At Melvyn's restaurant in Palm Springs, Frank only means Sinatra, Coachella headliners go unrecognized and a steady patter of one-liners trumps talking politics.
My favorite footnote about Soundgarden is that producer Michael Beinhorn reportedly had Chris Cornell listen to Frank Sinatra before recording "Black Hole Sun," which was indirectly followed years later by a Paul Anka cover of the generation-defining hit. People make a big deal about the song's Beatlesque sonics, but the Beatles mostly had some economy…
A tale involving Christmas, custom cars, and featuring a cameo appearance by Frank Sinatra. Continue reading The strange and unlikely story of 100 identical Ford Mustang convertibles The strange and unlikely story of 100 identical Ford Mustang convertibles originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 02 May 2017 12:10:00 EDT. Show More Summary
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LADWP reserves the right to demolish it and other buildings soon A Spanish-style Hollywood bungalow that was a favorite retreat of Frank Sinatra in the 1960s has been given a stay of execution. But it remains under threat of demolition...Show More Summary
An inside look at Frank Sinatra’s Palm Desert estate, which is on the market for $3.9 million.
Late comic Don Rickles came for the meatballs and stayed for the laughs.
The famed insult comic and showbiz veteran worked well into his 80s. In his prime, Hollywood elites like his friend Frank Sinatra considered it an honor to be roasted by Rickles.
Don Rickles was just another little known comic working a small club in Miami Beach in the 1950s when Frank Sinatra came in with his entourage. “Make yourself comfortable, Frank — hit somebody,” said Rickles as the notoriously moody singer paused, and then broke into laughter. Without missing a...
Don Rickles, the legendary comedian and actor who could roast President Ronald Reagan, Frank Sinatra and just about everyone else, has died. Rickles was 90. Rickles died Thursday at his home in Los Angeles from kidney failure, his publicist confirmed. He hadn’t stopped performing even in old age. Just a couple of weeks ago, AARP […]
The songs that Diamanda Galás covers on her new album, “All the Way,” could score a swell cocktail party from the nineteen-fifties or sixties: the swooning American dreams of Frank Sinatra; the lush wistfulness of Chet Baker; standards...Show More Summary
Following up last month’s clip with Snoop Dogg, Desiigner and MadeinTYO, adidas Originals’s “Original Is Never Finished” campaign continues with an all-female cast including artist Petra Collins and musicians Mabel and Dej Loaf. Just...Show More Summary
Most people know John Frankenheimer’s movie “The Manchurian Candidate,” which stars Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, and Angela Lansbury in the story of an American soldier who is captured in Korea and programmed by Chinese Communists to kill on command. Show More Summary
A couple of years ago, a 73-year-old Bob Dylan proved he could still put a twist in his own tale by putting out an album of American Songbook standards, Shadows in the Night. Taken as Dylan’s improbable tribute to Frank Sinatra, it was...Show More Summary
Bob Dylan opened up about his music and songwriting and discussed his relationships with Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, and others in a rare and lengthy interview posted to his website Wednesday, the AP reports. In the Q&A with author Bill Flanagan, Dylan recalls Sinatra telling him, "You and me, pal,...
In a new, wide-ranging interview with author Bill Flanagan, Bob Dylan gets candid on an impressively wide range of topics, from meeting Frank Sinatra, to his favorite recent Iggy Pop album, skipping a recording session with Elvis and why he keeps releasing standards collections. Show More Summary
At this late date, new Bob Dylan interviews are about as rare as Bigfoot sightings. But Dylan is getting ready to release his new album Triplicate. It's his third album of standards -- most of them made famous by Frank Sinatra -- in three years. That means he's made five CDs' worth of Sinatra covers…
A comedian best known for his Frank Sinatra impression on "Saturday Night Live" won't run as a Republican in New Jersey's upcoming governor's race, but Joe Piscopo says he is … Click to Continue »
Getting off on Frank Sinatra takes readers on an amazing rideI have not read a murder mystery novel in a long time. These books can go either way, they can be really good or quite bad. When I heard of Getting off on Frank Sinatra I was intrigued though. Show More Summary