Dean Martin

20 Great Love Songs

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20 Great Love Songs Review

by John Bush

Dean Martin was a master of balladry, and this Disky collection includes 20 examples of his art. Unfortunately, these aren't the 20 best examples of that art. The disc opens with "That's Amore," one of his most familiar songs, and includes several of the Italian ballads he treasured ("Return to Me (Rittorna a Me)," "Come Back to Sorrento," "In Napoli," "I Have But One Heart (O Marenariello)"). Still, the list of items left out here -- "On an Evening in Roma," "Everybody Loves Somebody," "Volare," "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You," "Innamorata (Sweetheart)" -- makes it abundantly clear that the compilers have seriously misstepped. All that's here is good, but not all that's great is here.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Dean Martin 03:07 Amazon
2 Dean Martin 02:43 Amazon
3 Dean Martin 02:31 Amazon
4 Dean Martin 02:53 Amazon
5 Dean Martin 02:22 Amazon
6 Dean Martin 02:47 Amazon
7 Dean Martin 02:50 Amazon
8 Dean Martin 02:46 Amazon
9 Dean Martin 02:43 Amazon
10 Dean Martin 03:15 Amazon
11 Dean Martin 03:02 Amazon
12 Dean Martin 03:00 Amazon
13 Dean Martin 03:13 Amazon
14 Dean Martin 03:01 Amazon
15 Dean Martin 02:14 Amazon
16 Dean Martin 02:50 Amazon
17 Dean Martin 03:15 Amazon
18 Dean Martin 03:08 Amazon
19 Dean Martin 02:46 Amazon
20 Dean Martin 03:07 Amazon
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