sunnuntai 29. marraskuuta 2009


This time we have two versions of classic Katupoikien laulu, both made in 1942.

First, and the better one, is a feverish performance by Birgit Kronström (I am especially fond of the way she pronounces "pollarin"), sided by Tauno Palo.
Birgit Kronström - Katupoikien laulu / Tauno Palo - On syömmein lemmensairas

The second one is by young Olavi Virta, whose performance is not quite there yet...and I'm not really sure what to make of the sudden improvisation bit by the band. But anyway...
Olavi Virta - Katupoikien laulu / Seitsemän tuntia onnehen

2 kommenttia:

  1. ...composed by maestro George de Godzinsky you failed to mention :p
    Too bad I just borrowed Olavi Virta - Kootut levyt 1 which had both of those latter songs.

  2. Indeed composed by de Godzinsky.
    It would take a while for Virta's perfomance to mature so from that point that first CD of the 20+ series of his complete works is more historical interest than actually good singing. Oh well, hope you enjoy Birgit at least :)