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Green, Green Grass Of Home Songwriter Curly Putman Dies Aged 85

Putman is best remembered for penning classic songs for the likes of George Jones, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Chet Atkins, including the classics Green, Green Grass of Home and D-I-V-O-R-C-E. He died on October...

Dean Martin's Ex-wife Dies Weeks After Son's Death

The former model lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday (24Aug16) at her Beverly Hills home in Los Angeles. She was 89.Born Dorothy Jean Biegger, she became crooner Dean's second wife in 1949, and gave...

Dean Martin's Son Ricci Dies At 62

The musician and entertainer was found dead at his home in Utah on Wednesday (03Aug16), his family announced on Saturday (06Aug16). A cause of death has yet to be determined, The...

Tony Bennett Leads Heartfelt Tributes To Frank Sinatra Jr.

The bandleader son of legendary singer Frank Sinatra died unexpectedly on Wednesday (16Mar16) aged 72 after suffering a heart attack while on tour in Daytona Beach, Florida.Family Guy creator Seth was quick to remember Sinatra...

Dean Martin To Return To The Stage As Hologram

The beloved Rat Pack star, dubbed the King of Cool, will appear on stages across America as part of a national tour, which will begin in Las Vegas, using the latest technology from...

Peter Andre's New Album Inspired By Frank Sinatra

Peter Andre has announced he is releasing a new album which is inspired by Frank Sinatra.The 42-year-old singer has created his own take on some of the American icon's classic hits - including 'Mac The...

Frank Sinatra's California Villa Up For Sale

Frank Sinatra's custom-designed California villa has gone on sale for $3.9 million.The 'New York, New York' singer - who passed away aged 82 in 1998 - lived in the property for over a decade in...

Jerry Lewis' Labor Day Telethon Scrapped

Officials at the charity insist the the event has become less appealing in recent years. Celebrities like Frank Sinatra, John Lennon and Michael Jackson have performed on the telethon, which was first...

Singer-songwriter Jackie Trent Dies

Trent, born Yvonne Burgess, passed away at a hospital on the Spanish island of Minorca on Saturday (21Mar15) after a long period of ill health. She started her singing career as a...

Dean Martin's Daughter Wants Hugh Jackman For Biopic

Dean Martin's daughter is hoping to hire Hugh Jackman to tackle the lead role in a big screen biopic of the legendary entertainer.Deana Martin's book about her father, Memories Are Made Of This: Dean Martin...

Polly Bergen, Us Actress Known For 'Cape Fear', Has Died Aged 84

Polly Bergen, the US actress best known for her roles in such classic films as Cape Fear and for her television appearances on The Sopranos and Desperate Housewives, has died at the age of 84.Polly...

Dean Martin's Daughter Still Searching For Movie Dad

Dean Martin's daughter is still searching for the perfect actor to portray the late singer/actor in a new biopic, two years after announcing plans for the project.Deana Martin's memoir, Memories Are Made of This, is...

Frank Sinatra Gave Dean Martin's Daughter Singing Lessons

Dean Martin's daughter has Frank Sinatra to thank for her music career - he gave her singing lessons.As a little girl, Deana Martin dreamed of following in her father's footsteps, so she approached the Memories...

Johnny Depp Tapped To Play Dean Martin In New Biopic

Singer Dean Martin's daughter has put Johnny Depp at the top of her wish list to portray her father in an upcoming biopic.Deana Martin's memoir, Memories Are Made of This, is set for a big...

Police Officer's Star-studded Autograph Collection Heading To Auction

A collection of signed photographs of stars including Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin, obtained by a traffic cop in lieu of speeding tickets, is set to go under the hammer in Los Angeles.Motorcycle officer Roy...

Paul Mccartney To Unveil Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Sir Paul McCartney is to unveil his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.The music legend is the last of The Beatles to receive his own star on the famous pavement, which will be unveiled next...

Sir Paul Mccartney Held Up By Robbie

Sir Paul McCartney says Robbie Williams held him up from making 'Kisses from the Bottom'.The Beatles musician has wanted to make an album covering old rock 'n' roll standards for a number of years, but...

Justin Timberlake Slams Modern Musicals On David Letterman

Justin Timberlake was on the 'David Letterman Show' last night (October 26th 2011) doing the promotional rounds for his latest film 'In Time'. The movie is set in a not-too-distant future where the pop star...

Michael Jackson Loved Animals For God

Michael Jackson kept lots of animals because it brought him closer to God.The 'Thriller' singer - who died from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - was famed for his eccentric lifestyle, which included turning...

Scarlett Johansson Duets With Dean Martin For Christmas Album

Scarlett Johansson has landed her dream duet with legendary singer Dean Martin - she's set to lend her voice to an upcoming Christmas album featuring the late crooner's classic tunes.The Lost in Translation star will...

Hugh Jackman Planning London Concerts

Hugh Jackman is planning to sing at a series of concerts in London later this year - and he wants Robbie Williams to join him.The Australian actor is set to put on the "fun" gigs...

Jerry Lewis Rushed To Hospital Before Sydney Gig

Jerry Lewis, the legendary American comedian, was rushed to hospital in Sydney today (24th June 2011), just minutes before he was due on stage. The 85-year-old entertainer had to cancel his show at the Rooty...

Dean Martin Tried To Price Himself Out Of Tv Deal

Beloved crooner Dean Martin landed one of television's biggest deals to host his own long-running variety show - by trying to price himself out of the market.The late actor/singer's daughter Deana recalls her father sitting...

Alex Reid Still Loves Katie Price

Alex Reid "still loves" estranged wife Katie Price.The cage-fighter - who split with the former glamour model after less than a year of marriage in January - is "moving on" from their relationship but still...

Scorsese Wants Pacino And De Niro For Sinatra Movie

MARTIN SCORSESE is hoping to sign up AL PACINO to play FRANK SINATRAin his upcoming biopic - and the director wants ROBERT DE NIRO to co-star as DEAN MARTIN.The Raging Bull filmmaker is set to...

Sinatra & Martin To Join Las Vegas Walk Of Stars

RAT PACK legends FRANK SINATRA and DEAN MARTIN are to be posthumously honoured in Las Vegas with their own sidewalk stars.Sin City officials will unveil the plaques on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars on...

Martin's Ex Suing Over Royalties

DEAN MARTIN's ex-wife is suing the executor of late singer's estate for allegedly siphoning off money from royalty payments.Martin's second wife Jeanne has accused co-administrator Laura Lizer of stealing royalties the star's music has earned...

Cage To 'Auction' Bel Air Home

Designer CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER's plans to buy NICOLAS CAGE's Bel Air mansion in Los Angeles have reportedly fallen through - the actor is auctioning off the home which once belonged to TOM JONES and DEAN MARTIN.Sources...

Four Tops And Martin To Receive Grammy

The FOUR TOPS and Rat Pack star DEAN MARTIN are among the stars set to receive a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement. The doo-wop quartet, best known for their hits Reach Out I'll Be There...

Game-show Host Jack Narz Dead At 85

Jack Narz, who at one time or another hosted eight different network game shows, died Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 85 from complications of two strokes. His brother Jim, himself a game-show host who...

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