Forever Cool CD (2007)

Artist: Dean Martin

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Product Overview

Forever Cool includes 13 new collaborations between Dean Martin and the coolest vocalists and instrumentalists recorded with a full orchestra in Capitol Studios A&B and engineered and arranged by Grammy Award winners Al Schmitt and Patrick Williams. The album also includes the Christmas hit with Martina Mc Bride "Baby It's Cold Outside"

Guests include: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Kevin Spacey, Chris Botti, Paris Bennett, Robbie Williams, Joss Stone, and Dave Koz.


Label Capitol Records
SKU 205116292
UPC 094639744121
UPC 14 00094639744121
Format CD
Release Date 8/14/2007
Author Dean Martin
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Compilation Appearance Merry Mixmas
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Associated Artist/Work Cole, Nat
Associated Artist/Work Cole, Nat "King"
Technical Info
Engineer Steve Genewick
Producer Patrick Williams; Bobby Colomby; Scotty Morris; Jimmy Bowen; Rob Christie; Lee Gillette; Al Schmitt; Phil Ramone
CatalogID 094639744220
Lable Name Capitol/EMI Records
Released 08/14/2007
Original Release 2007
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 40m : 27s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00094639744121
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: James Harrah, John Chiodini, Jim Fox (guitar); Richard Mitchell , Steve Kujala, Robert Shulgold (flute); Frank Marocco (accordion); Sal Lozano, Dan Higgins, Gary Foster (alto saxophone); Vince Trombetta, Gene Cipriano, Bob Sheppard (tenor saxophone); Greg Huckins, Lee Callet (baritone saxophone); Larry McGuire, Gary Grant, Rick Baptist, Warren Luening, Wayne Bergeron, Charley Davis, Larry Lunetta (trumpet); Suzette Moriarty, Justin Hageman, Brian O'Connor , Kurt Snyder (French horn); George Bohannon, Andy Martin , Charles Loper, Bill Elton, Chauncey Welsch, Bob McChesney (trombone); Richard Bullock, Craig Gosnell (bass trombone); John Van Houten (tuba); Michael Lang , Randy Waldman, Tom Ranier (piano); Daniel Greco (vibraphone); Chuck Berghofer, Kevin Axt, Brian Bromberg (bass guitar); Gregg Field, Vinnie Colaiuta (drums); Joey Gian, Rob Christie, Paula Salvatore (background vocals).
Additional personnel: Chris Botti, Paris Bennett , Dave Koz, Dirk Shumaker, Joss Stone , Kevin Spacey, Martina McBride, Robbie Williams, Scotty Morris, Shelby Lynne, Tiziano Ferro, Capitol Studio Orchestra, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Joshua Levy, Kurt Sodergren, Glen "The Kid" Marhevka, Karl Hunter, Andy Rowley, Charles Aznavour.
Similar in spirit to the pair of late-career DUETS albums that his Rat Pack pal Frank Sinatra recorded, FOREVER COOL finds the late great Dean Martin paired up with some of the biggest names in pop for posthumous reworkings of his most beloved tunes. One can't help but think the endlessly cynical Martin would have found the whole affair a little silly, wondering aloud, "Who's this Joss Stone broad again?" Nonetheless, it's hard not to crack a smile when listening to actor Kevin Spacey croon along to "Ain't That a Kick in the Head" and neo-swingsters Big Bad Voodoo Daddy up the ring-a-ding factor on "Who's Got the Action." Among the other highlights are Shelby Lynne's "You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You," sterling duets with Charles Aznavour and Tiziano Ferro (artists cut more to Dino's jib), and a solo shot from the man himself, all by his lonesome, on the a capella album closer "Lullaby."
Disc 1
1 Who's Got the Action?
2 Ain't That a Kick in the Head
3 I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
4 Baby-O
5 Who Was That Lady?
6 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
7 I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me
8 Just in Time
9 Baby, It's Cold Outside
10 King of the Road
11 You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
12 Arrivederci Roma
13 Everybody Loves Somebody
14 Brahm's Lullaby
Product Attributes
Artist Martin,Dean
Label Capitol Records
Music Format Compact Disc
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