This blog will feature Finnish pop music covers and their original versions mainly from '60s and '70s.
Monday, July 26, 2010
Make My Bed Mama - Kotiinpäin äiti
This song has been requested. Frederik recorded "Kotiinpäin äiti" (Homeward Bound, Mama) in 1976 for his album "Ramaya" and it was also released as a single. It was a minor success at the time, and it has become one of the Frederik's absolute classics. That's no wonder, becouse I think Frederik here clearly beats the original. The touching lyrics were done by Juha vainio. The original song was written and performed by the German pop singer Simon Butterfly (real name Bernd Simon), who we have finnpicked before, see here. That "Rain, Rain, Rain" was Simon's biggest hit (in 1973) and this "Mama" -song was his come-back hit after some leaner years.