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Jerry Vale Studio albums

I Remember Buddy (1958)
I Remember Russ (1958)
The Same Old Moon (1959)
Jerry Vale's Greatest Hits (1961)
I Have But One Heart (1962)
Arrivederci, Roma (1962)
The Language of Love (1963)
Be My Love (1964)
Till the End of Time (1964)
Christmas Greetings from Jerry Vale (1964)
Have You Looked Into Your Heart (1965)
There Goes My Heart (1965)
It's Magic (1966)
The Impossible Dream (1967)
Time Alone Will Tell and Other Great Hits of Today (1967)
I Hear a Rhapsody (1968)
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me (1968)
This Guy's In Love with You (1968)
Till (1969)
As Long As She Needs Me (1969)
Where's the Playground Susie? (1969)
We've Only Just Begun (1971)
The Jerry Vale Italian Album (1971)
I Don't Know How to Love Her (1971)
Sings the Great Hits of Nat King Cole (1972)
Alone Again (Naturally) (1972)
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1973)
What a Wonderful World (1973)
Jerry Vale's World (1974)
Free as the Wind (1974)

Frank Sinatra

Dean Martin

Sammy Davis Jr Story

Dean Martin Live in Las Vegas

Frank Sinatra
with Dean Martin

Las Vegas in 1977

John Oliver: Las Vegas Is the Worst Place on Earth!

Jerry Vale

More Jerry Vale

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George Burns

Don Rickles' Last Carson Appearance

Joan Rivers vs Johnny Carson

Angie Dickinson

Remembering Bobby Darin

Who Killed Elvis?

Viva Las Vegas!

Sammy Davis, Jr.

Elvis

Las Vegas in the 1950s

Lola Falana

Don Rickles

Don Rickles' Last Show

Sonny & Cher

The Supremes

Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows

Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy

Louis Prima

Pat Cooper

Johnny Carson

Mort Lindsey

Liberace

Red Buttons

Ernest Borgnine on Frank & Dean

Harlan Ellison vs Frank Sinatra

What Las Vegas Looked Like Under Lockdown

Sammy Davis Jr.'s Home Was Looted!

Very Revealing Interview with Sammy Davis Jr.

Frank Sinatra's Last Major Interview

Donny & Marie Are Calling It Quits

Totie Fields

Sinatra's First Palm Springs Home

Phyllis Diller: An Appreciation

Steve Allen

Betty White on Don Rickles

Totie Fields

Sinatra's First Palm Springs Home

Phyllis Diller: An Appreciation

Steve Allen

Betty White on Don Rickles

Elvis' Background Singers

Wayne Newton

George Carlin

Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme

Redd Foxx

Las Vegas & The Mob

Henny Youngman

Rodney Dangerfield

How Las Vegas Has Changed Since the 1970s

How Las Vegas Has Changed Since the 1960s

More on How Las Vegas Has Changed Over the Years

Vegas Fashion

Joan Rivers

Las Vegas Postcards

BONUS: Garry Shandling in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Strip Entertainer Jerry Vale

Las Vegas Entertainer Jerry Vale

by Billy Ingram

During the 1950s and 1960s, Jerry Vale's high-tenor voice, he was of Italian descent, reached the top of the pop charts with his unique brand of romantic ballads, there was no other vocalist quite like him. His covers of Eddy Arnold's "You Don't Know Me" (1956) and "Have You Looked into Your Heart" (1964) were smash jukebox hits.

In Martin Scorsese movies, if there's a crooner on a nightclub stage it's usually either Jerry Vale or someone playing Jerry Vale (as Steven Van Zandt did in The Irishman). He also appeared on the HBO series "The Sopranos."

Kaye Ballard worked with Jerry Vale in upstate New York in the 1990s, "All he had to do was say two words in Italian, and they would scream," she said. "And he was classy to work with."

In this video Vale said about his beginning as an entertainer, "I went to Mitch Miller's office, he played the guitar for me, I sang a song, and Mitch Miller then and there, at that moment, said to me, 'I'm going to sign you to a contract on Columbia Records. That was in 1951."

Vale recorded 48 albums but had to stop singing after suffering a stroke in 2002. Although he was portrayed as a simple family man, in fact this Vegas headliner had numerous affairs with beautiful showgirls and performers, including a member of Dean Martin's Golddiggers.

Here's a look at the immortal Jerry Vale towards the end of his career. From the YouTube description: "Profile of singer Jerry Vale from a series on crooners I did for the Today Show. Vale, in addition to loving music, also had a passion for baseball and one time, at his own expense, hired an orchestra & backup singers to help him record the national anthem, which he then gave, free of charge, to ballparks to play before games. His recording was the first song inducted into the baseball hall of fame."

Jerry Vale died of natural causes in his sleep on May 18, 2014, at his home in Palm Desert, California, he was 83 years old. Barbara Sinatra told the Desert-Sun newspaper, "Jerry Vale was a long, long-time friend of my husband. I loved him and his wife (Rita). She is one of my best friends. He is in heaven now with so many of his friends. And I would love to hear the music coming from heaven now!"

 

Jerry Vale Sings the Italian Hits:

 

 

YOUR GO-GO HOST: Billy Ingram

Jerry Vale / Las Vegas headliner

 

 

Tony Horowitz, trumpet player for Louis Prima's band 1974-1975: So we hooked up wih various acts when we were doing the summer theater curcuit, whether it was Sergio Franchi, or Jerry Vale or The Golddiggers. It was a wonderful experience being with The Golddiggers. They held forth like nobody's business, they sang, they danced, they were terrific. You're talking the major leagues here.


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