Friday, December 12, 2014

Dean Martin - The Dean Martin Christmas Album (1966)

Hey pallies, likes we gotta tells you pallies that we are ever eager to grow in our Dino-edification by seekin' more and more Dino-knowledge.  On this twelfth day of Dino-winter-month we takes all youse Dino-philes to the mu-si-cal blog pad, "IsraBox - MP3 DOWNLOAD" where they are featurin' our most beloved Dino's most beloved "The Dean Martin Christmas Album" on Reprise Records circa 1966.

For those interested, if you clicks on the tag of this here Dino-gram you will go directly to the original post and you will be able to grab some tunes, which is very cool, but in our books what is even cooler ('cause we have these Dino-seasonal croons on other al-b-ums) is the Dino-knowledge that we gained by readin' through this post.

We learned that..... "This was the fourth of five albums Martin released in 1966."

We learned that....."Billboard magazine reported in its December 3, 1966 issue that The Dean Martin Christmas Album was on top of its "Best Bets for Christmas" chart."

We learned that..... "The release of The Dean Martin Christmas Album in October and The Dean Martin TV Show in November 1966 were accompanied by what Billboard magazine described as a "merchandising avalanche" by Reprise Records and their parent company Warner Music."

We learned that..... " Billboard described Martin as running the "hottest streak of his career", and said that Reprise planned to sell $4 million of his records over the Christmas sales period."

We learned that..... "Billboard later reported that Martin had sold 850,000 albums in December 1966."

They are some mighty mighty marvelous 'n magical Dino-facts for sure, fillin' us with awesome adulation for our King of Cool!  Simply 'xcites us likes to the max to grow deeper in our educational edification a la Dino!

We thanks the pallies at  "IsraBox - MP3 DOWNLOAD" for doin' their part to helps all us Dino-philes in this marvelous month of Dino-winter to keeps learnin' more and more 'bout our main man!
Dino-studyin', DMP

Dean Martin - The Dean Martin Christmas Album (1966) (LOSSLESS, 24/96)

10 December 2014

Dean Martin - The Dean Martin Christmas Album (1966) (LOSSLESS, 24/96)

Artist: Dean Martin
Title Of Album: The Dean Martin Christmas Album
Year Of Release: 1966
Label: Legacy Recordings
Genre: Holiday, Christmas
Quality: FLAC (Tracks)
Bitrate: Lossless/24/96
Total Time: 00:24:52 min
Total Size: 275 mb
WWW: amazon


The Dean Martin Christmas Album is a 1966 studio album by Dean Martin arranged by Ernie Freeman and Bill Justis.

This was Martin's only album of Christmas music released on Reprise Records (his only other Christmas album, A Winter Romance, having been released in 1959 on Capitol Records). It was reissued on CD by Hip-O Records in 2008, retitled A Very Cool Christmas.

Ricci James Martin, Martin's son, wrote in a biography of his father that The Dean Martin Christmas Album was the only one of his father's albums that was played in the Martin household, his parents seldom listening to Dean Martin's music.

This was the fourth of five albums Martin released in 1966. Billboard magazine reported in its December 3, 1966 issue that The Dean Martin Christmas Album was on top of its "Best Bets for Christmas" chart.

The release of The Dean Martin Christmas Album in October and The Dean Martin TV Show in November 1966 were accompanied by what Billboard magazine described as a "merchandising avalanche" by Reprise Records and their parent company Warner Music. Billboard described Martin as running the "hottest streak of his career", and said that Reprise planned to sell $4 million of his records over the Christmas sales period. Billboard later reported that Martin had sold 850,000 albums in December 1966


Side One:
A1 White Christmas (02:55)
A2 Jingle Bells (02:20)
A3 I'll Be Home For Christmas (02:30)
A4 Blue Christmas (02:16)
A5 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (01:57)

Side Two:
B1 Marshmallow World (02:43)
B2 Silver Bells (02:24)
B3 Winter Wonderland (02:10)
B4 The Things We Did Last Summer (02:42)
B5 Silent Night (02:50)





4 comments:

Danny G. said...

Great info! Dino's accomplishments were endless.

dino martin peters said...

Hey pallie, per usual, couldn't 'gree with you more Danny-o...I loves how there is unendin' learnin' and growin' in Dino! Keeps lovin' our most beloved Dino!

blueiscoool said...

What a very interesting post on Dino's classic Christmas album. This would make a perfect present under the Christmas tree as well!

Scott

dino martin peters said...

Hey pallie, likes Scotty we couldn't 'gree more....but likely it woulda be one of the newer released versions of this cool cool Dino-classic al-b-um. Keeps lovin', keeps listenin' to our most beloved Dino!