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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey native and former star of “The Sopranos” James Gandolfini has died.
On Wednesday (June 19) the world was shocked by the news of actor James Gandolfini’s passing at 51 from a heart attack.
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.
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’.”
“Yeah, we got the old band back together,” Van Zandt tells us. “Me and David Chase and James Gandolfini.”