This blog will feature Finnish pop music covers and their original versions mainly from '60s and '70s.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Der Pariser tango - Pariisin tango
In our recurrent series 'Both sides Now' - here's "Pariisin tango" (Tango of Paris), the A-side of the yesterday's Finnpicked song by Koivistolaiset. This tango fared popularity-wise better than the disco tune. The Finns are 'tango people' - you see. Like the one on the flip side, the original song was of German origin. It was written by famous schlager composer Christian Bruhn (his 'Liebeskummer lohnt sich nicht' previously Finnpicked here). It became a big European hit for Mireille Matthieu in 1971-1972.