Friday, December 24, 2021

Danny G's SPECIAL Dino-Departure Day Sunday Serenade with Dino...on Friday: "Silent Night/Peace on Earth"

 Hey there, pallies. 

Well...we made it. Welcome to Winter 2021.  

Man...just cants believe nother' Christmas is here. Seems so far away, then all of a it is. 

'Nother important day is here, also. 

Dino-Departure Day. 

It crept up as well, pals. 

'Nother year since we lost our main man, Dino.  That's a tough one to say, pals. Truly hurts me. 

But...what makes thins' a little bit easier on my bein' part of this GREAT GREAT blog...'specially today. 

Gives me a chance to share a little piece of myself & my thoughts 'bout Dean. 

What he's meant to me throughout my life.  

Today...although we is reminded 'bout what we've  lost...we also think 'bout what we still have! Life is GOOD! 

Dino keeps it that way! 

Crazy, yes. Upside down...Definately! But, good. 

So, pals...we will spread good will to others & share positive thoughts. 

Let's not sulk & be blue. 

Let's celebrate!  

Let's 'member all the good stuff that made Dino...Dino!  Fun...Happy...Foolish...& OH SO VERY Cool! Haha!! 

To be thought 'bout...every once in awhile...Swoonin' & Croonin'...makin' people smile! Yup...THAT'S how I'm guessin' he would dig thins' the most!   

What a great great time of year to REALLY get in touch with your inner Dino, too, my friends! Just soak in his vibe & spread it all 'round! 

I'm so so thrilled be able to play one of the ab so lute BESTEST of the BEST Christmassy tunes... by the ab so lute BESTEST of the BEST Christmas crooners! 

The song I've chosen, for this VERY special Dino-Departure Day Serenade, maybe my fave...DEF I NATE LY  HAS to be..."Silent Night/Peace on Earth".  

How could I NOT pick this BEA U TI FUL tune?! 

With the final bow of such a man...I NEED to play a song FILLED with true, pure Dino-passion! 

Don't know 'bout youse pallies...but this tune REALLY moves me! 

So So softly POWERFUL & So So gently SOOTHIN' to my soul. 

It takes me to a place... where we is ALL forever young & Dean is ALWAYS & FOREVER present'. 

Ahhhhh...Nice nice stuff, pals. 

Well...I wont keep youse any longer. Knows youse got thins' to do. New memories to be made. 

Let's ALL 'member the TRUE meanin' of the day, pallies & keep that vibe goin' ALL year long! 

Oh...& don't forget, my the middle of all the chaos these next couple days...take a minute to 'member Dino. The worlds not seen a shinin' star like him 'gain. 

Merry Christmas, DMP...wherever youse are. 

Merry Christmas, pallies. 

Buon Natale! 

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Danny G's SPECIAL Dino-Winter Month Sunday Serenade with Dino: "Jingle Bells"

 Welcome back, my bell jinglin'...sleigh ridin', pals! 

Youse ready for the big day?! 

Almost here! 

We is gettin' down to the wire, now, mi amici! 

Definitely one of those bittersweet days for us Dino-lovers. 

Along with all the happiness & chaotic excitement that comes with Christmas...we also mark 'nother year without our main, among us. Dino-Departure Day. friends! We still have his spirit! 

Gotta 'member that! 


Dino will be our shinin' light through ALL thins'! 

The power of music is real, pals! And Dino's, more than any other...can help us through anythin'! 

So...palsies o mine...let's be merry! 

Celebrate his life, times & teachins'! 

And never give up that glowin', happy Dino-vibe! 

I'm feelin' a little foolish today, actually! Haha!! Gotta be that strong Dino-spirit in the air, this time of year, pals! 

So what else is there left to do 'cept roll with it & get that FUN FUN Dino-air swirlin'! 

How's 'bout some "Jingle Bells" ONLY our main dude can do "Jingle Bells"...for this week's Serenade?! 

Yup! Sounds good to me! 

O'...& btw, pallies...since this is the last actual Sunday before the big day...I is gonna try to post next week's Serenade early. Probably try for Friday. 

No way I can let this VERY special day pass without one more VERY special Dino-jam! 

OK, mi amici...enjoy the tune, my friends! And enjoy all the crazy Christmassy-chaos! 

It's TRULY the MOST Dino-ful time of the year! 


Sunday, December 12, 2021

Danny G's SPECIAL Dino-Winter Month Sunday Serenade with Dino: "I'll Be Home For Christmas"

 Welcome back, mi amici! 

How youse feelin'? 

Hopefully not TOO stressed out. 

I know we gots a LOT of thins' to do...gettin' ready for the big day! Dino-Departure day, that is! Haha!!'s a BUSY time of year, palsies. Not easy keepin' your mindset on "chill mode" these next couple weeks. Everyone seems to go into panic mode! Seem to forget what the holidays are all 'bout. 

Well, pals...what we need to to just relax. 

Take a deep breath...& relax. 

Thins' will come together...& we'll all be OK. 

Just do what I do, my friends! Increase your Dino-intake...& maybe a little more vino. Haha!! That's somethin' we DEFINATELY can ALL use! 

Actually...what I seem to have the hardest time holdin' onto my traditions...which I've mentioned here before. 

Sometimes that gets me a wee bit blue, pals. Ain't easy when family that once were the tradition do-ers...are all gone. Now it's up to you...& no one else is diggin' what youse do! Ugh!! 

Yup...not easy convincin' my kiddies that "The Feast of the Seven Fishes" is a yummy Christmas Eve dinner!  That "polpi" & calamad"...(octopus & squid) are delicious! Haha!! 

Nope...they just ain't feelin' the old traditional vibe...that I grew up with...mi amici. 

Really gets me longin' for "the old days", pals. Christmas' long gone by. I'm sure youse can relate, my friends. 

I thinks this week's Serenade will get us back to those days, pallies. Maybe not physically...but will definitely bring our thoughts back to those great great days! 

Dino's "I'll Be Home for Christmas" the one tune that gets me both happy & the same time. Melancholy, but comforted. Just thinkin' back & bein' SO SO thankful & appreciative for those me the energy & extra "pep in my step" keep on keepin' on! 

Actually, pals...Dino jams are the one tradition...that no matter what...or 'round...have ALWAYS been & ALWAYS will one CONSTANT Christmassy tradition. Now, friends o mine...who can ask for ANY more than that? 

Well, pals o' mine...before I take off...had to make sure youse is all aware of the The Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra Christmas special airin' on PBS this week! Channel 2, here in my part of the world. Makes sure to watch for it & also the Dean Martin documentary on TCM. They both are PERFECTO to get thins' jumpin'! 

Enjoy, mi amici!  

Sunday, December 05, 2021

Danny G's SPECIAL Dino-Winter Month Sunday Serenade with Dino: "Marshmallow World"

 Welcome back, pallies! 

It's OFFICIAL...Happy Dino-Winter Month 2021!!!  

We made it here, once 'gain! 

TRULY a VERY special time of year, my friends. 

Soak it in!'s the holiday season treatin' youse' so far? 

Gettin' some Christmas shoppin' done? 

Deckin' the halls? 

Haulin' out that ol' holly & all that fun stuff? 

I knows it can get tirin', pallies. It can wear youse down to the bone...if youse let it! 

Make sure youse take a breather every now & then! 

'Member what the month is REALLY all 'bout...Celebratin' our DINO!!! Hahaha!!! 

Among other obvious thins'... of course...this month is to REALLY soak in that Dino vibe. REALLY listen to what he is tellin' us... & REALLY follow in his GREAT GREAT footsteps. Relax. Be cool, baby. Let thins' roll off your shoulder, pallie. Life's too damn short to sweat the little thins'! 

Well...I thinks it's been 'nough time since we had an EXTRA special Serenade. 

How's 'bout a wee bit o "Duetin' with Dino"?! 



Thinks we could ALL use some "EXTRA SPECIALNESS" rights 'bout now! 

Seems to me...there's really only ONE jam that TOTALLY gets this month swingin'! And...there's only TWO cool cool cats that can swing on it together! 

Of course I is referrin' to "Marshmallow World" by Dean & Frank! 

Likes no other duet known to man has ever entertained the masses SO SO feverishly, pals! Haha!!  


Now I know it STILL isn't very marshmallowy out there, yet...& I ain't complainin'...but what better way to ring in Dino-Winter Month?!  

It DEF I NATE LY gets me in the holiday spirit & DEF I NATE LY keeps me in that  Wintery Dino-vibe! 

OK...'nough talkin'...let's get Dino-rockin'! 

Oh, and by the way...I couldn't help but play Dean's solo track of this GREAT GREAT jam too. Hey, pals...I'm a Dino-junkie...what can I say?! Haha!! 

OK, mi amici... 'member...go easy! 

Santa's not the ONLY one watchin'...Dean wants youse to take a breath...inhale that cool cool Dino-air...& just relax. 

It's the ONLY way to be, pals.