Happy Holidays With Bing and Frank, the special was called, and it aired on December 20, 1957. The conceit is that Bing Crosby drops in on Frank Sinatra on Christmas …..
Posts tagged: Frank Sinatra
“Famous rock drummer” is Steve Gadd‘s job title, but you can also call him “that guy who played drums on 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover.” Here he is in younger …..
Frank Sinatra is 100 years old today, and Stephen Holden has a terrific notebook that captures so many truths about the man. Holden runs through a recap of all the …..
Which are you feeling more nostalgic about: Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday or the 50th anniversary of A Charlie Brown Christmas? Both moments happen this week, a few days apart: Frank …..
The 1943 Bing Crosby hit is still playing (and paying off) over 70 years later.
Ernest Borgnine has died at age 95. We revisit a favorite blog post from 2011, when (just in time, it turns out) he won a special lifetime award from the Screen Actor’s Guild.
Elizabeth Taylor, one of Hollywood’s grandest stars of the 1950s and 1960s, has died at age 79.
Ernest Borgnine was given a lifetime achievement award at the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards last night.
The museum in Las Vegas that’s devoted to popular pianist Liberace — “Mr. Showmanship” — is going to shutter their doors after 31 years in business. I first read about it here.
For some reason this story headline just cracked me up. I guess if Frank Sinatra’s piping-hot memories aren’t available, Frank Sinatra Jr.’s lukewarm memories are the next best thing. Turns out that “Frank Sinatra Jr.’s Vegas Memories” are mostly of the shrugging-the-shoulders variety.
From the pages of The New York Times comes this bizarre story about killings in the Philippines over karaoke disputes. Specifically, it’s about how dangerous it is to sing the Frank Sinatra song “My Way.”Some karaoke bars have banned the song or removed it from their song lists, and the Philippines news media have “recorded at least half a dozen victims in the past decade,” in what they call “My Way Killings.”
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In honor of Peter Lawford’s 25th deathday… the Rat Pack in holiday mode.
Well, maybe. An “unnamed source” tells The Telegraph and Marie Claire UK that Jamie Foxx is “in the running” for the lead in a new Frank Sinatra biopic. (Martin Scorsese …..