Ian Phillips

Join West Liberty University Junior Ian Phillips in this edition of Artist Spotlight as he dives into the life and times of musician Dean Martin.


Ian chose to cover Dean Martin due to hometown ties. Both Ian and Martin are from Steubenville, Ohio. They both went to the same high school, and both come from Italian families. Ian grew up very familiar with Martin, Steubenville hosting a festival yearly in the musician’s honor.


Follow along with Ian as he uncovers Dean Martin’s extensive history; from his boxing days to his time in The Rat Pack, from his movie roles to his time hosting the Dean Martin Show on NBC, there’s surely something new you can discover tuning into this podcast.