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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A new Frank Sinatra album featuring unreleased material is set for November 24. 'Sinatra: LONDON' features over 50 previously-unheard recordings from the iconic Rat Pack crooner during his UK sessions, as well as a remastered version of 'Sinatra Sings ...Read more
The 27th Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational To Take Place February 19-21, 2015Empty Lighthouse Magazine, September 30th
Barbara and Frank Sinatra founded the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational in 1988 to raise funds for the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children located at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. The mission of the Barbara Sinatra ...Read more
Actor Kevin Spacey performs as Frank Sinatra (and Underwood) in WashingtonWashington Post (blog), September 30th
Frank Underwood has a cold. Actually, it's Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning actor who plays the murdering politician on the Netflix smash “House of Cards,” who's got a little something in his throat. But as long as he sounds like Frank — that would be ...Read more
Viral Video: Performing a Frank Sinatra Classic After Eating One of World's ...TheBlaze.com, September 29th
In a testament to human perseverance and the dominance of mind over matter, a video uploaded to YouTube on Sunday has been generating viral buzz because, in large part, of the sheer novelty of what it shows: two guys downing ghost chillies and then ...Read more
'Sinatra: LONDON' Collects Frank Sinatra's Only British Studio Recordings and ...Business Wire (press release), September 29th
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For several weeks during the spring of 1962, London's music scene buzzed with the rumor that Frank Sinatra was to record a new album there. Indeed, in June that year, the iconic star traveled to the U.K. to record Sinatra ...Read more
This Derek Jeter Commercial Featuring Frank Sinatra Will Give You GoosebumpsTIME, September 18th
The sports drink company decided to go the other way with theirs, forgoing star cameos and new-fangled color photography in favor of New Yorkers and good ol' back-and-white. Oh, and it's got Frank Sinatra's “My Way” playing in the background, which...Read more
Roger Moore claims that Frank Sinatra's Mafia ties were exaggeratedThe Independent, September 16th
The former Bond actor claims that most of the rumours came after numerous unknown visitors had their picture taken with Sinatra in his dressing room. The singer's relationship with the Mafia has long been rumoured, although never proven. “How many...Read more
Frank Sinatra's 1963 interview with Playboy shows he was "spiritual not ...Vox, September 5th
A 1963 Playboy interview with Frank Sinatra wouldn't normally be news, but when this one was rediscovered by Boing Boing, it was widely discussed. And for good reason! Mr. Sinatra, better known for his crooning than theologizing, made a few comments ...Read more