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Sinatra would later testify about this in court, but announced that he didn't know any Carlo Gambino, but it got to a point where he had to explain why he was attending the Havana Conference in Cuba in 1946, showing up with $ 2, 000, 000 in a silver suitcase and a picture that showed Sinatra, Charles " Lucky " Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Albert " The Executioner " Anastasia, and Carlo Gambino having a drink by a pool.
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Sinatra and would
Before the advent of rock and roll, concept albums had their original heyday in jazz of the early to mid ' 50s with artists such as Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra, the latter of whom would record numerous concept albums for Capitol throughout the last half of the ' 50s such as In the Wee Small Hours, Come Fly with Me, Where Are You?
In 1973, he would work again with Frank Sinatra as part of Sinatra's Emmy nominated TV special Ol ' Blue Eyes Is Back.
Opened by Charlton Heston and introduced by Frank Sinatra, the ceremony was attended by so many Hollywood stars — said to be more than for any event in history — that one columnist wrote at the time that a bomb in the dining room would have brought about the end of the movie industry.
Sinatra claims that when she told her father what Playboy would be paying her, he said, " Double it.
However, the announcement of the " Sinatra Doctrine " signalled that the Soviet Union would not aid the East German communists.
Its opening and closing lament, " The Ballad of Mackie Messer ", was written just before the Berlin premiere, when actor Harald Paulsen ( Macheath ) threatened to quit if his character did not receive an introduction ; this creative emergency resulted in what would become the work's most popular song, later translated into English by Marc Blitzstein as " Mack the Knife " and now a jazz standard that Louis Armstrong, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé, Robbie Williams, Ray Quinn and countless others have all covered.
He also struck up a friendship with Frank Sinatra that would endure Sinatra's early 1970s conversion to the Republican party and was perhaps most on notice in the fall of 1977 when Sinatra was the star attraction and host of a tribute to a then-ailing Humphrey.
In January 1963, Guy Lombardo's Port O ' Call Resort had its grand opening, where Frank Sinatra, Marlene Dietrich, Liberace, Mel Tormé, and many other musical and theatrical stars would later perform.
Following his signing to Motown's Tamla label, Gaye having been inspired by such singers like Nat King Cole, Ray Charles and Frank Sinatra to perform standards, figuring the move would make him a crossover success, rather than perform the usual R & B performed on Motown, bringing him to conflict with the label.
Success would continue as Martin starred alongside Frank Sinatra for the first time in a highly acclaimed Vincente Minnelli drama, Some Came Running ( 1958 ).
Sinatra and Martin were active supporters of the Civil Rights Movement and refused to perform in clubs that would not allow African-American or Jewish performers.
* February 13 – Frank Sinatra forms his own record label, Reprise Records, which would later release recordings by The Beach Boys, Ella Fitzgerald, The Kinks and Jimi Hendrix.
Normally, a live program originating from Los Angeles ( for example, The Frank Sinatra Show ) would be performed live in the late afternoon for the Eastern Time Zone, and seen on a kinescope three hours later in the Pacific Time Zone.
The 1950s roster now included Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Stan Kenton, Judy Garland, The Andrews Sisters, Jackie Gleason, Jane Froman, Wesley Tuttle, Ray Anthony, Andy Griffith, Shirley Bassey, Merle Travis, The Kingston Trio ( who in 1960 would account for 20 % of all record sales for Capitol ), Dean Martin, The Four Freshmen, Al Martino, Dinah Shore and Nancy Wilson ( actually signed in 1960 to Capitol ).
The elegy for hot jazz was premature, but Swing was just around the corner and jazz would soon turn in another direction, with new bandleaders like the Dorseys and Benny Goodman, and new singers like Frank Sinatra leading the way.
Lawford had asked Sinatra if he would have Kennedy as a guest at his Palm Springs house in March 1962, and Sinatra went to great lengths ( including the construction of a helipad ) to accommodate the President.
Martin had not made a film or recorded since 1984, and Sinatra felt that the tour would be good for Martin, telling Davis, " I think it would be great for Dean.
Reprise would later add teen-oriented pop acts like Dino, Desi & Billy and Frank's own daughter Nancy Sinatra, before moving almost exclusively to pop-oriented music in the late 1960s.
Sinatra and later
Two years later EMI released The Essential Nancy Sinatra – a UK-only greatest-hits compilation featuring the previously unreleased track, " Machine Gun Kelly ".
In the later periods of the 1940s, less swing was prominent and crooners like Frank Sinatra, along with genres such as bebop and the earliest traces of rock and roll, were the prevalent genre.
Frank Sinatra released a successful cover version ( for his Trilogy: Past Present Future album ) two years later and used it as his signature song as well, sometimes even duetting with Minnelli live on stage.
Sinatra later said of this concert " I have a funny feeling that those two nights could have been my finest hour, really.
Nancy Sinatra had this to say on her family's website later that day: " Cassidy is a real jerk who never cleared rights to the Sinatra name for his Sinatra show and he deserves his karma for breaking copyright laws.
