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Nancy Sinatra is an American singer best known as the daughter of Frank Sinatra and for her 1966 hit single These Boots Are Made for Walkin’.
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Nancy in turn supported the troops by performing for them overseas.
In the 1970s she continued to record songs, but pulled out of the spotlight to raise her family. In addition to singing, Sinatra wrote two books about her famous father: Frank Sinatra, My Father (1985) and Frank Sinatra: An American Legend (1998).
In 1995 the 54-year-old Sinatra sought a comeback, recording her One More Time album,
touring and posing in a Playboy pictorial.
In 2003 Sinatra partnered with Hazlewood to record the album Nancy & Lee 3, in which was released only outside of the United States. The next year the disc Nancy Sinatra debuted.
For her accomplished decades-long career, Sinatra received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006. The following year, she launched a weekly three-hour Sirius Satellite Radio show, Nancy for Frank, and hosted Siriusly Sinatra.
She released a digital-only project called Cherry Smiles—The Rare Singles in 2009, and today continues to record and collaborate on music projects.
Sinatra married teen singing idol Tommy Sands in 1960, and they divorced just a few years later. In 1970 she married Hugh Lambert and briefly stepped out of the spotlight to raise her two daughters. Lambert died from cancer in 1985.
During the Vietnam War Sinatra supported the troops, something she continued to do over the decades. In 2006 the USO of Chicago honored her with the Heart of a Patriot Award, and the following year the Vietnam Veterans of America presented her with their President’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.
Sinatra actively manages the family website www.sinatrafamily.com, which was created for fans interested in discussion about Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra Sr., Nancy Sinatra, Frank Sinatra Jr., Tina Sinatra and more.
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