Man From Snowy River and Frank Sinatra tribute ...
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                                                  Reading Eagle

In Our Schools: Marshall Vogel

Reading Eagle
I think this came from years of watching my grandfather do this while humming his favorite Frank Sinatra songs. TODAY'S SPONSOR: ADJUST FONT SIZE: A A ...
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                                                  Desert Sun

Dr. Timothy Jochen joins Walk of Stars

The Desert Sun
"Other star awardees include Ralph Bellamy, Al Jolson, Rudolph Valentino, Shirley Temple, Clark Gable, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Ginger Rogers, Gene Autry, ...


April 21, 2017

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Why Donald Trump Invited This Racist Celebrity to the White House

Slate Magazine
Harry Truman met with Duke Ellington; Dwight Eisenhower was friendly with Bob Hope; John F. Kennedy was the same with Frank Sinatra; Lyndon Johnson ...
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                                                  Longview Daily News

Enjoy a romantic romp in Depression-era Philadelphia

Longview Daily News
... in 1940 — with Hepburn, Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart — and remade as a musical, “High Society,” in 1956 with Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby.
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                                                  SaukValley.com

Annual spring concert Wednesday in Sterling

SaukValley.com
He has toured with Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Marc Anthony, and the Mingus Big Band. He teaches at the University of Huntsville in Alabama. Harry Watters ...
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                                                  Youngstown State
                                                  Athletics

Penguin Club Hosting Live At The Lake Club on May 4

Youngstown State Athletics
... Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, Billy May and the iconic Frank Sinatra.

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                                                  SalemNews.net

United Jubilee

SalemNews.net
This year's show, under the direction of Tom Drotleff, is titled “Sinatra and the Rat Pack” featuring the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.

8 Things You Didn't Know About The White House ...

Refinery29
For a long time, the event included musical acts, variety shows, and even movies. Some entertainers who once graced the WHCD's stage include Frank Sinatra, ...
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                                                  Bloomberg

Meet Corey Cott, Star of Broadway's Most Patriotic New Musical

Bloomberg
"He's a prodigy singer/songwriter/piano player, and his whole life, all he's wanted to do is make it big and be the next Frank Sinatra." But no one is lining up to ...

April 20 community briefs

Monroe Courier
... sponsoring a bus trip to The Brownstone in Paterson, New Jersey, on April 27 for the Ace in the Hole Productions of “The Rat Pack,” a tribute to Frank Sinatra, ...
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