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Archive for the 'Frank Sinatra' Category

Sorry Diddy, But Frank Was Way Too Cool To Hang Out With You

by @ Saturday, October 11th, 2008. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music

Sean Combs/Puff Daddy/P. Diddy/Diddy apparently thinks that Frank Sinatra hangs out with him:
There’s nights in Vegas when I have my Frankie baby with me. That’s right, Frank Sinatra is with me. Call me crazy. I’m not afraid to say I have imaginary friends,” Diddy quips. “And Frank is one of them.”
A tuxedoed Diddy hosts a [...]

Now This Could Only Happen To A Guy Like Me

by @ Friday, May 16th, 2008. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music, Videos

And only happen in a town like this……

Old Blue Eyes 1915-1998

by @ Wednesday, May 14th, 2008. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music

I posted this once before, on the 80th anniversary of Sinatra’s birth, so I figured that today, the tenth anniversary of his death, was as good a time as any to repost my list of the ten best Sintara albums of all time.
1. [...]

The Return Of Old Blue Eyes

by @ Monday, May 12th, 2008. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Music

On Thursday, it will be ten years since Frank Sinatra died, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t making a comeback:
A new era is beginning in the career of Frank Sinatra even if the Chairman of the Board isn’t here to participate.
The iconic singer died May 14, 1998, and the 10th anniversary is being marked with [...]

Hillary: Rush Limbaugh Has A Crush On Me

by @ Monday, May 5th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Frank Sinatra, Hillary Clinton, Politics

This is actually pretty funny:
Stephanopoulos pointed out that radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh has encouraged Republicans to vote for Clinton to divide the Democratic Party, prompting one of the lighter moments of the show.
“He’s always had a crush on me,” Clinton said, as the room of about 200 people erupted into laughter.
Heh.
So, in honor [...]

Friday Night Videos: Sinatra & Lady Ella

by @ Friday, March 14th, 2008. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Friday Night Videos, Videos

Without question, one of the best duets ever. You can tell they had fun with this one. It’s too bad they never did an album together.

Friday Night Videos: Sinatra & Bing Crosby

by @ Friday, March 14th, 2008. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Friday Night Videos, Videos

From the movie High Society, which also happens to be the last film Grace Kelly made before becoming Princess Grace of Monaco:

Best line: “You must be one of the newer fellas” Classic.

Friday Night Videos: Sinatra & John Denver

by @ Friday, March 14th, 2008. Filed under Frank Sinatra, Friday Night Videos, Videos

That’s right, Friday Night Videos are back. This week, it’s all about Sinatra duets, starting out with an improbable one from the 1970’s (check out the bow ties !) with John Denver:

In all honesty, Sinatra’s baritone so overwhelms Denver’s relatively thin voice that it’s polite to call this a duet……

Old Blue Eyes On A Stamp

by @ Thursday, December 13th, 2007. Filed under Frank Sinatra, In The News, Music

Yesterday, the Post Office unveiled a stamp honoring Frank Sinatra, who would have turned 92 years old on December 12th:
Coming to a mailbox near you: Ol’ Blue Eyes himself.
As Frank Sinatra’s three children looked on Wednesday in Beverly Hills, Postal Service officials unveiled an oversized replica of a stamp commemorating the iconic crooner.
The Rat Pack [...]

Frank Sinatra To Be Honored On Postage Stamp

by @ Wednesday, December 5th, 2007. Filed under Frank Sinatra, In The News, Music

The United States Postal Service has honored Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Louis Armstrong among other musicians, so it was only inevitable that Frank Sinatra would get a stamp someday:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ol’ Blue Eyes will get his own postage stamp next spring.
The stamp commemorating Frank Sinatra was announced Wednesday by Postmaster General John [...]

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