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This installment of my Three Versions series features Mambo Italiano, written by Bob Merrill in 1954. The first version was recorded by Rosemary Clooney. Here is her rendition of the song:
The first treatment of the song I ever heard was by Dean Martin.
Finally, this is probably the strangest performance of the song I've ever seen. It's by the French actor and singer Gérard Darmon, and includes CGI muppet-like creatures.
Posted at 11:21 PM in Music, Three Versions | Permalink
Bob Merrill, Dean Martin, Gérard Darmon, Mambo Italiano, music, Rosemary Clooney