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May 26, 2017

Why some slot machine themes just don't work

Las Vegas Sun
While that theme has proven popular, seemingly sure-fire themes for slot machines, such as Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, have frequently not resonated with ...
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'United in the cause' for POW/MIA

Washington Times
Ms. Sinatra is author of two books, “Frank Sinatra, My Father” and “Frank Sinatra: An American Legend,” and oversees two popular websites, sinatrafamily.com ...
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                                                  Mansion Global

Famed LA Estate of Edie Goetz Sells to Billionaire Investor

Mansion Global
... estate of Edie Goetz, the late Hollywood socialite who made her vast mansion a gathering place for Golden Age stars from Frank Sinatra to Elizabeth Taylor.
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                                                  Curbed NY

Brooklyn's Paramount Theatre renovation will begin this fall

Curbed NY
Since its opening, the Paramount hosted acts like Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie and Ella FItzgerald. Then the university purchased the building in 1950 and ...
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                                                  York Post

How this rock star's cross-dressing past helped his Broadway career

New York Post
... swelled in 2016, with their fifth release, “Death of a Bachelor” — a gloriously baroque rock album with several nods towards Urie's love of Frank Sinatra.
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Carroll Township man fulfills his musical dreams

Uniontown Herald Standard
He recalled once meeting Frank Sinatra in New Jersey. When he returned from the road, Mills went to work in Combustion Engineering in Forward Township, ...
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                                                  Weekly

Catfish and the Bottlemen Swoon a Packed House of Blues

OC Weekly
Launching straight into their set with a jazzy introduction from Frank Sinatra's discography, Ryan Evan "Van" McCann, Matthew Benjamin "Benji" Blakeway, ...
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                                                  KQED

ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' Remake Succeeded! …In Making All Those ...

KQED
Like the part when Baby's dad finds out she has spent the night with Johnny and responds by going to the dance studio and inexplicably singing Frank Sinatra's ...
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                                                  WWD

Toasting Aileen Mehle's Glamorous Life

WWD
A letter from ex-boyfriend Frank Sinatra — hand signed “Francis” — fetched $550 while a 1991 letter from Donald Trump failed to receive any bids, which elicited ...
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                                                  Winona Daily News

Gina Barreca: Manchester rises amid shattered innocence

Winona Daily News
Girls scream at concerts. Girls screamed for Frank Sinatra, for Elvis Presley, for The Beatles, for The Supremes, for Madonna, for Michael Jackson, for Prince, ...


May 25, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on RadioSinatra:  Where do I begin?
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                                                  Online

Melinda Schneider and Tom Burlinson recreate Doris Day and ...

ABC Online
Australian musical theatre stars Tom Burlinson and Melinda Schneider have joined forces, presenting iconic hits from Frank Sinatra and Doris Day in a new ...
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                                                  Jersey Stage

"Swinging with Sinatra" at UCPAC to Benefit Children's Specialized ...

New Jersey Stage
&#34;Swinging with Sinatra&#34; at UCPAC to Benefit Children&# (RAHWAY, NJ) -- "Swinging with Sinatra, A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack" event ...

'Pal Joey,' 'The Eddy Duchin Story' On Tap Tonight on TCM

New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, and Kim Novak star in this film adaptation of the Broadway hit about a singer (Sinatra) who is, essentially, a heel. He flirts with a ...
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                                                  WiscNews

Bromley column: Old soul out of place in modern world

WiscNews
Crooner tunes by Frank Sinatra. If ever you want to lift my spirits, cue up a Frank tune with a snappy beat and a full orchestra. Ring-a-ding-ding, Doll. I dislike ...

Jack Randle selected for New Jersey Sinatra Idol Contest

Rochdale Online
Mr Randle, a technical support helpdesk worker, who grew up in Rochdale, said: “I got to love the music of Frank Sinatra because my father was a big fan and ...
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                                                  Politico

Congress probes mob links to sports, May 24, 1972

Politico
Witnesses included singer/actor Sammy Davis Jr. Barboza, a former boxer and Boston-based hit man, asserted that famed Hollywood entertainer Frank Sinatra ...
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                                                  Inland Empire
                                                  Community

San Bernardino County Museum Association awards 'Good EGGS ...

