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Enrico Caruso, Ennio Morricone, Peter Gabriel

La Mer

Hop Hop

  • Artist: Charles Trenet
  • Song: Hop Hop
  • From: La Mer

When Charles Trenet died last year, he left behind several novels, poetry, and nearly a thousand original songs. Known as the "singing fool," Trenet's music was playful and always beautiful.

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La Mer
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Moonlight in Vermont

Moonlight in Vermont

  • Artist: Johnny Smith
  • Song: Moonlight in Vermont
  • From: Moonlight In Vermont

Entirely self-taught, Johnny Smith was one of the most sought-after session guitarists of the '40s and '50s. He's alive and well, living in Colorado. But, remarkably, Smith has quit playing the guitar all together.

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Moonlight in Vermont
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Italian Songs

O Sole Mio

  • Artist: Enrico Caruso
  • Song: O Sole Mio
  • From: Italian Songs

Once considered the greatest tenor in the world, Enrico Caruso died more than 80 years ago. His voice returns now backed by an all-new orchestra on this digital miracle from RCA.

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Italian Songs
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Enrico Caruso

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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

  • Artist: Ennio Morricone
  • Song: Cinema Paradiso
  • From: Cinema Paradiso

Ennio Morricone was first recognized nearly 40 years ago for the Spaghetti Western soundtracks he wrote for Sergio Leone. Today he's considered one of the most important and prolific composers of the 20th century. His soundtrack for the film Cinema Paradiso is one of his most popular.

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Cinema Paradiso
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Ennio Morricone
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