PARA VIGO ME VOY

Latest update on 07/02/2019

Artist: Ernesto Lecuona
Author: Ernesto Lecuona/Francia Luban
Label: Victor
Year: 1935

Means I Take The Vigo Way. Vigo is the Spanish harbor in Galicia where many Spanish emigrants boarded for the Americas. In English as Say Si Si (translated by Al Stillman in '36). Vocal by Pedro Berrios; new version in '45 featuring Pupy del Campo (Columbia).

Covers:

1936:

Johnny Rodriguez

1936:

Antobal's Cubans

1937:

Lecuona Cuban Boys

1937:

Xavier Cugat

1938:

Glenn Miller [as Say Si Si]

1938:

Henry King

1938:

Nilo Menéndez

1940:

Andrews Sisters [as Say Si Si; top 5 US]

1946:

Desi Arnaz

1950:

Miguelito Valdés

1953:

Mills Brothers [as Say Si Si]

1954:

Pearl Bailey [idem]

1958:

Rosemary Clooney [idem]

1964:

Dutch Swing College Band [idem]

1969:

Percy Faith [idem]

1972:

Francis Bay

1994:

Championettes [as Say Si Si in medley In The Army]

1997:

Carlos Núñez [from Vigo]

1998:

Compay Segundo

Many latino versions.

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