Today in 1950, on July 31, Dean Martin was recording at Capitol Records’ Melrose Avenue studios between 8PM and 11:30PM tracking vocals for “Who’s Sorry Now?” and “The Peddler’s Serenade” among other songs. Both songs can be heard on Dean Martin: The Capitol Recordings, Vol. 2. Listen to “Who’s Sorry Now?” here:
Today in 1963 Dean Martin was in the studio at United Recorders on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles recording the song “We Open In Venice” with additional vocals by Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr. as well as the Hi-Lo’s. The session started at 8PM and ended well past midnight. Listen to the song here!
Enjoy Independence Day with this flashback to July 4, 1951 — watch the newsreel video here!
This week in 1949 on “The Martin and Lewis” radio show, the guest was
legendary actor John Garfield. Listen to John and Jerry go “head to
head” in comedy (with Dean’s help) here!