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The ultimate Italian greatest hits collection, this album contains 20 cuts spanning every facet of popular Italian music. Classic instrumentals such as "Arrivederci Roma" and "Santa Lucia" blend with great vocal performances of "Mala Femmena," "Al Di La" and "Volare." Rounding out the set are songs from Lou Monte, whose "Lazy Mary" and "Mama" brought the sounds of Italy to mainstream American audiences in the late '50s. These songs, heard at every Italian wedding, party and other festive occasions, have been digitally remastered.
The ultimate Italian greatest hits collection, this album contains 20 cuts spanning every facet of popular Italian music. Classic instrumentals such as "Arrivederci Roma" and "Santa Lucia" blend with great vocal performances of "Mala Femmena," "Al Di La" and "Volare." Rounding out the set are songs from Lou Monte, whose "Lazy Mary" and "Mama" brought the sounds of Italy to mainstream American audiences in the late '50s. These songs, heard at every Italian wedding, party and other festive occasions, have been digitally remastered.
078636686721

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Format: CD
Label: RCA
Catalog: 66867
Rel. Date: 07/02/1996
UPC: 078636686721

Viva Italia: Festive Italian Classics / Various
Artist: Viva Italia!
Format: CD
New: Available $8.99 Used: Available
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1. Mattinata ("L'aurora di bianco vestita"), song for voice & piano
2. Mala Femmena - Frankie Feanelli
3. Canto d'Amore - Romano Ledenzio & His Orchestra
4. Guaglione - Carlo Savina
5. Lazy Mary (Luna Mezza Mare) - Lou Monte
6. Anema e core (With All My Heart and Soul), song - Perry Como
7. Funiculć FuniculÖ, for voice & orchestra (& chorus ad lib) - Rom
8. Soldi soldi soldi - (from "Boccaccio '70")
9. Santa Lucia, for voice & orchestra - Gino Del Vescovo & His Mand
10. Hey Gumbaree (Bibadee Bobadee Bu) - Lou Monte
11. Torna a Surriento, for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Romano Led
12. Volare, for voice & orchestra (a.k.a. "Nel blu dipinto di blu")
13. Man Without Love (Quando m'Innamore)
14. O sole mio, for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Romano Ledenzio &
15. Forget Domani (from the motion picture The Yellow Rolls-Royce) -
16. Mama
17. Gianni Schicchi, opera: O Mio Bambino Caro - Romano Ledenzio & H
18. Non Dimenticar (Do Not Forget), song :: Don't Forget
19. Rome Adventure, film score - (from "Rome Adventure")
20. Arrivederci, Roma, song :: Goodbye To Rome

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The ultimate Italian greatest hits collection, this album contains 20 cuts spanning every facet of popular Italian music. Classic instrumentals such as "Arrivederci Roma" and "Santa Lucia" blend with great vocal performances of "Mala Femmena," "Al Di La" and "Volare." Rounding out the set are songs from Lou Monte, whose "Lazy Mary" and "Mama" brought the sounds of Italy to mainstream American audiences in the late '50s. These songs, heard at every Italian wedding, party and other festive occasions, have been digitally remastered.
        
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