Morrissey lists Al Martino at #1 for: Morrissey's most revered singers - true-to-you.net (January 1, 2014)
Morrissey picked Al's song "Granada" in Morrissey's favourite 13 singles of all time (2010).
From an Instagram post by Al's daughter Alison Martino (Sep. 7, 2021):
Morrissey opened with a few bars of dads 1952 song, “HERE IN MY HEART” on a previous tour. It’s always been a thrill having #Morrissey introduce dads music to an entire new generation of music heads...
- Tour Of Refusal 2009 Pre-show Tracks
- Morrissey's favourite 13 singles of all time (2010)
- Morrissey's most revered singers - true-to-you.net (January 1, 2014)
Born: October 7, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Died: October 13, 2009 in Springfield, Pennsylvania
Al Martino (born Jasper Cini; October 7, 1927 – October 13, 2009) was an American traditional pop and jazz singer. 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", and also became known as an actor, particularly for his role as singer Johnny Fontane in The Godfather.
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