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In 1954, Dean Martin Recorded “Georgia On My Mind”


On this day in 1954, on October 7, Dean Martin was in the recording studio at Capitol Records’ facilities on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles tracking the song “Georgia On My Mind.” The session went from 2:30PM to 5:30PM. Finished before dinner!

“That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)” Was Recorded On This Day In 1949

On this day in 1949, August 12, Dean was recording the song “That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)” at Capitol Records in L.A. Some of you may remember the song from the 1989 film Great Balls Of Fire performed by Jerry Lee Lewis. Other great versions include those by Ray Charles and by Frankie Laine. Listen to Dean’s uptempo version here: