Giannis Poulopoulos sings “Tha pio apopse to feggari” a lovely hasapiko song which means “I will drink the moon tonight”.
Good old times of – the cheesy but popular and easy to watch – Greek cinema. The song was heard for the first time in the movie “Gorgones kai magkes” which means Mermaids and Buster Guys”, sung by Giannis Poulopoulos, who was the golden boy of Greek Music at that time – and of course for a reason. His melodic and sensitive voice made him very popular and he kept offering us some of his greatest performances in the movies and elsewhere.
The video we are watching here is the original from the movie and surprisingly enough you will see one of the great ladies of Greek Cinema, Mairi Chronopoulou, dancing hasapiko dance; this song is actually a typical hasapiko and probably one of the best cinema songs we have heard. Needless to say, the other performances and versions of the song are rather indifferent to hear. Poulopoulos was just the best to sing it.
Music: Mimis Plessas
Lyrics: Lefteris Papadopoulos
Performed by: Giannis Poulopoulos