Sunday, August 16, 2009

The Return Of The Red Baron - Punaisen Paronin paluu

Kontra's biggest hit, in 1978 was "Jerry Cotton" (see entry here). On the B-side was "Punaisen Paronin paluu" (The Return Of The Red Baron), a sequel to previous year's "Ressu ja punainen paroni" (see entry here). The original song was of course a sequel, too - the follow up to "Snoopy vs the Red Baron" by US band The Royal Guardsmen in 1967 and reaching no. 37 in the charts of that year. This time it wasn't purely an air battle, but Snoopy landed for a 'pistol duel' with the baron.

Here's the pair:

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