The Inland Empire Community
Following the evening's program, guests were invited into the Fisk Gallery for nightcaps and kinescope reminiscences of Frank Sinatra surrounded by “Visions of ...
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                                                  TheaterMania.com

Antonia Bennett at Café Carlyle

TheaterMania.com
Bennett has been learning the art of cabaret her whole life, having been raised around such greats as Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, and, of course, her ...
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                                                  Vegas Review-Journal

SLS Las Vegas, formerly Sahara, sold to Reno casino owners

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Over its 59-year history, the Sahara hosted concerts by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and The Beatles. The hotel's heyday was the late 1950s ...
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                                                  Lawrence Journal
                                                  World

Lawrence Public Library's 780s series to welcome singer-songwriter ...

Lawrence Journal World
Webb, who has penned songs for artists such as Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand, will take to the Liberty Hall stage July 19 to share stories and songs from ...


May 24, 2017

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Sir Roger Moore's final appearance on This Morning saw him ...

Metro
He went on to reveal he and Frank Sinatra had become pals, bonding after both losing a friends. 'We became friends the year that a friend of his had died, and ...
James Bond star Roger Moore dies aged 89: family
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                                                  Detroit News

A few of the notable albums made in 1967

The Detroit News
□“Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim”: By 1967, Frank Sinatra was in his early 50s and still making hits despite being on the older side of the ...

'SWINGING WITH SINATRA' to Benefit Children's Specialized ...

Broadway World
"Swinging with Sinatra, A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack" event will take place at 8:00 p.m. on June 3, 2017 at Union County Performing Arts Center, ...

Matt Miller: 10 years ago baseball used to be played at the 'T-Cup'

TheReporter.Com
Any time I drive down Monte Vista Avenue and hit the corner of Nut Tree Road, the sad strains of Frank Sinatra's “There Used To Be A Ballpark” come into my ...
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                                                  Miami Herald

Head Jersey Boy Frankie Valli is 83 and somehow still sings like a ...

Miami Herald
How does Frankie Valli merit two nights at a major mid-sized venue like Hard Rock Live? After all, upcoming tours featuring Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper, ...
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                                                  TIME

Roger Moore, Actor Known for Playing James Bond, Dies at 89

TIME
... included details about his work on the Bond films, his friendship with Hepburn, his encounters with Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor and other stars, ...
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                                                  Newsday

After bomb at Ariana Grande concert, Manchester rises

Newsday
Girls screamed for Frank Sinatra, for Elvis Presley, for The Beatles, for The Supremes, for Madonna, for Michael Jackson, for Prince, for Taylor Swift. Monday ...
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                                                  Geek

'Doctor Who' Tuesday Trope: Noodle Incident

Geek
It turns out the Doctor partied with Santa Claus (a.k.a. “Jeff”) and Albert Einstein at Frank Sinatra's hunting lodge in the 1950s. And he has the photo to prove it.
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                                                  Patheos (blog)

Renewal in the Church: Send My Roots Rain

Patheos (blog)
We want instant success because we're Americans and like Frank Sinatra and our hamburgers, we want everything “Our Way”. We want instant success, but the ...
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                                                  Yahoo Finance

Rare memorabilia from The Beatles, Elvis, Kurt Cobain rake in millions

Yahoo Finance
The auction also included items from The Beach Boys, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Frank Sinatra and others. In all, the celebrity auction brought in nearly $3 million.


May 23, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on Open Mic:  I... I feel oddly patriotic while listening to this cover...

