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    • Written by Morris Albert and Lou Lou Geste
    • Morris Albert is from Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    • This is Morris Albert’s only U.S. hit single
    • A New York jury ruled in 1987 that Albert had plagiarized Lou Lou Geste’s ‘Pour Toi’ (1956)
    • In an episode of TV’s ‘Gong Show’ each of the contestants sang this song ; they all were gonged
    • Later recorded by Johnny Mathis (1975), Andy Williams (1975), Cleo Laine & John Williams (1976), Barbara Carroll (1976), Shirley Bassey (1976), Joe Pass (1976), Jim Nabors (1977), Isaac Hayes & Dionne Warwick (1977), Lynn Anderson (1977), Barney Kessel (1977), Rory Blackwell (1978), Orion (1981), Lars Roos (1986), Roger Whittacker (1978), Merl Saunders (1988), Salena Jones (1980), Vic Damone (1997), Julie Zenatti & Patrick Fiori (2001) and Caetano Veloso (2004)

 

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  1. jorgen says:

    I don’t see the links

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