ROSA, WIR FAHR'N NACH LODZ

Latest update on 14/10/2012

Artist: Karl Ujvari
Author: Fritz Löhner-Beda/Artur Marcell Werau
Year: 1915

Austrian. Popular with German troups during the First World War, where a cannon was named Rosa. There's a Hungarian version (as Rozsi Lodczba Megyünk) from 1914 by an unknown male choir (Favorite).

Covers:

1974:

Vicky Leandros [as Theo, Wir Fahr\'n Nach Lodz; hit GER & NL; also in other languages; Vicky's father Leo heard this song in the Austrian TV series Der Brave Soldat Schwejk from 1972]

1974:

Hiltonaires [idem]

1988:

Peter Alexander

In America it became Henry, Let's Go To Town, in England Danny, Teach Me To Dance, in France Theo, on va au bal and since 2009 it's the official song to promote tourism in Lodz, Poland.

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