Picnic Pool Party Summer. Dino, Desi & Billy. Memories Are Made of This.
The men made films together, formed part of the Hollywood social scene, and were politically influential (through Lawford's marriage to Patricia Kennedy, sister of President John F. Kennedy). The Rat Pack was legendary for its Las Vegas Strip performances. For example, the marquee at the Sands Hotel might read DEAN MARTIN-MAYBE FRANK-MAYBE SAMMY. On March 21, 1987, Martin's son, actor Dean Paul Martin (formerly Dino of the 1960s "teeny-bopper" rock group Dino, Desi & Billy), died when his F-4 Phantom II jet fighter crashed while flying with the California Air National Guard. Martin's grief over his son's death left him depressed and demoralized. Memories Are Made of This". Standing on the Corner".
Dino Martin, Desi Arnaz Jr. and Billy Hinsche first met in grammar school. Due to the family connections of Dino and Desi, the band's first audition was for Frank Sinatra, who owned Reprise Records, the recording label for Dean Martin. Memories Are Made of This-Reprise R/RS 6198–1966. Souvenir-Reprise R/RS 6224–1966. Follow Me Original Soundtrack - Uni 73056–1969. The Rebel Kind: The Best of Dino, Desi & Billy - Sundazed, 1996. a b c Gary James, Interview with Billy Hinsche; ww. lassicbands. Contrary to the liner notes on their first album, Billy Hinsche did not meet the others by virtue of his father becoming wealthy selling real estate to Dean Martin, Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball.
He emerged brandishing a copy of the album Memories Are Made of This by Dino, Desi & Billy, produced by the legendary Lee Hazlewood. Dike quickly cued up side one, track four: Baby Scratch My Back, Dino, Desi & Billy’s verbatim cover of Slim Harpo’s Number One soul single from 1966. While Dino, Desi & Billy’s vanilla vocals drain every possible entendre from Slim Harpo’s version, their rendition isn’t totally musical milquetoast: it features fabled Elvis accomplice Billy Strange adding a hypnotic guitar line, over a lazy beat and a forceful snatch of honky-tonk harmonica.
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Hinsche went on to tour and record with the Beach Boys periodically throughout the '70s and beyond. Dino, Desi & Billy's best known songs included. "I'm A Fool" (1965) "Not The Lovin' Kind" (1965). Producer: Lee Hazlewood. Main genre: Rock, Pop. Is a cover of 1 song.
Dino, Desi Billy never got into the Top 40 after 1965, but they recorded singles and albums for years to come (perhaps it would have caused tensions among their families if they hadn't). They were the recipients of compositions by top pop/rock songwriters like Lee Hazlewood, David Gates, Boyce Hart, Clint Ballard, J. and Bonner & Gordon. Keep in mind, though, that bands like Dino, Desi Billy took away valuable air time and sales from much better groups that really needed it, in an era in which chart considerations were much more vital to ensure an ongoing career. And if you don't believe that, look at the nose dive experienced after the mid-'60s by the Kinks - who, as it happened, were on Dino, Desi Billy's . label, and may have been competing for the same promotional budget Memories Are Made of This.
|A1||Memories Are Made Of This
Written-By – Miller*, Dehr*, Gilkyson*
Written-By – Resnick*, Clark*
Written-By – John Sebastian
|A4||Girl Don't Tell Me
Written-By – Brian Wilson
Written-By – P. Simon*
|B1||Baby, Scratch My Back
Written-By – Jas. Moore*
|B2||When You Walk In The Room
Written-By – Jackie DeShannon
|B3||Tie Me Down
Written-By – David Gates
|B4||Just The Way You Are
Written-By – Reynolds*, Lee*
|B5||Spanish Harlem Incident
Written-By – Bob Dylan
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
|R 6198, R-6198, 6198||Dino, Desi & Billy||Memories Are Made Of This (LP, Album, Mono, San)||Reprise Records, Reprise Records, Reprise Records||R 6198, R-6198, 6198||US||1966|
|R 6198, R-6198||Dino, Desi & Billy||Memories Are Made Of This (LP, Album, Mono)||Reprise Records, Reprise Records||R 6198, R-6198||Canada||1966|
|R-6198, R 6198, 6198||Dino, Desi & Billy||Memories Are Made Of This (LP, Album, Mono, Promo)||Reprise Records, Reprise Records, Reprise Records||R-6198, R 6198, 6198||US||1966|
|R-6198, R 6198, 6198||Dino, Desi & Billy||Memories Are Made Of This (LP, Album, Mono)||Reprise Records, Reprise Records, Reprise Records||R-6198, R 6198, 6198||US||1966|
|RS 6198||Dino, Desi & Billy||Memories Are Made Of This (LP, Album)||Reprise Records||RS 6198||Canada||1966|