Memories Are Made Of This

Album: Dino: The Essential Dean Martin (1956)
Charted: 1 1
  • The sweet sweet memories you gave-a me
    You can't beat the memories you gave-a me

    Take one fresh and tender kiss
    Add one stolen night of bliss
    One girl, one boy some grief, some joy
    Memories are made of this
    Don't forget a small moon beam
    Fold in lightly with a dream
    Your lips and mine, two sips of wine

    Memories are made of this
    Then add the wedding bells, one house where lovers dwell
    Three little kids for the flavor, stir carefully through the days
    See how the flavor stays
    These are the dreams you will savor
    With His blessings from above
    Serve it generously with love
    One man, one wife, one love through life
    Memories are made of this
    Memories are made of this Writer/s: FRANK MILLER, RICHARD DEHR, TERRY GILKYSON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave, Spirit Music Group, LEWIS ANDERSON D/B/A ROUND THE ROW MUSIC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 13th 1966, the Drifters' covered version of "Memories Are Made of This" entered** Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #87; and five weeks later on April 17th, 1966 it peaked at #48 {for 1 week} and spent 7 weeks on the Top 100...
    Between 1954 and 1966 the group had thirty-seven Top 100 records; five made the Top 10 with one reaching #1, "Save the Last Dance for Me" for three weeks in 1960...
    They just missed having a second #1 record when "There Goes My Baby" peaked at #2* {for 1 week} in 1959...
    * The week "There Goes My Baby" was at #2, the #1 record for that week was “A Big Hunk O’ Love" by Elvis Presley...
    ** The week "Memories Are Made of This" entered the Top 100, nearly one quarter of the Top 100 were records that were in their first week on the chart, exactly 24 records actually.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 3rd, 1955 "Memories Are Made Of This" by Dean Martin and the Easy Rider entered Billboard's Top 100 chart; and on January 14th, 1956 it peaked at #1 (for 6 weeks) on Billboard's Best Sellers chart and spent almost a half-year on the Top 100 (24 weeks)...
    And on February 17th, 1956 it reached #1 (for 4 weeks) in the United Kingdom...
    "Sixteen Tons" by Tennessee Ernie Ford preceded it at #1 on both the U.S.A. and U.K. charts...
    R.I.P. Mr. Martin, born Dino Paul Crocetti, 1917 - 1995.
  • Thomas Leonard from Pittsburgh, Pa, PaThis was Martin's first big hit after the breakup of Martin/Jerry Lewis comedy team, spending six weeks at No.1 on The Billboard Charts in the US.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyFor three consecutive weeks in early 1956 this song was #1 on all four of Billboard's major charts. The 'Best Sellers in Stores' chart, the 'Most Played by Jockeys' chart, the 'Most Played in Jukeboxes' chart, and finally 'The Top 100' chart!!!
  • Erin from Portland, OrDean Martin was one of the greatest voices of all times. I don't know how any one could even notice Frank Sinatra after looking at and listening to Dean. The definition of "CLASSIC". Who else could take a song AFTER Mario Lanza (one of the most celebrated voices in history)and make a hit?
  • Chris from Ofallon , MoI've always liked listening to Rat Pack leader Frank but when I finally got around to picking up a DINO CD and heard MEMORIES, I was hooked. You hear the playful character in Dino's voice, yet the lyrics are sending a message that remind you of the most important things of life. This became an instant favorite of mine.
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