Stacks o' Wax #14

Dean Martin, A Winter Romance (Capitol, 1959)

Favourite holiday album cover ever.

And for a final seasonal bonus, here's Dean and Jerry just goofin' around.
Note: NOT family friendly.


Sam said...


I heard it years ago and just hit the floor laughing when I heard it. My god, would I have loved to have seen their act in Atlantic City. You know it had to be just as wild as this. With a big **** on it.

swac said...

I've been making my way through a two-DVD set of their Colgate Comedy Hour shows, and I think it's hard to really appreciate Lewis without seeing him do his thing live and off the cuff. You see way more aspects of his persona, mixed in with the "real" Jerry, plus an edgier insight into his relationship with Dino. There's one sketch where Martin is living in luxury at poolside, while next door, Jerry is living in a filthy shack. It cuts pretty close to the bone.

Also, there's an Edward R. Murrow take-off, with Martin interviewing Lewis, who is doing a nutty parody of Marlon Brando, sitting on a motorbike and playing the bongos. And Lewis's drum battle with Buddy Rich (which you can view out there on the Web somewhere). All vastly entertaining.