Dean Martin's Top Hits Gathered for New CD and Digital Release, 'Classic Dino: The Best Of Dean Martin'


HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 12, 2011 -- Capitol/EMI will release two collections ofDean Martin's music on June 7, just in time for Father's Day.  A new title, Classic Dino: The Best Of Dean Martin gathers 14 classic tracks, and the Platinum-certified Dino: The Essential Dean Martinhas been expanded from a single disc to a 2CD package featuring 36 of Martin's top hits and signature songs.  Both titles will also be available for download purchase from all major digital service providers.

The expanded edition of Dino: The Essential Dean Martin includes a previously unreleased studio version of “Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody.”  Recorded by Martin on April 28, 1950, the master was presumed lost until it was recently unearthed in the Capitol vaults.

On the same date, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release a new 60+ page hardcover book and musical collection titledCool Then, Cool Now featuring never before seen photos compiled from personal collections and family archives, and includes a 2CD, 28-song collection, spanning Dean Martin's musical career.

Previously announced, NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and TIME-LIFE will release three new DVD collections featuring The Best of the Dean Martin Variety Show on May 24. The single DVD, double DVD and six-DVD Collectors Edition sets capture material never before released from some of the shows greatest episodes during its nine-year run on television from 1965 to 1974.

A famed star of the silver screen, television icon, Grammy® Award-winning singing sensation and member of the renowned "Rat Pack," Dean Martin's show business legacy is legendary. His musical career features such classics as "Ain't That A Kick In The Head," "That's Amore," "Mambo Italiano," "Everybody Loves Somebody," "Sway," "Volare," and more, releasing dozens of album recordings over his lifetime. Starring in dozens of well-known movies including Ocean's ElevenRio BravoThe Caddy, andWho Was That Lady?, for which Martin received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor, coupled with a highly popular television career, Dean Martin certainly earned his nickname as the "King of Cool."

Classic Dino: The Best Of Dean Martin [CD, digital]

  1. That's Amore
  2. Ain't That A Kick In The Head
  3. Memories Are Made Of This
  4. I'll Always Love You (Day After Day)
  5. Sway
  6. You Belong To Me
  7. Volare (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu)
  8. Powder Your Face With Sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!)
  9. You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
  10. Return To Me (Ritorna-Me)
  11. The Door Is Still Open (To My Heart)
  12. Everybody Loves Somebody
  13. Houston
  14. I Will

Dino: The Essential Dean Martin [2CD, digital]

Disc 1

  1. Ain't That A Kick In The Head
  2. That's Amore
  3. Memories Are Made Of This
  4. Just In Time
  5. I'd Cry Like A Baby
  6. Volare (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu)
  7. Under The Bridges Of Paris
  8. Sway
  9. Love Me, Love Me
  10. If
  11. Mambo Italiano
  12. Angel Baby
  13. Let Me Go, Lover
  14. Standing On The Corner
  15. You Belong To Me
  16. Powder Your Face With Sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!)
  17. Innamorata (Sweetheart)
  18. Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody (previously unreleased)

Disc 2

  1. On An Evening In Roma (Sott'er Celo De Roma)
  2. Money Burns A Hole In My Pocket
  3. Cha Cha Cha D'Amour (Melodie D'Amour)
  4. I'll Always Love You (Day After Day)
  5. Kiss
  6. You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
  7. Return To Me (Ritorna-Me)
  8. The Door Is Still Open (To My Heart)
  9. Houston
  10. Send Me The Pillow You Dream On
  11. Everybody Loves Somebody
  12. In The Chapel In The Moonlight
  13. Little Ole Wine Drinker, Me
  14. I Will
  15. (Remember Me) I'm The One Who Loves You
  16. In The Misty Moonlight
  17. Somewhere There's A Someone
  18. Gentle On My Mind

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