Spotlight on Dean Martin [Great Gentlemen of Song]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Unlike many in Capitol's Spotlight On... series, Dean Martin's volume isn't quite the all-encompassing hits collection it appears to be from the package. Of the 18 tracks, each was recorded at either of two sessions -- January 1959 and May 1960 -- just over a year apart, which doesn't exactly make the album a career retrospective. Still, it includes many of the great dreamy ballads Martin was renowned for, including "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You," "Just in Time," "Goodnight Sweetheart," "Dream a Little Dream of Me," "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams," "All I Do Is Dream of You" and "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone." There are several better Dean Martin ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Unlike many in Capitol's Spotlight On... series, Dean Martin's volume isn't quite the all-encompassing hits collection it appears to be from the package. Of the 18 tracks, each was recorded at either of two sessions -- January 1959 and May 1960 -- just over a year apart, which doesn't exactly make the album a career retrospective. Still, it includes many of the great dreamy ballads Martin was renowned for, including "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You," "Just in Time," "Goodnight Sweetheart," "Dream a Little Dream of Me," "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams," "All I Do Is Dream of You" and "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone." There are several better Dean Martin compilations out there, but Spotlight On... can be interesting for fans and neophytes alike.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/1/1995
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 724382938941
  • Catalog Number: 29389

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dean Martin Primary Artist, Vocals
Frank Sinatra Conductor
Gus Levene Conductor
Nelson Riddle Conductor
Technical Credits
Otto Harbach Composer
James Hudson Composer
Brad Benedict Producer
Joseph F. Laredo Liner Notes
Wayne Watkins Director
Tommy Steele Art Direction
Karl L. Hoschna Composer
Jimmie Hodges Composer
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