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  • Frank Sinatra
    Remembering Frank Sinatra, jazz singer
    It was on this day 16 years ago that Frank Sinatra died.I have been listening in recent weeks to Ol’ Blue Eyes’ best-known collaborations with jazz artists (see slide show) and continue to debate within myself whether Sinatra can be at...
  • Happy 70th birthday Frank Sinatra, Junior!
    Happy 70th birthday Frank Sinatra, Junior!
    Today is the 70th birthday of singer, songwriter and conductor Franklin Wayne Sinatra (born January 10, 1944), professionally known as Frank Sinatra, Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr. is the son of legendary musician and actor Frank Sinatra and Nancy Barbato...
  • SupaNatra's increase in Minutes is only the beginning
    SupaNatra's increase in Minutes is only the beginning
    To some, SupaNatra may seem like a relatively new name on the national hip-hop scene, but the Columbus emcee has been putting in work for years. Take into consideration the fact that he has The Black Trash Bags Story — a mixtape with the...
  • Frank Sinatra: Five-star flashback
    Frank Sinatra: Five-star flashback
    The “Listen Again” series went over well enough that your favorite rockin’ record reviewer decided to follow the lead of some TV execs and do a spin-off. In this series we once more examine previously-released albums but the...
  • Tony Lovello -- “the Liberace of the Accordion”
    The Smoky Mountain Accordion Fest 2012
    Saturday evening, September 15, 2012, my wife, Bob, and I attended this event after months of anticipation. Bob Etier covers documentaries and DVD's for Examiner.com and it is with great pride that I present her thoughts on last night's...
  • Frank and Leo
    Leonardo DiCaprio might play 'Sinatra'
    A biopic I have been waiting to see for a while is finally showing some signs of life. “Sinatra,” a film about Frank Sinatra’s life, has been in development for years, and Phil Alden Robinson (“Field of Dreams”)...
  • NeoSoul Artist JSoul
    Music Review: Black Sinatra
    When you think New York City, you think of a city of big dreams; the home of Hip-Hop, Time Square, MTV, The Yankees and Frank Sinatra. When I think Baltimore, I think Carl Ripken, The Ravens, the Inner Harbor, Dru Hill and now— Indie Artist...
  • Steppenwolf
    Chicago theaters have remedy for post holiday gloom
    A good reason to celebrate the Chicago theater scene is that holiday shows are immediately followed by spirited musicals and intelligent drama. Among the shows that promise to distract from January’s long month of grey days are Come Fly Away...
  • Justin Timberlake's celebrity idols
    Justin Timberlake’s celebrity idols helped define his career (Video)
    Justin Timberlake isn’t just a singer. Or an actor. Or anything else. He definitely can do it all and partially in part by being driven by celebrity idols who did it all too. The entertainer opened up to how he finds his focus on Thursday...
  • A Hole In The Head
    A Hole In The Head: The Classic Iconic Everyman Family Picture (1959)
    Back in the swinging 60s, just after his Capitol Records renaissance, Frank Sinatra was on a roll with his Rat Pack A list pals with whom he would moonlight in front of the B movie cameras in between 24/7 Vegas casino nightclub setups. By the end...
  • These Boots are made for walkin
    These Boots are Made for Walkin
    Forty-five years ago, on February 25, 1966 Nancy Sinatra's received the gold record award for her #1 hit, These Boots are Made for Walkin'.In 1966 and 1967, in a televised news story covering the Vietnam War, they played These Boots are...
  • Andrea Marcovicci, actress and 'Sinatralike' singer
    Andrea Marcovicci, actress and 'Sinatralike' singer
    On February 4-5, 2011 Marcovicci is performing at The Philharmonic Center for the Arts in Naples, Florida as the Queen of Cabaret!Andrea Marcovicci, an actress and singer, was born in New York City, and ever since her teens she wanted to be a...
  • Frank Sinatra
    Rocky Mountain National Park and Sinatra?
    The hills are alive, with the sound of Sinatra. Okay, not the usual sounds coming from a park populated with Elk, Coyote, and Mountain Blue Birds. But for 5 days, starting January 28-30, and then again from February 4-5, My Way—A Musical...
  • Sinatra enjoys some sun & grass at his new foster home
    Sinatra - a rescue horse finds a foster home
    With the poor economy a lot of horses find themselves in need of a home. Horse owners are unable to feed their animals and the bottom has dropped out of sales meaning many horses find themselves malnourished and neglected. The lucky ones are the...
  • Lee gave the performance of the night on Idol Tuesday
    American Idol Recap: Another Legacy Bites the Dust
    American Idol: Killing the legacy of American music since 2001... Why do they do this? Why? First the Beatles, then Elvis, now Sinatra? What did they ever do to us besides share their genius with the masses. Why subject their works to the stylings...