The Sopranos

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Steve Schirripa Began Taking Acting Classes AFTER Landing Role On ‘The Sopranos’

Normally, lottery winners see a dramatic influx of cash from the start, which wasn’t the case for Schirripa during the show’s first season.

11/20/2014

Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

Friends, Family & Fans Say Goodbye To ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The creator of “The Sopranos” said at James Gandolfini’s funeral that the actor brought the traits of a sad boy, “amazed and confused,” to the role of Tony Soprano.

06/27/2013

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Broadway To Dim Its Lights In Memory Of James Gandolfini

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Broadway will pay tribute to New Jersey native and “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini who died of a heart attack in Italy last week at age 51.

06/25/2013

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NJ Flags Flying At Half-Staff For ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Flags in New Jersey are being flown at half-staff Monday in memory of “Sopranos” star and New Jersey native James Gandolfini.

06/24/2013

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The Best Music From ‘The Sopranos’

Some of the best music was saved for the end credits, serving as an exclamation point for each episode. Here are some of the best songs used on The Sopranos.

06/20/2013

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Remembering James Gandolfini: Tony Soprano Sings Along To WCBS-FM

As we look back on a great career from a great actor, we also need to look at the impact The Sopranos had on pop culture and music.

06/20/2013

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Actor James Gandolfini Dies At 51

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey native and former star of “The Sopranos” James Gandolfini has died.

06/20/2013

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Steven Van Zandt On James Gandolfini: “I Have Lost A Brother And A Best Friend”

On Wednesday (June 19) the world was shocked by the news of actor James Gandolfini’s passing at 51 from a heart attack.

06/19/2013

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Inside Steven Van Zandt’s “St. Valentine’s Day Massacre”

The soundtrack to David Chase’s Not Fade Away features the fictional band portrayed in the film, The Twylight Zones, covering some early rock classics including Bo Diddley’s “Bo Diddley,” Bob Dylan’s “Subterranean Homesick Blues” and the standard “Time Is On My Side.” One lesser known song on the soundtrack is “St. Valentine’s Day Massacre,” written by the film’s Music Supervisor, Steven Van Zandt.

12/31/2012

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Steven Van Zandt On ‘The Sopranos,’ ‘Not Fade Away’ and ‘Pretty Ballerina’

The David Chase/Steven Van Zandt relationship was a pretty simpatico one through all six seasons of ‘The Sopranos.’ Until the last scene of the final episode; Van Zandt and Chase famously disagreed on the choice to end the series with Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’.”

12/27/2012

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