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Archive for the 'Frank Sinatra' Category

Happy Birthday Old Blue Eyes

by @ Sunday, December 12th, 2010. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music

Today would have been Frank Sinatra’s 95th birthday so I figured it was a good time to resurrect a post I first published on December 12, 2005.
I grew up listening to Frank Sinatra. It wasn’t because my parents were particularly Sinatra fans, but growing up in New Jersey, you really couldn’t help it. [...]

Christine O’Donnell: Witchcraft Dabbler

by @ Saturday, September 18th, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, Frank Sinatra, Political Parties, Politics, Republicans

The latest tidbit to come out of Christine O’Donnell’s many appearances on Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect in the 90s is pretty good:

Cue Old Blue Eyes:

Replace Sinatra With Jay-Z ? Are You F***ing Kidding Me ?

by @ Friday, June 4th, 2010. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music

Outrage:
In his massive hit “Empire State of Mind,” Jay-Z raps that he’s “the new Sinatra.” And it turns out he wasn’t joking.
During Saturday’s 142nd running of the Belmont Stakes, “Empire” will be played as the horses are brought out onto the race track, replacing Sinatra’s classic “New York, New York,” according to a spokesperson for [...]

When Frank Sinatra Was A “Communist”

by @ Sunday, May 23rd, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, History, Music

Michael Johnson at Blue-Eyes.com reminds us that, back in the day, there were those who considered Frank Sinatra a dangerous person:
In 1948, this article appeared in the pamphlet, Red Betrayal of Youth, written by Kenneth Goff…….It concludes that Sinatra was, in a memorable (and laughable) turn of phrase, “swooning the youth of America into the [...]

Happy Birthday To The First Lady Of Song

by @ Sunday, April 25th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Music

Scott at Power Line reminds me that today would have been Ella Fitzgerald’s 93rd birthday:
Today is the anniversary of the birth of Ella Fitzgerald. She was a remarkable artist. Each period of her long career is rewarding, though she deepened her art as she got older. She excelled in [...]

Drink Up, You Happy People

by @ Friday, March 12th, 2010. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music

A Friday night video/audio:

Ladies And Gentleman, My Theme Song

by @ Saturday, February 13th, 2010. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music, Personal

And the runner up.
See ya Monday

Friday Night Video: Francis Albert And Ella Jane

by @ Friday, February 12th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Music

The greatest sin in the history of American popular music is that Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald never recorded an album together.
Here’s what it might have sounded like:

Wednesday Night Video: (Not Yet Old) Blue Eyes And Satchmo

by @ Wednesday, October 7th, 2009. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music

Late Night Video: Francis Albert Sinatra

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music

I’m not sure where this is from, but from the look it’s from sometime in the 60’s with the Count Basie Orchestra…..Sinatra at his best.

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