Nancy Sandra Sinatra  born June 8,  is an American singer and actress. Nancy Sinatra began her career as a singer and actress in November with an appearance on her father's ABC-TV variety series, but initially achieved success only in Europe and Japan. She appeared on TV in high boots, and with colorfully dressed go-go dancers , creating a popular and enduring image of the Swinging Sixties.
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Suffering excruciating pain from renal cancer, Mr. He has decided he wants to be cremated, and to have his ashes strewn on a Swedish island where he composed some of his favorite songs. And he married his longtime girlfriend, Jeane Kelley, in a drive-through ceremony in Las Vegas. Hazlewood said of their November wedding, sitting in his living room in a small, tidy house.
Lee Hazlewood, who died on Saturday aged 78, was one of the most influential figures in 20th-century pop; most famous as Svengali to Nancy Sinatra, for whom he wrote These Boots Are Made for Walkin', he was also an important influence on Phil Spector's "Wall of Sound" recording techniques, and his songs have been covered by stars from Elvis Presley and Dusty Springfield to Nick Cave and Courtney Love. Nancy Sinatra had been signed up to her father's label, Reprise Records, in the early s, but by had not had a hit and was on the verge of being dropped. Jimmy Bowen, a neighbour of Hazlewood's who worked for Reprise and was dating Nancy, asked the year-old record producer to do for Nancy what nepotism had failed to achieve. Hazlewood was reluctant, but after Sinatra himself lured him to the family home for a drink and thanked him for agreeing to help, he felt it would be unwise to demur. Hazlewood set about reinventing Nancy as a "tough little broad", dyeing her brown hair blonde, swapping her ballgowns for Carnaby Street fashions and persuading her to wear boot-polish black eye make-up and frosted lipstick. He also persuaded her to lower her vocal pitch. George Jacobs.
Barton Lee Hazlewood July 9, — August 4, was an American country and pop singer, songwriter, and record producer, most widely known for his work with guitarist Duane Eddy during the late s and singer Nancy Sinatra in the s and s. Hazlewood had a distinctive baritone voice that added a resonance to his music. His collaborations with Nancy Sinatra as well as his solo output in the late s and early s have been praised as an essential contribution to a sound often described as "cowboy psychedelia " or "saccharine underground". His paternal grandmother was Native American.