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Perry Como – “Arrivederci Roma”

Perry Como  “Arrivederci Roma” * Pierino Ronald “Perry” Como  was an American singer, actor and television personality. During a career spanning more than half a century he recorded exclusively for RCA Victor for 44 years, after signing with the label in 1943.    “Mr. C.”, as he was nicknamed, sold millions of records and pioneered a weekly musical variety television […]

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My Funny Valentine – Frank Sinatra

My Funny Valentine Frank Sinatra * Love this version of My Funny Valentine. Sinatra always did something special with the songs that he sang. This one is no exception. Hope you enjoy…      “My Funny Valentine” is a show tune from the 1937 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart musical Babes in Arms in which it was introduced by former child star Mitzi Green. […]

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Jerry Lewis on Frank Sinatra’s Private Generosity

Jerry Lewis on Frank Sinatra’s Private Generosity   *     This is another excellent story about the Frank Sinatra that we as fans always loved about him. Listen to Jerry tell this story. One of many that we never heard of about Old Blue Eyes. For every story about Sinatra’s temper, impatience and revengeful […]

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Dion Performing Live – “Runaround Sue”

Dion Performing Live “Runaround Sue” * Dion Francis DiMucci (born July 18, 1939), better known as Dion, is an American singer and songwriter whose work has incorporated elements of doo-wop, rock, R&B and the Blues styles.    Initially as lead singer of Dion and the Belmonts and then in his solo career, he was one of the most popular American rock and roll performers of the pre-British Invasion era. Dion […]

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The Duprees – ” Have You Heard”

The Duprees  “Have You Heard” * The Duprees are an American musical group of doo-wop style who had a series of hit records in the early 1960s. “Have You Heard?” is a popular song written by Lew Douglas, Frank LaVere and LeRoy W. Rodde and published in 1952. The biggest hit version was recorded by Joni James in 1952, charting the next year. The song was revived by The Duprees and became […]

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Andrea Bocelli – “Can’t Help Falling in Love”

Andrea Bocelli “Can’t Help Falling in Love” * Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM  born 22 September 1958, is an Italian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Celine Dion has said that “if God would have a singing voice, he must sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli,” and David Foster, a record producer, often describes Bocelli’s voice as the most beautiful in the world.   […]

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Andrea Bocelli & Matteo Bocelli Together – “Fall on Me”

Andrea Bocelli & Matteo Bocelli Together  “Fall on Me” * Sì ….is the sixteenth studio album by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, released on 26 October 2018. It is Bocelli’s first album of original material in 14 years, his last being Andrea (2004).      Bocelli duets with his son Matteo Bocelli on “Fall on Me”, and Ed Sheeran provides vocals on and […]

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L’Italiano – Toto Cotugno – 1983

L’Italiano – Toto Cotugno – 1983     * “L’Italiano (Lasciatemi Cantare)” (commonly known as “L’Italiano“) is an Italian pop song by Toto Cutugno released in 1983. It was his biggest international hit and is his best-known composition. The song was forgotten during the 1990s and was re-discovered when Toto Cutugno performed it live at a charity concert in Rome […]

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Annette Funicello – Disney Family Album

Annette Funicello Disney Family Album *   Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an Italian-American actress and singer. Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular Mouseketeers on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager, she transitioned to […]

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Italian NUN – On “The Voice” in Italy – PRICELESS REACTIONS

Italian NUN  On “The Voice” in Italy  PRICELESS REACTIONS *   Sister Cristina Scuccia (also known as Suor Cristina, Italian for “Sister Christina”) is an Italian Ursuline nun who won the 2014 season of The Voice of Italy as part of Team J-Ax, resulting in a record deal with Universal. In 2013, she won a Christian music competition as part of the Good News Festival.     In […]

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