FLIEGE MIT MIR IN DIE HEIMAT

Latest update on 02/12/2011

Artist: Geschwister Winkler
Author: Franz Winkler
Label: Polydor
Year: 1940

Franz and his sister Albertina from Tirol, but written in South-America the year before. Waltz remembered for its opening line: "Am Strande von Rio". New recording in '47 for Decca as Geschwister Winkler Quartet, where lyric "mein Deutscher Flieger" was replaced by "mein blonder Flieger".

Covers:

1948:

Gracie Fields [as Forever And Ever; English lyrics: Malia Rosa]

1949:

Russ Morgan [idem; n°1 US]

1949:

Perry Como [idem; n°2 US]

1949:

Margaret Whiting [idem; hit US]

1949:

Dinah Shore [idem]

1949:

Jacques Hélian [as Etoile des neiges; French lyrics: Jacques Plante]

1949:

Line Renaud [idem; hit Fr in '50]

1949:

Lys Assia [idem]

1951:

Patrice et Mario [idem]

1979:

Sunstreams [as Hoor je het ruisen der golven]

1988:

Simon et les Modanais [as Etoile Des Neiges; n°2 Fr]

Not to be confused with Möwe, du fliegst in die Heimat, the B-side of Magda Hain's Capri-Fischer (see there) in '43, covered by Rudi Schuricke. See also: Die Fischerin vom Bodensee.

Contact


If you noticed blunt omissions, mis-interpretations or even out-and-out errors, please let us know by contacting us:

Arnold Rypens
Rozenlaan 65
B-2840 Reet (Rumst)

info@originals.be

No Facebook No Twitter