Music video of Tom Waits’ “Downtown Train”. It is a song by Tom Waits released on his album Rain Dogs in 1985. The promo video for the song was directed by the French fashion photographer and music video director Jean-Baptiste Mondino and features the boxer Jake LaMotta (July 10, 1922 – September 19, 2017) as …
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Green Grass (Cibelle version)
Green Grass is a beautiful Tom Waits song. Here it is sung by Cibelle, the Brazilian multi-media performance artist, singer-songwriter, and music producer. The clip of the song is filmed, edited and then the Brazilian artist Adams Carvalho (b. 1978) drew on each frame.
Tom Waits – All The World Is Green (From The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)
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 …
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Nicolas Reyes of Gipsy Kings sings “Gitana Gitana” (2017 video)
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.
Lhasa de Sela – I’m Going In
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 – La flor del romero llora
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).
Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers (live, 1965)
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.
Petra Berger – Eres Todo Para Mí
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.
Marc Almond and Gene Pitney – Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart
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.
Sway (Pink Martini & Original Version)
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 …