Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Sacramento - Sacramento

Paula (see earlier entry) recorded "Sacramento" to the Finnish lyrics of Pertsa Reponen in 1972. It was a non-successful single with another Middle Of The Road cover ("Ennenvanhaan"/"Samson And Delilah") on the flipside.  Sacramento was one of the biggest hits for Middle Of The Road, released in 1972 and hitting number 1 on almost every European singles chart. You can see a promotional video of the song - filmed in Scotland, not in Sacramento - here.  Sacramento is the capital of the state of California. In 2002, Sacramento was cited by Time magazine as America's most ethnically and racially integrated city.

Here's the pair:

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