SANTA LUCIA

Latest update on 08/08/2017

Artist: Ferrucio Giannini
Author: Cossovich/Teodoro Cottrau
Label: Berliner
Year: 1898

Written in 1848 in Neapolitan dialect. Song about the Borgo Santa Lucia, a harbor in the bay of Naples. Popular among gondoliers.

Covers:

1901:

Francesco Daddi [on Zonophone]

1906:

Oreste Mieli

1913:

Reed Miller [top 10 US]

1916:

Enrico Caruso

1933:

Beniamino Gigli

1937:

Tino Rossi

1947:

Dean Martin

1950s:

Giuseppe DiStefano

1952:

Mario Lanza

1959:

Connie Francis

1960:

Robertino Loretti

1961:

Jarmels [melody in Little Lonely One]

1964:

Elvis Presley

1964:

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates [as Always And Ever]

1965:

Tom Jones [as Little Lonely One]

1965:

Johnny Carlo [as Ben Je Vanavond Alleen]

1980:

Showaddywaddy [as Always And Ever]

1994:

Three Tenors

1998:

Helmut Lotti

1998:

Jantje Smit

1999:

Anne Sofie von Otter [in Swedish]

2002:

Joe Lovano

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