How To Play Memories Are Made Of This By Dean Martin
On this page I'll explain how to play Memories Are Made Of This by Dean Martin on the acoustic. It's a simple
son to play and besides the demo located below, you can grab some free tabs in the lower left hand column.
If you watch the video clip at the button below you'll see Dean Martin surrounded by the backup group called
The Easy Riders. Those are the guys who wrote this song in 1955 and presented it to Dean Martin who recorded
his version in 1956. It was a smash hit and went to #1. It was to be Dean Martin's only #1 hit.
The song was recorded by other artists but only one, Frddie Quinn born (Franz Eugen Helmut Manfred Nidl), sold
more singles than Dean. He was from Austria and recorded his version in German. The song became a huge hit for
The song also got picked up in the late 1950's as a sort of protest song against the communist government after
the 1956 revolution in Hungary.
Memories Are Made Of This Chords Kirby Style
There are only four chords in this one, five if you add a 7th. They are E, A, B7, Gb and E7. If you find it a bit
low you can always add a capo or if you want to play it in Drop D with a capo on the 2nd you'd still be in the
key of E.
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Rhythm for Memories Are Made Of This by Dean Martin
The pattern here if you watch the demo closely is dn-up-dn-up-up-dn-up all the way thru the song except for
the walking bass in the chorus and the ending run to exit the song.
The walking bass run is leaving the B7 to an open A and then the 4-2 on the top string which is the Ab and Gb
notes. At the end of the song the exit run is on the D string at the E note then the Eb on the D string,
followed by 4-2-0 on the A string and then 4-2-0 on the top E string. The last chord is an E7.
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