American singer-songwriter Tom Waits sings his beautiful song “All The World Is Green”. The song was featured in his 2002 album titled “Blood Money”, and also in 2007 biographical drama film “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” (French: Le scaphandre et le papillon). The video below is a beautiful scene from the movie, the song […]
In this 2017 video below, Nicolas Reyes of Gipsy Kings sings “Gitana Gitana” to his close relatives. A beautiful performance and the interesting thing is, Reyes is and playing the guitar for a right-handed person upside down.
Canadian singer Lhasa de Sela (September 27, 1972 – January 1, 2010) sings “I’m Going In” from her third and the last album titled “Lhasa”, released in 2009 on Warner Music. It is her only album entirely sung in English. The album was nominated for the 2009 Polaris Music Prize on June 15, 2009.
Manuel Pareja Obregón (May 4, 1933 – July 24, 1995), the Spanish musician and composer who focused on Andalusian folk music sings “La flor del romero llora” (rosemary flower cries), the first song of the composer’s “Dos canciones” (two songs).
American musical duo The Righteous Brothers (Bobby Hatfield and Bill Medley) perform Unchained Melody, a 1955 song with music by the American composer Alex North (December 4, 1910 – September 8, 1991) and lyrics by the American lyricist Hy Zaret (August 21, 1907 – July 2, 2007). This is a live performance from 1965.
Dutch singer and musical star Petra Berger sings “Eres Todo Para Mí” from her 2001 album “Eternal Woman”. Composed & produced by Jeroen Englebert, this song is about Juana la Loca (1479 – 1555) “Joanna the mad”, queen of Castile from 1504 and of Aragon from 1516.
A beautiful duet by Marc Almond, the English singer-songwriter and Gene Pitney, the American singer-songwriter: “Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart”, a 1989 music video.
Pink Martini performs the popular song “Sway” from their sixth album “Get Happy” which released on September 24, 2013, under the band’s own label, Heinz Records. This is not the official video, but I liked it, especially the performance of the roller skater. And one of the best versions of the song (sung by Storm […]
Nat King Cole sings L-O-V-E, a song recorded for his album of the same name (1965). It was composed by the German orchestra leader, multi-instrumentalist, music producer, arranger, and composer Bert Kaempfert (16 October 1923 – 21 June 1980), with lyrics by Milt Gabler, the American record producer (May 20, 1911 – July 20, 2001). […]
“Thalassa” is a beautiful song by the Greek singer-songwriter Yiannis Parios. Thalassa \th(a)-lassa, thal(as)-sa\ is a girl’s name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Thalassa is “sea, ocean” the personification of the sea.