His final resting place is Desert Memorial Park in nearby Cathedral City, California, the same cemetery in which Frank Sinatra was laid to rest later that same year.
The television production that proved pivotal to Jewison's career was the Judy Garland " comeback " special that aired in 1961, which included Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, and led to a weekly show that Jewison was later called in to direct.
In the mid-1960s it was the name used by the press and the general public to refer to a later variation of the group, after Bogart's death, that called itself " the summit " or " the clan ," featuring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop, who appeared together on stage and in films in the early-1960s, including the movie Ocean's 11.
Thirty years later Paul Brownstein tracked down a print of the " lost " show in a St. Louis closet after someone noticed mysterious cameras onstage during a CBS documentary on Sinatra which filmed part of the show.
Thirty years later, Sinatra recorded just the verse on his November 20, 1961 recording for his album Sinatra and Strings-much to Carmichael's initial chagrin, although Hoagy is said to have changed his mind upon hearing the recording.
However, she achieved stardom on the popular primetime soap opera Peyton Place as naive, waif-like Allison MacKenzie, a role she later abandoned at the urging of first husband Frank Sinatra.
Another Henson song, written by Raposo for Kermit the Frog in 1970, " Bein ' Green ", which Davis called " Raposo's best-regarded song for Sesame Street ", was later recorded by Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles.
Sinatra and about
In 1991, the controversial author Kitty Kelley wrote an unauthorized and largely uncited biography about Nancy Reagan, repeating accounts of a poor relationship with her children and introducing rumors of alleged sexual relations with singer Frank Sinatra.
Sinatra now hosts a weekly show on Sirius Satellite Radio, Siriusly Sinatra, where she shares her personal insights about her father.
The first verse of the 1927 version is sung by Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra at the start of the MGM musical film, Take Me Out to the Ball Game ( 1949 ), a movie that also features a song about the famous and fictitious double play combination, O ' Brien to Ryan to Goldberg.
In addition, DiCaprio is said to be involved in the pre-production of Ridley Scott's project Brave New World, Marc Forster's The Chancellor Manuscript and the biopic Sinatra, a film about Frank Sinatra to be directed by Martin Scorsese.
The album included personal stories and anecdotes about Richard Harris, Waylon Jennings, Harry Nilsson, Glen Campbell, Art Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, and Rosemary Clooney.
At 29, McQueen got a significant break when Frank Sinatra removed Sammy Davis, Jr., from the film Never So Few after Davis supposedly made some mildly negative remarks about Sinatra in a radio interview, and Davis's role went to McQueen.
* Martin was portrayed by Joe Mantegna in an HBO movie about Sinatra and Martin titled The Rat Pack.
At the press conference to announce the tour, Martin joked about calling the tour off, and Sinatra rebuked a reporter for using the term " Rat Pack ," referring to it as " that stupid phrase ".
After private rehearsals, at one of which Sinatra and Davis had complained about the lack of black musicians in the orchestra, the tour began at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on March 13, 1988.
Also that year, he appeared on numerous US TV shows, performing duets with Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Bing Crosby, Glenn Campbell, Andy Williams, Diana Ross, etc., and under the pseudonym Werbley Finster, he recorded a single called So Long Paul about rumors of Paul McCartney's death.
* Frank Sinatra, who was frequently spoofed by Al Capp in Li ' l Abner, has a line in the MGM musical On the Town ( 1949 ) about cops " multiplyin ' like shmoos!
Details about the film were first released in film industry trade papers in April, September and November 1970 with Frank Sinatra attached as Harry Callahan and Irvin Kershner listed as director and producer with Arthur Jacobson acting as associate producer.
The book claimed that Reagan had had affairs with Frank Sinatra, that she frequently relied on astrology, that she had lied about her age, and that she had a very poor relationship with her children, even alleging that she hit her daughter, Patti.
The DVD also includes several " Easter eggs " including: a version of a State of the Union Address by George W. Bush, edited to make United States policy seem insanely belligerent ; a new audio discussion between Morris and Alan Partridge discussing Partridge's bizarre theories of how Diana, Princess of Wales, and John F. Kennedy died ; a further discussion between Morris and Partridge about the environment ; a re-union of Morris, Partridge, Brant, Peter O ' Hanraha-hanrahan, Collaterlie Sisters and Valerie Sinatra ; and another audio sketch featuring Peter O ' Hanraha-hanrahan pretending to file a report from the World Trade Center covering up the fact that he had overslept, while blithely unaware that the September 11, 2001 attacks have just taken place.
In Reynolds ' star-studded Cannonball Run II ( 1984 ), about a cross-country car chase, Nabors made a cameo appearance alongside such celebrities as Dom DeLuise, Jackie Chan, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Andy Griffith Show co-stars Don Knotts and George Lindsey.
Sinatra was released two days later after his father paid the $ 240, 000 ( about $ 1, 775, 000 in 2011 dollars ) ransom demanded by the kidnappers.