Sunday, November 18, 2007

EUROPEAN ARTISTS & THEIR HITS IN HELLAS



European countries except the United Kindom & Hellas / Cyprus.


ARMENIA

CHARLES AZNAVOUR-She (1974 / C.A. was born in France)
NIGHT ARK-Homecoming (2000)
SYSTEM OF A DOWN-Lonely Day (2006)


AUSTRIA

EDELWEISS-Bring Me Edelweiss (1988)
FALCO-Der Kommissar (1982)
FALCO-Jeanny Part 1 (1985)
FALCO-Rock Me Amadeus (1985)
FALCO-Vienna Calling (1985)
JOY-Touch By Touch (1985)
OPUS-Live Is Life (1985)


BELGIUM

ADAMO-Inch'Allah (1967)
ADAMO-La Nuit (1964)
JAQUES BREL-Le Moribond / Seasons In The Sun
JAQUES BREL-Ne Me Quitte Pas / If You Go Away
CHAKACHAS-Jungle Fever (1972)
CLOUSEAU-Anna (1991)
CONFETTI'S-The Sound Of C (1989)
DANZEL-Pump It Up (2004)
DAS POP-You (2003)
SHARIF DEAN-Do You Love Me? (1973)
DEUS-Nothing Really Ends (2001)
HOOVER-2 Wicky (1996)
HOOVERPHONIC-Jackie Cane (2002)
HOOVERPHONIC-Mad About You (2001)
HOOVERPHONIC-Vinegar & Salt (2002)
HOOVERPHONIC-The World Is Mine (2002)
SANDRA KIM-J' Aime La Vie (1986)
KLAXONS-The Clap Clap Sound (1983)
VIKTOR LAZLO-Breathless (1987)
VIKTOR LAZLO-City Never Sleeps (1989)
VIKTOR LAZLO-In the Midnight Sky (1989)
VICTOR LAZLO-Sweet Soft & Lazy (1990)
MARC MOULIN -Into The Dark (2001)
NATHALIE-My Love Won't Let You Down (1983)
NOVASTAR-Never Back Down (2004)
PLASTIC BERTRAND-Ca Plane Pour Moi (1978 / =This life's for me)
PLASTIC BERTRAND-Ping Pong (1982)
SOFT VERDICT / WIM MERTENS-Struggle For Pleasure (1983).
SOULSISTER-The Way To Your Heart (1988)
TECHNOTRONIC-Pump Up The Jam (1989)
TECHNOTRONIC-This Beat Is Technotronic (1990)
TWO UNLIMITED-Twilight Zone (1992)
TWO UNLIMITED-No Limit (1993)
VAYA CON DIOS-Don't Cry For Louie (1988)
VAYA CON DIOS-Far Gone Now (1990)
VAYA CON DIOS-Heading For A Fall (1992)
VAYA CON DIOS-Johnny (1988)
VAYA CON DIOS-Just A Friend Of Mine (1987)
VAYA CON DIOS-Lay Your Hands (Off My Man) (1988)
VAYA CON DIOS-Nah Neh Nah (1990)
VAYA CON DIOS-Puerto Rico (1987)
VAYA CON DIOS-Stay With Me (1995)
VAYA CON DIOS-Sunny Days (1990)
VAYA CON DIOS-What's A Woman (1990)
VENUS- Beautiful Days (2003)
WALLACE COLLECTION-Daydream (1969)
XANDEE-1 Life (2004)


BULGARIA

D-EMOTION PROJECT feat. STEFKA SABOTINOVA-Pritouritze Planinata (1994)


CZECH REPUBLIC

KAREL FIALKA-Hey Matthew (1987)
JAN HAMMER-Crockett's Theme (1985)
JAN HAMMER-Miami Vice Theme (1985)


DENMARK

AQUA-Barbie Girl (1997)
AQUA-Turn Back Time (1997)
JUNIOR SENIOR-Move Your Feet (2003)
LABAN-Love In Siberia (1986)
LAID BACK-Bakerman (1989)
LAID BACK-Sunshine Reggae (1983)
LAID BACK-White Horse (1983)
KIM LARSEN-The Flirt (1981)
MARIA MONTELL-And So The Story Goes... (Di Da Di) (1997)
NICE LITTLE PENGUINS-Flying (1994)
OUTLANDISH-Aicha (2003)
PRETTY MAIDS-Please Don't Leave Me (1992)
THE RAVEONETTES-Love In A Trashcan (2005)
THE RAVEONETTES-Ode To L.A. (2006)
SAYBIA-I Surrender (2004)
SAYBIA-The Second You Sleep (2002)
SOULMAGIC-Soulmagic (2003)
SOUND OF SEDUCTION-Until I'm Satisfied (1997)
TWOFACE-Fire In Your Eyes (2003)
TWOFACE-Revelations Day (2003)
TWOFACE-You (2005)
WHIGFIELD-Saturday Night (1994)


FINLAND

BOMFUNK MC'S-Freestyler (2000)
THE CRASH-Lauren Caught My Eye (2001)
DARUDE-Sandstorm (2000)
HIM-The Funeral Of Hearts (2003)
HIM-Join Me (1999)
HIM-Killing Loneliness (2005)
HIM-Solitary Man (2004)
HIM-Wings Of A Butterfly (2005)
KEMOPETROL-Child Is My Name (1999)
KIRKA-Losing You (1992)
KIRKA-Sadness In Your Eyes (1992)
KWAN-Shine (2002)
KWAN-Tainted Love (2006)
LORDI-Hard Rock Hallelujah (2006)
RASMUS-In The Shadows (2003)
RASMUS-Sail Away (2005)
MARION RUNG-Senorita Por Favor (1978, written by Toto Cutugno)
THE 69 EYES-Lost Boys (2005)
SUNRISE AVENUE-Fairytale Gone Bad (2007)
VILLE VALO & NATALIE AVELON-Summer Wine (2007)


FRANCE

ALIZEE-Moi... Lolita (2000)
AIR-Kelly Watch The Stars! (1998)
AIR-Playground Love (2000)
AIR-Sexy Boy (1998)
PIERRE BACHELET-Emmanuelle (1974)
BANDOLERO-Paris Latino (1983)
BIMBO JET- El Bimbo (1975)
BRIGITTE BARDOT-Tu Veux Ou Tu Veux Pas?
JANE BIRKIN avec SERGE GAINSBOURG-Je T'aime ... Moi Non Plus (1969)
CALOGERO & PASSI- Face À La Mer (2004)
NATHALIE CARDONE-Hasta Siempre (1997 / Italian father & Spanish mother)
CENTURY-Gone With The Winner (1986)
CENTURY-Jane (1986)
CENTURY-Lover Why (1985)
CERRONE-Super Nature (1978)
CHRISTOPHE-Aline (1965)
CHRISTOPHE-The Girl From Salina (1970)
CHRISTOPHE-Oh! Mon Amour (1975)
CORALIE CLÉMENT-Samba De Mon Cœur Qui Bat (2001)
CORALIE CLÉMENT-L'ombre Et La Lumière (2001)
DAFT PUNK-Around The World (1997)
DAFT PUNK-One More Time (2000)
DAFT PUNK-Veridis Quo (2001)
DALIDA avec ALAIN DELON-Paroles... Paroles (1973)
JOE DASSIN-A Toi (1976)
JOE DASSIN-Et Si Tu N'existait Pas (1976)
JOE DASSIN-Les Champs-Élysées (1969)
JOE DASSIN-L'été Indien (1975)
JOE DASSIN-Salut (1975)
DESIRELESS-Voyage Voyage (1987)
FR DAVID-Words (1982)
ARNO ELIAS-El Corazon (2006 / Arno -Arnaud Taieb- Elias is the writer of "Amor" by Nino, 1999)
MYLENE FARMER-Désenchantée (1992)
MYLENE FARMER-Je T'aime Mélancolie (1991)
FRANCOIS FELDMAN-Love Platonique (1995)
MICHEL FOUGAIN & LE BIG BAZAR-Une Belle Histoire (1972)
SERGE GAINSBOURG avec BRIGITTE BARDOT-Bonnie And Clyde (1968)
FRANCE GALL-Ella Elle L'a (1988)
DANYEL GÉRARD-Butterfly (1971)
GIBSON BROTHERS-Cuba (1978)
GIBSON BROTHERS-Que Sera Mi Vida (If You Should Go) (1979)
GIPSY KINGS-A Mi Manera / My Way (1987)
GIPSY KINGS-Baila Me (1991)
GIPSY KINGS-Bamboleo (1987)
GIPSY KINGS-Djobi Djoba (1987)
GIPSY KINGS-Soy (1989)
GIPSY KINGS-Vamos A Bailar (1989)
GIPSY KINGS-Volare (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) (1989)
GUESCH PATTI-Etienne (1987)
PATRICK HERNANDEZ-Born To Be Alive (1979)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Equinoxe (Part 4) (1978)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Equinoxe (Part 5) (1978)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-First Rendez-Vous (1986)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Fourth Rendez-Vous (1986)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Les Chants Magnetiques (Part 2) (1981)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Les Chants Magnetiques (Part 4) (1981)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Oxygene (Part 1) (1976)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Oxygene (Part 2) (1976)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Oxygene (Part 4) (1976)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Souvenir De Chine (1982)
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE-Zoolook (1984)
JORDY-Dur Dur D'être Bébé! (1992)
PATRICIA KAAS-Les Hommes Qui Passent (1990)
PATRICIA KAAS-Mademoiselle Chante Le Blues (1987)
PATRICIA KAAS-Quand J'ai Peur De Tout (1997)
KAOMA-Dançando Lambada (1989)
KAOMA-Lambada (1989)
KID LOCO-A Little Bit Of Soul (2001)
JEAN-JACQUES LAFON-Le Géant De Papier (1985)
ROSE LAURENS-Africa (1983)
AMANDA LEAR-Enigma (Give A Bit Of Mmh To Me) (1978)
AMANDA LEAR-Queen Of China-Town (1977)
MICHEL LEGRAND-Summer Of '42 (1971)
LES NEGRESSES VERTES-Sous Le Soleil De Bodega (1992)
LES NEGRESSES VERTES-Zobi La Mouche (1989)
ENRICO MACIAS-Il Est Comme Le Soleil (1977)
MAGAZINE 60-Don Quichotte (1985)
MANO NEGRA-King Kong Five (1989)
MANO NEGRA-King Of Bongo (1991)
MANO NEGRA-Mala Vida (1988)
MANO NEGRA-Out Of Time Man (1991)
JEAN FRANCOIS MAURICE-28° A L' Ombre (Monaco) (1978)
MC SOLAAR-Hasta La Vista Mi Amor (2001)
MR. OIZO-Flat Beat (1999)
MODJO-Lady (Hear Me Tonight) (2000)
GILBERT MONTAGNE-The Fool (1971)
GILBERT MONTAGNE-Just For Tonight (1983)
NIAGARA-L'Amour à La Plage (1986)
NOIR DESIR-Le Vent Nous Portera (2001)
NOUVELLE VAGUE-Don't Go (2006)
OTTAWAN-D.I.S.C.O. (1980)
OTTAWAN-Hands Up (Give Me Your Heart) (1981)
TONY PACINO-Love Me More (1983)
VANESSA PARADIS-Be My Baby (1992)
VANESSA PARADIS-Joe Le Taxi (1987)
EDITH PIAF-La Vie En Rose (1945)
EDITH PIAF-Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien (1961)
EDITH PIAF-Padam... Padam (1951)
MICHEL POLNAREFF-Love Me Please Love Me (1966)
LES RITA MITSUKO & THE SPARKS-Singing In The Shower (1989)
EMMA SHAPPLIN-Spente Le Stelle (1997)
SHEILA & B. DEVOTION-Spacer (1979)
BOB SINCLAR-Kiss My Eyes (2003)
BOB SINCLAR feat. STEVE EDWARDS-World Hold On (Children Of The Sky) (2006)
ALAIN SOUCHON-Foule Sentimentale (1993)
SPACE-Magic Fly (1977)
ST GERMAIN-Rose Rouge (2000)
ST GERMAIN-Sure Thing (2000)
TÉLÉPOPMUSIK-Breathe (2001)
YUYU-Mon Petit Garcon (2002)


