Sinatra would later receive the Golden Globe Cecil B. On television, The Frank Sinatra Show began on ABC in 1950, and he continued to make appearances on television throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Despite his political connections, the FBI investigated Sinatra and his alleged relationship with the Mafia.Sinatra was also heavily involved with politics from the mid-1940s, and actively campaigned for presidents such as Harry S. While Sinatra never formally learned how to read music, he had an impressive understanding of it, and he worked very hard from a young age to improve his abilities in all aspects of music.Sinatra found success as a solo artist after he signed with Columbia Records in 1943, becoming the idol of the "bobby soxers".
Sinatra released several critically lauded albums, including In the Wee Small Hours (1955), Songs for Swingin' Lovers!
(1956), Come Fly with Me (1958), Only the Lonely (1958) and Nice 'n' Easy (1960).
He appeared in various musicals such as On the Town (1949), Guys and Dolls (1955), High Society (1956), and Pal Joey (1957), winning another Golden Globe for the latter.
Toward the end of his career, he became associated with playing detectives, including the title character in Tony Rome (1967).
After releasing Sinatra at the Sands, recorded at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Vegas with frequent collaborator Count Basie in early 1966, the following year he recorded one of his most famous collaborations with Tom Jobim, the album Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim.