Tommy Sands


Teenage Crush
#2 in 1957

Tommy Sands was born Thomas Adrian Sands, August 27, 1937, in Chicago, Illinois. Born into a musical family in Chicago, his father was a pianist and his mother a big-band singer. While still young, he moved with his family to Shreveport, Louisiana. Sands began playing the guitar at age eight and within a year had a job performing twice weekly on a local radio station. He was only 15 when Colonel Tom Parker heard about him and signed him to RCA Records. In 1960, he married Nancy Sinatra and for a time they were the toast of Hollywood, California. He was divorced from Sinatra in 1965 and has a daughter, model Jessica Sands, born in 1977 from another relationship.
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