To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Never on Sunday (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Never on Sunday"
NeverOnSundayOST.jpeg
2002 remastered single
Single by Melina Mercouri[1]
from the album Never on Sunday
ReleasedOctober 1, 1960[2]
FormatVinyl[3]
Recorded1960
LabelUnited Artists
Songwriter(s)Manos Hatzidakis
Producer(s)Jack Lewis

"Never on Sunday", also known by its original Greek title "Ta Pediá tou Pireá" ("Τα Παιδιά του Πειραιά", The Children of Piraeus), is a popular song written by Manos Hatzidakis[1] and first sung by Melina Mercouri in the film of same name, directed by Jules Dassin and starring Mercouri.[1] The song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1960, a first for a foreign-language picture.[4] The film score to the movie was first released on October 1, 1960 by United Artists Records.[2] The song has since been recorded by numerous artists, and has gained various degrees of success throughout the world.

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/5
    Views:
    1 454 951
    293 784
    1 006 820
    2 226
    176 242
  • ✪ Never On Sunday - The Chordettes
  • ✪ Melina Mercouri - Ta Paidia Tou Piraia (Never On Sunday)
  • ✪ Connie Francis : Never On A Sunday
  • ✪ 1960 OSCAR-WINNING SONG: Never On Sunday - Don Costa
  • ✪ Trini Lopez - Never on Sunday

Transcription

Contents

Background

"Never on Sunday" was written by Manos Hadjidakis as "Ta Pedia tou Pirea" (The Children of Piraeus). His original Greek lyrics, along with the foreign translations in German, French and Italian, do not mention "Never on Sunday" (as found in the English lyrics), but rather tell the story of the main female character of the film, Illya (Mercouri). Illya is a jolly woman who sings of her joyful life in her port town of Piraeus ("If I search the world over/I'll find no other port/Which has the magic/Of my Port Piraeus"). Although she earns her money as a prostitute, she longs to meet a man someday who is just as full of joie de vivre as she is herself.

In 1960, the song was nominated and won the Academy Award for Best Original Song, a first for a foreign-language picture since the Academy began to recognize achievements in this category in 1934.[4]

Recordings

The song has been recorded in a number of languages since its release:

Other appearances

References

  1. ^ a b c d Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 135. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  2. ^ a b "Never On Sunday : Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack (Enhanced)". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
  3. ^ "Manos Hadjidakis - Never On Sunday (Original Sound Track Music) (Vinyl, LP)". Discogs. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
  4. ^ a b Levy, Emanuel (2003-01-14). All about Oscar: the history and politics of the Academy Awards. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 210. ISBN 978-0-8264-1452-6. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
  5. ^ Trust, Gary (March 9, 2010). "Oscar Winners On The Hot 100 - Chart Beat". Billboard. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
  6. ^ Inc., Nielsen Business Media, (1961-05-29). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 13. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
  7. ^ "Never On Sunday (1961, #13 Billboard chart hit)". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
  8. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 333. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-10-19. Retrieved 2006-01-16.
  10. ^ Martin Fuchs (2001-11-06). "No Fun Records Diskografie Teil 1". Highdive.de. Retrieved 2017-07-09.
  11. ^ "Hartford Stage Adds 1960s Twist To 'Comedy Of Errors'". Courant.com. Retrieved 2017-07-09.

External links

This page was last edited on 31 December 2018, at 07:38
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.