Spanish flamenco singer Remedios Silva Pisa sings “Naci En Alamo” (I was born in Alamo), a song from Vengo, a 2000 French film by Tony Gatlif. The original closing scene of the movie. The wind instrument is “ney”, the end-blown flute that figures prominently in Middle Eastern music. It is played by the Turkish musician Kudsi Erguner in the video, who also had a small role in the movie.
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“Hello” is a 1984 song by Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr., simply known as “Lionel Richie”, the American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. The music video for the song directed by Bob Giraldi, attracts attention as it tells the story of a music teacher (played by Lionel Richie) who falls in love with his blind student. The song is memorable for the line “Hello, is it me you’re looking for?”
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A timeless song, by the English singer Sam Brown (Samantha Brown): “Stop!”. It is released in 1988, but did not get much attention initially. In 1989, the song peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart, and became Brown’s biggest hit.
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Smokie, the English rock band from Bradford, Yorkshire sing their 1977 hit song “Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone”. A video digitally remastered in 2014.
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English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter Eric Clapton performs his famous ballad “Wonderful Tonight”. It was included on Clapton’s 1977 album Slowhand. Clapton wrote the song about Pattie Boyd, the English model, photographer and author, and it is mentioned in her autobiographical book Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me.
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British-Irish singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh performs his famous song “Lady in red”. It was released in June 1986 as the second single from the album Into the Light. After its release, the song was a massive hit across the world, quickly becoming de Burgh’s best-selling single and his signature song, transforming him from a cult artist into a household name in many countries.
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Gary Moore performs his song “Still Got The Blues” (for you) live. It is his most well-known song from the 1990 album with the same name. Gary Moore played his Les Paul Standard Guitar throughout the song.
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Argentine singer-songwriter Victor Heredia sings “Razón de vivir” (Reason of Living), a beautiful song written and composed by himself. Both live and album versions, also the version with Mercedes Sosa.
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Canadian jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall performs “Just The Way You Are” from her 2002 live album titled “Live in Paris”. It is a song by Billy Joel, the American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer.
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Canadian singer Lhasa de Sela (September 27, 1972 – January 1, 2010) sings “I’m Going In” from her third and the last album titled “Lhasa”, released in 2009 on Warner Music. It is her only album entirely sung in English. The album was nominated for the 2009 Polaris Music Prize on June 15, 2009.
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