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VPR's coverage of arts and culture in the region.

My Place: That's Amore

Courtesy, Joel Najman
Dean Martin recorded the song, 'That's Amore,' which includes lyrics in English and Italian.

This week on My Place, host Joel Najman explores an hour of 1950's and 60's hit songs in America that were sung partially or entirely in Italian.

Najman will play memorable recordings by Dean Martin, Nat "King" Cole and Julius LaRosa.

Joel has been a part of Vermont's radio scene since 1964. He began his career at WIPS in Ticonderoga, New York. In 1965, he moved to WFAD in Middlebury, Vermont, where he attended Middlebury College. Over the years, Joel worked at radio stations WJOY, WQCR, WDOT, WDEV and WVAA where he served at various times as Morning Announcer, Program Director and News Director.
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