PODMOSKOVNYE VECHERA

Latest update on 29/05/2017

Artist: Vladimir Troshin
Author: Vasiliy Solov'ev-Sedoy/Mikhail Matusovsky
Label: Melodya
Year: 1956

Means: Evening In The Suburbs Of Moskow. Original title: Leningradskie Vechera; Solov'ev-Sedoy was from Leningrad. Finally used in a propaganda documentary of the 1956 Spartakiad, illustrating the scene were athletes rest in the suburbs of Moscow. Troshin was an actor. Even Gorbatsjov and Reagan once sang it 'together' (Gorba sang, Ronny hummed) during a meeting in Moscow.

Covers:

1961:

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen [idem n┬░2 UK & US]

1961:

Jan Burgers & his New Orleans Syncopators [instrumental version as Midnight In Moscow]

1961:

Conny Vandenbos [as Ninotschka]

1962:

Ketty Lester [as Moskow Nights]

1962:

Julius Larosa [as You Can't Keep Me From Loving You]

1962:

Petula Clark [idem]

1966:

Muslim Magomaev [live at l'Olympia]

1976:

Joe Harris [as Ik Verloor Mijn Hart Aan Het Wolgastrand; Dutch lyrics: Johnny Hoes]

1999:

Patricia Kaas [as Amours ├ęternels]

2002:

Jo Vally [as Heimwee]

2007:

Helmut Lotti [as Moscow Nights]

Dutch bandleader Jan Burgers arranged the first version for dixieland band, six months before Kenny Ball.

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