Enjoyed you on the Joey Reynolds’s radio show...All the best and God Bless!
Your dad was the best!
It was an honor and a pleasure working with Joey Reynolds.
I listen to you every day on MYF--good show. I have a question
that has bugged me for years. I believe your father sang "You'll
Never Walk Alone" on a TV variety show--whether it was his
own show of Frank's, I can't remember. I was so impressed by his
really belting out this song that I have never forgotten it. Is
this true of or my imagination?
I have just finished reading your memoir 'Memories Are Made of
This.' For my fourteenth birthday, three years ago tomorrow, my
grandparents bought me a 'Best of Dean Martin' CD. From the first
moments I played the CD, I fell in love with your father. For every
birthday or Christmas I would receive another Dean Martin CD or
movie. It wasn’t until about a year later that I found out
he had passed away when I was only a little kid. (I asked my mom
if maybe I could see one of his concerts.) Although I do not profess
to have some special connection with your father, I think it is
true to say that he has brought joy into my life and will bring
joy into the lives of my future children. I am grateful for the
sacrifices you and your family made so that he could have such
a wonderful career. Your father has truly transcended time; and
he will continue to do so. I wish the best for you and your family.
Thank you for writing this book, in someway it makes me feel closer
to the man I have learned to know and love through his music. PS:
my favorite song of all time is 'An Evening In Roma.' I know all
the words and sing it quite often. (even though I just pretend
to understand the Italian part.) =) Thank you Deana, thank you
for bringing to life the Dean Martin I wish I could have met.
Thank you so much for your wonderful letter. You’ve
touched my heart.
I want to thank you for keeping your dads songs alive. It’s
good to know that the standards are still alive and well. I grew
up with songs like that.
Arthur L. Hoggard
I enjoyed your duet with Jerry Lewis on the telethon! I'll be
watching "The CBS Morning Show" on September 29th. Will
you doing a concert in the Milwaukee area anytime soon?
I can tell you that Milwaukee was on the list of cities for
my next tour. As soon as the dates are confirmed, I will post
them on my website.
I sent an email a couple of days ago telling you that I was reading
your wonderful book about your dad! Well, I've since finished it
and just wanted to thank you for such a great read! I was in England
for Christmas with my beautiful wife's family when your dad passed
away. We found out the same time that my wife was pregnant with
our twin sons. That Christmas was both wonderful, and also so deeply
painful to me. I love your dad, and I always will! I wish that
I had the pleasure of meeting him. Thank you, Deana, for carrying
on his fantastic legacy! You have such a beautiful voice! You are
so much like Dean himself! I'll bet he is looking down and smiling!
He must be so proud of you! When you sang with Jerry in 2002 during
the MDA telethon, I cried. The emotions ran the gamut. Happy, sad,
you name it! God bless you and all your family Deana! And THANK
YOU SO VERY MUCH!!
Thank you for your heartfelt and compelling email. Congratulations
on the twins. I am proud to say that Jerry Lewis and I recreated
that song on my new CD ‘Memories Are Made Of This’ and
again this year 2006 for the MDA Telethon. I am very interested
to hear how you feel about the duet, ‘Time After Time.
Please let me know. Thank you for your email.
I just got your new CD. I LOVE the song you did with Jerry. It
gave me goose bumps. Thank you. A new fan,
Thank you. That’s exactly how I feel each time I sing
I'm currently reading your wonderful book "Memories Are Made
Of This" and I absolutely love it. It is both heart warming
and heart wrenching so far! I just wanted to let you know how much
respect I have for you and your family! I grew up listening to
your father's records! And his movies (especially The Young Lions
and those wonderful Matt Helm movies!) are among my favorites!
Was your father a fan of the Marx Brothers? Thank you again Deana!
Hope to pick up your new CD soon!
Absolutely! He loved the Marx brothers.
Loved your book. I've been a big fan all my life. 56 years old.
Where can I find recording of ‘When Cowboys Dream’ from
Rio Bravo? It’s my favorite song. Can't find it anywhere.