GERMANY / DEUTSCHLAND

16 BIT-Where Are You? (1986)
ALPHAVILLE-Big In Japan (1984)
ALPHAVILLE-Forever Young (1984)
ALPHAVILLE-Sounds Like A Melody (1984)
BELLINI-Samba De Janeiro (1997)
BIG LIGHT-Let's Start Playing (1993)
BIG LIGHT-Trouble Is (1995)
BLUE SYSTEM-My Bed Is Too Big (1988)
BONFIRE-Give It A Try (1987)
BONFIRE-You Make Me Feel (1986)
C.C. CATCH
CAMOUFLAGE-The Great Commandment (1987)
CAMOUFLAGE-Love Is A Shield (1989)
CITY-Am Fenster (1977)
SARAH CONNOR-From Sarah With Love (2001)
CRAZY FROG-Axel F (2005)
CRETU & THIERS-When Love Is The Missing Word (1988)
CULTURED PEARLS-Just To Let You Know (1997)
DE PHAZZ-The Mambo Craze (1999)
DE PHAZZ-Something Special (2001)
MARLENE DIETRICH-Lili Marlene (1942, 1945 & 1960)
DSCHINGHIS KHAN-Dschinghis Khan (1979)
DSCHINGHIS KHAN-Moskau (1979)
FRANK DUVAL & ORCHESTRA-Angel Of Mine (1980)
FURY IN THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE-Radio Orchid (1993)
ELEPHANT-I Don't Wanna Lose You (1984)
ENIGMA-Mea Culpa Part II (1991)
ENIGMA-Return To Innocence (1993)
ENIGMA-Sadeness Part I (1990)
FAIR CONTROL-Symphony Of Love (1985)
HAROLD FALTERMEYER-Axel F. (1985)
FANCY-Bolero (Hold Me In Your Arms) (1985)
FOOLS GARDEN-Lemon Tree (1995)
NINA HAGEN-New York / N.Y. (1983)
HOLLY DOLLY-Dolly Song (Ieva's Polka) (2006)
HONG KONG SYNDIKAT-Too Much (1985)
HYPERCHILD-Wonderful Life (2000)
JAM & SPOON feat. JIM KERR-Cynical Heart (2004)
JAM & SPOON feat. PLAVKA-Right In The Night (Fall In Love With Music) (1994)
JAM & SPOON feat. REA-Set Me Free (Empty Rooms) (2004)
KINGDOM COME-Now Forever After (1988)
KRAFTWERK-Das Model (1978) / The Model (1981)
GEORGE KRANZ-Din Daa Daa (Trommeltanz) (1983)
LIQUIDO-Narcotic (1998)
LIQUIDO-Play Some Rock (2000)
TIMO MAAS feat. BRIAN MOLKO-First Day (2005)
BILLIE RAY MARTIN-Your Loving Arms (1995)
MODERN TALKING-Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S. For Love) (LP Ready For Romance, 1986)
MODERN TALKING-Brother Louie (LP Ready For Romance, 1986)
MODERN TALKING-Cheri Cheri Lady (LP Let's Talk About Love, 1985)
MODERN TALKING-Do You Wanna (LP The 1st Album, 1985)
MODERN TALKING-Geronimo's Cadillac (LP In The Middle Of Nowhere, 1986)
MODERN TALKING-Lucky Guy (LP The 1st Album, 1985)
MODERN TALKING-You're My Heart, You're My Soul (LP The 1st Album, 1985)
MODERN TALKING-You Can Win If You Want (LP The 1st Album, 1985)
MOTI SPECIAL-Cold Days, Hot Nights (1984)
MOTI SPECIAL-Don't Be So Shy (1985)
MÜNCHENER FREIHEIT-Every Time (1986)
NENA-99 Luftballons (1983) / 99 Red Balloons (1984)
KLAUS NOMI-Total Eclipse (1981)
NOTWIST-Pilot (2002)
OFF-Electrica Salsa (Baba Baba) (1987)
THE OTHER ONES-Holiday (1987)
PANARAMA-I Believe In You (1982)
PROPAGANDA-Dr. Mabuse (1984)
PROPAGANDA-Duel (1985)
PROPAGANDA-P:Machinery (1985)
THE RAINBOWS-Balla Balla (1965)
REAMONN-Serpentine (2006)
REAMONN-Star (2003)
REAMONN-Supergirl (2000)
REAMONN-Tonight (2006)
LIAN ROSS-Say You'll Never (1985)
SANDRA-Everlasting Love (1987)
SANDRA-Heaven Can Wait (1988)
SANDRA-Hi! Hi! Hi! (1986)
SANDRA-In The Heat Of The Night (1985)
SANDRA-Maria Magdalena (1985)
SANDRA-Secret Land (1988)
SANDRA-Stop For A Minute (1987)
SANDRA-You'll Be Mine (1986)
SAPHIR-I Am Alive (1986)
SAPHIR-Shot In The Night (1985)
SASH!-La Primavera (1998)
SASH! feat. RODRIGUEZ-Ecuador (1997)
SCHILLER-Dream Of You (2001)
SCHILLER-Life... I Feel You (2004)
PETER SCHILLING-Major Tom (1983)
SCORPIONS-Always Somewhere (LP Lovedrive, 1979)
SCORPIONS-Big City Nights (LP Love At First Sting, 1984)
SCORPIONS-Blackout (LP Blackout, 1982)
SCORPIONS-Coming Home (LP Love At First Sting, 1984)
SCORPIONS-Holiday (LP Lovedrive, 1979)
SCORPIONS-Is There Anybody There? (LP Lovedrive, 1979)
SCORPIONS-No One Like You (LP Blackout, 1982)
SCORPIONS-Rhythm Of Love (LP Savage Amusement, 1988)
SCORPIONS-Rock You Like A Hurricane (LP Love At First Sting, 1984)
SCORPIONS-Send Me An Angel (1991)
SCORPIONS-Still Loving You (LP Love At First Sting, 1984)
SCORPIONS-When The Smoke Is Going Down (LP Blackout, 1982)
SCORPIONS-Wind Of Change (1991)
SCORPIONS-You & I (1996)
SENOR COCONUT-Showroom Dummies (2000)
SIX WAS NINE-Drop Dead Beautiful (1994)
SPLIT MIRRORS-The Right Time (1987)
THOM.-Principle Of Joy (2004)
TOKIO HOTEL-Monsoon (2007)
TRIO-Da Da Da (1982)
TRIUMVIRAT-For You (1979)
THE TWINS-Face To Face - Heart To Heart (1982)
TWO OF US-Blue Night Shadow (1985)
U96-Das Boot (1991 & 2000)
PAUL VAN DYK feat. REA GARVEY-Let Go (2007)
WARLOCK-All We Are (1987)
WOLFSHEIM-Kein Zurück (2003)

also related to Germany:
AYO-Down On My Knees (2006 / born in Germany-father Nigerian, mother Gipsy)
BAD BOYS BLUE-I Totally Miss You (1992)
BAD BOYS BLUE-Kisses & Tears (1986)
BAD BOYS BLUE-Pretty Young Girl (1985)
BAD BOYS BLUE-You're A Woman (1985)
LOU BEGA-I Got A Girl (1999)
LOU BEGA-Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...) (1999)
BIG LIGHT-Looking For A Girl With A Washing Machine (1991)
BONEY M.-Belfast (1977)
BONEY M.-Daddy Cool (1976)
BONEY M.-Ma Baker (1977)
BONEY M.-Rasputin (1978)
BONEY M.-Rivers Of Babylon (1978)
LOS BRAVOS-Black Is Black (1966 / Spanish group with German singer)
CRETU, MICHAEL-Goldene Jahre (1983)
CRETU, MICHAEL-Samurai (1985)
CULTURE BEAT-Mr. Vain (1993)
ERUPTION-I Can't Stand The Rain (1977)
ERUPTION-One Way Ticket (1978)
FRENCH AFFAIR-Comme ci Comme ça (2003)
LA BOUCHE-Be My Lover (1995)
LA BOUCHE-Sweet Dreams (Ola ola e) (1994)
LONDON BOYS-London Nights (1989)
LONDON BOYS-Requiem (1989)
MILLI VANILLI-Blame It On The Rain (1989)
MILLI VANILLI-Girl You Know It's True (1988)
MR. PRESIDENT-Coco Jamboo (1996)
SNAP!-Cult Of Snap (1990)
SNAP!-Ooops Up (1990)
SNAP!-The Power (1989)
SNAP!-Rhythm Is A Dancer (1992)


ICELAND

BJÖRK-I Miss You (1995)
BJÖRK-Violently Happy (1993)
MEZZOFORTE-Garden Party (1982)
THE SUGARCUBES-Birthday (1988)


