Saturday, February 16, 2008

Rick Martino Album Cover


Released June 11, 1956

Two tracks made it to #1 on the charts:

Tiki Tacky Wicky Whacky (Martino/Ambrose) &
I Gave My Heart To A Wayward Wahine (Martino/Willis)

Rick Martino released three more albums,
Swing that Thing (1957), Bongo Beats and Swingin' Treats (1958)
& Rick Martino's Swingin' Bachelor Pad Basics (1960), before
giving up showbiz and pursuing his dream of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Rick (real name: Ricardo Maritinollini) is now
retired and living in Florida, where he still
occasionally performs for the residents of his
retirement community.

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Now playing: Benny Golson - The Swinger
via FoxyTunes

3 comments:

Samurr said...

Interestinghtr post
.

Jack Snider said...

"BONGO BEATS AND SWINGIN'-WHAT?" heh, heh.
Very funny!

Anthony Carpenter said...

Thanks, samurr.

You have a dirty mind, Mr. Snider. :)