OLE GUAPA

Latest update on 28/02/2018

Artist: Corny Ostermann
Author: Arie Maasland
Label: Kristall
Year: 1938

Also on Imperial. Theme song of Rotterdam accordion player and tango king Arie Maasland (1908-1980) who conquered the world as Malando, even including Argentina. Wrote it in '36 as Cosmopoliet (named after the club he and his Jumping Jacks were the houseband), but his publisher insisted on a Spanish title: Olé Guapa, meaning Hello Beautiful Girl.

Covers:

1938:

Oskar Joost Tanz-Orchester [recorded in Berlin]

1940:

Eugen Wolf [for Columbia]

1942:

Willy Derby [as Dans Een Tango (Tango Voor Twee); words: Jacques Van Tol]

1948:

Malando [author on Decca]

1950:

Alfred Hause

1959:

Arthur Murray

1961:

Jumping Jewels

1999:

Danny Malando [the author's grandson]

2000:

André Rieu

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