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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 19, 2018

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Concert at Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center in Owego celebrates ...

Press & Sun-Bulletin
Singer Tony Sands will perform “It Was a Very Good Year,” his tribute to the life and music of Frank Sinatra, at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center (42 Delphine St. in Owego). The multimedia show starts with Sinatra's early days with Tommy Dorsey in New York City and takes audiences to his comeback ...
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Here's how you can see a full performance of Frank Sinatra's Fly Me ...

Glasgow Live
Glaswegians have the chance to see a unique performance of a Frank Sinatra Fly Me To The Moon concert - under a massive moon. Singer Robert Scott will appear at the Museum of the Moon at Mackintosh Queen's Cross on Father's Day (Sunday, June 17). Recognised around the world as the leading tribute performer of ...

Blues-rock stalwarts ZZ Top ready for a big run in Vegas

Las Vegas Sun
... anyone other than ZZ Top, but that's what happened the first time the band visited Las Vegas. “All I knew of Las Vegas was what we saw on movies and TV, so we all went out and rented tuxedos because that's what I thought you'd wear when you go out at night. We were Frank [Sinatra] and the boys,” explains Dusty Hill.
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TV News Roundup: 'GLOW' Gets Season 2 Premiere Date at Netflix

Variety
Linden plays an enigmatic man from Madeleine's past, while Piscopo appears as a Frank Sinatra impersonator working at the facility. Rounding out the guest stars, Archer portrays a notorious actress connected to the case. Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Michael Strahan will headline Fox Sports' new “Thursday Night ...

Festivals far and wide

The Advocate
"He'll be singing some of Frank Sinatra's old songs." The Yat Pack (7 p.m. Saturday) channels Sinatra, too, as well as Louis Prima, and Lena Prima (5 p.m. Saturday) croons her father's songs and more. And there's the food. La Bella's Catering serves brociolone, one of Congemi's favorites, as well as meatballs and crawfish ...

Bobby Ferguson: Former Ipswich Town manager's life celebrated

BBC News
Music played included Sting's Fields of Gold, Judy Garland's Somewhere Over the Rainbow and Frank Sinatra's My Way. His son and his daughter Kim both reflected on Ferguson's life during the service, as did Burley and Butcher. Mr Ferguson said the "great years" of 1978 and 1981 were "ingrained in the minds" of ...
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On Interviews: The Art of Hanging Out

Minnesota Monthly (blog)
I'm a fan of literary journalist Gay Talese as an interviewer, writer, and thinker. The man behind the influential Esquire profile “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold” is an impeccable dresser, to boot. But I knowingly break most of his rules. Talese doesn't condone constant use of laptop computers, and proudly asserts he never employs ...
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                                                NJ.com

Giants' Eli Manning sells Hoboken condo for record price: $3.55M ...

NJ.com
The gorgeous three-bedroom, three-and-a half-bathroom home in Frank Sinatra's old 'hood is in the Hudson Tea Building, which was once the headquarters and factory for Lipton Tea. The posh pad comes with 10-by-12 foot windows that overlook the Hudson River and the New York City skyline. Past residents of the ...
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                                                Buffalo News

Banner year projected for Lake Erie's warm- and cold-water fisheries

Buffalo News
“The best is yet to come, and won't that be fine,. You think you've seen the sun, but you ain't seen it shine.” – Frank Sinatra, “Best is Yet to Come”. Leave it to old “blue eyes” to help us convey what came out of the State of Lake Erie meeting held last week courtesy Helen Domske and NY Sea Grant at the Southtowns Walleye ...


April 18, 2018

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Sunday with Sinatra: A Frank Sinatra tribute concert

13newsnow.com WVEC
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Frank Sinatra fans, we have just the event for you! This weekend, you can hear the cool sounds of Old Blue Eyes at "Sunday with Sinatra and Friends." The two-hour tribute concert will be performed Sunday, April 22 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, beginning at 2:30 p.m..

