Asma Asmaton – Irene Pappas

On Easter Day, we decided to post Asma Asmaton by Irene Pappas, one of the most significant poem-songs of the religious tradition, as presented in the Holy Bible. Asma Asmaton has its special position in Greek music as well. Asma … Read more

Alitaki batiraki – Aliki Vougiouklaki

The great Greek actress Aliki Vougiouklaki sings Alitaki batiraki, a Greek song which translates to Poor little vagrant boy in English. The song was originally heard in the movie I arhontissa kai o alitis, one of the most known and … Read more

Dance my troubles away – Dalida

Dalida sings “Dance my troubles away“, a song whose melody sounds more than familiar. Dalida puts lyrics to Zorba’s dance, one of the most famous music themes not only in Greek music, but also in international music. Zorba’s dance, the … Read more

Pio kali i monaksia – Giannis Parios

Giannis Parios sings Pio kali i monaksia, a Greek song which translates to “Loneliness is better”. The song Pio kali i monaksia is composed by Haris Varthakouris, the oldest son of Giannis Parios – we remind you that Parios is … Read more

Asta ta mallakia sou – Tony Maroudas

Tony Maroudas sings Asta ta mallakia sou, a Greek song which translates to “Let your tender hair (fall)” in English. Asta ta mallakia sou is a very old song, created in early 1950s, and is considered a classic. It is … Read more

Life Goes On – Shirley Bassey

Shirley Bassey sings Life Goes on, a song released in 1970 with her album called “Something”. The song “Life goes on” is actually “To gelasto paidi” by Mikis Theodorakis. In 1969 Kostas Gavras won the Oscar for Best Foreign Movie … Read more

Akou Vre File – Notis Sfakianakis

Notis Sfakianakis sings the song Akou vre file, an old Greek song which translates to ” Listen my friend” in English. Akou vre file is an older Greek song originally sung by Stratos Dionisiou, a legendary Greek singer. It is … Read more

Mi mou thimoneis – Giorgos Dalaras

Giorgos Dalaras sings the song Mi mou thimoneis, a famous Greek song which translates to “Don’t be angry at me” written and composed by Stavros Kougioumtzis. The full title of the song is Mi mou thimoneis matia mou – Don’t … Read more

Sinnefiasmeni Kiriaki – Vassilis Tsitsanis

Vassilis Tsitsanis sings Sinnefiasmeni Kiriaki, a famous Greek song which translates to Cloudy Sunday. It is probably one of the songs – trademarks of the Greek composer. Sinnefiasmeni Kiriaki was written during the German occupation in Thessaloniki and was recorded … Read more

Kane ligaki ipomoni – Sotiria Bellou

Sotiria Bellou sings the song Kane ligaki ipomoni, a Greek song which translates to Have a little patience in English. Kane ligaki ipomoni was recorded on November 11th 1948, sung by Bellou and Tsitsanis. It is a song symbol of … Read more

Hilies vradies – Eleftheria Arvanitaki

Eleftheria Arvanitaki sings Hilies vradies, a famous Greek song which translates to “A thousand nights” in English. “Hilies Vradies” is a very popular zeibekiko song which was originally sung by another amazing Greek singer, Jenny Vanou. Hilies vradies is a … Read more

Forever and Ever – Demis Roussos

Demis Roussos sings Forever and Ever, one of the most famous songs by the famous Greek singer. The homonym single “Forever and Ever” topped the charts in several countries in 1973 when it was first released and became one of the … Read more

Mia Ellada Fos – Konstantina

Konstantina sings Mia Ellada Fos, a lovely Greek song which translates to “Greece full of light”. Mia Ellada fos is a rhythmic and very touching song about our beautiful country. A friend reminded me this song recently, trying to tell … Read more

Come With Me – Kokkina Halia

The boys’ band Kokkina Halia sings the song Come with me, one of the candidate songs of the Greek final for the 2011 Eurovision song contest in Germany. The song Kokkina Halia is a nice and rhythmic, modern song that … Read more

Watch My Dance – Loukas Giorkas

Loukas Giorkas sings the song “Watch my Dance” featuring Stereo Mike,with music composed by Giannis Christodoulopoulos and with lyrics by Eleana Vrahali. The song Watch My Dance is performed in both English and Greek lyrics, and blends in a nice way a fusion … Read more

I don’t wanna dance – Nikki Ponte

Nikki Ponte sings I don’t wannato dance , one of the 5 candidate songs for the representation of Greece to the Eurovision Song Contest in Germany, in May 2011. It is a dynamic and rhythmic song, with great chances to … Read more

Ksimeronei – Haris Alexiou

Haris Alexiou sings Ksimeronei, a Greek song which means “It’s dawning” in English. Ksimeronei is a truly lovely song, one of the most known songs performed by Haroula Alexiou. It is composed by Antonis Vardis with lyrics by Haris Alexiou … Read more

Horis esena – Efstathia

Efstathia sings Horis Esena, a Greek song which translates to Without you in English. Horis esena is a song that was released several years ago, when Efstathia participated in the Song Festival of Thessaloniki. Horis esena is an unconventional love … Read more

Zita mou oti thes – Alkistis Protopsalti

Alkistis Protopsalti sings Zita mou oti thes, a Greek song which translates to “Ask me whatever you want”. Zita mou oti thes (Ζήτα μου ότι θες in Greek) is a song written and composed by Haris Alexiou, who gave this … Read more

I thalassa ki esi – Marinella, Dalaras

Giorgos Dalaras and Marinella sing ” I thalassa ki esi” (η θάλασσα κι εσύ in Greek), a song which translates to “The sea and you”. I thalassa ki esy is a Greek song, the Greek version of the very known … Read more

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 … Read more

December 1903 – Sokratis Malamas

Sokratis Malamas sings the song December 1903, based on a poem written by the great Greek poet Konstantinos Κavafis. “December 1903” is a love song based on a passionate love poem. The love – erotic feeling that dominates the soul … Read more

Thalassa Platia – Aliki Vougiouklaki

Aliki Vougiouklaki sings Thalassa Platia, a Greek song translated to Wide Sea in English. We have already posted the song with Harry Belafonte an now we are presenting the original version of the song as it was heard in the … Read more

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 … Read more

Thalassa Platia – Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte sings Thalassa Platia, a Greek song which translates to “Wide Sea” in English. Thalassa Platia is a song composed by the great Greek composer Manos Hadjidakis for the movie titled Madalena. The song was originally sung by the … Read more

A Valse of True Romance – Lolek

Lolek sings A Valse of True Romance, a song which stands out today in the alternative scene of Greek music. Lolek is a young Greek composer and lyric writer who has managed to make himself – and his band – … Read more

Τo kalitero psema – Mihalis Hatzigiannis

Mihalis Hatzigiannis sings to Kalitero psema, a Greek song which translates to “The best lie” in English. To Kalitero Psema is a new love song released with his latest album at the end of 2010. The music in Kalitero psema … Read more

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