The Essential Dean Martin & BIG Dean Martin Prize Pack Giveaway (Don’t Forget Dad!)

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 Eleven, Rio Bravo, The Caddy, and Who 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.”  Visit DeanMartin.com and his official Facebook and Twitter accounts for more information.
 

I didn’t get into Rat Pack music until I was in my 20’s, and even then not too much- its only been in more recent years that I find myself drawn to artists like Dean Martin- perhaps its the movies I’m into watching, that often have music from this time period, or perhaps I’m just mellowing with age (like wine.  Wine gets better, right?  So yea, I’m mellowing)…there’s just something so cool, so fun about listening to these classic tunes while driving (or cleaning. I like to dance while I clean). 

Maybe its just the hundreds of weddings I’ve been at either as a bride, a guest, a photographer or coordinator?  Doesn’t matter.  The smooth, soulful and romantic crooning sounds of Dean Martin are always a pleasure to listen to and having this huge compilation of his work makes This Mama a happy mama.  I’m listening to Mambo Italiano as I type this with a smile on my face. 

The Essential Dean Martin releases today, June 7th, 2011 with 2 discs and 36 songs.  Also released today is Classic Dino: The Best of Dean Martin with 14 tracks.  (Both available as digital downloads as well).

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

One of my lucky readers will be winning a copy of each of the following albums: Dino: The Essential Dean Martin (2 CD Set with new song), Classic Dino: The Best of Dean Martin (new release), Forever Cool, Essential Love Songs, AND Live From Las Vegas!!

Mandatory Entry: Leave a comment with your name and be sure to leave a valid email address in the comment form so I can reach you if you’ve won!!

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Like Dean Martin on Facebook
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Share this giveaway on any social networking site: #Win HUGE collection of #DeanMartin CDs from @mamatomjr @dinosplace http://wp.me/p1qA6G-1Zw (can be done 2x/day at least 1 hour apart)

This giveaway will end on June 23 2011 at midnight, EST.  US & Canada.  Winner to be chosen randomly.  Winner has 48 hours to respond to initial contact or a new winner will be chosen. 

I received a sample of this product to facilitate my review.  Opinions expressed within are my own. [ad#glam between posts]

About the author: I’m a 30-something mom to three, brand ambassador. content creator, social media maven, blogger extraordinaire, earth lover, butcher, baker, candlestick maker (or something along those lines) – love word games, crafting, cake decorating or shooting pictures.

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