ITALY

AQUAPURA-17 (2003)
AL BANO-Io Di Notte (1966)
AL BANO & ROMINA POWER-Ci Sarà (1984)
AL BANO & ROMINA POWER-Felicita (1982)
ANTHONY'S GAMES-Sunshine Love (1985)
AS MENINAS-Per Quello Che Non Ho
LUCIO BATTISTI-Ancora Tu (1976)
LUCIO BATTISTI-Anna (1970)
MARIO BIONDI-This Is What You Are (2006)
BLACK BOX-Everybody Everybody (1990)
BLACK BOX-Fantasy (1991)
BLACK BOX-Ride On Time (1989)
BLUE CAMERA-Golden War (1985)
PATTY BRAVO- La Bambola (1968)
LUCA CARBONI-Farfalina (1987)
LUCA CARBONI-Mare Mare (1992)
RAFFAELLA CARRA-A Far L'amore Comincia Tu (Liebelei) (1977)
RAFFAELLA CARRA-53 53 456 /Italian version & 68 68 357 / Greek version (1975)
CARRARA-Disco King (1983)
CARRARA-Shine On Dance (1984)
ADRIANO CELENTANO-
CLAUDIO CECCHETTO-Ska Chou Chou (1982)
RICCARDO COCCIANTE-Per Lei (1994)
RICCARDO COCCIANTE-Se Stiamo Insieme (1991)
COLOMBO, LUISA 'LU'-Maracaibo (1982)
PAOLO CONTE-Via Con Me (1981)
CORONA-The Rhythm Of The Night (1994)
TOTO CUTUGNO-L'Italiano (1983)
D'ALESSIO, GIGI-Amore Mio (2001 / also in duet with Greek singer Iro)
D'ANGIO, PINO-Ma Quale Idea (1980)
LUCIO DALLA-Caruso (1986)
FRANK DANA-Lovers (1982)
DE.JAVU-I Can't Stop (2001)
DJ SPILLER feat. SOPHIE ELLIS BEXTOR-GrooveJet (If This Ain't Love) (2000)
PEPPINO DI CAPRI-Melancolia (1965)
ECHOES OF SOUND-Need Somebody (2001)
EL PASADOR-Amada Mia, Amore Mio (1977)
SERGIO ENDRIGO-Io Che Amo Solo Te (1962)
SERGIO ENDRIGO-Se Le Cose Stanno Così (1963)
SERGIO ENDRIGO-Teresa (1965)
EROS feat. RICHARD D.-Enamorada (2001)
TONY ESPOSITO-Kalimba De Luna (1984)
TIZIANO FERRO-Perdono (2001)
NICO FIDENCO-A Casa D' Irene (1964)
FLABBY feat. CARLA BONI-Mambo Italiano (1998)
RICCARDO FOGLI-Per Lucia (1983)
RICCARDO FOGLI-Storie Di Tutti Giorni (1982)
JIMMY FONTANA-Il Mondo (1965)
MIKE FRANCIS-Survivor (1984)
PIPPO FRANCO-Chi Chi Chi Co Co Co (1983)
FUN FUN-Baila Bolero (1986)
FUN FUN-Colour My Love (1984)
FUN FUN-Happy Station (1983)
GALA-Faraway (2005)
GAZEBO-I Like Chopin (1983)
GAZEBO-Love In Your Eyes (1983)
GAZEBO-Lunatic (1983)
GAZEBO-Masterpiece (1982)
GAZEBO-Telephone Mama (1983)
HYPNOSIS-Pulstar (1983)
IN-GRID-Ah L'amour L'amour (2003)
IN-GRID-In Tango (2003)
IN-GRID-Tu Es Foutu (2002)
JOVANOTTI-L'Ombelico Del Mondo (1996)
JUNIOR JACK
KEN LASZLO-Hey Hey Guy (1984)
KEN LASZLO-Tonight (1985)
BRUNO LAUZI-E Penso A Te (1970)
FAUSTO LEALI-A Chi (1966)
MANGO-Come Monna Lisa (1990)
MARTINELLI-Cenerentola (Cinderella) (1985)
LE MASK-Marcel (1996)
MATIA BAZAR-Ti Sento (1985)
ROBERT MILES-Children (1996)
MILVA-Uomini Addoso (1993)
MINA-You Are My Love (1985)
MITO-Droid (1983)
DOMENICO MODUGNO-Piove (Ciao Ciao Bambina) (1959)
DOMENICO MODUGNO-Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu) (1958)
MOONY-Acrobats (Looking For Balance) (2002)
MOONY-Dove (I'll Be Loving You) (2002)
GIORGIO MORODER-
ENIO MORRICONE-
MY MINE-Hypnotic Tango (1983)
GIANNA NANNINI-I Maschi (1987)
NEK-Instabile (2006)
NEK-Laura Non C'è (1996)
NUMERO UNO-Tora Tora Tora (1984)
P. LION-Dream (1984)
P. LION-Happy Children (1984)
GINO PAOLI-Sapore Di Sale (1963)
RYAN PARIS-Dolce Vita (1983)
PASSENGERS-Casino (1981)
LAURA PAUSINI-La Solitudine (1993)
LAURA PAUSINI-E Ritorno Da Te (2001)
RITA PAVONE-Amore Scusami (1975)
ROMINA POWER-Il Ballo Del Qua Qua (1982)
RADIORAMA
RAFF-Self Control (1984)
EROS RAMAZZOTTI feat. TINA TURNER-Cose Della Vita (1998)
EROS RAMAZZOTTI-Fuoco Nel Fuoco (2000)
EROS RAMAZZOTTI-La Nostra Vita (2005)
EROS RAMAZZOTTI-Se Bastasse Una Canzone (1990)
EROS RAMAZZOTTI-Un' Altra Te (1993)
EROS RAMAZZOTTI-Una Storia Importante (1985)
RENEE & RENATO-Save Your Love (1982)
RICCHI & POVERI-Mamma Maria (1982)
RICCHI & POVERI-Sarà Perché Ti Amo (1981)
RIGHEIRA-No Tengo Dinero (1983)
RIGHEIRA-Vamos A La Playa (1983)
RONDO VENEZIANO-La Serenissima (1981)
SABRINA-Boys (Summertime Love) (1987)
SAVAGE-Celebrate (1986)
SAVAGE-Don't Cry Tonight (1983)
SAVAGE-Only You (1984)
SAVAGE-Radio (1984)
SCOTCH-Disco Band (1984)
ALAN SORRENTI-Tu Sei L'unica Donna Per Me (1979)
SPAGNA-Call Me (1987)
SPAGNA-Easy Lady (1986)
STARLIGHT-Numero Uno (1989)
STYLOO-Pretty Face (1983)
STYLOPHONIC-If Everybody In The World... (2003)
UMBERTO TOZZI-Gloria (1979)
UMBERTO TOZZI-Ti Amo (1977)
VIBRAZIONI PRODUCTIONS-Too Much (1995)
TOZZI & RAFF-Gente Di Mare (1987)
USURA-Open Your Mind (1992)
FRED VENTURA-The Years (Go By) (1985)
ZUCCHERO & MANA-Baila Morena (2003 & 2006)
ZUCCHERO & PAUL YOUNG-Senza Una Donna (1991)

also related to Italy:
BALTIMORA-Tarzan Boy (1985 /singer Jimmy was from Northern Ireland)
EDDY HUNTINGTON - U.S.S.R. (1986 / Eddy is British)
ICE MC-Easy (1989)
LUIS MIGUEL-Noi, Ragazzi Di Oggi (1985 / Luis is of Mexican origin)
RAGGIO DI LUNA (MOON RAY)-Comanchero (1984 / singer Mandy is of Greek-Brazilian origin)


LATVIA

BRAINSTORM-Maybe (2001)


MOLDOVA

O-ZONE-Dragostea Din Tei (2004)


THE NETHERLANDS (HOLLAND)

ANOUK-Nobody's Wife (1997)
THE ART COMPANY-Susanna (1984)
GEORGE BAKER SELECTION-Una Paloma Blanca (1975)
OSCAR BENTON-Bensonhurst Blues (1973 & 1981)
OSCAR BENTON-If You Go Away (1984)
BOLLAND & BOLLAND-The Last Apache (1976)
BOLLAND & BOLLAND-You're In The Army Now (1981)
CASHMERE-Love's What I Want (1979)
DJ TIESTO-In My Memory (2001)
CANDY DULFER-Lily Was Here (1989)
EARTH & FIRE-Weekend (1979)
FOCUS-Hocus Pocus (1973)
FOX THE FOX-Precious Little Diamond (1984)
RENÉ FROGER-How Do I Stop Loving You (1989)
FUTURE WORLD ORCHESTRA- Desire (1981)
G'RACE-Dr. Rhythm (1984)
G'RACE-Never Felt This Way Before (1988)
GOLDEN EARRING-Radar Love (1974)
GOLDEN EARRING-Twilight Zone (1982)
GOMPIE-Alice, Who The X Is Alice (1995)
GERARD JOLING-Everybody Needs A Little Rain (1986)
GERARD JOLING-I Can Only Give You Everything (1985)
GERARD JOLING-Spanish Heart (1986)
GERARD JOLING-Ticket To The Tropics (1985)
ELVIS vs JXL-A Little Less Conversation (2002)
KIKI & PEARLY-Patrick Mon Cheri (1975)
THE LIMIT-She's So Divine (1982)
THE LIMIT-Say Yeah (1984)
LOIS LANE-It's The First Time (1989)
MAI TAI-History (1985)
M.C. MIKER 'G' & DEEJAY SVEN-Holiday Rap (1986)
THE NITS-In The Dutch Mountains (1987)
THE NITS-Sketches Of Spain (1983)
THE NITS-The Train (1988)
P.S. & THE FOOTNOTES-Final Love Song (1983)
SHOCKING BLUE-Never Marry A Railroad Man (1970)
SHOCKING BLUE-Venus (1969)
STARS ON 45-Stars On 45 (1981)
TACO-Puttin' On The Ritz (1982)
TEACH-IN-Ding-A-Dong (1975)
TEN SHARP-Ain't My Beating Heart (1992)
TEN SHARP-When The Snow Falls (1984)
TEN SHARP-You (1991)
TIME BANDITS-I'm Only Shooting Love (1983)
TIME BANDITS-I'm Specialized In You (1983)
TOTAL TOUCH-Somebody Else's Lover (1996)
AD VISSER & DANIEL SAHULEKA-Giddyap A Gogo (1983)
VIDEO KIDS-Woodpeckers From Space (1984)
WITHIN TEMPTATION-Stand My Ground (2004)


NORWAY

3-11 PORTER-Surround Me With Your Love (2005)
A HA
APOPTYGMA BERZERK-Kathy's Song (Come Lie Next To Me) (2000)
ERIK FABER-Not Over (2006)
FRA LIPPO LIPPI-Shouldn't Have To Be Like That (1986)
FRIDA-I Know There's Something Going On (1982)
LITTLE EDEN-Time For Laughter (1987)
MADRUGADA-Blood Shot Adult Commitment (2004)
MADRUGADA-The Kids Are On High Street (2005)
MADRUGADA-Majesty (2003)
MAGENTA-All Over (2002)
ROYKSOPP-Only This Moment (2005)
ROYKSOPP-Remind Me (2003)
ROYKSOPP-What Else Is There? (2005)
SECRET GARDEN-Nocturne (1995)
BERTINE ZETLITZ-Girl Like You (2003)


