Dean Martin's hit songs include "That's Amore," "Volare," Ain't That a Kick in the Head" and "You're Nobody 'Till Somebody Loves You." Martin's first single was "Which Way Did My Heart Go?" In later years, the crooner and Rat Pack member revitalized his career with the chart-topping "Everybody Loves Somebody."Continue Reading
Nicknamed the King of Cool, Dean Martin's relaxed and trilling crooning-style voice was influenced by Harry Mills, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. Martin's career took off in 1946 when he hit the nightclub circuit as a member of Martin and Lewis, his on-stage pairing with comedian Jerry Lewis. During the duo's success, Martin released hit singles "Memories Are Made of This," "Powder Your Face With Sunshine" and "You Belong to Me."
Martin recorded a version of "Mambo Italiano" in 1955. In later years, Martin had success on music charts with "On an Evening in Roma," "Gentle on My Mind" and "One Cup of Happiness." Martin expressed his love for country music with songs such as "My First Country Song" and "My Rifle, My Pony, and Me."
A 1959 Christmas album titled "A Winter Romance" features Martin singing "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" and "Baby, It's Cold Outside." The 1966 "Dean Martin Christmas Album" features holiday songs "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "Silver Bells" and "A Marshmallow World."Learn more about Art & Literature