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Dusty Baker on Frank Sinatra, Virginia's wine country and the Florida Avenue Grill

Nats manager has also explained to his California friends that the Nats logo does not signify Walgreens.

PL Hangover: Pogba, Zlatan and Mourinho Give Man United the Swagger of Champions

In his seminal profile of Frank Sinatra for Esquire magazine in 1966, American writer and journalist Gay Talese wrote of his subject, "Frank Sinatra had a cold. Sinatra with a cold is Picasso without paint, Ferrari without fuel—onlyShow More Summary

Trump Regrets: He Has A Few But Too Few To Mention

Donald Trump regrets some of the things he’s said over the course of the 2016 campaign. That is what CNN reports him having announced at a rally in North Carolina on Thursday. But in keeping with a classic Frank Sinatra tune about regrets – or a lack thereof – Trump failed to mention just what... Show More Summary

45 Interesting Vintage Photographs That Show Bobby Soxers of the 1940s

Bobby soxer is a 1940s sociological coinage describing the often very zealous fans of traditional pop music, in particular its creators like singer Frank Sinatra. Bobby soxers were usually teenage girls and young adult women from about...Show More Summary

How this pediatrician practices medicine. Her way.

My thoughts settled on the Frank Sinatra song, “My Way,” when asked about necessary resources for rural health care to survive. Seven years ago, my father and I changed office buildings.  We closed the office that Friday to allow three full days to get settled.  However, we ended up seeing sick patients in the parking […]

Johnny Nicholson, Whose Manhattan Cafe Attracted ‘New Bohemian’ Crowd, Dies at 99

Mr. Nicholson, with the chef Edna Lewis, served Southern at the Café Nicholson cuisine to artists and writers like Frank Sinatra, Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams.

Avenging Sickness With Success

Lisa Sepulveda likes to quote Frank Sinatra: “The best revenge is massive success.” Herself a cancer survivor, Lisa would seem to be avenging the cosmic injustice that ended her mother’s life far too early.“My biggest motivation,” she says, “Has always been to do what my mother never had the chance [...]

Multitasking proteins: Unexpected properties of galectin-3

Biochemistry research on lectins and proteoglycans have been around as long as Frank Sinatra tunes. So finding out that these proteins interact is like discovering Sinatra and Elvis started a band way back when. Researchers explain how this finding could impact cancer and immune system research.

Gloria DeHaven, 91, Star Of MGM Musicals And, Later. Of Soap Operas

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

She began her film career at age 11 with a bit part in Chaplin’s Modern Times and went on to appear as a perky sweetheart alongside stars from Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra to Lucille Ball, Rosalind Russell and Nancy Reagan. After MGM’s musicals went out of fashion, she developed a career as a character […]

Nat King Cole and Frankie Laine

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

By the time Frank Sinatra arrived at Capitol Records in March 1953, Nat King Cole had been with the label since its start in 1942. During those years, in the mid-1940s, Cole set the standard for the relaxed, swinging jazz...        

Gloria DeHaven, Sweetheart in Many a Movie Musical, Dies at 91

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Ms. DeHaven starred with June Allyson in “Two Girls and a Sailor,” Frank Sinatra in “Step Lively” and Judy Garland in “Summer Stock” before turning to TV roles.

Gloria DeHaven, Perky Star Of 1940s And 1950s Hollywood Musicals, Dead At 91

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Gloria DeHaven, the perky singing actress who starred in a parade of breezy Hollywood musicals in the 1940s and 1950s and gave Frank Sinatra his first big-screen kiss, has died at age 91, her agent said on Monday. DeHaven, who appeared...Show More Summary

Puddles Pity Party Performs Classic Sinatra Tunes on Facebook Live Backstage at His NYC Show

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Puddles Pity Party performed a few classic Frank Sinatra tunes on Facebook Live backstage at his July 25, 2016 show at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Frank Sinatra

It was on this day in 1940 when Billboard magazine published its first comprehensive record chart. Previously they published best-seller lists submitted by the individual record companies. The new chart compiled the top sellers from all major labels and ranked them accordingly. Show More Summary

A luscious tome of family stories and previously unseen photos to celebrate Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

See sample pages from this book at Wink. Sinatra 100 by Charles Pignone Thames & Hudson 2015, 288 pages, 11.2 x 13.9 x 1.3 inches $32 Buy a copy on Amazon Sinatra 100 encapsulates the legendary performer’s life through text and previously unseen photographs from the family archives as well as classic images from various photo shoots. Show More Summary

Sinatra: Strangers in the Night 2

2 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Yesterday, I posted about Frank Sinatra's single, Strangers in the Night, which went to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart this week in 1966. I also included a link to my Wall Street Journal essay on the song and...       Related Stories Sinatra: Strangers in the Night Stanley Cooper (1925-2016) Sinatra on TV: The DVDs  

Sinatra: Strangers in the Night

2 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

In the Wall Street Journal today, I write on Frank Sinatra's Strangers in the Night—the single and the album (go here). Fifty years ago this week, the single went to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the album...       Related Stories Stanley Cooper (1925-2016) Sinatra on TV: The DVDs 9 Box Sets You Deserve  

Chris Martin Says Rihanna Is the Frank Sinatra of Today

Chris Martin hits the stage to perform during iHeartMedia and MediaLink’s dinner party at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on Tuesday (June 21) in Antibes, France. The 39-year-old singer was seen stepping out of the hotel during the week and hopping onto a boat with an employee of the event. In a new interview with The Guardian, [...]

Stanley Cooper (1925-2016)

2 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Stan Cooper, a long-time JazzWax reader who in the 1950s was a music publishing executive who brought Learnin' the Blues to the attention of Frank Sinatra, died in Jupiter, Fla., early yesterday morning. He was 91. [Photo of Stan Cooper...       Related Stories Sinatra on TV: The DVDs 9 Box Sets You Deserve The Things We Did Last Summer  

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