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 Jr Immortal tunes made famous by “Ol' Blue Eyes” Frank Sinatra will continue to work their magic on audiences at Segerstrom Center for the Arts during a one-of-a-kind multi-media experience by Frank Sinatra, Jr. on May 2, 2015. Titled...Read more
Sinatra hopes to close $35M apartment deal this weekBuffalo Business First, February 25th
Real estate investor Nick Sinatra said he expects to close on the bulk of his $35 million deal to purchase the local property portfolio including hundreds of rental units of Los Angeles-based investor Michael Hananel this week. The closing is set for Feb...Read more
A very good year coming for Sinatra fansUSA TODAY, February 25th
Daughter Tina Sinatra says the Grammy Museum's Sinatra: An American Icon exhibit — at New York's Lincoln Center from March 4 through Sept. 4, then touring the USA — shows more personal items than ever, including childhood toys, cigarette lighters and ...Read more
Sinatra deal will double his apartment space in cityBuffalo News, February 24th
The deal for Hananel's entire Buffalo-based portfolio, all in the city, also includes the WNY Metro Horizon real estate brokerage, adding to Sinatra's own brokerage operation in the city. Additionally, the portfolio has 20,000 square feet of commercial...Read more
Frank Sinatra Centennial Celebration to Feature New Collections, DocumentaryRollingStone.com, February 24th
Sinatra's music will be the subject of new collections by Capitol, Sony and Universal, while Warner Bros. will host special screenings of Sinatra's most memorable films at both USC and the Tribeca Film Festival. The Sinatra family has also planned to...Read more
Frank Sinatra's limo sells for $16KThe Desert Sun, February 21st
Frank Sinatra's 1986 Chrysler LeBaron short limousine sold for $16,000 on Saturday afternoon at McCormick's Palm Springs Collector Car Auction. Ol' Blue Eyes was chauffeured to desert dinner parties and restaurants in the dark blue car, before gifting...Read more
Frank Sinatra Celebrity golf event kicks off with partyThe Desert Sun, February 19th
The memory and music of Ol' Blue Eyes was celebrated Thursday by celebrities and amateur golfers who gathered Thursday night for the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational pairings party at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Lit Lounge. In its 27th year...Read more
Bob Dylan Does Sinatra and It?s Actually GoodDaily Beast, January 30th
Then again, I would never have imagined Bob Dylan recording an album of Frank Sinatra songs. But here it is, Shadows in the Night, playing in the background while I write. Somehow Highway 61 manages to intersect the Vegas Strip, and oddly enough the ...Read more