DIRLADA

Latest update on 27/01/2010

Artist: Pandelis Ghinis
Author: trad./Pandelis Ghinis
Label: Polygram
Year: 1960

Captain of a sponge divers boat from the Greek island Kalymnos, traditional centre of the sponge diving industry. Worksong while rowing, dance song on shore. Recorded by Greek folklorist Domna Samiou. Reissued on double cd Kalymnos - Polysticha Tragoudia, Choroi, Disticha.

Covers:

1969:

Dionysis Savopoulos [Greek hit]

1970:

Dalida [n°1 Fr as Darla Dirladada; reworked by Boris Bergman]

1970:

Dirlada

1970:

Marva [idem]

1971:

Polis & Tes Nika [hit NL]

1971:

Juan Bastos [arranged by Michael Schepior as Loop Di Love; hit B & NL]

1972:

Shag [alias Jonathan King; idem, n°4 UK]

1993:

G.O. Culture [Belgian; sold half a million in Fr as Darla Dirladada]

1994:

Recto Verso [as De Loop Di Love]

2001:

DJ Otzi [idem]

2002:

Dana International [as Makát Chom (Heatstroke)]

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