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Italian Café

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After the chaos and destruction of World War II and the conservative musical environment Italian leaders promoted, the Italian public was ready for a more relaxed sound. Jazz, swing and boogie-woogie were achieving worldwide popularity and, in Italy, merged with the Italian crooner tradition. The musical rebirth of the 1950s and '60s was like a second liberation. What's old is new and Putumayo's June 21, 2005 release Italian Café captures the music and attitude from that era and from current singers whose musical DNA follows that lineage. The CD follows Putumayo's successful French Café collection.

Many of the artists on Italian Café packed the nightclubs of the era and gained popularity through Italy's newly inaugurated TV channels and burgeoning film industry. The image of the lovable hoodlum came to life in Fred Buscaglione. While most foreign music was banned under the Italian fascist regime, Buscaglione wound up in a U.S. internment camp, where he was able to get a jumpstart in trying out the styles emerging from America. True to his fast-living ways, he died at 40, crashing his pink Thunderbird into an oncoming truck early one morning in 1960.

Table of Contents

Artist Song Sample
Fred Buscablione Juke Box
Quartetto Cetra Un Bacio a Mezzanotte
Giorgio Conte Cannelloni
Vinicio Capossela Che Cossè L'Amour
Maria Pierantoni Giua Petali e Mirto
Giorgio Conte Gnè Gnè
Renato Carosone Piccolissima Serenata
Gianmaria Testa Dentro al Cinema
Daniele Silvestri Le Case in Comune
Quadro Nuevo Tu Vuo' Fa' L'americano
Gianmaria Testa La Traiettorie delle Mongolfiere
Nicola Arigliano Carina

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Product Details

ISBN:
00790248023823
Subtitle:
Italian Cafe
Author:
Putumayo
Publisher:
Koch Entertainment Dist,Llc
Publication Date:
2005-06-21
Binding:
Compact Disk

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