TORNA A SORRENTO!

Latest update on 15/01/2016

Artist: Mario Massa
Author: Ernesto De Curtis
Label: Odeon
Year: 1905

Means: Go Back To Sorrento. In Neapolitan dialect spelled as Surriento. First published in 1904 and sold for the price of 2 Lire.

Covers:

1910:

Carmen Melis [Edison cylinder]

1911:

Enrico Caruso

1935:

Beniamino Gigli

1938:

Rina Ketty

1938:

Freddy Martin [as Come Back To Sorrento]

1941:

Woody Herman [idem]

1947:

Josef Locke [idem]

1947:

Vic Damone [idem]

1947:

Phil Brito [idem, partly in Italian]

1951:

Frank Sinatra

1952:

Dean Martin [partly in Italian]

1959:

Connie Francis

1961:

Elvis Presley [n°1 US, UK & B as Surrender; arrangement: Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman]

1962:

Dean Martin [as Take Me In Your Arms]

1963:

Allan Sherman [as Me]

1966:

Chakachas

1969:

Rocco Granata [on his lp Successi Italiani]

1985:

Luciano Pavarotti

1989:

Julio Iglesias [as Torna A Sorriento]

1994:

Three Tenors

1995:

Doctor Ammondt [as Nunc Aeternitatus on cd Elvis Songs Sung In Latin]

1995:

Helmut Lotti

1995:

Berdien Stenberg

1995:

Meat Loaf & Pavarotti

1999:

Chevalier Brothers [as Return To Sorrento]

Not the first time Italian belcanto hit with Elvis, remember It's Now Or Never (see: O Sole Mio). Elvis was an out-and-out Mario Lanza fan.

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