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In the News (Sun 21 Apr 19)

  Dean Martin Editorial
Dean Martin was portrayed as a womanizer in his early days and a loner all his life, but that never
Dean was on target, in focus, and so true to his politically incorrect beliefs until the end.
Joe Montegna's Dean Martin was O.K. But Montegna lacked Dino's breathy phrasing and uncompromising good-looks, which gave the character less credibility than what we would come to expect, despite his constant chirps of wisdom that kept Sinatra off-balance and questioning his own quick decisions (whew!).
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  Dean Martin - Music Downloads - Online
Within months, Martin and Lewis' salaries rocketed from $350 to $5000 a week, and by the end of the 1940s they were the most popular comedy duo in the nation.
After suffering a failure with Ten Thousand Bedrooms, Martin's next move was to appear in the 1958 drama The Young Lions, starring alongside Montgomery Clift and Marlon Brando; that same year he also hosted The Dean Martin Show, the first of his color specials for NBC television.
Even at the peak of his fame, however, Martin remained strangely contemptuous of stardom; for a man whose presence in the public eye was almost constant, he was utterly elusive, beyond the realm of mortal understanding.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/952/Dean-Martin/1010964.html   (1036 words)

  Actor Profile: Dean Martin/Brian W. Fairbanks-Writer
Dean Martin was "always content in a void," his ex-wife Jeannie told biographer Nick Tosches, and, on Christmas Day 1995, the actor/crooner took up permanent residence in what the dictionary defines as "an empty space," but his lengthy career was anything but empty.
Martin would be seen laughing at the antics of his cohorts on the dais, but it was all an illusion.
In the long run, wherever Martin ranks in the annals of show-biz, one thing is certain: he provided a much needed blast of irreverence in a profession where the court jesters often confuse themselves with the kings, and Martin was one of the best jesters of all.
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  Dean Martin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti in the West Virginia-Ohio border-town of Steubenville, Ohio.
Martin never made any claims to being an intellectual or put on pretentious airs, and perhaps was telling the truth when he told an interviewer that he had only read one book in his life, the children's story Black Beauty.
Martin's even-keel world began to crumble in 1987, when his son Dean Paul Martin was killed in a plane crash while on maneuvers with the Air National Guard.
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 Dean Martin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dean Martin (June 7, 1917 - December 25, 1995) was an American film actor and singer.
Martin was devastated by the loss which led to further deterioration of his health.
Dean Martin died Christmas Day, 1995 and was interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Dean_Martin   (336 words)

 William Dean Martin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Dean Martin (aka Billy Martin), born June 15, 1981, is the guitar/guitarist and keyboard synthesizer/keyboardist for Good Charlotte.
Born in Naptown/Waldorf, Maryland, Martin has been playing guitar since he was in 6th grade when he received his first guitar for Christmas.
(Madden was the original lead guitarist while Martin was the original secondary guitarist.) Martin also plays keyboards on the album, with the exception of "The Truth", and occasionally plays keyboards at their concerts (for the sake of his idol Elton John).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Dean_Martin   (568 words)

 Dean Martin
Martin and Sinatra co-starred in "Four for Texas" (1963), "Robin and the Seven Hoods" (1964) and "Marriage on the Rocks" (1965).
The show typically featured the sleepy-eyed Martin in his tuxedo, with a cigarette and a glass of booze (though, more likely, it was apple juice), laughing and ab-libbing his way though a series of songs and skits with his celebrity guests.
Martin's crypt marker includes the title of his theme song, "Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime." Unfortunately, several people have placed lit cigarettes on top of Martin's bronze crypt marker, and there are a few burn marks on the marble.
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Martin had one of the most varied careers of all the balladeers who emerged in the forties.
Martin’s film career briefly floundered, but in 1958, he had renewed record success with his romantic interpretation of ‘Return to Me’ and ‘Volare’;.
Martin successfully mixed cabaret and film work for several years but had no further record success until 1964, when he reached No. 1 with ‘Everybody Loves Somebody’, which became the theme of his long-running television series The Dean Martin Show.
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 Dean Martin Trivia Challenge!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dean Martin was born June 7, 1917 in Steubenville, Ohio at 11:55 pm at 319 South 6th Street.
Dean Martin had fl hair and brown eyes, and was tall and trim his whole life.
Dean Martin was in a band with Helen and Mario Camerlengo.
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 Dean's Introduction
Dean at the time was booked to appear at the Havana Madrid Club in March of 1946: Angel Lopez (Havana's owner) struck a deal with Jerry's agent, Abby Greshler, to have these two perform on the same bill.
It wasn’t long before the Martin And Lewis comedy team were signed up on Sunday, July 17, 1950 to star on "The Colgate Comedy Hour." The Martin and Lewis comedy team lasted for 10 years, and in their 10 successful years they starred in 16 films together, before they finally went their separate ways.
At the time of their split, rumor had it that Dean Martin would not be able to make it on his own.
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Martin has a strong record of fighting for victims’ rights, having authored legislation that prohibits sex offenders from living near schools, closed the sex predator notification loopholes, and applied sex offender notification laws to college and university campuses.
In 2002, Sen. Martin passed legislation that requires government agencies to “promptly” respond to public records requests and allow for the public to request records by mail rather than requiring requests to be made in person at the government agency.
Martin and his wife serve as Precinct Committeemen in District 6, and are active members of the Young Republicans.
www.azleg.state.az.us /MembersPage.asp?Member_ID=68   (420 words)

