LAUGHING BOY, THE

Latest update on 25/11/2015

Artist: Howard Goorney, Eileen Kennally & Co.
Author: Brendan Behan
Label: HMV
Year: 1959

Poem in play The Hostage, written in Irish originally. Ode to Michael Collins.

Covers:

1962:

Dora Giannakopoulou [als To Ghelasto Paidi in musical Enas Omiros (The Hostage); Greek lyrics: Vassilis Rotor; music: Mikis Theodorakis]

1967:

Maria Farantouri [with Mikis Theodorakis; idem on lp Enas Omiros]

1967:

Soula Birbili [idem on lp Chansons de Mikis Theodorakis]

1967:

Liesbeth List [as De Klokken Van De Hel]

1969:

Bernard Gerard [with the Mikis Theodorakis Orch. as Theme From Z in film Z; instrumental]

1969:

Caravelli [idem]

1969:

Pilar Thomas [as Un Homme dans une ile (French vocal version) and as Sanger ohne Land (German vocal version)]

1970:

Henri Mancini [as Theme From Z (Life Goes On)]

1970:

Margaret Whiting [as Z Theme (Life Goes On)]

1970:

Shirley Bassey [as Life Goes On]

1971:

Ciska Peters [as Het Laatste Uur; Dutch lyrics: Peter Koelewijn]

1971:

John Williams [as Theme From Z]

1972:

John Williams & Maria Farantouri [as To Yelasto Pedi]

1977:

Ann Sofi Nilsson [Swedish version as Pojken Som Alltid Log along with a second B. Behan translation Dem Artonde November (On The Eighteenth Day Of November)]

1982:

Sky [with John Williams]

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