I am half way through your book and I hate to put it down but
do not want to finish it too quickly. That is the sign of
a great book. I have three grown daughters and could relate
to so many aspects of what you shared with your readers. I love
your CD and, like everyone else in this world, love your Dad's
music and his gift of entertaining us in so many ways. One
of my favorite Dean Martin songs was "I Don't Know Why". Will
you be doing another CD any time soon or are past CDs available
and do you plan on any touring with your music or doing any book
signings? I live in upstate NY (near Saratoga Springs) and
would love to hear you sing live and meet you to get my book signed. Thank
you so much for the wonderful music from that full, clear, warm
voice. The duet with Jerry is priceless.
Thank you for the book and your music and this web site. You
have a gift that is all your own.
I have been a fan of your dads for years and years, hmmm giving
away my age, and now I am a fan of yours. My question is in one
of his movies with Jerry, it was about a circus and Jerry was a
clown, but they did a song about a clown (hope I spell it right,)
I think the name was Poncharello. I would like to get a copy of
that song. Can you please let me know where I can get it? Thanks
for your time and if you ever get the chance if you could some
time go to my web sight and sign my guest book I would be forever
in your debt. Thank you again and may all your days be circus days.
Please don’t change any thing you are doing your great just
the way you are. One of your many fans, HotShot "Z" Clown.
My web address is www.hotshotzclown.com Hope you get time to sign
my guest book.
The song you are looking for is "Hey, Punchinello" by
Jay Livingston and Ray Evans and I am not certain as to it’s
My God we just loved your dad and Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
what can I say. Some of the happiest times in life were watching
I agree. They always bring such laughter and joy every time
I see them.
I read your book, it was great. I am 42 years old but my first
crush was your dad when I was about 4. He had his TV show and my
mom has pictures of me staring at the screen. He had a talking
or dancing bear (I cant remember) and when I wrote a fan letter
to your dad I got a signed picture of the bear, Ha! I have a CD
of his in my car and my crush continues. Thank you for the opportunity
to write to you, his daughter and female look-alike.
Ann Marie Vamos
Hi Ann Marie,
I’d love to see those pictures. Can you email them?
Is your Book on sale in South Africa? If not would it be possible
to place an order and if so at what price? I have noticed many
people are complimenting you for this book and as a fan of your
late father for more than 50 years I think that this book is a
must. I look forward to hearing from you sometime.
Your African friend,
You can now purchase my book, “Memories Are Made Of
This” directly from my website.
I was just down in Branson and saw the Les Brown Jr. Show. It
was fantastic. I brought the book "Memories are made of this" with
me hoping you would be there to sign it. Les Brown said you were
off to New York. Is there any way I can send it to you to have
it autographed? I loved listening to your Dad and have many of
his records and CD's. I also listen to you and Les in the morning.
In fact I am listening to you now. Keep up the good work. I love
the music you play.
I’m sorry that I missed you in Branson, but I was in
New York promoting my new album. I am more than happy to sign
your book. Please send your book through the postal system
c/o Big Fish Records
3000 Green Mountain Drive, #107
Branson, MO 65616.
For a safe return, make sure you include a SASE (self-addressed
stamped envelope) large enough to hold your items and please
ensure that "Autograph Request" is printed clearly
above my mailing address.
I just wanted to thank you for your book. I laughed and I cried
while reading it. I listen to Music of Your Life @ station WDBC
in Escanaba, Michigan everyday. It plays all of my favorite music,
Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra etc. The station has started to play
your CD with Jerry Lewis and I love it. Thanks again for picking
my postcard and sending me your wonderful book.
E. A. Kelly
Hi E. A. Kelly,
Thank you for your comments about my book. I laughed and
cried while writing it so your reaction is a huge compliment.
Thanks listening to the Music Of Your Life and I promise we
will keep playing Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and now, Deana
I just bought your CD Memories Are Made Of This. I can't tell
you how much my wife and I enjoyed it. I'm looking forward to many
new CD's in the future! Bravo!
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