The Full “Tutto Bene” Catastrophe – 23rd February 2013

In TFC on February 23, 2013 at 9:56 pm

Hosted & posted by Andy Bell & Hikaru Freeman

On the eve of the Italian election TFC wonders out loud about matters italiano as well as launching forth onto various debates about this, that and, most definitely, the other.

The next TFC will be on March 9th – next week Joy will broadcast from the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Now to the closedown for this week MTN9 Griffith.


Non Arrenderti Mai, Uomo  – Mina & Milva

The Italian version on the gospel song “Keep Your Hand On the Plough.  Mina is an icon of Italian music. Think Germaine Greer +  Vanessa Redgrave meets Barbra Streisand. She was banned from Italian TV & Radio in 1963 after  her pregnancy and relationship with a married actor.

The Boxer – Uncle Monkey

I’m On My Way – The Proclaimers

Scottish to their spectacle frames and why not ?

Peg – Steely Dan
Let the Beat Hit ‘Em – Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam
A  big New York R&B/Urban Pop band from the mid 80s & early 90s.
You Are Not My First Love – Mabel Mercer
Often talked of as one of the greatest tellers of a story in song. Video evidence doesn’t do her any justice, although thee is a suggestion 0f  the hold she would have had over a cabaret venue in her pomp.
TV Is The Thing This Year – Dianne Reeve
L’assenzio – Bluvertigo
Semiplice Sai – Jenny B
Jenny B is the daughter of a Senegalese father & Silcian mother.
Sh-Boom – Stan Freberg
My Cousin In Milwaukee – Arnetia Walker
Night Song – Sammy Davis Jr
Emerald City Sequence – Richard Pryor & Cast
My Favorite Things – New Swing Sextet
La Voce Del Silenzio – Dionne Warwick
Chi Si Vuol Bene Come Noi – Dame Shirley Bassey
Quelli Che Non Hanno Eta’  – Eiffel 65
Nga Rau Ngahuru – Whirimako Black
Brand New Lover – Bibiche

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