THE SALTON OF ITALY – TOTO CUTUNO
No matter how strange it may look, this singer and composer, whose world fame came from the song “L’italiano”, is more popular and loved abroad than in his homeland. Of course, in Italy everyone knows Toto Cutugno, they sing his songs, but it was on the Apennines that the performer’s work was constantly smashed to pieces without finding something original in the compositions of Cutugno. But the paradox is that the audience never agreed with their opinion – Toto was and remains the favorite of the public, who became the face of the San Remo festival, introducing a new hit on it almost every year, and then disappearing from his native stage until the next season .
Sea and music
On July 7, 1943, a boy was born in the Tuscan town of Fozdinovo in the Kutuno family, who was named Salvatore, but mother Olga called her son Toto from childhood. Under this name, he later became a famous singer. The childhood and singer Toto Kutunoyunyutno years of Kutuno passed in the port city of La Spezia, where they transferred the father of Domenico Kutuno – a naval sailor. Father’s love for the sea was also transmitted to his children. Toto still could not stand confidently on his feet, but in the water he felt like a fish, and later disappeared on city beaches, dreaming of distant travels and deep feelings. Continue reading
Bard Bulat Okudzhava
Many legends are associated with the name of Bulat Okudzhava. No wonder, because such personalities appear in the poetic and musical world infrequently and deservedly become legendary.
His poems were sorted into quotes, songs became symbolic and symbolic for the sixties, and Bulat Shalvovich himself was the brightest representative of his generation.
It so happened in nature that the fate of talented people is full of personal tragedies, struggles, searches, wanderings and other hardships. Probably only a person who has experienced and experienced a lot can create works for ages. Only then they are filled with true meaning, deep and meaningful, penetrate the souls and find a response there. Such was the fate of Bulat Okudzhava. Continue reading
History of The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones is a legendary English rock band.
The debut of the group took place on July 12, 1962 on the stage of the Marquee Jazz Club. The first composition of the rock group included Mick Jagger (Mick Jagger) – vocals; Keith Richards (Keith Richards) – rhythm guitar, vocals; Dick Taylor (Dick Taylor) – bass; Brian Jones (Brian Jones) – solo guitar, vocals; Ian Stewart (Ian Stewart) – keys; Mick Avory – drums.
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The band was originally called The Rollin Stones. The musicians performed songs by American authors, including the bluesmen Muddy Waters and Bo Didley, and also performed with very pop numbers, processing them in their own way. It was Muddy Waters’ song Rollin Stone that formed the basis of the name of the group. The idea was proposed by Brian Jones, who was then the central figure in the group. Continue reading