Pablo Beltran Ruiz R.I.P.

from Luxuriamusic: …By the end
of 1954, it was one of the most widely recognized songs in the world.By then U.S. songwriter Norman Gimbel had written the English lyric and title: ‘Sway’.
And then the hit records began: Dean Martin, Perry Como, Perez Prado,Rosemary Clooney, Bobby Rydell, Edmundo Ros and Julie London were among the countless performers who had various chart successes with ‘Sway’ in the U.S. and/or the U.K.…

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Wassermusik, Part II

Messer Chups from St. Petersburg had great melodies and were a sight to see. Notice the Betty Page lookalike bassplayer! I don’t think I heard them play one major chord, which is radical, while lacking the concept of contrast to keep things interesting… BUT they had a collection of snippets from b-movie videos as a stage backdrop, which put those sexploitation and horror flicks to good use.

La Popuna from Brazil mixed very varied influences, from latin american and caribbean dance music to punk, some surf and what not. Very entertaining, but demanding on several visitors of this event.