 Dean Martin Photos - Dean Martin News - Dean Martin Information
Dean Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti on February 17, 1917, Steubenville, Ohio.
Dean under went rhinoplasty when he turned 27 years old.
Dean would marry 3 times and father 8 children: Elizabeth Anne McDonald on October 2, 1941 and divorced her in 1949, Jeanne Martin on September 1, 1949 and was again divorced on February 14, 1973, and Catherine Hawn in 1973 but ended up divorced again in 1976.
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 Dean Martin
That truth, and others including Dean's version of his bitter breakup with Lewis, are exposed in "That's Amore," the new book by Dean's son Ricci Martin.
Dean was a family man who actually hated parties and preferred to spend time at home with his seven kids.
Dean died in 1995 at age 78 and even today's Hollywood heavyweights who pay tribute to the Rat Pack with their remake of “Ocean’s Eleven” say Dean will always be the king of cool.
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 Dean Martin
Many biographers have written about Elvis' admiration and idolisation of Dean Martin but unfortunately their reviews are often prematurely brief and light on detail.
For almost ten years from the mid 1960s Dean hosted one of the most successful television shows of all time The Dean Martin Show (in which his theme song was the incomparable Everybody Loves Somebody) and also featured in a series of successful musical specials.
In Dean Martin Elvis found a singer who flawlessly exhibited the ability to sell a song with an easy-going, ultra smooth delivery and a hint of the mischievous, traits Elvis would adopt in many of his own recordings and live performances.
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 Dean Martin
Like his fellow Rat Packers, pop crooner Dean Martin was more than just an accomplished singer--he also enjoyed success as a movie star, comedian, and host of a popular television series.
The 1950s were enlivened when television viewers switched on their sets and enjoyed the comedic antics of Dean Martin and Jerry Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2005.
Like his fellow Rat Packers, pop crooner Dean Martin was more than just an accomplished singer--he also enjoyed success as a mov Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2005.
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 Dean Martin Biography
The daughter of Dean Martin describes life with one of Hollywood s most colorful celebrities, the ever-changing blended family of her childhood, her father s antics with his Rat Pack pals, and the impact of his fame on her own life.
The son of the Rat Pack s most mysterious member presents a portrait of Dean Martin, bringing to life his childhood, his career, and the significant relationships in his father s life.
A memoir by the legendary funny man recalls his long-time partnership with crooner Dean Martin, their decade-long success as a team, their traumatic breakup and individual careers, and the effects of their estrangement and its aftermath.
www.biographies-online.com /dean-martin-biography.htm   (241 words)

 Amazon.com: Dino: The Essential Dean Martin: Music: Dean Martin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The revisionist take on the Rat Pack's razor-witted King of Cool reveals a Dean Martin who was considerably more complex than the Titan of Tipplers legend; a man who would just as soon retire to his room with a tumbler of milk to watch a TV Western than prowl the Strip with his famous cohorts.
This is the Dean Martin collection to own, for its diversity, its history, and its warm and tipsy dedication to the handsome tan man in the tuxedo.
Dean Martin was far and away the King of Cool - an enormous talent in music, comedy and acting the likes of which we will probably never see again.
www.amazon.com /Dino-Essential-Dean-Martin/dp/B00021LPIS   (1463 words)