POLAND

VILLE VALO & NATALIE AVELON-Summer Wine (2007)
BASIA-Baby You're Mine (1990)
BASIA-Cruising For Bruising (1990)
DANUTA-Touch My Heart (1987)
MYSLOVITZ-Sound Of Solitude (2003)


PORTUGAL

MADREDEUS-O Pastor (1990)
DULCE PONTES-Canção do Mar (1994)


ROMANIA

MORANDI-Love Me (2005)
MIHAI TRAISTARIU-Tornero (2006)
JAMES LAST feat. GHEORGHE ZAMFIR-Einsamer Hirte (The Lonely Shepherd) (1977)

see Germany: Michael Cretu


RUSSIA

T.A.T.U.-All The Things She Said (2002)


SERBIA

ZELJKO JOKSIMOVIC-Lane Moje (2004)


SPAIN

AZUL Y NEGRO-The Night (1982)
BACCARA-Sorry I'm A Lady (1977)
BACCARA-Yes Sir I Can Boogie (1977)
BARRABAS-On The Road Again (1982)
BARRABAS-Woman (1972)
FREDDIE MERCURY & MONTSERRAT CABALLÉ-Barcelona (1987)
JOSÉ CARRERAS & SARAH BRIGHTMAN-Amigos Para Siempre (Friends For Life) (1992)
TONINO CAROTONE-Me Cago En El Amor (1999)
HEVIA-Busindre Reel (1999)
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS-Bailamos (1999)
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS-Be With You (1999)
WHITNEY HOUSTON & ENRIQUE IGLESIAS-Could I Have This Kiss Forever (2000)
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS-Hero (2001)
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS feat. KELIS-Not In Love (2004)
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS-The Rhythm Divine (1999)
JULIO IGLESIAS-Begin The Beguine (1981)
JULIO IGLESIAS-Hey! (1983)
JULIO IGLESIAS-Me Va, Me Va (1984)
JULIO IGLESIAS & DIANA ROSS-All Of You (1984)
JULIO IGLESIAS & WILLIE NELSON-To All The Girls I've Loved Before (1984)
JULIO IGLESIAS & STEVIE WONDER-My Love (1988)
IVAN-Fotonovela (1985)
JARABE DE PALO-Bonito (2003)
LAS KETCHUP-The Ketchup Song (Aserejé) (2002)
LOS DEL RIO-Macarena (1996)
GARY LOW-I Want You (1983)
GARY LOW-La Colegiala (1984)
GARY LOW-You Are A Danger (1982)
LUZ-Un Año De Amor (1991)
PACO-Amor De Mis Amores (1988)
POP TOPS-Mamy Blue (1971)
PRESUNTOS IMPLICADOS-Como Hemos Cambiado (1991)
THE SUNDAY DRIVERS-On My Mind (2004)
also see:
LOS BRAVOS-Black Is Black (1966 / Spanish group with German singer)


SWEDEN

A*TEENS
ABBA
ACE OF BASE
ALCAZAR-Crying At The Discoteque (2001)
ALCAZAR-This Is The World We Live In (2004)
ARMY OF LOVERS
CAESARS-Jerk It Out (2003 & 2005)
CARDIGANS
EAGLE-EYE CHERRY-Are You Still Having Fun? (2000)
EAGLE-EYE CHERRY-Falling In Love Again (1998)
EAGLE-EYE CHERRY-Save Tonight (1997)
NENEH CHERRY
THE CREEPS-Ooh, I Like It (1990)
DA BUZZ-Wonder Where You Are (2002)
E-TYPE-Do You Always (Have To Be Alone)? (1995)
EUROPE
AGNETHA FÄLTSKOG-Wrap Your Arms Around Me (1983)
ERIC GADD-Why Don't You, Why Don't I (1995)
THE HIVES-Hate To Say I Told You So (2000 & 2002)
JAY-JAY JOHANSON-On The Radio (2002)
ANDREAS JOHNSON-Glorious (2000)
MADLEEN KANE-You & I (1979)
KENT-Music Non Stop (2000)
KOOP-Koop Island Blues (2006)
YNGWIE MALMSTEEN-You Don't Remember, I'll Never Forget (1986)
PAPA DEE-The First Cut Is The Deepest (1995)
ERIC PRYDZ-Call On Me (2004)
REDNEX-Cotton Eye Joe (1994)
REDNEX-Wish You Were Here (1995)
ROB'N'RAZ feat. LEILA K.-Got To Get (1990)
ROXETTE
SECRET SERVICE-Flash In The Night (1981)
SECRET SERVICE-Let Us Dance Just A Little Bit More (1985)
SECRET SERVICE-Ten O'Clock Postman (1980)
STAKKA BO-Here We Go (1993)
STYLE-It's A Secret (1988)
REBECKA TÖRNQVIST-Easy Come, Easy Go (1993)
VACUUM-I Breathe (1996)
WANNADIES, THE-You & Me Song (1994 / OST Romeo + Juliet, 1996)
WEEPING WILLOWS-Touch Me (2001)
YAKI-DA-I Saw You Dancing (1994)


SWITZERLAND

PHIL CARMEN-On My Way In L.A. (1985)
DJ BOBO-Chihuahua (2003)
DJ BOBO-Everybody (1994)
DOUBLE-The Captain Of Her Heart (1985)
DOUBLE-Devil's Ball (1987)
KROKUS-Tokyo Nights (1979)
KURT MALOO-Young King (1995)
PATRICK NUO-Watchin' Over You (2006, Patrick is of Albanian-Swiss origin)
YELLO


UKRAINE

RUSLANA-Wild Dances (2004)

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

LEGENDARY, FANTASTIC & IMAGINARY PLACES


Places that seem to exist only in our imagination or places with names that should be interpreted allegorically.


ACTION TOWN

Sunset Now-HEAVEN 17 (1984)


ATLANTIS

Atlantis-DONOVAN (1969)
Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S. For Love)-MODERN TALKING (1986)
I Feel Better Than James Brown-WAS (NOT WAS) (1990 / lost city of Atlantis)


AVALON

Avalon-ROXY MUSIC (1982)
Avalon Of The Heart-VAN MORRISON (1990)


CELLOPHANE CITY

Cellophane City-STEVE FORBERT (1982)


EL DORADO

Drowning Man-THE HOLLOW MEN (1988)
El Dorado-WORKING WEEK (1989)


GHOST TOWN

Feel Good Inc-GORILLAZ (2005)
Ghost Town-POCO (1982)
Ghost Town-SPECIALS (1981)


HEARTBEAT CITY

Heartbeat City-THE CARS (1984)


LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE

The Land Of Make Believe-BUCKS FIZZ (1981)


LAND OF A MILLION FOOLS

Up On The Down Side-OCEAN COLOUR SCENE (2001)


LAND OF MILK & HONEY

Do It Again-STEELY DAN (1972)
Message-GRANDMASTER FLASH & THE FURIOUS 5 (1982)


LAND OF 1.000 DANCES

Land Of 1.000 Dances-WILSON PICKETT (1966)


NO MAN'S LAND

All Together Now-FARM (1990)
7 Seconds-NOMANSLAND (1996)


PARADISE

Paradise-PHOEBE CATES (1982)


PARADISE CITY

Paradise City-GUNS N' ROSES (1987 & 1989)


PROMISED LAND

Been to Canaan-CAROLE KING (1972 / we all need a Promised land)
King-UB40 (1980)
Love Like Blood-KILLING JOKE (1985 / We must dream of promised lands and fields)
Promised Land-JOE SMOOTH (1989), STYLE COUNCIL (1989)
Send Me An Angel-SCORPIONS (1991 / find the door to the Promised land)
Time Of The Season-ZOMBIES (1969 / to take you in the sun to promised lands)


SHANGRI-LA

Bernardine-PAT BOONE (1957 / just a little this side of Shangri-La)
LP Shangri-La-ANIMAL NIGHTLIFE (1985)


SIN CITY

Candybar Express-LOVE & MONEY (1986)


SUBURBIA

Suburbia-PET SHOP BOYS (1986)


WONDERLAND

Wonderland-PAUL YOUNG (1986), BETSY COOK (1991)


VARIOUS OTHERS

Funkytown-LIPPS, INC. (1980)
Heartland-THE THE (1986 / Utopia)
Justified & Ancient-KLF (1991 / Mu Mu Land)
Name & No-CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT (1989 / nowhere land)
Over The Rainbow-JUDY GARLAND (1939)
Planet Claire-B-52's (1979)
Sailing-CHRISTOPHER CROSS (1980 / It's not far to never never land)
Suffragette City-DAVID BOWIE (1972)

Sunday, November 11, 2007

AFRICAN COUNTRIES & CITIES SONGS



ALGERIA

Rock The Casbah-THE CLASH (1982)
You Belong To Me-SUE THOMPSON (1952), THE DUPREES (1962 / See the marketplace in old Algiers - also: See the pyramids along the Nile)


BURUNDI

Burundi Black-BURUNDI STEIPHENSON BLACK (1971)
Burundi Blues-BEATS INTERNATIONAL (1990)


DJIBUTI

Ένας Νέγρος Θερμαστής Απο Το Τζιμπουτί-ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ / Enas Negros Thermastis...-VASILIS PAPAKONSTANTINOU


EGYPT

Egyptian Reggae-JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS (1977)
Fire In Cairo-THE CURE (1979)
Night Boat To Cairo-MADNESS (1980 / Nile)
Nights Over Egypt-THE JONES GIRLS (1981)
Lies-THOMPSON TWINS (1982 / Egypt, Cleopatra - also see Japan)
Misirlou-MICHALIS PATRINOS (1930), NICK ROUBANIS (1941), DICK DALE & HIS DEL-TONES (1962 / Misirlou in Greek: Egyptian woman or girl)
The Right Stuff-BRYAN FERRY (1987 / she’s the Queen of the Nile)
Walk Like An Egyptian-BANGLES (1986 / Nile)


ETHIOPIA

Madame De La Luna-MARC ALMOND (1990 / cruel Ethiopian sun)
Starvation / Tam-Tam Pour L'Ethiope-STARVATION (1985)
We Are The World-USA FOR AFRICA (1985)


KONGO - CONGO

King Of Bongo-MANO NEGRA (1991)
check out Manu's solo version:
Bongo Bong - Je Ne T'aime Plus-MANU CHAO feat. ANOUK (2000)


LIBERIA

Liberian Girl-MICHAEL JACKSON (1987)
Woman From Liberia-JIMMIE RODGERS (1958)


MALI
Medicine Show-BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE (1985 / Santa Fe to Timbuktu)
Spice Up Your Life-SPICE GIRLS (1997 / yellow man in Timbuktu)


MOROCCO

Casablanca-KENNY BALL HIS JAZZMEN (1963)
Casablanca-BERTIE HIGGINS (1982)
Marrakesh Express-CROSBY,STILLS & NASH (1969)
Marrakesh Night Market-LOREENA McKENNIT (1994)
Modern Dance-LOU REED (2000 / Tangiers)
The Ride To Agadir-MIKE BATT WITH THE LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (1977)
Tangier-DONOVAN (1968)


MOZAMBIQUE
Mozambique-BOB DYLAN (1976)
Radio Africa-LATIN QUARTER (1986)


NIGERIA

Hello Africa-DR. ALBAN feat. LEILA K. (1991)
Jet Set-DR. JOHN (1984 / I love to go to Lagos)
Lagos Jump-THIRD WORLD (1983)


SOUTH AFRICA

Biko-PETER GABRIEL (1980), SIMPLE MINDS (1989 /Port Elizabeth)
Gimme Hope Joanna-EDDY GRANT
(1988 / Joanna stands for Johannesburg, South Africa's most powerful city)
South African Man-HAMILTON BOHANNON (1975)
Soweto-JEFFREY OSBORNE (1986)
Sun City-ARTISTS UNITED AGAINST APPARTHEID (1985)


SUDAN

Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick-IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS
(1978 / Sudan & others)
Nights Over Egypt-THE JONES GIRLS
(1981 / Take a caravan across the Sudan, Sahara)
Orinoco Flow-ENYA (1988 / from the north to the south Ebudae into Khartoum)


TANZANIA / TANSANIA

AKA New York Al-TERRY CALLIER (1998 / Dar Es Salaam)
Blinded By The Light-MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND
(1973 / in Zanzibar* a shooting star was ridin’ in a side car)
Kilimandjaro-PASCAL DANEL (1967)
Tales Of Kilimanjaro-SANTANA (1983)

*though Zanzibar has it’s own government


ZAIRE

In Zaire-JOHNNY WAKELIN (1976)


ZIMBABWE (RHODESIA)

Master Blaster [Jammin’]-STEVIE WONDER (1980 / Peace has come to Zimbabwe)
...Rhodesia-JAPAN (1979)
Zimbabwe-TONI CHILDS (1988)


VARIOUS

Africa-ROSE LAURENS (1983)
Africa-TOTO (1982)
African & White-CHINA CRISIS (1982)
Baby I’m Leaving-SOCRATES A.K.A. PLAZA (1983 / I get a ticket to Africa)
Buffalo Soldier-BOB MARLEY (1983 / stolen from Africa)
Hello Africa-DR. ALBAN (1991)
Is It A Crime-SADE (1986 / Victoria lake, see: Tansania, Uganda & Kenya)
The Miracle-QUEEN (1989 / every drop of rain that falls in Sahara desert)
On The Border-AL STEWART (1976)
Orinoco Flow-ENYA (1988)
Sahara-CUTTING CREW (1986)
Tea In The Sahara-POLICE (1983)
Viva Sahara-SCRAPTOWN (1984)
Zambesi-LOU BUSCH (1956) EDDIE CALVERT (1956)


"AFRICAN" GROUPS:

AFRIC SIMONE, AFRIKA BAMBAATAA & THE SOUL SONIC FORCE, JOHN KONGOS

Saturday, November 10, 2007

ASIAN COUNTRIES & CITIES SONGS


AFGHANISTAN

Afghan Woman-T-REX (1968)
It’s Alright-PET SHOP BOYS
(1989 / Dictation being forced in Afghanistan - see: South Africa, Eurasia)
Modern Dance-LOU REED (2000 / Afghanistan)


BABYLON (ancient city & state - see: Babel)

Babylon Sisters-STEELY DAN (1980)
Babylon's Burning-RUTS (1979)
Every Beat Of My Heart-ROD STEWART (1986 / lonely road to Babylon)
Gates Of Babylon-RAINBOW (1978)
The Miracle-QUEEN (1989 / the Hanging Gardens of Babylon & Tower of Babel)
On eBay-CHUMBAWAMBA (2004 / from Babylon back to Babylon)
The Riddle-NIK KERSHAW (1984 / Babylon)
The Richest Man In Babylon-THIEVERY CORPORATION (2002)
Rivers Of Babylon-THE MELODIANS (1970), BONEY M (1978)


BANGLA DESH

Bangla Desh-GEORGE HARRISON (1971)


CAMBODIA

Cambodia-KIM WILDE (1981), APOPTYGMA BERZERK (2005)
Holiday in Cambodia-DEAD KENNEDYS (1980)


CHINA

Beautiful Day-U2 (2000 / see China right in front of you)
Break My Stride-MATHEW WILDER (1984 / I sailed away to China)
Canton-JAPAN (1981)
China-TORI AMOS (1992)
China Doll-JULIAN COPE (1989)
China Girl-DAVID BOWIE (1983)
China In Your Hand-T’PAU (1987 / refers to Chinese porcelain)
China Tea-RUSS CONWAY (1959)
Chinatown-THIN LIZZY (1980)
Chinese Chockers-BOOKER T & THE MGS
Chinese Eyes-FANCY (1984)
The Chinese Way-LEVEL 42 (1983)
Eve Of Destruction-BARRY MCGUIRE (1965 / think of all the hate there is in Red China)
Girls, Girls, Girls-SAILOR
(1975 /Stepping on that slow boat to China - also see: Japan)
Half The World-BELINDA CARLISLE (1991 / The sun comes up in China ... the lights go on in Rome)
Living In China-MEN WITHOUT HATS (1983)
Nobody Told Me-JOHN LENNON (1984 / China, Katmandu & UFO’s over New York)
Queen of China Town-AMANDA LEAR (1977 /Shanghai)
Shanghai-LEE MARROW (1985)
Shanghai Breezes-JOHN DENVER (1982)
Shanghai'd In Shanghai-NAZARETH (1974)
Souvenir De Chine-JEAN MICHEL JARE (1982)
Strange Honey-BLOOMSDAY (1990 / Chinese combs)
Walking On The Chinese Wall-PHILIP BAILEY (1984)
Weather With You-CROWDED HOUSE (1992 / There's a small boat made of China)
Who's That Girl-EURYTHMICS (1983 / China cups)


EDEN (placed in ancient Mesopotamia)

Adam & Eve-PAUL ANKA (1960 / In the Garden of Eden)
Jenseits Von Eden-NINO DE ANGELO (1983 / #1 in Germany)
Like Flames-BERLIN (1986 / in dust they die, while Eden lies near)
The River Of People-LOVE & MONEY
(1987 / when lovers look as though they’re in Eden when they kiss)
She’s Always A Woman-BILLY JOEL
(1978 / she will promise you more than the Garden of Eden)
Waiting For The Sun-THE DOORS
(1970 / At first flash of Eden we raced down to the sea)


FIJI *

Voyage Voyage-DESIRELESS
(1987 / des iles Fiji - also see: Sahara, Fujiyama, Amazone, Gange)

*I won't create a sector for Oceania, so I placed the islands here


HONG KONG

Hong Kong Garden-SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES (their debut single in 1978)
The Magnificent Seven-THE CLASH (1980 / Hong Kong dollars & Indian cents)

GROUP: HONGKONG SYNDIKAT (Hit: Too Much, 1985)


INDIA

Around The World-RED HOT CHILLL PEPPERS (2000 / Bombay)
Bombay Calling-IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY (1968)
Bow Down Mister-JESUS LOVES YOU
(1991 / Hindus - from Bombay to Bangalore ... to Rajastan)
Calcutta-LAWRENCE WELK (1960)
Down Under-MEN AT WORK (1982 / Bombay)
The Miracle-QUEEN (1989 / Taj Mahal)
My Army Of Lovers-ARMY OF LOVERS (1990 / Taj Mahal)
Medicine Show-BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE
(1985 / in India we’re all at the rave - aslo see: Japan, Middle East)
On Your Own-BLUR
(1997 / Holy man tiptoed his way across the Ganges)
Secret Agent Man-BRUCE WILLIS
(1987 / laying in a Bombay alley the next day)
Sympathy For The Devil-ROLLING STONES
(1968 / troubadours who get killed before they reached Bombay)

GROUPS & ARTISTS: TAJ MHAL, HINDU LOVE GODS


IRAN (PERSIA)

Alexander The Great-IRON MAIDEN (1986 / Persia, Persepolis, Susa - also see: Gordion knot, Babylon, India, Alexandria etc.)
In A Persian Market-SAMMY DAVIS JR. (1956)


IRAQ

Baghdad-THE OFFSPRING (1991 & 2004)
Kashka From Baghdad-KATE BUSH (1978)


JAPAN

Alone In Kyoto-AIR (2004)
Big In Japan-ALPHAVILLE (1984)
Hiroshima-SANDRA (1990)
I'm A Cuckoo-BELLE & SEBASTIAN (2003 / I'd rather be in Tokio)
Kyoto Now! -BAD RELIGION (2002)
Kyoto Song-THE CURE (1985)
(The Lament Of The Cherokee) Indian Reservation-
DON FARDON (1968 / Made in Japan)
Life In Tokyo-JAPAN (1979 & 1982)
Madam Butterfly-MALCOLM McLAREN (1984 / Nagasaki)
Lies-THOMPSON TWINS
(1982 / Japan - also see: Egypt-Cleopatra)
Lost In Tokyo Subway (instrumental)-MARCOS VALLE (2001)
Love Missile F1-11-SIGUE SIGUE SPUTNIK (1986 / ultra violence in Japan)
Mr. Roboto-STYX (1983 / Made in Japan)
My Army Of Lovers-ARMY OF LOVERS (1990 /Tokyo....& various others)
Not Now John-PINK FLOYD
(1983 /got to compete with the wily Japanese - also see: Vietnamese, Russian, Swedes, Argentina)
Tokyo-NENA (1986)
Tokyo Joe-BERTIE HIGGINS (1983)
Tokyo Nights-KROKUS (1979)
Tokyo Storm Warning-ELVIS COSTELLO (1986)
Tonight In Tokyo-SANDIE SHAW (1967)
Turning Japanese-THE VAPORS (1980)
Voyage Voyage-DESIRELESS (1987 / Fujiyama)
What You Waiting For-GWEN STEFANI (2004 / Osaka, Tokyo)
Woman From Tokyo-DEEP PURPLE (1973)
The Walk-THE CURE (1983 / I saw you look like a Japanese baby)
Ziggy Stardust-DAVID BOWIE (1972 / Ziggy really sang, screwed up eyes and screwed down hairdo like some cat from Japan)

Also see:
Ναγκασακι /Nagasaki-ΜΟΥΣΙΚΕΣ ΤΑΞΙΑΡΧΙΕΣ / MOYSIKES TAXIARHIES (1984)
Samurai-MICHAEL CRETU

GROUPS: BIG IN JAPAN, JAPAN


JORDAN

Jordan The Comeback-PREFAB SPROUT (1990)
People Get Ready-THE IMPRESSIONS (1965),
JEFF BECK & ROD STEWART (1985 / for the train to Jordan)


KASHMIR

Kashmir-LED ZEPPELIN (1975)


KOREA

Everything Counts-DEPECHE MODE
(1983 / the turning point of a career in Korea being insincere)
Korean Bodega-FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS (1998)


KUWAIT

Karmacoma-MASSIVE ATTACK feat. TRICKY (1994 / Duplicate, then you wait for the next Kuwait)


LEBANON

Beirut-PETER SARSTEDT
Ghostdancing-SIMPLE MINDS (1986 / you talk about the Lebanon)
The Lebanon-HUMAN LEAGUE (1984)
Shake for the Sheik-THE ESCAPE CLUB
(1988 / from the holy temples of Beirut to the factories of Japan)
Time For Laughter-LITTLE EDEN (1987 /on the streets of Beirut)
War Crimes-THE SPECIAL A.K.A. (1984 / From the graves of Belsen where the innocent were burned To the genocide in Beirut, Israel was nothing learned? ... Bombs to settle arguments, the order of the boot From the graves of Belsen, to the ruins of Beirut)


MESOPOTAMIA (see Eden)

Mesopotamia-B 52’s (1981)


MYANMAR (BURMA)

Rangoon Moon-DOUBLE (1986)


NEPAL

Nobody Told Me-JOHN LENNON (1984 / north of Katmandu)
Katmandu-BOB SEGER (1975)
Shake Your Bon Bon-RICKY MARTIN (1999 / Himalayas)

GROUP: KATMANDU (group formed by Bobby Caldwell when he was 19)


PALESTINE / ISRAEL

Armageddon Days Are Here-THE THE (1989)
Armageddon It-DEF PEPPARD (1987)
Been to Canaan-CAROLE KING (1972 / Χαναάν)
Crucified-ARMY OF LOVERS (1991 / Yherushalaim)
Eve Of Destruction-BARRY McGUIRE (1965 / Jordan River)
Every Day Is Like Sunday-MORRISSEY (1988 / Armageddon)
Happiness Is Easy-TALK TALK (1986 / little ships of Galilee)
Into The Fire-THIRTEEN SENSES (2004 /from Samaritan to sin)
Israel-SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES (1980)
Israelism-ARMY OF LOVERS (1993)
Jericho-SIMPLY RED (1986 / Ιεριχώ)
Jerusalem-HERB ALPERT (1970), DALIAH LAVI (1971)
Loving The Alien-DAVID BOWIE (1985 / Palestine a modern problem)
Mad About You-STING (1991 / Jerusalem)
Palestina-MATIA BAZAR (1983)
Seven Ways Of Going-PATTI SMITH
(1979 / Swept through the seas of Galilee and the Seven Hills of Rome)
Ship Of Fools-WORLD PARTY (1987 /I’m sure you’ll built your Sodom)
Sodom & Gomorrah-VILLAGE PEOPLE (1978)
Tel Aviv-DURAN DURAN (1981)
Tel Aviv-MATISSE (2007)
Tommy Gun-THE CLASH
(1978 / standing there in Palestine lighting the fuse)
Viva La Vida-COLDPLAY (2008 / I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing Roman Cavalry choirs are singing)
Walls Come Tumbling Down-STYLE COUNCIL (1985 / Jericho)
The Weight-THE BAND (1968 / I pulled into Nazareth - according to Robbie Robertson, the song refers to Nazareth, Pennsylvania)
You’re History-SHAKESPEAR’ SISTER
(1989 / like the Dead See scrolls - also: Jordan)

GROUPS:
EYELESS IN GAZA
NAZARETH
THEN JERICO


PAPUA

Papua-CHINA CRISIS (1983)
Papua New Guinea-FUTURE SOUND OF LONDON (1991)


SAUDI ARABIA

Mecca-GENE PITNEY (1963)
Miss Sarajevo-THE PASSENGERS (1995 / Is there a time to turn to Mecca)
Prodigal Song-PURESSENCE (2002 /Mecca's obsolete)
The Secret Life Of Arabia-DAVID BOWIE (1977),
BEF featuring BILLY MacKENZIE (1982)


SIAM (THAILAND)

One Night In Bangkok-MURRAY HEAD (1984), ROBEY (1984)
Lips Like Sugar-ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN (1987 / Siam)
Summer In Siam-THE POGUES (1990)
LP Siamese Dream-SMASHING PUMPKINS (1993 / Their 2nd LP)


SINGAPORE

On A Little Street In Singapore-THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER (1978)


SYRIA

There’s Always Something There To Remind Me-
THE HOUSEMARTINS (1988 / from Berlin to Damascus)


TAIWAN

For America-RED BOX (1986 / made in Taiwan western scenes)


TIBET

Take Me I'm Yours-SQUEEZE (1978 / across Tibetian mountains)


TURKEY

The Gates Of Istanbul-LOREENA McKENNITT (2006)
Istanbul (Not Konstantinople)-THE FOUR LADS (1953), FRANKIE VAUGHAN (1954), THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS (1990)
She Took My Soul In Istanbul-MARC ALMOND (1989)
Uska Dara EARTHA KITT (1953 /Üsküdar, district of Constantinople: formerly Greek town named Skoutari / Almost all turkish contemporary toponyms come from the originally Greek name of the city fronted by the word Eis=to, "to the city" / For example Eis-Tin-Poli (Poli stands for Konstantinoupoli) became Istanbul, Eis-Smyrni became Izmir, Eis-Skoutari became Üsküdar etc.)


VIETNAM

Beatles & the Stones-HOUSE OF LOVE (1990 / Vietnam)
Born in the USA-BRUCE (1984 / Khe Sahn, Vietcong, Saigon)
Camouflage-STAN RIDGWAY (1986)
Goodnight Saigon-BILLY JOEL (1982)
The Love Of Richard Nixon-MANIC STREET PREACHERS (2004 / Love rains down like Vietnam's leeches - also: China)
19 (Nineteen)-PAUL HARDCASTLE (1985 / Vietnam, Saigon)
Vietnam-JIMMY CLIFF (1970)
Yellow River-CHRISTIE (1970 / although "Yellow River" is referring to a fictional place, it was considered by many back then as a "Vietnam song")


VARIOUS

Cantaloop-US 3 (1992 / from here to Asia)

Sunday, November 4, 2007

EUROPEAN COUNTRIES & CITIES SONGS


Songs referring to European countries & some of their main or known cities

AUSTRIA

Bring Me Edelweiss-EDELWEISS (1989 / woman I need some Austrian loving)
Ganz Wien-FALCO (1982)
Into Vienna-THE PRETENDERS ( 1987 / b-side on "If There Was A Man")
One Night In Bangkok-MURRAY HEAD (1984 / Since the Tirolean spa had the chess boys in it)
Rock Me Amadeus-FALCO (1986 / Wien)
Vienna-ULTRAVOX (1981)
Vienna Calling-FALCO (1986)


BELGIUM

All Together Now-THE FARM (1990 / Never mention the trenches of Belgium)
Down Under-MEN AT WORK (1982 / buying bread from a man in Brussels)
Paint A Vulgar Picture-THE SMITHS (1987 / Please the Press in Belgium)
Waterloo-ABBA (1974), DOCTOR & THE MEDICS (1986)


BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

Miss Sarajevo-THE PASSENGERS (1995)


BULGARIA

Bulgaria-IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY (1969)


CHECH REPUBLIC

Bohemian Like You-DANDY WARHOLS (2000 & 2002)
Bohemian Rhapsody-QUEEN (1975)
E=mc2-BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE (1986 / insanity Bohemian style)
Radio Prague-OMD (1983)


ENGLAND (except London)

A Day In The Life-THE BEATLES (1967 / 4,000 holes in Blackburn, Lancashire)
Anarchy In The U.K.-SEX PISTOLS (1976)
Back to Bradford-SMOKIE (1975)
Birmingham Six-THE POGUES (1988)
Bristol Stomp-LATE SHOW (1979)
Clover Over Dover-BLUR (1994)
Driving Away From Home (Jim's Tune)-IT'S IMMATERIAL
(1986 / Manchester, Liverpool)
Ferry Across The Mersey-GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS (1964)
Going Down To Liverpool-KATRINA & THE WAVES, BANGLES (1986)
Helen Wheels-PAUL McCARTNEY & THE WINGS
(1973 / Glasgow, Kendal, Carlisle, Liverpool, Birmingham, London)
In Liverpool-SUSANNE VEGA (1992)
Long Haired Lover From Liverpool-LITTLE JIMMY OSMOND (1972)
Looking For Linda-HUE AND CRY (1989 / straight down to Leeds central)
Luton Airport-CATS U.K. (1979)
Many Rivers To Cross-JIMMY CLIFF (1969), JOE COCKER (1982), UB 40 (1983 /Dover)
Nothing Ever Happens-DEL AMITRI
(1990 / while Angry from Manchester writes to complain)
Panic-SMITHS (1986 / London, Birmingham, Leeds, Carlisle, Dublin, Dundee, Humberside)
Portsmouth-MIKE OLDFIELD (1976)
There Is Always Something There To Remind Me-HOUSEMARTINS (1988 / Leeds)
This Is England-THE CLASH (1985)
This Is A Low-BLUR (1994 / Blackpool)
Solsbury Hill-PETER GABRIEL (1977)
Southampton Dock-PINK FLOYD (1983 / about the Falkland war)
Stainsby Girls-CHRIS REA (1985)
Suffer Little Children-THE SMITHS (1984 / Manchester, so much to answer for: song reffers to The Moors Murderers)
White Cliffs Of Dover-RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS (1966)
Winchester Cathedral-NEW VAUDEVILLE BAND (1966)


ENGLAND (London songs)

Cabaret-LIZA MINNELLI (1972 / A four sordid rooms in Chelsea)
Chelsea Dagger- THE FRATTELIS (2007)
Chelsea Girl-SIMPLE MINDS (1979 / song refers to Nico)
Close To You-MAXI PRIEST (1990 / She was a Jezebel this Brixton Queen)
Down To London-JOE JACKSON (1989)
Dress You Up-MADONNA (1985 / London)
Guns Of Brixton-THE CLASH (1979)
(I Don’t Wanna Go To) Chelsea-ELVIS COSTELLO (1978)
Incommunicado-MARILLION (1987 / A dummy in Tussauds: the museum)
Jack Talking-DAVID STEWART & THE SPIRITUAL COWBOYS (1990 / London)
Jackie-SCOTT WALKER (1967 / Whisky that came from Twickenham)
Last Train To London-ELO (1979)
Lola-KINKS (1970 / I met her in a club down in old Soho)
London Calling-THE CLASH (1979)
London Girls-CHAS & DAVE (1983)
London Nights-LONDON BOYS (1989 / hello Piccadilli)
London Town-LIGHT OF THE WORLD (1980)
London Town-BUCKS FIZZ (1983)
Love Like A Rocket-BOB GELDOF (1987 / down at Waterloo underground)
Misty Morning Albert Bridge-POGUES (1989)
One Better Day-MADNESS (1984 / Arlington house)
Penny Lane-BEATLES (1967)
Piccadilly Palare-MORRISSEY (1990)
Pinball Wizard-WHO (1969 / Soho, Brighton)
Streets Of London-RALPH McTELL (1974)
Sultans Of Swing-DIRE STRAITS (1978 / Way on down south way on down south London town)
Supreme-ROBBIE WILLIAMS (2000 / London)
The Road To Hell-CHRIS REA (1989 / song refers to London's ring road M25)
Towers Of London-XTC (1980)
2CV-L.COLE & THE COMMOTIONS (1984 / underneath the cruelest London sun)
Waterloo Sunset-KINKS (1967 / Waterloo station)
West End Girls-PET SHOP BOYS (1985)

GROUPS WITH NAMES "MADE IN ENGLAND":

MICHAEL BOLTON
JOHNNY BRISTOL
(Hit: Hang On In There Baby, 1974)
EAST 17
ENGLAND DAN & JOHN FORD COLEY
(Hit: I'd Really Love To See You Tonigt, 1976)
BAD ENGLISH
SCOTT ENGLISH (Hit: Brandy)
RICHARD DARBYSHIRE (singer of "Living In A Box")
THE ESSEX (Hit: Easier Said Than Done, 1963)
LEIGHTON BUZZARDS
LIVERPOOL EXPRESS (Hit: You Are My Love, 1976)
JULIE LONDON (Hit: Cry Me A River, 1957)
LONDON BOYS (Hits: Requiem / London Nights, 1989)
LONDONBEAT (Hit: I've Been Thinking About You, 1990)
MELISSA MANCHESTER
NOTTING HILLBILLIES
PORTISHEAD
SOHO
(Hit: Hippy Chick, 1990)
SUTHERLAND BROTHERS (Hit: Arms Of Mary, 1976)

GROUPS & SONGS IN ENGLISH FOOTBALL

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION F.C.-The Boys In The Old Brighton Blue (1983)
LEEDS UNITED FC-Leeds United (1972)
LIVERPOOL FC-Anfield Rap (1988)
LIVERPOOL FC-Liverpool (We're Never Gonna...) (1983)
LIVERPOOL FC-Sitting On The Top Of The World (1986)
LIVERPOOL FC-We Can Do It (1977)
NOTTINGHAM FOREST F.C. & PAPER LACE-We've Got The Whole World In Our Hands (1978)
STAMFORD BRIDGE-Chelsea (1970)


FRANCE

Alone In Paris-ALPHONSE MOUZON, LES OMBRES (1989)
Annie I’m Not Your Daddy-KID CREOLE (1982 / St. Tropez)
Condition Of The Heart-PRINCE (1985 / Paris)
Foreign Affair-TINA TURNER (1989 / in the south of France it was springtime)
Giverny-CRIS REA (1986)
Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick-IAN DURY (1978 / Vineyards of Bordeaux)
Hunchback of Notre Dame-FRANTIC ELEVATORS (1981)
I Can Hear Your Heartbeat-CHRIS REA (1983 / from the mills way down in Pittsburgh to the clubs of gay Paris)
I Love Paris-KAY STARR, DIONNE WARWICK
I Am The Walrus-BEATLES (1967 / Eiffel Tower)
I'm Not Scared-EIGHTH WONDER (1988 / song refers to the Paris '68 riots)
I Can See For Miles-WHO (1967 / Eiffel Tower)
I Left My Heart In San Francisco-TONY BENNETT (1962 / Paris)
I’ll Meet You At Midnight-SMOKIE (1976 / Champs Elyssee)
I Met Her In Paris-JIMMY JIMMY (1986)
I've Never Been To Me-CHARLENE (1977 & 1982)
Jazz Is Paris-MALCOLM McLAREN (1994)
Justify My Love-MADONNA (1990 / I wanna kiss you in Paris... Rome)
Killer Queen-QUEEN (1974 / perfume came naturally from Paris)
La Luna-BELINDA CARLISLE (1989 / Streets Of Marseilles)
La Plage De Saint Tropez-ARMY OF LOVERS (1993)
Lonely Sky-CHRIS DE BURGH (1975)
Lost In France-BONNIE TYLER (1976)
L' Esqualita-SOFT CELL (1984 / Corsican junkie - The song refers to a NY club)
Modern Dance-LOU REED (2000 / southern France)
My Army Of Lovers-ARMY OF LOVERS (1990 / St. Tropez - Tokyo)
Nantes-BEIRUT (2007)
Nice In Nice-THE STRANGLERS (1986)
Number One Friend-THE SILENCERS (1995)
Our Last Summer-ABBA (1980 / Paris, Elysee, Seine, Eiffel tower, Notre Dame)
Paris Latino-BANDOLERO (1983)
Parisienne Walkways-GARY MOORE (1979)
Passion For Paris-FRANKIE VALLI (1979)
Patrick, Mon Cheri-KIKI & PEARLY (1975 / Cannes)
Rhythm Is Love-KESIAH JONES (1993 / Paris, France)
Samba De Mon Cœur Qui Bat-CORALIE CLÉMENT (2001 / et Paris est si froid)
Sebastian-COCKNEY REBEL (1973 / you, oh so gay, with Parisian demands)
Secret Agent Man-BRUCE WILLIS (1987 / swinging on the Riviera one day)
Secret Land-SANDRA (1988 / St. Germain)
Sign 'O' The Times-PRINCE
(1987 / In France a skinny man died of a big disease with a little name)
To France-MIKE OLDFIELD (1984)
Took The Last Train-DAVID GATES (1978 / Took the last train to St. Tropez)
Tour De France-KRAFTWERK (1983)
Under The Bridges Of Paris-EARTHA KITT (1955)
Where Do You Go To My Lovely-PETER SARSTEDT (1969)

THE "FRENCH" GROUPS:

LATIN QUARTER (Hit: Radio Africa, 1986)
SAINT ETIENNE
ST GERMAIN


GERMANY

Build-HOUSEMARTINS (1987 / from Meccano to Legoland)
Deutscher Girls-ADAM & THE ANTS (1982)
First We Take Manhattan-LEONARD COHEN (1988),
JENNIFER WARNES (1987 / then we take Berlin)
Kokain-EXTRABREIT (1983 / Hamburg, Muenchen, Frankfurt, Berlin, Duisburg, Koeln)
Kreuzberg-BLOC PARTY (2007 /see: Berlin)
There’s Always... To Remind Me-HOUSEMARTINS (1988 / from Berlin to Damascus)
Homburg-PROCOL HARUM (1967)
Munich-THE EDITORS (2005)
Okay!-O.K. (1987)
Pop Muzik-M (1979 / Munich)
To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler rap)-MEL BROOKS (1984 / Munich town)
Universal Soldier-DONOVAN (1965 / Dachau)
West Berlin-CAMEL (1974)

Also see:
Μια βραδιά στο Leverkusen-Γ. ΝΤΑΛΑΡΑΣ / Mia Vradia Sto Leverkusen-YORGOS DALARAS

ARTISTS WITH NAMES "MADE IN GERMANY":

BERLIN (Hit: Take My Breath Away, 1986)
DAF (DEUTSCH AMERIKANISCHE FREUNDSCHAFT)
NINA HAGEN
(Hit: New York, N.Y.)
MUENCHENER FREIHEIT (also known as: Feiheit or MF / Hit: Every Time)
MUNICH MACHINE
SPANDAU BALLET (>Spandau is a Berlin suburb)
OFF (>Offenbach am Main / Hit: Electrica Salsa)
X-MAL DEUTSCHLAND


HELLAS

Acropolis Now-JOE JACKSON (1989)
Alexander The Great-IRON MAIDEN
(1986 / Ancient Greece, Macedonia, Aegean see etc)
Black Diamond Bay-BOB DYLAN (1975 / the Greek)
Cornfield Ablaze-PREFAB SPROUT
(2002 / you left mount Olympus to find your soul mate)
Common People-PULP (1995 / She came from Greece)
E=mc2-BAD (1985 / Greek God)
Girls & Boys-BLUR (1994 / down to Greece on holiday)
The Greeks Don't Want No Freaks-EAGLES (1979)
I’ve Never Been To Me-CHARLENE
(1977 & 1982 / I’ve been to Nice & the isles of Greece)
Is It Like Today?-WORLD PARTY (1993 / Then there came a dayIt moved out across the Mediterranean Came to western isles and the Greek young men And with their silver beards they laughed At the unknown of the universe They could sit and guess God's name)
It's A Hit-RILO KILEY (Any idiot can play Greek for a day and join a sorority or write a tragedy)
Lucky In Love-MICK JAGGER (1985 / mathematics is Greek to me)
Mykonos-FLEET FOXES (2008)
Never On Sunday (Ta Paidia Tou Peiraia)-PINK MARTINI (1999)
Olympia-SERGIO MENDES feat. JOE PIZZULO (1984)
The Return Of Pan-THE WATERBOYS (1993 / Arcadia)
Zorba The Greek-HERB ALPERT (1966)

Also eternally Greek in our hearts The City / I Poli:
Constantinople-AL STEWART (LP 24 Carats, 1980)
Constantinople Line-SIMPLE MINDS (LP Empires & dance, 1980)


HOLLAND (THE NETHERLANDS)

Holiday Rap-MC MIKER G & DeeJay SVEN (1986 / Amsterdam)
In The Dutch Mountains-THE NITS (1987)
Let’s Do It-EARTHA KITT (1957 / Amsterdam - see various)
Lost Weekend-LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS
(1985 / It took a lost weekend in a hotel in Amsterdam)
Modern Dance-LOU REED (2000 / Amsterdam, Van Gogh museum, Rotterdam / also see: Tangiers, southern France, Yucatan / Mexico, Tanganyika / Africa, Spain, Afghanistan, Pakistan)
Port of Amsterdam-NITS (1986)
Rotterdam Or Anywhere-BEAUTIFUL SOUTH (1996)
Temptation-WET WET WET (1987 / I’ll give all the tea in China maybe all the tulips in Amsterdam)
Tulips From Amsterdam-MAX BYGRAVES (1958)
Vincent-DON McLEAN (1972 / song refers to the famous dutch painter)
A Windmill In Old Amsterdam-RONNIE HILTON (1965)


HUNGARY

Budapest By Blimp-THOMAS DOLBY (1988)


ICELAND

Iceland-THE FALL (1982)
One Night In Bangkok-MURRAY HEAD (1984 / It's Iceland or the Philippines or Hastings or... or this place!)