Does your cat behave badly? Here's how to manage it

Jacaranda FM
'Frank Sinatra', Elma Smit's cat, is the most adorable fur ball you will ever lay your eyes on, but he has behavioural issues. READ ALSO: Confession Session: Ridiculous reasons you've broken up with someone. She called in Niki Elliot, an animal behaviourist, who suggested Frank gets a friend his own age, seeing as ...
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                                                Mansion Global

Eli Manning Sells Condo for Highest Price in Hoboken History

Mansion Global
The second most expensive residential sale was for $3.3 million at 216 Bloomfield St. back in 2015. The gorgeous three-bedroom, three-and-a half-bathroom home in Frank Sinatra's old 'hood is in the Hudson Tea Building, which was once the headquarters and factory for Lipton Tea. The posh pad comes with 10-by-12 foot ...
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                                                Variety

10 of the Best Music Podcasts

Variety
Season two kicks off in July with podcasts on Lil Kim, ZZ Top, Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix and Rick James. “Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty” (iTunes/Spotify/Gimlet Media/Loud Speakers Network) — Released last year, this exclusive Spotify podcast — one of its first — offers another “Serial”-like exploration of the ...
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Jennifer Lopez says there's "just something different" about a Las ...

CBS News
Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack turned the dusty little town into an entertainment destination, but for decades residency showrooms were dominated by performers in the twilight of their careers. That all changed when Celine Dion's first Vegas run in 2003 became the most successful residency of all time, grossing nearly ...
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                                                Guitar World Magazine

What do Stone Temple Pilots, Phish, Led Zeppelin and the Beatles ...

Guitar World Magazine
... from the key of G to Bb, via the use of a capo at the third fret) and “My Way,” famously recorded by both Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, the verse progression to which is nearly identical, the Chairman's key being D—D F#m/C# Am/C B7 Em—and the King's preferred key being C—C Em/B Gm/Bb A7 Dm. FIGURE 3 shows ...
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Palm Springs Women in Film & Television to host event packed with ...

KESQ
PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - Palm Springs Women in Film & Television today will host its April mixer, ``Producing Extraordinary Results,'' featuring guest speakers from the film industry. The event gets underway at 5:30 p.m. at the Colony Palms Hotel in the Palme d'Or room, once the part-time residence of Frank Sinatra.
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                                                Daily

28 Prom Proposal Instagram Captions You'll Definitely Say "I Do" To

Elite Daily
Jane Austen. 15. "Keep calm and think prom." — Unknown. 16. "Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart." — Unknown. 17. "The best is yet to come." — Frank Sinatra, "The Best Is Yet To Come". 18. "I wanna dance with somebody." — Whitney Houston, "I Wanna Dance With Somebody".


April 17, 2018
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:  Well, he dressed up very nicely for his recording session.
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How to throw a successful fundraiser, Staten Island style

SILive.com
Jay Pizzi, a ventriloquist, was "hilarious," according to attendee Andrea Germano of Great Kills. And Joey Scarangello, a fellow bus driver, earns the nickname "The Wedding Singer" because he sings songs that appeal to the Richmond County resident's festive side. "He sings all day long -- Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, ...
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                                                Philly.com

Why Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer Prize matters

Philly.com
But while Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016, neither he nor the Beatles nor Joni Mitchell nor Frank Sinatra nor James Brown nor any other celebrated pop musician has previously been handed a Pulitzer. Lamar is a logical and excellent choice to break through for a number of reasons. The Pulitzer board ...
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                                                Zebra

“I Did it My Way in Yiddish (in English)” at MetroStage in Alexandria

The Zebra
Deb Filler, a Jewish comic performer, returning to MetroStage after thirteen years, will make you howl with delight when you hear a whole raft of characters, including Mick Jagger, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, not to mention the Beatles, singing their greatest hits in Yiddish as interpreted as only Deb can do! And as she will ...
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School of Music celebrates 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with ...