 Dean Martin
P.O. Dean Martin was born on June 7, 1917 in Steubenville, Ohio at 11:55 PM to Gaetano (Guy) and Angela Crocetti.
Dean married Elizabeth (Betty) Anne McDonald on October 2, 1941, and over the next few years had four children...
September of 1943, Dean signed an exclusive contract with MCA to be able to sing at the Riobamba Room in New York, following the heels of another new sensation at the time...
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 Solid! -- Dean Martin
Singer, actor, comedian, and Rat Pack member Dean Martin is best known for his partnership with comedian Jerry Lewis and his inebriated stage persona.
In 1943 Martin moved to New York, where he found steady work but failed to attract much attention.
Part of his sales pitch was that he and Martin worked well together and had a funny routine.
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 Deana Martin [deanamartin.com]
Martin was introduced to motion picture audiences in 1968's "Young Billy Young", a classic of the western genre, in which she co-starred with Robert Mitchum and Angie Dickinson.
Deana's desire to continue her father’s lifelong tradition of support for various children’s charitable causes has lead to her role as the driving force behind The Dean Martin Festival, a yearly event in her father’s hometown of Steubenville, Ohio.
Martin and Lewis were together again as Deana and Jerry performed a touching duet of “Time After Time”, in honor of her father.
www.deanamartin.com /Bio   (826 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Very Best of Dean Martin: Music: Dean Martin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dean Martin had two separate hit-making periods - in the fifties with Capitol and in the sixties with Reprise.
Dean is often compared to Frank Sinatra, but their music was quite different.
Dean does not twang, so a lot of people who don't like country music can still enjoy his music.
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 Amazon.com: Capitol Collectors Series: Dean Martin: Music: Dean Martin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Martin and Lewis were a show-biz powerhouse for years, and "That Certain Party" captures the comic power they had--and also shows off those Martin pipes again.
This CD is a collection of Dean Martin's best songs from his years at Capitol records from 1948 to 1960; while many Dean Martin favorites were recorded in the first decade of his singing career, few of these songs were top 10 hits, which I find amazing and tragic.
Dean Martin didn't sing songs; he gave vibrant life to them, which explains why these songs remain as amazing today as they were when Dino first released them.
www.amazon.com /Capitol-Collectors-Dean-Martin/dp/B000002UUJ   (1554 words)

 Dean Martin: Greatest Hits   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dino Crocetti — better known as Dean Martin — was one of the most popular singers of the 20th century, a founding member of the “Rat Pack,” half of the comedy team of Martin and Lewis, and, above all, crooner extraordinaire.
And with his Martin and Lewis comedy background, he was also adept at light comedy on the screen in films like Ocean's Eleven, What a Way to Go, and Ten Thousand Bedrooms.
At the same time, Dean's NBC variety hour The Dean Martin Show ran for 9 highly-rated years and spawned his equally well-watched "Celebrity Roast" Specials.
www.wlrn.org /television/pages/deanmartin_greatesthits.htm   (174 words)

Dean Martin was the very definition of the word "cool." Handsome, charming, equally at home in heavy dramas or slapstick comedies, founding member of the Rat Pack, half of the hysterical team of Martin and Lewis, and, above all, crooner extraordinaire, Dean Martin was one of the most-popular and most-imitated singers of the twentieth century.
DEAN MARTIN: MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS Whether you know him as Dino or half of the comedy team of Martin and Lewis, nobody could put a song over quite like Dean Martin.
DEAN MARTIN: ENCORE Features Dino at the top of his form singing many of his greatest, most-enduring songs at the height of his popularity.
www.robertsenslerpresents.com /DeanMartin.htm   (799 words)

 Steubenville: Dean Martin Mecca, Town Revels In Being The Birthplace Of Legendary Crooner And Rat-Packer - CBS News
Steubenville: Dean Martin Mecca, Town Revels In Being The Birthplace Of Legendary Crooner And Rat-Packer - CBS News
On the wall of Kroger's supermarket, Dean Martin stands two stories tall, but the artist did not include Dean's ubiquitous highball, which was just part of Martin's shtick.
One of the things that made Martin so special, was that he was the "only entertainer to have a hit record, a hit TV show and a hit movie out all at the same time," Angelica said.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/10/01/sunday/main2054300.shtml   (582 words)

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