Isabel “Chavela” Vargas Lizano (17 April 1919 – 5 August 2012) was a Mexican singer of Costa Rican birth. She was especially known for her rendition of Mexican rancheras, but she is also recognized for her contribution to other genres of popular Latin American music. She was an influential interpreter in the Americas and Europe,… Continue lendo CHAVELA VARGAS – La Llorona


JACQUES BREL – Ne Me Quitte Pas (1959)

Jacques Romain Georges Brel (8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer and actor who composed and performed theatrical songs. He generated a large, devoted following—initially in Belgium and France, but later throughout the world. He is considered a master of the modern chanson. Ne me quitte pasIl faut oublierTout peut… Continue lendo JACQUES BREL – Ne Me Quitte Pas (1959)

THE CARETAKER – An Empty Bliss Beyond This World [fvll albvm] (2011)

The Caretaker was a long-running project by English ambient musician Leyland James Kirby (born 9 May 1974). His work as The Caretaker is characterized as exploring memory and its gradual deterioration, nostalgia, and melancholia. The project was inspired by the haunted ballroom scene in the 1980 film The Shining. His first several releases comprised treated… Continue lendo THE CARETAKER – An Empty Bliss Beyond This World [fvll albvm] (2011)

ISAAC HAYES – Ike’s Rap II / Help Me Love

"Medley: Ike's Rap II / Help Me Love", by Isaac Hayes from Black Moses (1971), the fifth studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes. The follow-up to Hayes' successful soundtrack for Shaft (also a double album), Black Moses features Hayes' version of The Jackson 5's hit single "Never Can Say Goodbye". The harmony of… Continue lendo ISAAC HAYES – Ike’s Rap II / Help Me Love

LOUIS ARMSTRONG – What A Wonderful World

"What a Wonderful World" is a song written by Bob Thiele (as "George Douglas") and George David Weiss. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong and released in 1967 as a single. It topped the pop chart in the United Kingdom, but performed poorly in the United States because Larry Newton, the president of ABC… Continue lendo LOUIS ARMSTRONG – What A Wonderful World

RITA PAVONE – La partita de Pallone

Rita Pavone (1945-) is an Italian-Swiss ballad and rock singer and actress, who enjoyed success through the 1960s. Perché, perché,la domenica mi lasci sempre solaper andare a vedere la partitadi pallone?Perché, perché,una volta non ci porti pure me? Chissà, chissà,se davvero vai a vedere la tua squadrao se invece tu mi lasci con la… Continue lendo RITA PAVONE – La partita de Pallone


“Dark Eyes” is a well-known Russian romance folk song. The lyrics were written by the Ukrainian poet and writer Yevhen Hrebinka. The first publication of the poem was in Hrebinka’s own Russian translation in Literaturnaya Gazeta in 1843.

EMMET COHEN & PATRICK BARTLEY – After You’ve Gone (live)

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is in the vanguard of his generation's advancement of music and the related arts. A recognized prodigy, Cohen began Suzuki method piano instruction at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. Downbeat observed that his "nimble touch, measured stride… Continue lendo EMMET COHEN & PATRICK BARTLEY – After You’ve Gone (live)

LUIS MARIANO – Qui Sait, Qui Sait, Qui Sait

A French version of the popular Spanish song by Cuban songwriter Osvaldo Farrés. The French lyrics, Qui sait, qui sait, qui sait, are by Jacques Larue. It is inaccurate to claim that it gains a slightly different meaning in French. In fact, the etymology of the Spanish word quizás (equivalent to Portuguese quiçá) comes from… Continue lendo LUIS MARIANO – Qui Sait, Qui Sait, Qui Sait