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Tipota - Giannis Kotsiras

Giannis Kotsiras sings Tipota , a lovely Greek song which translates to "Nothing" in English. Tipota with Kotsiras is a song about the aftermath of loss of love; there is nothing left, only silence. Sometimes, a hug, a smile and a "sorry" can make a huge difference, saving a relationship. But when these words are […]

Poso S agapo - Giannis Kotsiras

Giannis Kotsiras sings the song Poso s agapo, which translates to "How much I love you" in English. Poso s' agapo is a Greek song composed by Manos Loizos with lyrics written by Lefteris Papadopoulos. The song Poso s agapo was originally heard in 1972, in a Greek movie called " Aliki Dictator" by Aliki […]

Greek Christmas Carols, rebetiko style

Giannis Kotsiras sings Kalanta Hristougenon, which means "Christmas Carols" in English. The interesting thing about the version we hear here, is that these carols are indeed the traditional Greek Christmas carols sung on Christmas Eve in Greece, but they are presented with a completely different melody, which reminds us of rebetika songs! The Kalanta (Carols) […]

To tsigaro - Giannis Kotsiras

Giannis Kotsiras sings To tsigaro, a Greek song which means the cigarette in English. To tsigaro is a much beloved song, about love and loss, oaths and promises given in the name of love. Can we love someone for a lifetime? And most importantly, can we promise and swear that we will love that person? […]

Filakas Aggelos - Giannis Kotsiras

Giannis Kotsiras sings Filakas Aggelos, a lovely Greek song that means Guardian Angel in English. Filakas Aggelos is a very tender song, dedicated to those people who believe that love never dies, even after a break up. And the truth is that we all want to believe that real love is always around and can […]

Tifles Elpides - Giannis Kotsiras

Giannis Kotsiras sings “Tifles Elpides”, a Greek song which in English means “Blind Hopes”. Hopes don’t have territories and flags, they don’t require passports, but still…There is something in this song, in its lyrics and music that is so Greek, so deeply tragic and again full of some joy. Is that just a typical Greek […]