Dean posthumously earned his second platinum album from the RIAA on this day in 2006, with the collection ‘Dino: The Essential Dean Martin.’
Today is April Fools Day, but instead of more tricks, we’ll just let you enjoy Dean Martin’s beautiful rendition of “April In Paris” to celebrate the start of the month! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unlw3JJiOO40
The song “Gentle On My Mind” became a Top 10 adult contemporary hit for three artists in 1968: Glen Campbell, Patti Page, and Dean, whose version peaked at No. 9 on this day of that year.
On this day in 1968, Dean earned another pair of Gold records, when Welcome to My World and Houston were certified by the RIAA.