This blog will feature Finnish pop music covers and their original versions mainly from '60s and '70s.
Monday, September 28, 2009
Brigitte Bardot - Brigitte Bardot
The woman that the world got to know as BB, turns 75 today. To honor her we present a song that was made to honor her. Marion Rung (see earlier entry) recorded "Brigitte Bardot" in 1961 for her first ever single. The song originated from Brazil. It was a 'marcha de carnaval' - carneval march - written by Miguel Gustavo, who had a couple of other successes with similar kind of tunes. "Brigitte Bardot" was turned to a Brazilian hit in 1960 by one of the great samba artists Jorge Veiga. In 1961 the song was a hit all over Europe with several versions in several countries. We present here a version by Roberto Seto y su Rumberos, which was a huge hit especially in Italy.