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Funiculi Funicula Andrea Bocelli 

Funiculi Funicula Andrea Bocelli  *   “Funiculì, Funiculà”  is a Neapolitan song composed in 1880 by Luigi Denza to lyrics by Peppino Turco. It was written to commemorate the opening of the first funicular cable car on Mount Vesuvius. It was presented by Turco and Denza at the Piedigrotta festival the same year. The sheet music was published by Ricordi and sold over a million copies within a […]

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Andrea Bocelli and Céline Dion Magnificent Duet: “THE PRAYER”

Andrea Bocelli & Céline Dion “The Prayer” Magnificent Performance *   Paul Verna from Billboard called this song a “gorgeous duet”. Chuck Taylor from Billboard reviewed “The Prayer”, calling it “a breathtaking, ultra-lush song, and the tour de force combination of Dion and Bocelli which will send a half-dozen chills up your spine”. Although he felt that the song is […]

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“Mamma” Luciano Pavarotti 

“Mamma” Luciano Pavarotti  *   From our experience here The Everybody Loves Italian Family “Mamma” rates as one of the most popular Italian songs of all time. Each time we post Mamma no matter the singer the reach goes through the roof. I imagine its pretty simple though. Many of us have lost our Moms […]

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O’ Sole Mio – Luciano Pavarotti & Bryan Adams – Duet Performance

O’ Sole Mio Luciano Pavarotti & Bryan Adams   *   Our beloved Luciano Pavarotti needs no introduction. In our memories He remains the King of High C’s and a one of the most revered personalities of all time. This concert performance features a Priceless duet with Canadian Superstar Bryan Adams.      *   […]

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Easter Parade Frank Sinatra – 1948 – Wonderful Recording

Easter Parade Frank Sinatra – 1948 Wonderful Recording *   Frank Sinatra’s third album, was originally released in 1948 as a 78 rpm album set, and a 10″ LP record was released two years later.  When Frank was featured as a priest in The Miracle of the Bells, due to press negativity surrounding his alleged Mafia connections at the […]

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“Mamma” Andrea Bocelli 

“Mamma” Andrea Bocelli  * From our experience here The Everybody Loves Italian Family “Mamma” rates as one of the most popular Italian songs of all time. Each time we post Mamma no matter the singer the reach goes through the roof. I imagine its pretty simple though. Many of us have lost our Moms and […]

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Frankie Avalon – De De Dinah – Bandstand – A More Innocent Time

Frankie Avalon “De De Dinah” American Bandstand From a More Innocent Time * Frankie Avalon (born Francis Thomas Avallone; September 18, 1940) is an American actor, singer, and former teen idol. Frankie Avalon had 31 charted U.S. Billboard singles from 1958 to late 1962, including the number one hits “Venus” and “Why” in 1959.   Avalon was born in Philadelphia, the son of Mary and […]

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Frank Sinatra & Celine Dion Fantastic Tribute – “All The Way”

Frank Sinatra & Celine Dion “All The Way” Fantastic Tribute  *     This particular video is of Celine singing with Frank in the distance. It’s a must see if you are either an Old Blue Eyes or Celine Dion Fan. Wonderfully done. Bravo David Foster and Celine. The Best of Celine Dion & David […]

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Dean Martin – “OH” Way Marie – RARE – from the Early Years

Dean Martin Way (OH) Marie – RARE Early years   * Dean Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti on June 7, 1917, in Steubenville, Ohio, the son of Italian father Gaetano Alfonso Crocetti (1894–1967) and Italian-American mother Angela Crocetti (née Barra; 1899–1966). His parents were married in 1914. His father, who was a barber, was originally from Montesilvano, […]

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Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra – Somethin’ Stupid

Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra Somethin’ Stupid *     “Somethin’ Stupid“, also “Something Stupid”, is a song written by C. Carson Parks. It was originally recorded in 1966 by Parks and his wife Gaile Foote, as Carson and Gaile. The song is best known for the 1967 version by Frank Sinatra and his daughter Nancy Sinatra, which reached number […]

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