Dean Martin’s album Sleep Warm is celebrating its diamond anniversary – the record was released 60 years ago this week in 1959! For trivia fans out there, guess who conducted the orchestra? None other than Frank Sinatra!
Released on this day in 1966, Relaxin’ featured 10 of Dean’s single sides making their first appearance on an album. Give it a spin here!
On this day in 1949, “Powder Your Face with Sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!)” became Dean’s first-ever Top 10 hit, reaching #10 on Billboard‘s Best Sellers, Disc Jockey and Juke Box chart.
The Gentle On My Mind album peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard 200 chart on this day in 1969–the final Top 20 album of Dean’s career. It also was one of his best-selling albums in England, reaching the Top 10 there. Listen now: