Eurovision Song Contest (ESC): Ljilja...

Eurovision Song Contest (ESC): Ljiljana Petrovic

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Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#1 Jul 20, 2013
This YouTube video is superb:

ESC 1961 05 - Yugoslavia - Ljiljana Petrović - Neke Davne Zvezde

video by JoaoVelada

---It's now an all-time fave, right there with Michele Torr "Ce Soir Je T'Attendais" and Margo Eskens "Die Zeiger Der Uhr".
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#2 Jul 20, 2013
That's Liljana Petrovic in last post--the title comes out scrambled when posting on here for some reason.
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#3 Jul 23, 2013
Still don't know what this song is about (I don't know French), but it's one of the most gentle; very enjoyable:

France 1964 - Rachel - Le Chant de Mallory - FULL Song

video by senzate81
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#4 Jul 24, 2013
Interesting. Unable to find the lyrics in order to translate, but a comment under one of the videos explains:

"....its a love song about Michael Mallory, a half-British, half-French soldier who went fighting in Ireland, leaving behind his wife."
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#5 Jul 24, 2013
Great shot when the camera focuses on her eyes.
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#6 Jul 24, 2013
Brought to mind the close up of Christine Chartrand's eyes in this video:

Christine Chartrand QuatreGouttes..... Archive personnel de Normand Daoust

video by Normand Daoust
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#7 Jul 24, 2013
Similar technique--close-up of the eyes--is found in this ultra-charming video as well:

Identici Anna - Quando m'innamoro

video by texvinrot

(note how Anna Identici hams it up at the end of the video--funny!)

--too bad I don't have a YouTube channel anymore (shut it down a long time ago due to its being hacked/sabotaged)...would love to feature some of these similarities together on faves.
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#8 Jul 25, 2013
Just found another translation of the song above sung by Rachel (mallory)--it doesn't refer to a soldier leaving his wife to go fight in Ireland, but maybe that's the song's background. It's difficult to know, especially as that is simply a comment under one of the videos.
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#9 Jul 25, 2013
Found this one a little while back--still so few views on it, but it's a real gem (volume low though):

MARISA SANNIA - LO SAPPIAMO NOI DUE.avi

video by MUSICCLUBAMICAMUSICA
Chris Deile

Ridgefield, WA

#10 Jul 26, 2013
Thinking now the Rachel "Le Chant De Mallory" may be feminine-feminine (based on the lyric translation that comes up under one of the videos). Unable to know for sure. But just found a favorite video by Freddie Hubbard is now back on YouTube (after not coming up for awhile):

Freddie Hubbard Umbria, Italia 1978

video by rarejazzvideos3

Also, his 'First light' LP is hands down my favorite of any music anywhere; here's one of the songs from it, with an interesting photo somebody chose to go with the video:

Freddie Hubbard - Lonely Town

video by eddiemerks

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