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Nancy Sinatra was born on June 8, 1940 while her father, Frank Sinatra, was singing with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra; As the daughter of showbiz royalty, Nancy grew up in the spotlight and made her first television appearance with her father in 1957. It wasn’t long before Nancy developed her own aspirations as a performer: she had studied music, dance and in 1960 he debuted as a professional performer in a television special presented by his father and with Elvis Presley as a guest star, recently out of the army.

After appearing in several films, Nancy was eager to get into music. Her first hit single, “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’,” in 1966, made it clear that she had the talent and enthusiasm to do it without the help of her father. Sounding sexy and defiant, and singing definitive tough-girl lyrics to a bold arrangement by Bill Strange (and with the best of Los Angeles session musicians behind her), “These boots are made for walkin’” was a hit. immediate and unstoppable.

Several hits followed, including “How Does That Grab You“, “Sugar Town” and the James Bond movie title song “You Only Live Twice“. Nancy also teamed up with her father for the single “Somethin’ Stupid“, which topped the charts in 1967. Most of Nancy’s hits were produced by Lee Hazlewood, who became a cult artist for his account and recorded a series of memorable duets with her, including “Sand,” “Summer Wine” and the epic “Some Velvet Morning.”

Nancy reinforced her “bad girl” persona in 1966 with a co-starring role opposite Peter Fonda in “The Wild Angels,” the Roger Corman film that helped launch the biker movie cycle of the ’60s and early ’70s. ; She also joined Elvis Presley in the 1968 film “Speedway.”

Nancy continued recording into the early ’70s, but in 1970 she married dancer Hugh Lambert (a brief marriage to singer and actor Tommy Sands ended in 1965), and devoted most of her time to her new life as a wife. and mother, in addition to working with various charitable causes. In 1985, she published the book “Frank Sinatra: My Father“, and became increasingly active in caring for her family affairs; She published a second book on Frank Sinatra in 1998 and currently oversees the Sinatra Family website.

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