- Exceptionally good Double Plus sound (A++) sound or close to it on both sides — big, rich and full
- With a voice that is relaxed, smooth and warm, Dino is the perfect guy to sing these songs
- More songs on this copy than on the original?! However many there are, they’re all good
- Subtitled “Romantic vocals for the warmest kind of winter season”
Big and rich without the excessive, phony sparkle we hear on so many copies. There’s some nice clarity here as well — the background singers on the second track sound rich and clear, just the way they should.
A surprisingly large number of copies suffered from a lack of Tubey Magic, including even the 1959 originals we had on hand. Dino also gets a little hot and sparkly in the upper midrange depending on the song — watch for it.
All the copies we played were stereo. We’ve had very poor luck with mono Dean Martin records in the past and tend to avoid them. (The mono of Dream With Dean is a joke. Don’t waste your money.) (more…)