Start spreading the news: Ol' Blue Eyes may be gone, but Frank Sinatra's charm lives on in the memorabilia—from photographs to dolls to lighters—collected by those who are glad the Chairman of the Board did it his way.
Given his connection to Las Vegas, where he performed countless times both as a solo artist and with the Rat Pack, it's probably not too surprising that Sinatra's Vegas-related collectibles are in high demand. Poker chips are particularly popular, especially vintage ones from the 1950s.
Sinatra is also remembered for the films he starred in, from musicals such as “High Society” and “Guys and Dolls” to dramas like “The Manchurian Candidate” and “From Here To Eternity,” which earned him an Academy Award. Movie posters and lobby cards advertising such films make terrific additions to any Sinatra collection.
But it’s his music and voice—indeed, he was “The Voice” for many—that most people come back to again and again. Sinatra began his recording career in 1939, but the vinyl records he cut for Columbia in the 1940s and Capital Records in the 1950s are the ones fans look for today. One of his most enduring LPs is “In the Wee Small Hours,” which was released by Capital in 1955 and featured lush arrangements by Nelson Riddle.
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Frank Sinatra's Granddaughters Remember the Singer as a "Fun and Loving" GrandpaMiami New Times, October 5th
He was so enamored by Ol' Blue Eyes he would make me play old Sinatra records on his vinyl player and would often sing aloud, “I've Got You Under My Skin” in broken English. He felt such a connection with the singer that he cried the day he died on May ...Read more
Fontainebleau Miami Beach & Sinatra Family Unveiled The Frank Sinatra Photo ...Hospitality Net, October 5th
Miami Beach, Fla. -- Fontainebleau Miami Beach along with Frank Sinatra's granddaughters, A.J. Lambert and Amanda Erlinger, hosted the unveiling of The Frank Sinatra Photo Gallery and launch of "Sinatra – Exclusive Limited Edition Book" compiled by ...Read more
Sinatra serenades guests at Summa's Sapphire BallAkron Beacon Journal, October 4th
An early celebration of Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday took place at the 14th annual Sapphire Ball on Saturday night. His son, Frank Sinatra Jr., sang a medley of the iconic crooner's memorable tunes for an appreciative audience of more than 1,000...Read more
Wallingford concert to celebrate Sinatra's legacyMeriden Record-Journal, October 3rd
Local musicians will be marking the 100th anniversary of Frank Sinatra's birth with tributes to the legendary singer this month. “I love every single song,” said Phil Ventre, director of the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra, which is marking the...Read more
On DeSare's watch, Sinatra tribute a compelling oneTribune-Review, October 2nd
Rather than depend upon catching the tone and accent of a few mannerisms, DeSare's evocation of Sinatra's artistry is built on the same stylistic underpinning — making the words count in putting over the story, a sense of time that swings in the...Read more
Frank Sinatra almost played police detective Harry Callahan in Dirty HarryDaily Mail, October 2nd
An Academy-award winning director has revealed that Frank Sinatra almost played police detective Harry Callahan in the 1971 thriller Dirty Harry. William Friedkin, 80, who directed films including The French Connection and The Exorcist, said he and his ...Read more
Sinatra: Singer, actor, showmanCNN, October 1st
A new book, "Sinatra: The Photographs," shows Frank Sinatra as he went from teen idol to world-renowned artist. More from Style. bloodhound supersonic land speed record pkg_00011330.jpg. video. Bloodhound Supersonic set to steal land-speed record ...Read more
Vanity Fair Icons: Frank Sinatra celebrates 100 years of “The Voice”Vanity Fair, September 29th
Don't buy this special issue to read about Sinatra's screaming fans and the night he made it big. Don't buy it for the story about his drunken night in the California desert with Ava Gardner, Jack Daniels, and a pair of .38s. Or the time he dropped...Read more