Sunday, July 10, 2011

Was A Sunny Day - Aurinkoinen maa

The five weeks vacation is now over. Since the most days of vacation were sunny ones, this is a proper way to re-start Finnpicks. Reijo Karvonen & Ikaros (see previous entry) "Aurinkoinen maa" (Sunny country) in 1978 for their album "Ikaros". The Finnish lyrics were done by another Finnpicked artist, Ami Aspelund, who also sang backing vocals. The original song was from the famous Paul Simon songbook. It was called "was A Sunny Day" and it was released in 1973 on Paul's classic "There Goes Rhymin' Simon" album.

Here's the pair:

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