Al Martino (born Jasper Cini; October 7, 1927 – October 13, 2009) was an American singer and actor.He had his greatest success as a singer between the early 1950s and mid-1970s, being described as "one of the great Italian American pop crooners", The name Jasper was an anglicisation of his father's name, Gasparino.Lanza's label RCA Victor had asked him to record the song, but Martino called and pleaded with him to let Martino's version have a clear run.and later in the year, also reached the top of the UK charts.It was number one in the first UK Singles chart, published by the New Musical Express on November 14, 1952, putting him into the Guinness Book of World Records.After making a down-payment to appease them, he moved to Britain.But human infants follow the gaze when the experimenter moves only his eyes.The whites of our eyes may help a lot in communicating with one another.
Daughter Alison Martino is a writer and television producer of such programs as Mysteries and Scandals and Headliners and Legends.
The album of the same name went top 10 in the Billboard 200. In the mid- to late 1960s, the Martino family lived in this house on the corner of Laurel Place and Belmont Drive in Cherry Hill Estates, New Jersey, just down the street from Frankie Avalon. Another later hit was a disco version of "Volare", (also known as "Nel blu, Dipinto di Blu").
Martino's run of chart success faded after the mid-1960s, although many of his records continued to reach the U. In 1976, it reached number one on the Italian and Flemish charts, and was in the top 10 in Spain, the Netherlands, and France, as well as in many other European countries.
The success of his 1962 album The Exciting Voice of Al Martino secured him a new contract with Capitol, and was followed by a mostly Italian-language album, The Italian Voice of Al Martino, which featured his version of the then internationally popular song "Al Di Là". chart success with "I Love You Because", a cover of Leon Payne's 1950 country music hit.
He also made several high-profile television appearances, helping to re-establish his visibility. Arranged by Belford Hendricks, Martino's version went to number three on the U. Billboard Hot 100 chart, and number one on the Easy Listening chart. top 10 hits in 19 - "Painted, Tainted Rose" (1963), "I Love You More and More Every Day", "Tears and Roses", and "Silver Bells" (all 1964).