Tag Archives | Loizos

Poso s'agapo - Dimitra Galani

Dimitra Galani sings Poso s'agapo, a Greek song which translates to "How much I love you". Poso s'agapo is a love song by Manos Loizos and Lefteris Papadopoulos. Poso s'agapo  is a beautiful and tender song, full of deep love. The words tenderness and emotion  can describe this song more than any other. The lyrics of Papadopoulos in Poso s'agapo are overflowing with feelings of love ... it is a Greek song filled with images of love and affection. Moreover when we are in […]

Ilie mou se parakalo - Giorgos Dalaras

Giorgos Dalaras sings ilie mou se parakalo, a Greek song which translates to "Please, my sun" in English. Ilie mou se parakalo is a song composed by Manos Loizos and lyrics written by Lefteris Papadopoulos that was released in 1972. Ilie mou se parakalo can be explained in two different ways: according to the first […]

Zeibekiko tis Evdokias

Zeibekiko tis Evdokias is one of the most famous instrumental themes in Greek music. In Greek it should be translated as "Zeibekiko of Evdokia". Zeibekiko tis Evdokias was composed by Manos Loizos in 1971 for the homonym movie, Evdokia by Alexis Damianos. It is, along with Zorba the Greek, one of the most recognizable Greek […]

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 […]

Ah, helidoni mou - Giorgos Dalaras

Giorgos Dalaras sings Ah helidoni mou, a legendary Greek song which translates to Ah, my swallow in English. Ah helidoni mou is a song written by Lefteris Papadopoulos and composed by Manos Loizos. It is a song about freedom. It was written and created during tormented times in Greece, the Greek junta. The swallow has always […]

Accordeon - Manos Loizos

Manos Loizos sings the Accordeon, a Greek song which refers to the musical instrument accordion. It is a song written by Giannis Negrepontis and composed by Manos Loizos himself. Accordeon is one of the most popular and beloved songs, associated with the fights against fascism of all kinds in Greece. Initially written in 1965, the […]

O arhigos - Haris Alexiou

Haris Alexiou sings the song O arhigos, which translates to "The Captain". It is one of the best Greek songs ever written, with lyrics by Lefteris Papadopoulos and music composed by Manos Loizos. Despite the common belief, Haris Alexiou is not the one who originally sung this song. It was Aleka Aliberti who sung it […]

Teli Teli Teli - Haris Alexiou

Haris Alexiou sings Teli teli teli, a Greek song which means "Chord by chord". Teli in Greek is the metal string and the music cord, although the word comes from Asia Minor and the Greek dialect spoken there. The song Teli Teli Teli is one of the most known and popular songs sung by Haris […]

O dromos - Manos Loizos

Manos Loizos sings the song "Dromos" a popular and beloved Greek song which means "The Street" in English. It is one of the songs that marked an era, associated with the era of the dictatorship in Greece the years 1967-1974. The story behind the song is interesting; it was originally composed in 1965, sung  a […]

O stratiotis - Vassilis Papakonstantinou

Vassilis Papakonstantinou sings the song Stratiotis, a powerful Greek Song which translates to "Τhe Soldier". This song is probably one of the most energetic and unique songs ever written against the Greek Junta of 1967 - 1974 in Greece. It is a very beloved song, a popular and strong addition to any concert or tribute […]

Greek Music against the Greek Junta

By Greek Music against the Greek Junta of 1967-1974 we mean the music produced in Greece during the 7-year period that Greece was ruled by the dictator Georgios Papadopoulos and his collaborators. We pay tribute to the Resistance against the Junta on November 17 every year, that day of 1973 when the students of the […]

Nanourisma - Aliki Vougiouklaki

Aliki Vougiouklaki sings  "Nanourisma" , a lovely Greek song which means "Lullaby" in English. This is one of the most tender songs ever written, and was first heard in a movie called "I neraida kai to palikari" (The fairy and the brave boy) in 1968. The song is composed by Manos Loizos and the lyrics […]

Den tha ksanagapiso - Haris Alexiou

Haris Alexiou sings Den tha ksanagapisο; The song was first sung by Stelios Kazantzidis and stayed in the hearts of people as his song for many years. It’s been a while that Haris Alexiou started singing it – mostly due to her personal relation with the songwriters Lefteris Papadopoulos and Manos Loizos, with her deep […]

Ola se thimizoun - Haris Alexiou

Ola se thimizoun - One of the most influential and popular Greek songs, with Haris Alexiou. The song is translated "Everything reminds me of you" in English. If you have ever found yourself in one - hopefully more than one - concert with Haris Alexiou, you know that it cannot be completed without Ola Se […]