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Frank Sinatra – Dean Martin and the Rest of the Most Popular Singers – from the 50’s and 60’s with “Roots in the Boot”

Most Popular Singers – from the 50’s and 60’s with “Roots in the Boot” Italian Ancestry It’s difficult to imagine the world of music without the contributions of Italians, and when you think about it the list of singers that have “Roots in the Boot” as they say over the last century is amazing. Italian […]

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10 Rock and Roll Personalities that are Italian

10 Rock and Roll Personalities that are Italian There are so many people with Italian blood in our American society it is hard to believe. We thought we would compile a list of 10 Rock and Roll celebrities that you may not have known with Italian ancestry. Enjoy this list of personalities with Roots in the […]

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10 Interesting Facts about Italy

Ten Interesting Facts about Italy Since ancient times Etruscan, Magna Graecia and other cultures have flourished in the territory of present-day Italy, being eventually absorbed by Rome, that has for centuries remained the leading political and religious centre of Western civilisation, capital of the Roman Empire and Christianity. During the Dark Ages, the Italian Peninsula faced […]

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Mezzogiorno – The 8 Regions of Southern Italy

Mezzogiorno – The 8 Regions of Southern Italy  Southern Italy Historically refers to the regions in the former Kingdom of the Two Sicilies:  Abruzzo  Basilicata Calabria   Campania   Molise   Puglia  Sardinia  Sicily and portions of Lazio From Wikipedia CLICK NEXT PAGE HERE

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The 10 Best Known Italian Male Singers outside of Italy

The 10 Best Known Italian Male Singers outside of Italy It’s difficult to imagine the world of music without the contributions of Italians, and it’s equally difficult to narrow down a list of the 10 best Italian male singers. Italian American singers such as Jerry Vale, Sergio Franchi, Jimmy Roselli, Vic Damone, Frankie Laine and many […]

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12 Most Popular Italian Sweets

The 12 Most Popular Italian Sweets ********* #12 -Ricciarelli – #12 Ricciarelli are traditional Italian biscuit – specifically, a type of macaroon – originating in 14th century Siena. Legend holds that they were introduced by Ricciardetto della Gherardesca in his castle near Volterra upon his return from the Crusades. Today, the biscuits are made using an almond […]

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10 Important Life Lessons – Children of Italian Immigrants

10  Important Life Lessons  Children of Italian Immigrants –   10. To Have Courage Between 1861 and 1985, 29,036,000 Italians emigrated to other countries. Poverty was the main reason for their leaving. They risked everything in emigrating to a new country. Usually moving across the ocean at a time when Ocean Travel was precarious at best […]

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