VIENI SUL MAR

Latest update on 06/03/2018

Artist: Teodoro Cottrau
Author: Teodoro Cottrau
Year: 1850s

Neapolitan folk song, sometimes credited to Aniello Califano, while he was only 13 by the time our first cover appeared.

Covers:

1883:

Ida Morris [as My Nellie's Blue Eyes in English musical The Irish Minstrel; adapted by William J. Scanlan]

1886:

Charles Coborn [own parody as Two Lovely Black Eyes; in different languages, including Dutch in '24 (so it was he who first sang Twee ogen zo blauw); his first recording was in 1904]

1910:

Eduardo Das Neves [as O Minas Gerais on Edison; became the unofficial hymn of this Brazilian province]

1919:

Enrico Caruso

1920s:

Coro Belmonte

1927:

Tito Schipa

1932:

Kees Pruis [as Twee Ogen Zo Blauw]

1934:

Sons Of The Pioneers [as Nellie's Blue Eyes]

1935:

Willy Derby [as Twee Ogen Zo Blauw]

1939:

Fréhel [at the beginning of La Java bleue]

1959:

Mario Lanza

1960:

Jo Leemans [als Twee Ogen Zo Blauw]

1966:

Herman's Hermits [as Two Lovely Black Eyes]

1972:

Sheila [as Le Mari de mama; hit Fr]

1972:

Drama [top 20 NL as Mary's Mama; produced by Peter Koelewijn]

1977:

André Van Duin [as Twee Ogen Zo Blauw]

1987:

Beppie Kraft [as Ich Bin Zoe Verleef]

1994:

Robert Long [in Dutch medley]

1995:

Helmut Lotti [as Don't Cry Little Child]

1998:

Luciano Pavarotti

2000:

André Rieu

2003:

Jan Smit

2008:

Andrea Bocelli

Not to be confused with Leslie Stuart's Two Eyes Of Blue from the The Silver Slipper operetta (1902) recorded by Albert Pearce, Harry MacDonough and Mina Hickman.


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