Penn State News
Based on the Jerome Robbin's ballet "Fancy Free," "On the Town" recounts the adventures of three sailors on shore leave in New York City and the female companionship they find along the way. Premiering in 1944 and made into a movie in 1949 starring Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Jules Munshin, "On the Town" has ...
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                                                World-Herald

The Public Pulse: Price of music licensing

Omaha World-Herald
When my wife and I go to the bar, she always has to go to the jukebox a couple of times to hear Etta James sing “At Last,” and for me she plays Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. By doing that, does that mean the bar has to pay a fee to BMI and ASCAP? Are BMI and ASCAP checking on our schools to see if their Christmas ...
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                                                Billboard

'American Idol': Get to Know the First Half of the Top 14

Billboard
Formative Listening: Frank Sinatra, Khalid, Shawn Mendes. First Idol Experience: He watched clips on YouTube. Brenns made his debut on the stage when he was seven, taking the lead role in a school production of Oliver! “I remember singing the song, 'Where Is Love.' It was super high, but it was very pure. For how old I ...
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Former Martick's Restaurant Francais set to get a new life

Baltimore Business Journal
Plans are in full swing to convert the former Martick's Restaurant Francais back to an eclectic, artsy eatery in Mount Vernon. The building at 214 W. Mulberry St. was long a hub of the Baltimore salon scene, offering a fine French menu devised by the inimitable Morris Martick. Guests included some of the city's leading artists, ...


April 16, 2018
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  Rosemary Clooney has a nice way of saying goodbye.
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Eleanore Fuller, 91

Grand Island Independent
She especially enjoyed entertainers Frank Sinatra, Nelson Eddy and Jeanette McDonald. She was a lifetime member of American Legion Auxiliary Post #53. Those left to cherish her memory include children, Launa (Paul), Steve (Barbara), Kurt (Sonda), Rock (Stacia), Mike (Melissa) and Sam (Deena); grandchildren, ...
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                                                Tehachapi News
Tehachapi News

GI Concert Association a great deal

Grand Island Independent
This male quartet will present a blend of popular opera classics, as well as such rock 'n roll greats as Frankie Valli, Frank Sinatra, Kool and the Gang and Whitney Houston. Sons of Serendip, Tuesday, April 30. This quartet of tenor, harp, cello and piano features graduates from Boston University who organized an entry and ...
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EYE ON THE ARTS: 'Showboat and Show Tunes'

nwitimes.com
Rodgers and Lorenz Hart collaborated on over 30 productions filled with classics like “My Funny Valentine,” “Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered,” “It's Easy to Remember,” “Mimi,” “This Can't Be Love,” “Little Boy Blue” and “I Married an Angel,” performed by legendary singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Maurice ...
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Oklahoma City University to present 'On the Town'

NewsOK.com
... have the the singing, acting, dancing, and orchestral chops — and the production resources — to make this an extraordinary season finale.” "On the Town" has had three Broadway revivals since its 1944 debut, most recently in 2015. The show also inspired the Oscar-winning film starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra.

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 04.21.2018

WVXU
Crooners are king this week on Swing with Bill Cartwright. You'll hear great vocal hits like James Darren's "The Best is Yet to Come," Mel Torme's "Lulu's Back in Town," Bobby Darin's "Oh! Look At Me Now" and Frank Sinatra's "I've Got the World on a String." Tags: Swing · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...
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                                                of Geek US

Elvis Presley: The Searcher Review: Musical Documentary Sustains ...

Den of Geek US
HBO's documentary Elvis Presley: The Searcher follows the music that made the legend rather than the legend who made the music. From dirt poor to Graceland, is there any greater American success story than Elvis Presley? Elvis was more than just any singer. He was a cultural icon, like Frank Sinatra. He rivals and, to ...
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                                                Loudwire

Steven Adler on Exclusion of Himself + Izzy Stradlin From Guns N ...

