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"Volare" The Gypsy Kings

The Internationally acclaimed Gypsy Kings sing an exciting Spanish version of Domenico Modugno’s international hit song “Volare” in an original musical arrangement and style which this video highlights to perfection.

Domenico Modugno who composed and sang Volare and the 1958 Italian Eurovision entry is one of the worlds best known and most popular songs. Volare has been recorded and sung by many of the best and most famous performers and orchestras in the world and is a lasting testimony to Modugno’s unique writing skills.

Modugno won the prestigious San Remo Festival four times in 1958, 1959, 1962 and 1966 and below are some of his other memorable compositions and hits.

Lu pisce spada”
“Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu” – also known as “Volare” (San Remo winner song, 1958), co-authored with Franco Migliacci
“La lontananza”
“Piove” – also known as “Ciao, ciao bambina” (San Remo winner song, 1959)
“Sopra i tetti azzurri del mio pazzo amore”
“Vecchio frac”
“Non piangere Maria”
“Amara terra mia”
“Stasera pago io”
“Il maestro di violino”
“Tu si na cosa grande”
“Questa è la mia vita”
San Remo Festival Modugno was the winner four times (in 1958, 1959, 1962 and 1966).

1956 “Musetto” 

Dario Poli

Composer, artist, and a published author and illustrator. He is initiator of the campaign to present a better image Internationally, of Marbella and the Costa del Sol. Composer of the music "Marbella Marbella" used as the anthem of the campaign and also many other recorded compositions including Nostradamus, and Corazon, for The Children for Peace Onlus charity in Rome as well as the co-author of the powerful musical drama Lady X and The Power of Destiny. He is also the editor and a founder member of this website.

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