Frankie Avalon – De De Dinah – Bandstand – A More Innocent Time

Frankie Avalon “De De Dinah” American Bandstand From a More Innocent Time * Frankie Avalon (born Francis Thomas Avallone; September 18, 1940) is an American actor, singer, and former teen idol. Frankie Avalon had 31 charted U.S. Billboard singles from 1958 to late 1962, including the number one hits “Venus” and “Why” in 1959.   Avalon was born in Philadelphia, the son of Mary and […]

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Frank Sinatra & Celine Dion Fantastic Tribute – “All The Way”

Frank Sinatra & Celine Dion “All The Way” Fantastic Tribute  *     This particular video is of Celine singing with Frank in the distance. It’s a must see if you are either an Old Blue Eyes or Celine Dion Fan. Wonderfully done. Bravo David Foster and Celine. The Best of Celine Dion & David […]

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Dean Martin – “OH” Way Marie – RARE – from the Early Years

Dean Martin Way (OH) Marie – RARE Early years   * Dean Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti on June 7, 1917, in Steubenville, Ohio, the son of Italian father Gaetano Alfonso Crocetti (1894–1967) and Italian-American mother Angela Crocetti (née Barra; 1899–1966). His parents were married in 1914. His father, who was a barber, was originally from Montesilvano, […]

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Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra – Somethin’ Stupid

Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra Somethin’ Stupid *     “Somethin’ Stupid“, also “Something Stupid”, is a song written by C. Carson Parks. It was originally recorded in 1966 by Parks and his wife Gaile Foote, as Carson and Gaile. The song is best known for the 1967 version by Frank Sinatra and his daughter Nancy Sinatra, which reached number […]

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Sebastian Maniscalco – Passover

Sebastian Maniscalco Passover * Sebastian Maniscalco was born in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights, Illinois to Italian immigrants, his father being Sicilian.  After moving to Los Angeles in 1998, Sebastian Maniscalco began his career performing at open mics in bars and bowling alleys while working as a waiter at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.  He worked there […]

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Sebastian Maniscalco – Homeless People – VERY FUNNY

Sebastian Maniscalco Homeless People * Sebastian Maniscalco was born in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights, Illinois to Italian immigrants, his father being Sicilian.     After moving to Los Angeles in 1998, Sebastian Maniscalco began his career performing at open mics in bars and bowling alleys while working as a waiter at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, […]

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Italian Street Food – OMG

Italian Street Food OMG * The most notable Italian street food is pizza, sold in take-aways and bakeries. Take-away pizza (or pizza al taglio) is quite different from pizzeria pizza. Unlike the round pizza normally found in restaurants, which originated in Naples as a street food itself, it is generally baked on large square trays, and square or rectangular […]

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Sinatra  “Strangers in the Night”

Frank Sinatra  “Strangers in the Night” * “Strangers in the Night” is a song credited to Bert Kaempfert with English lyrics by Charles Singleton and Eddie Snyder. Kaempfert originally used it under the title “Beddy Bye” as part of the instrumental score for the movie A Man Could Get Killed. The song was made famous in 1966 by Frank Sinatra.   Reaching #1 on both […]

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Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman “Time to Say Goodbye”

Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman “Time to Say Goodbye” * “Con te partirò”  (“With you I shall leave”) is an Italian song written by Francesco Sartori (music) and Lucio Quarantotto(lyrics). It was first performed by Andrea Bocelli at the 1995 Sanremo Music Festival and recorded on his album of the same year, Bocelli. The single was first released as an A-side single with “Vivere” in […]

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Andrea Bocelli & Il Volo Performing Together

Andrea Bocelli and Il Volo Together * Il Volo (Italian for “The Flight”) is an Italian operatic pop trio, consisting of singers: the baritone Gianluca Ginoble, and two tenors, Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto. They describe their music as “popera“. Having won the Sanremo Music Festival 2015, they represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna, Austria. They reached third place, but managed to secure a solid first-place […]

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