Loudwire
Like Frank Sinatra said, 'I did it my way.'” While not currently a part of the Guns N' Roses run, Adler plans to honor the 30th anniversary of Appetite for Destruction in his own way. He's already announced a tour of Australia kicking off in May which centers on the Appetite era, as well as other Guns N' Roses favorites.
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Rescue greyhounds last to find a home

Independent.ie
Greyhounds wait twice as long as the average dog to be re-homed, according to a leading canine charity. Harry Potter author JK Rowling, soccer hardman and actor Vinnie Jones and Ol' Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra, all fell in love with greyhounds. But new research by Dogs Trust reveals the racing dogs are not seen ...
 

April 13, 2018

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REVIEW: An Evening of Frank Sinatra Music with Ed Hailwood and ...

Daily Echo
Ed has never forgotten the feeling of listening to his first Frank Sinatra record, the Songs For Swinging Lovers album and was simply mesmerised by his voice. Ol' Blue Eyes has become one of his musical heroes and over two lively sets at the Stoneham Lane club he expertly turned the pages of the Sinatra songbook and ...
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                                                Springfield News-Leader

Pokin Around: Frank Sinatra and the Foo Fighters ...

Springfield News-Leader
The Pied Piper of Drury's Intergenerational Rock Band rises to her tiptoes and almost launches from her shoes as she leads rehearsal Monday. Natalie Wlodarczyk, who turns 40 Sunday, exudes energy as she conducts 50 singers and several musicians. The band mixes Drury students in their 20s in the music therapy ...
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In Coachella's Wake, a Music Community Flourishes in Palm Springs

Variety
Long before the hipster hordes began their annual passage to the Palm Springs area for the Coachella festival 19 years ago, the area offered a swinging, closer alternative to Las Vegas. Home-away-from-home to the likes of vacationing Rat Packers Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, as well as Elvis' honeymoon house with ...
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Dream A Little Dream

Ledger Independent
So, I was dreaming the other night. I'm sure you've had a similar dream – the one where you are dancing in a chorus line with Frank Sinatra and “Laugh In's” Jo Anne Worley as part of a warm-up group for a band coming up next on the stage in the middle of a department store. Then there is the one where the radio studio is ...
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Growing up, Chicago brothers discover their father's friends were ...

Chicago Tribune
The brothers were there when Frank Sinatra came to call and, they write, “We heard an unforgettable explosion as Mr. Sam raged at Sinatra” — about a Nevada casino deal that supposedly involved Joseph Kennedy, father of JFK, a Sinatra pal. “We have never seen anyone so angry before or since. Snarling, really. Spitting ...
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                                                Jewish News

Danny Raskin: That's Entertainment!

The Jewish News
... for Jack E. Leonard and Joan River), etc., will be the huge attraction by Joe Vicari and the Andiamo restaurants … doing his great and uncanny Frank Sinatra impressions … “Frank The Man, The Music” … accompanied by the 32-piece Johnny Trudell Orchestra … Saturday, June 16, 8 p.m. … at the Detroit Opera House.
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Steve Gleason candidate for Congressional Gold Medal

NFL.com
Previous recipients include Orville and Wilbur Wright, Thomas Edison, Jonas Salk, Irving Berlin, Robert Frost, Bob Hope, Walt Disney, Roberto Clemente, Sir Winston Churchill, John Wayne, the 1980 U.S. Summer Olympic Team, Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, Ruth and Billy Graham, Frank Sinatra, Mother Teresa, Rosa Parks, ...

'Rat Pack Jazz' closes out 2017-18 Celebrate Wood River series

Grand Island Independent
... its 2017-18 series with Adams & Cooley's “Rat Pack Jazz” encore performance at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Wood River High School Performing Arts Center. Jonny Adams and Ron Cooley provide strong vocal and guitar performances of the musical standards of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett and Nat King Cole.
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                                                Cleveland Scene

Scene's Must-See Picks at the Cleveland International Film Festival ...

Cleveland Scene
He would become part of the rat pack with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Davis Jr. also stirred up controversy when he befriended Richard Nixon and fought to get John F. Kennedy elected. Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me, a new documentary from director Samuel D. Pollard, chronicles his remarkable life. It screens at ...

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