Dean Martin…the fabulous singer/actor/TV star needs no introduction. He is an entertainment legend. Dean teamed up with comedian Jerry Lewis in 1946 and the comedy team of “Martin and Lewis” thrilled thousands with personal appearances and movies through 1956.
On December 3, 1955 Dean Martin charted his first hit of what would be the “rock era”. That songs is his million-seller…MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS on Capitol Records. The Easy Riders provide backing vocals on this classic Dean Martin hit. The single charted at #1 on the Billboard Top 100 and held the #1 spot for 6 weeks. The single remained on the chart for 24 weeks.
Dean Martin would chart 31 hits on the Billboard Top 100 and Hot 100 between 1955 and 1969 he would chart many, many more on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. His classic singles include: RETURN TO ME-1958, ANGEL BABY-1958, VOLARE-1958, his #1 hit record…EVERYBODY LOVES SOMEBODY-1964 and so many others.
Lets go back to 1955 and give DEAN MARTIN a spin, as he sings his #1 hit record…”MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS”.
Till the next time—Joe