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Connie Francis – La Chitarra Romana Copy

Connie Francis – La Chitarra Romana – Written by Eldo Di Lazzaro in 1934, La Chitarra Romana is an undisputed classic of the Italian song: the melody was arranged from Tango to the Romanza It was sung by Lando Fiorini and Claudio Villa, among others. This is Connie’s version. Hope you enjoy. Sotto un manto […]

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Connie Francis – La Chitarra Romana

Connie Francis – La Chitarra Romana – Written by Eldo Di Lazzaro in 1934, is an undisputed classic of the Italian song: the melody was arranged from tango to the romanza (a version that was a workhorse for Luciano Pavarotti). It was sung by Lando Fiorini and Claudio Villa, among others. The “Fornarina” (baker girl) […]

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Connie Francis – Arrivederci Roma

Connie Francis – Arrivederci Roma – Arrivederci Roma was included on the Studio Album recorded by Connie Francis entitled “Connie Francis Sings Modern Italian Hits”. This is her rendition of one of the most beloved songs to the Italian American community. Most of the album’s featured songs: were recorded by Connie bilingually in English/Italian. Only […]

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Connie Francis -Talks about Her Dad & “Who’s Sorry Now”

Connie Francis -Talks about Her Dad & “Who’s Sorry Now” Connie talks about how her father insisted that she record the song – “Who’s Sorry Now”. Her first #1 Hit….In her autobiography Who’s Sorry Now?, published in 1984, Francis recalls that she was encouraged by her father, George Franconero, Sr., to appear regularly at talent […]

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Connie Francis – Love is a Many Splendered Thing

Connie Francis – Love is a Many Splendored Thing – “Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing” is a popular song with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster. The song was publicized first in the movie, Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955), winning the Academy Award for Best Original Song. From 1967 to […]

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Mama – Connie Francis

Mama – Connie Francis – “Mama” is a popular song first written in 1941 by Cesare Andrea Bixio with¬†Italian lyrics by Bixio Cherubini¬†under the title “Mamma son tanto felice” (Mum, I am so happy). The performers of this song included: Beniamino Gigli, Luciano Tajoli,Richard Tucker, Claudio Villa, Robertino Loreti, Violetta Villas, Muslim Mogomayev, Luciano Pavarotti, […]

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