Dino: Italian Love Songs

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Dino: Italian Love Songs
Dean Martin - Dino Italian Love Songs.jpg
Studio album by Dean Martin
Released February 5, 1962
Recorded September 6–8, 1961
Studio 1750 N. Vine Street, Hollywood, California
Genre Vocal
Length 33:02
Label Capitol
Producer Dave Cavanaugh
Dean Martin chronology
This Time I'm Swingin'!
(1960)This Time I'm Swingin'!1960
Dino: Italian Love Songs
(1962)
Cha Cha de Amor
(1962)Cha Cha de Amor1962
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Dino: Italian Love Songs is an album by Dean Martin for Capitol Records, released in 1962. The sessions producing this album's songs were recorded between September 6 and September 8 of 1961. Dino: Italian Love Songs was released on February 5, 1962 (see 1962 in music). The backing orchestra was conducted and arranged by Gus Levene. The original album consisted of twelve songs with distinct Italian themes.

Track listing[edit]

LP[edit]

Capitol Records Catalog Number (S)[2] T-1659

Side A[edit]

  1. "Just Say I Love Her (Dicitencello Vuie)" (Jack Val, Jimmy Dale, Martin Kalmanoff, Sam Ward) – 2:47. Session 10276; Master 36542. Recorded September 7, 1961.
  2. "Arrivederci Roma" (Renato Rascel, Carl Sigman) – 2:41. Session 10274; Master 36411. Recorded September 6, 1961.
  3. "My Heart Reminds Me" (Camillo Bargoni, Paul Siegel, Al Stillman) – 2:28. Session 10278; Master 36454. Recorded September 8, 1961.
  4. "You're Breaking My Heart (Mattinata)" (Pat Genaro, Sunny Skylar) – 2:45. Session 10276; Master 36449. Recorded September 7, 1961.
  5. "Non Dimenticar (Don't Forget)" (Michele Galdieri, Shelly Dobbins, P.G. Redi) – 3:05. Session 10274; Master 36443. Recorded September 6, 1961.
  6. "Return To Me (Ritorna a Me)" (Danny Di Minno, Carmen Lombardo) – 2:44. Session 10274; Master 36436. Recorded September 6, 1961.

Side B[edit]

  1. "Vieni Su" (Johnny Cola) – 2:26. Session 10278; Master 35455. Recorded September 8, 1961.
  2. "On an Evening in Roma (Sott'er Celo de Roma)" (Sandro Taccani, Umberto Bertini, Nan Fredricks) – 2:28. Session 10276; Master 36450. Recorded September 7, 1961.
  3. "Pardon (Perdoname)" (Carmen Lombardo, Danny DiMinno) – 3:00. Session 10276; Master 36451. Recorded September 7, 1961.
  4. "Take Me in Your Arms (Torna a Surriento)" (adaptation by Joseph J. Lilley) – 2:38. Session 10278; Master 36453. Recorded September 8, 1961.
  5. "I Have But One Heart (O Marenariello)" (Johnny Farrow, Marty Symes) – 3:02. Session 10274; Master 36444. Recorded September 6, 1961.
  6. "There's No Tomorrow (O Sole Mio)" (Eduardo di Capua, Al Hoffman, Leo Corday, Leon Carr) – 2:48. Session 10274; Master 364828. Recorded September 6, 1961

Compact Disc[edit]

1997 EMI/Capitol combined Dino: Italian Love Songs with Cha Cha de Amor (also from 1962). Catalog Number 7243 8 55393 2 9.

2005 Collectors' Choice Music reissue added four more tracks to the twelve tracks on the original Capitol LP. Catalog Number WWCCM06052.

  1. "Bella, Bella Bambina" (Adolph Ross, Addy Baron) – 2:34.
  2. "Giuggiola" (Nisa / Sammy Cahn, Corrado Lojacono) – 2:07.
  3. "Simpatico" (Arthur Schwartz, Sammy Cahn) – 2:52. Session 3755; Master 13743-7. Recorded April 25, 1955.
  4. "Belle from Barcelona" (Dante de Paulo, Louis Yule Brown) – 2:48. Session 3402; Master 12571-6. Recorded April 20, 1954.

Personnel[edit]

  • Dean Martin – vocals
  • Robert F. Bain – guitar
  • Alton R. Hendrickson – guitar
  • Allan J. Reuss – guitar
  • Murray Shapinsky – bass
  • Nick Fatool – drums
  • Louis 'Lou' Singer – drums
  • Kermit 'Ken' Lane – piano
  • Carl L. Fortina – accordion
  • Justin DiTullio – cello
  • Armond Kapproff – cello (Session 10276 and 10278)
  • Raphael Kramer – cello (Sessions 10274 and 10278)
  • Edgar Lustgarten – cello (Sessions 10274 and 10276)
  • Kurt Reher – cello (Session 10274)
  • Ann Mason Stockton – harp
  • Joseph DiFiore – viola (Session 10278)
  • Alvin Dinkin – viola (Sessions 10274 and 10276)
  • Alan Harshman – viola (Session 10274)
  • Louis Kievman – viola (Sessions 10276 and 10278)
  • Virginia Majewski – viola
  • Paul Robyn – viola
  • Victor Arno – violin
  • Israel Baker – violin
  • Kurt Dieterle – violin
  • Jacques Gasselin – violin (Sessions 10276 and 10278)
  • James Getzoff – violin (Sessions 10274 and 10278)
  • Ben Gill – violin (Sessions 10274 and 10278
  • Anatol Kaminsky – violin
  • Nathan Kaproff – violin
  • Joseph Livoti – violin
  • Daniel Lube – violin
  • Louis Raderman – violin (Sessions 10274 and 10276)
  • Mischa Russel – violin (Sessions 10276 and 10278)
  • Marshall Sosson – violin (Session 10274)
  • Harry Zagon – violin

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ The optional 'S' indicates a stereo recording)