Friday, July 14, 2017

.......on this wonderful evening we recall the wonderful music that Dean Martin gave us during his lifetime.....

Sunil Pinto - the entertainer

Hey pallies, likes the cool Centennial Celebration of our one and only Dino's descent to our planet on June 7, 1917 is providin' simply unendin' opportunities to visit with blog pads all over the world that have offered their ultra ubber unique exquisite expressions of awesome appreciation for our King of Cool.  Likes today we travel to Mumbai, India to visit with musical blogger Mr. Sumil Pinto who holds forth at his blog "A Musical Twist To Life."

Mr. Pinto's swank salute to our Dino is tagged "The Colours In Life.....100 years of Dean and is a marvelous mix of creative writin' weavin' a septet of great great Dino-croons into Sumil's perfect prose.   It certainly warms our Dino-hearts to see our Dino celebrated in such an incredibly imaginative and wonderfully wise way!  That today's Dino-reflection is of the international sort simply adds to the delightful Dino-pleasure to share it with all youse Dino-devotees.

We solemnly salute Mr. Sumil Pinto, who himself is a hard workin' musical entertainer, and thank him for helpin' his corner of the Dino-universe to get in on the Dino-festivities.  To checks this out in it's original source, likes simply clicks on the tag of this Dino-gram.

We remain,

Yours in Dino,

Dino Martin Peters

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The Colours in Life.... 100 years of Dean

Do you know any song with your name in it?

If you're name is Maria... then you probably find it difficult to keep track of the songs with your name. My sister Priya had songs in Hindi with her name in them.

Though I have a common name - you'd find two or three Sunil's in any gathering, no matter how small. But I have the privilege to hear my surname in this one song.

Nel blu di pinto di blu is literally translated from Italian to 'In the blue that is painted blue'. So I guess the Pinto in the song is a conjugation of the verb that has something to do with paint. And speaking of blue, there a lot more blue in my name. Never knew the meaning of my name till one baby names guide translated Sunil to 'Deep Dark Blue'.

And while we are in the blue, you probably heard the phrase “once in a blue moon”. Do you know what it means... As far as I know, the 'blue moon' refers to the second occurence of the moon in a calendar month... but I look forward to this Blue Moon.

Actually had a jumpy version of that song for a while sung by The Marcels. While blue in music often refers to sadness, the Blue Moon here had a wonderful sense of Amore.

That's a whole lot of love going around... and we all know that Everybody Loves Somebody sometime.

If you've been following this blog over any part of the past two years, you possibly would've guessed that this post is a tribute to Dean Martin... oh yes, it is. I still remember finding a cassette (you may not know what that is anymore) of his songs at home and really enjoyed these oldies. And of course my Dad enjoyed singing a lot of these songs including Buona Sera.

An on this wonderful evening we recall the wonderful music that Dean Martin gave us during his lifetime that started A Hundred Years From Now.

This tribute to a great singer would be incomplete without the wish for a Pink (read happy) life - La Vie En Rose.

We've been from Blue to Pink... which colour comes next?


Danny G. said...

Very cool to hear Mr. Pinto speakin' so so happily 'bout his connections to our pal, Dean. Cool read.

dino martin peters said...

Hey pallie, likes Danny-o, it makes us particulally hugely happy to find such devotion to our Dino from such far away pads from the USA. Keeps lovin' 'n sharin' our most beloved Dino!