Hey pallies, loves hearin' other entertainers speak of their Dinolove. At a site tagged p b pulse....with the p b standin' for Palm Beach ....found this great article by Scott Eyman, "Legendary singer Vic Damone loved the art, not the biz," where Mr. Damone speaks of his love of our Dino and tells 'bout a time he and our Dino were golfin' together.
Does so love to hear more and more tales of the life and times of our Dino and Mr. Damone shares a great story with great insight into our great man. Am just sharin' the portion of the article that pertains to our Dino, but to read it all, likes just clicks on tagg of this Dinogram to go there. Dinodevotedly, DMP
On balance, he seems to have respected Sinatra, but he loved Dean Martin. “Dean was the best. He had such charisma on stage. Everybody thinks Dean’s singing model was Crosby. No. It was Harry Mills of the Mills Brothers. That’s who he sang like, and that’s who he idolized.
“One time Dean and I were playing golf with a couple of other guys. They were cheating. I saw it and pointed it out to Dean.
“”They’re cheating,’ I said.
“”How can you play with them if you know they’re cheating?’
“”It’s OK. After this, we’re playing gin.’ And then I remembered that Dean had started out as a dealer and could make a deck of cards sit up and dance if he wanted to. One way or another, Dean was going to make the money back.”