Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Golden Hits
By

Rating
Album: Golden Hits
# Song Title   Time
1)    Lazy Mary (Luna Mezzo Mare)
2)    Roman Guitars (Chitarra Romana)
3)    Pepino, The Italian Mouse
4)    Mama
5)    Darktown Strutters' Ball
6)    Please Mr. Columbus (Turn the Ship Around)
7)    Sheik of Araby, The
8)    When I Hold You in My Arms (Comm'e Belle a Stagione)
9)    Eh Marie, Eh Marie
10)    Pepino's Friend Pasqual (The Italian Pussycat)
11)    Mala Femmena
12)    What Did Washington Say (When He Crossed the Delaware)
 
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • Originally released on Reprise (6118).
  • While certainly not the most comprehensive of the Lou Monte greatest-hits compilations out there, Golden Hits is still a fun collection of some of what the singer offered his listeners. Sung in a mixture of English and standard and dialectic Italian, the 12 songs on the album show off Monte's strong clear voice, various influences (besides Italian folk, also there's jazz and traditional American pop), and sense of humor (as, for example, he pretends to be Luigi, a sailor on one of Columbus' ships, asking him to "turna da ship around"). It's Italian enough that listeners looking for that type of music should be satisfied, but it also has enough American sensibility to not put off non-Italian speakers. And while tracks like "Witch Doctor," "Angelina," "Calypso Italiano," and the Italian-American holiday favorite "Dominick the Italian Christmas Donkey" are unfortunately not included, Golden Hits still has enough on it -- "Roman Guitars," "Eh Marie, Eh Marie," "Lazy Mary" -- to make it a worthwhile and enjoyable selection. ~ Marisa Brown
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » Comedy » Music Comedy
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Golden Hits on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top