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Dean Martin’s Diva Daughter: Elvis Called My Dad ‘The King of Cool’

You know you’re a lucky kid when Elvis Presley thinks your father is the greatest thing since sliced focaccia.

And that’s precisely what Dean Martin‘s daughter Deana Martin came to realize one day during the swinging ’60s, as she recounts this week on Buzzworthy Radio.

CAPTION: "Elvis adored Dean Martin," Deana (above, as a teen, with Dino) tells us.

"Elvis adored Dean Martin," Deana (above, as a teen, at a recording session with Dino) tells us.

“Elvis was doing a movie at Paramount, and so was my dad. I went to visit dad at the studio and we were standing outside [dad’s] dressing room. And in those days, you rode around the studio on bicycles,” Deana – who like her legendary father, is a big-band crooner – tells host host NaVell Lee.

“And Elvis Presley comes riding Continue reading