Ricci James Martin

Ricci James Martin

Birth
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 3 Aug 2016 (aged 62)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 167865552 View Source
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American Entertainer. Martin was the sixth of legendary performer, Dean Martin’s, eight children. he was the second child of the marriage of Dean and his wife Jeanne. In the 1970’s, Ricci collaborated with Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys to produce the album "Beached". Wilson would later become his brother-in-law. While Ricci was attending the California Institute of the Arts of Cinematography, he met Wilson who would ask Martin to record a single "Stop Look Around". This would evolve into a solo album “Beached” which was produced by Wilson. In the early 70s, Martin would replace his brother Dino in the band, 'Dino, Desi & Billy' who had several hits in the 1960’s. Eventually the band split up and Martin toured as The Beach Boys opening act on their U.S. and Canadian tours.


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