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Pink Martini – Una Notte a Napoli (One Night in Naples)

Pink Martini’s beautiful song, “Una Notte a Napoli” (One Night in Naples). The song is writte by China Forbes (the lead vocalist of the group), Thomas Lauderdale (pianist, the founder of the band), Alba Clemente (the Italian artist) and Johnny Dynell (the American recording artist). It is featured in the 2004 Pink Martini album “Hang On Little Tomato”, which is the second full-length album from the band.
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Io Che Non Vivo Senza Te – Chiara Civello ft. Gilberto Gil

Italian singer-songwriter, and pianist Chiara Civello sings “Io Che Non Vivo Senza Te”, a song introduced at the 1965 Sanremo Festival by Pino Donaggio – who’d co-written the song with Vito Pallavicini – and his team partner Jody Miller. Featuring: the Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter Gilberto Gil. A beautiful duet.
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Andrea Bocelli – Con te partirò

Italian tenor and singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli sings his trademark song “Con te partirò” (literally meaning “I am going to leave with you” in English). The song written by Francesco Sartori (music) and Lucio Quarantotto (lyrics). It was first performed by Andrea Bocelli at the 1995 Sanremo Festival and recorded on his album of the same year, named Bocelli.
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Terez Montcalm – E penso a te

Canadian singer-songwriter Terez Montcalm sings “E penso a te” (English: And I think of you), a song composed in 1970 by the Italian singer and composer Lucio Battisti (5 March 1943 – 9 September 1998) based on the lyrics by Mogol (Giulio Rapetti – born 17 August 1936, the Italian music lyricist, best known for his collaborations with Lucio Battisti, Mango and Adriano Celentano).
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Vanessa Paradis – Tu si ‘na cosa grande

Tu si ‘na cosa grande (English: You are a great thing for me) is a beautiful song composed by the Italian singer, songwriter and actor Domenico Modugno; lyrics by Roberto Gigli. Here it is sung by the famous French singer, model and actress Vanessa Paradis in her 2013 album titled “Love Songs”.
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