10 notable albums from 1967

NewsOK.com
"Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim": By 1967, Frank Sinatra was in his early 50s and still making hits despite being on the older side of the ...
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                                                  Detroit News

A few of the notable albums made in 1967

The Detroit News
□“Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim”: By 1967, Frank Sinatra was in his early 50s and still making hits despite being on the older side of the ...
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                                                  Noise11

Nikka Costa Covers Prince On New Album

Noise11
Costa recorded her first song at the age of 5 with Don Ho and sang with Frank Sinatra at the White House at 9. That same year, she recorded a version of the ...
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                                                  Magazine

Dallas Black Dance Theatre's Spring Celebration Marks 40 Years

D Magazine
Anyone who has seen Sinatra Suite, Tharp's ballroom duet set to Frank Sinatra songs, which premiered at the American Ballet Theater in 1983 with Oscar de la ...
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                                                  Edmond Sun

A Moment In Time: Autumn Leaves remembers with Senior Prom

Edmond Sun
Music from Elvis Presley to Frank Sinatra was played as couple after couple took to the dance floor with their wife, husband, daughter or son. Kenneth Rees ...
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                                                  myfoxzone.com

New in Music: May 22

myfoxzone.com
And also available on DVD from The Frank Sinatra Collection is The Timex Shows Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 – the first two of four TV specials featuring celebrity guest ...
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                                                  CapitalGazette.com

Music Box: Spend a memorable eve in Annapolis with John Mayall

CapitalGazette.com
He's recorded tribute albums celebrating Nat "King" Cole, Frank Sinatra and composers Richard Rodgers and George Gershwin. Beyond the Great American ...
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                                                  Nottingham Post

The Beatles' Sgt Pepper is 50 years old on June 1

Nottingham Post-
My father was a bit of a hi-fi nut and liked to play his records (Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and the like). He recorded Sinatra off the TV on to a reel to reel tape ...


May 22, 2017
UPDATE:  This week on SinatraVision:  Frank Sinatra guests on a 1945 edition of Texaco Star Theater!
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                                                  Music

Nikka Costa Records Album With a String Quartet

VVN Music
Costa recorded her first song at the age of 5 with Don Ho and sang with Frank Sinatra at the White House at 9. That same year, she recorded a version of the ...
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                                                  Tennessean

Tennessee whiskey soaks the planet

The Tennessean
But Tennessee whiskey didn't truly go global until it was discovered by a man about as far removed from Lynchburg, Tenn., as you can get: Frank Sinatra.
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                                                  Columbus Parent

Daily Almanac for Saturday, May 20

Columbus Parent
In 1957, Frank Sinatra (above) recorded the song "Witchcraft" by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh at Capitol Records in Hollywood. • In 1996, the U.S. Supreme ...
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Love & Hate from Bozeman

kmmsam
From “Frank Sinatra”, “Jimmy Durante” to ” Frozen” the music is uplifting and some takes me back to younger days. Thank you! I wish you much success.
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                                                  South Bend Tribune

Michiana Male Chorus performs

South Bend Tribune
Titled “Magic Moments,” the concert features music from the 1950s and '60s, including songs from Motown Records, the doo-wop genre, Frank Sinatra and The ...
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                                                  Eurweb.com

Patti LaBelle Blows the Roof Off Singing 'The Jazz In You' from New ...

Eurweb.com
The effort is LaBelle's 19th solo studio project and features renditions of 13 classic jazz hits from the likes of Nina Simone (“Wild is the Wind”), Frank Sinatra ...
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                                                  Guardian

The day I met Jake LaMotta, 'greatest middleweight that ever lived ...

The Guardian
Jake Jr told me his father would sometimes drink with Frank Sinatra at PJ Clarke's in the 50s. As we reached the bar, a construction worker in the street outside ...
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                                                  Taunton Daily Gazette

Owner of Roseland Ballroom in Taunton looking to build on storied ...

Taunton Daily Gazette
The entry on ABCtales, which attempts to “put writers and editors together,” begins with a recounting of how a young Frank Sinatra, who at the time sang with ...
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                                                  Ulster Herald

Sasha could be the next urban pop sensation

The Ulster Herald
Her artistic influences include artists across a diverse range of genres, including Frank Sinatra, Beyoncé, 50 Cent and Rihanna. “My EP is going to be an ...
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