EVIVA ESPAÑA

Latest update on 28/10/2013

Artist: Samantha
Author: Leo Rozenstraten/Leo Caerts
Label: Basart
Year: 1972

Melody based on a Spanish tune, all the rest is Belgian. Leo Caerts was the former conductor of the Will Tura orchestra, produced the first two lp's of Belgium punk pioneers The Kids and wrote some 400 songs before this one. Decades later still a million E Viva España's are sold every year.

Covers:

1972:

Imca Marina [as Viva España in NL]

1972:

Aimable

1973:

Manolo Escobar [as Que Viva España; unofficial Spanish hymn; the official one has no lyrics]

1974:

Sylvia [Swedish; as Y Viva España hit UK]

1974:

Roberto Delgado

1975:

André Van Duin

1976:

Judge Dread [as Y Viva Suspenders]

1994:

Championettes [in a Flemish medley]

1995:

Bertus Staigerpaip [as Zuipen In Spanje]

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