1983 Dean Martin – The Nashville Sessions

FrontThe Nashville Sessions is a 1983 studio album by Dean Martin, produced by Jimmy Bowen. This was Martin’s last album.

The album consists of country standards, recorded in country pop arrangements.

Martin sang two of the songs in duet, “My First Country Song” with Conway Twitty, and “Everybody’s Had the Blues” with Merle Haggard.

Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti, June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed the “King Of Cool” for his seemingly effortless charisma and self-assurance.


1 Since I Met You Baby 2:51
2 My First Country Song 3:13
Drinking Champagne 2:43
4 Hangin’ Around 3:00
5 Love Put A Song In My Heart 2:27
6 Old Bones 3:23
7 Everybody’s Had The Blues 2:32
8 Don’t Give Up On Me 3:06
9 In Love Up To My Heart 3:05
10 Shoulder To Shoulder 3:39


Bass David Hungate
Drums James Stroud
Guitar Reggie Young
Guitar Billy Joe Walker Jr
Acoustic Guitar Jimmy Capps
Steel Guitar John Hughey
Steel Guitar Sonny Garrish
Keyboards David Briggs
Keyboards Alan Moore
Fiddle Buddy Spicher
Horn Denis Solee
Horn Sam Levine
Background Vocals Carol Chase
Background Vocals Dennis Wilson
Background Vocals Diana Tidwell
Background Vocals Donna Sheridon
Background Vocals Doug Clements
Background Vocals Gary Janney
Background Vocals Karen Taylor
Background Vocals Lisa Silver
Background Vocals Lori Brooks
Background Vocals Louis Nunley
Background Vocals Phil Forrest
Background Vocals Sheri Forrest
Background Vocals Terry Dearmore
Background Vocals Tom Brannon
Background Vocals Alan Moore