IRELAND

The Curragh Of Kildare-THE ADVENTURES (1988 / traditional Irish folk song)
Dublin-PREFAB SPROUT (1989)
I Can Only Disappoint You-MANSUN (2000 /I travelled from Dublin)
The Irish Rover-THE POGUES & THE DUBLINERS (1987)

THE "IRISH" GROUPS:

DUBLINERS
IRISH ROVER
ALISON LIMERICK


ITALY

All Roads Lead To Rome-THE STRANGLERS (1983)
Arizona Sky-CHINA CRISIS (1986 / Venice is sinking fast-also see: Chicago, Manhattan)
Around The World-RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS (1999 / Sicily)
Be My Twin-BROTHER BEYOND (1989 / cross the Bridge of Sighs - see: Venice)
Capri C'est Fini-HERVÉ VILARD (1965)
Capri, The Night & You-LESLEY HAMILTON (1978)
Dance The World Away-RICK SPRINGFIELD (1985 / while Rome burns)
Half The World-BELINDA CARLISLE (1991 / the sun comes up in China, the lights go on in Rome)
I'm Too Sexy-RIGHT SAID FRED (1991 / Milan)
I Left My Heart In San Francisco-TONY BENNET (1962 / Rome)
Justify My love-MADONNA (1990 / Rome & Paris)
L'ombre Et La Lumière-CORALIE CLÉMENT (2001 / San Remo, Venise - also: Monaco)
Little Girl-SANDRA (1986 / Venice)
London Nights-LONDON BOYS (1989 / from Rome to LA)
Love Train-HOLLY JOHNSON (1989 / You’re the Trevi fountain)
Mambo Italiano-ROSEMARY CLOONEY (1954), FLABBY feat. CARLA BONI
(1998 / Napoli)
Meet Me In Verona-SALLY OLDFIELD (1983)
No More Heroes-THE STRANGLERS (1977 / to watch their Rome burn)
Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day-MORCHEBA (2000)
Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day-SAM COOKE (1964)
The Rhythm Divine-YELLO featuring SHIRLEY BASSEY
(1987 / from Warsaw to Rome)
Sailor-PETULA CLARK (1961 / Capri, Amsterdam, Honolulu, Siam)
Save Your Love-RENEE & RENATO (1982 / save your love for Roma & for me)
Sorrento Moon (I Remember)-TINA ARENA (1994)
That’s Amore-DEAN MARTIN (1954 / back in old Napoli that’s amore)
Watching The Wildlife-F.G.T.H. (1987 / on my way home the state of Rome)
What Am I Gonna Do-ROD STEWART (1983 / The Sistine Chapel and the Eiffel Tower a national anthem an April shower tomorrow's fashion and now I've found you I'm complete)
Where Is My Man-EARTHA KITT (1983 / Capri)
You’re History-SHAKESPEAR’S SISTER (1989 / like ancient Rome)
You Can Get It If You Really Want It-DESMOND DEKKER & THE ACES (1970 / Rome wasn’t built in a day)

ARTISTS WITH NAMES "MADE IN ITALY":

THE CAPRIS (Hit: There's A Moon Out Tonight, 1961)
PERRY COMO
FRA LIPPO LIPPI (Hit: Shouldn't Have To Be Like That, 1986)
ROMAN HOLIDAY
JOHNETTE NAPOLITANO (CONCRETE BLONDE)
RONDO VENEZIANO
WHEN IN ROME (Hit: The Promise, 1988)


LUXEMBURG

Ask-THE SMITHS (1986 / Luxembourg)


MONACO

I’ve Never Been To Me-CHARLENE (1977 & 1982 / Monte Carlo)
Lucky In Love-MICK JAGGER (1985 / Monte Carlo, Las Vegas, Atlantic City & London)
Money Money Money-ABBA (1976 / Monaco & Las Vegas)
Monte Carlo-ΞΑΞΑΚΕΣ (2000 / Greek band spelled Xaxakes)
28 a'l Ombre (Monaco)-JEAN FRANCOIS MAURICE (1978)

see: MONACO (Hit: What Do You Want From Me, 1997)


NORTHERN IRELAND

Belfast-BONEY M (1977)
Belfast-ENERGY ORCHARD (1990)
Belfast Child-SIMPLE MINDS (1989 / traditional Irish song)
Sean-EBTG (1985 / Belfast boy, Belfast girl)


NORWAY

Norwegian Wood-BEATLES (1965)


POLAND

The Rhythm Divine-YELLO (1987 / from Warsaw to Rome)
Warsaw Ghetto-NITZER EBB (1985 / 2nd single)
Warszawa-DAVID BOWIE (1977)

GROUPS: WARSAW


PORTUGAL

King Of Portugal-AL STEWART (1988)
Lisbon Antigua-NELSON RIDDLE (1955)
Petticoats Of Portugal-DICK JACOBS (1956)
Portuguese Washerwoman-JOE "FINGERS" CARR (1956)


RUSSIA

Back In The U.S.S.R.-THE BEATLES (1968)
From Russia With Love-MATT MONRO (1963)
Leningrad-BILLY JOEL (1989)
Love In Siberia-LABAN (1986)
Midnight In Moscow-KENNY BALL & HIS JAZZMEN (1961)
Moonlight & Vodka-CHRIS DE BURGH (1984 / Moscow, Russian girls)
Moscow Nights-ANYA (1985)
My Army Of Lovers-ARMY OF LOVERS (1990 / Leningrad)
Radio Africa-LATIN QUARTER (1986 / it looks like Moscow got it wrong again)
Rasputin-BONEY M (1978 / Russia, Moscow)
Red Army Blues-THE WATERBOYS (1984 / the song refers Voronezh & Kiev, Ukraine. At the time the song was written Kiev was Soviet teritory)
Return To Tunguska-ALAN PARSONS feat. SHPONGLE (2004)
Russians-STING (1985)
Sois Bienvenu-NENA (1984 / im Kreml spielt ’ne Hard rock band)
Stranger In Moscow-MICHAEL JACKSON (1995)
Sympathy For The Devil-THE ROLLING STONES (1968 / St. Petersburg)
Tschernobyl (Das Letzte Signal)-WOLF MAAHN & UNTERSTÜTZUNG (1986 / Tschernobyl is in Ukraine but was at the time the song was written Russian teritory)
U.S.S.R.-EDDY HUNTINGTON (1986)
Walk Like An Egyptian-BANGLES (1986 / Kremlin)
Wind Of Change-SCORPIONS (1991 / Moskva, Gorki Park)


SCOTLAND

Aberdeen-DANNY WILSON (1988)
Face The Face-PETE TOWNSHEND (1985 / New York! Chicago! London & Glasgow)
Killermont Street-AZTEC CAMERA
(1987 / the song refers to Glasgow's Buchanan bus station)
Mull Of Kintyre-WINGS (1977)
Scottish Pop-SPEARMINT (2001)
Super Trouper-ABBA (1980 / Glasgow)


SPAIN

Barcelona-FREDDIE MERCURY & MONTESERRAT CABALLE (1987)
The Bilbao Song-ANDY WILLIAMS (Kurt Weill & Bertold Brecht)
Castles In Spain-THE ARMOURY SHOW (1984)
Club Tropicana-WHAM (1983 / video clip refers to Ibiza)
Don Quixote-NIK KERSHAW (1985 / we're all men of La Mancha)
El Lute-BONEY M. (1979 / Spain)
Fill My Little World-THE FEELING (2005 / Spain or somewhere)
Hooverville-CHRISTIANS (1987 / castles in Spain)
Majorka-PETULA CLARK (1955)
Mi Casa Su Casa-PERRY COMO (1957 / castle in Spain)
Never Been To Spain-THREE DOG NIGHT (1972)
Nothing Has Been Proved-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (1989 / Spain)
On The Border-AL STEWART (1977 / Spanish border)
People From Ibiza-SANDY MARTON (1984)
Santiago-LOREENA McKENNIT (1994 / Santiago de Compostella in the Galician area of Spain)
Sketches Of Spain-NITS (1983 / Barcelona, Zaragoza)
Spanish Caravan-DOORS (1968 / Andalusia)
Spanish Eddie-GLORIA BRANIGAN (1985)
Spanish Stroll-MINK DE VILLE (1977)
Spanish Train-CHRIS DeBURGH (1975 / Guadalquivir: river)
We’re Going To Ibiza-VENGA BOYS (1999)
You Know I'm No Good-AMY WINEHOUSE (2007 / Jamaica & Spain)


SWEDEN

Californication-RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS (1999)
Stockholm Blues-TONY JOE WHITE (1970)

GROUPS: BLUE SWEDE


SWITZERLAND

From Spanish Harlem To Geneva-NEGA feat. LUMIDEE & JAE'SON (2004)
Man From Reno-GORAN BREGOVIC featuring SCOTT WALKER (1993 /Zurich)
Smoke On The Water-DEEP PURPLE (1977 / We came out to Montreaux on the Lake Geneva shoreline)
West End Girls-PET SHOP BOYS (1985 / from Lake Geneva to Finland station)
Where Do You Go To My Lovely-PETER SARSTEDT (1969 / Saint Moritz)


UKRAINE

Modern Times-LATIN QUARTER (1985 / but when the Big Bear bit deep after Yalta)


VARIOUS

Arms Around The World-LOUISE (1997 / New York, Tokyo, Rome, Paris, Egypt or Spain)
Daddy’s Car-CARDIGANS (1995)
El. Venizelos-EQUALEYES (2007 / the name of the Athens airport)
Europa-SANTANA (1976)
Europa & The Pirate Twins-THOMAS DOLBY (1981)
Europe Is Our Playground-SUEDE (1997 / from Heathrow to Hounslow, from the Eastern Block to France... London is our town... from Spain to Camber Sands)
Faron Young-PREFAB SPROUT (as obsolete as warships in the Baltic)
L'ombre Et La Lumière-CORALIE CLEMENT (San Remo, Monaco, Venise où Honfleur)
Let’s Do It-EARTHA KITT (1957 / Lithuanian, Finns, Spain and others)
London Town-LIGHT OF THE WORLD (Munich, Paris, Amsterdam... also: US cities)
Northwinds-STRANGLERS (1984 / in a Europe that was shrouded in black)
Pop Muzik-M (1979 / New York, London, Paris, Munich)
Sailor-PETULA CLARK (Capri, Amsterdam, Honolulu, Siam)
The Ballad Of John & Yoko-BEATLES (1969 / Southampton, Holland, France, Paris, Gibraltar near Spain, Amsterdam Hilton, Vienna, London)
Trans Europe Express-KRAFTWERK (Paris, Vienna, Dusseldorf)

also see:
Ταξιδιάρα Ψυχή-ΤΡΥΠΕΣ / Taxidiara Psichi-TRYPES (1985 / Λονδίνο, Άμστερνταμ ή Βερολίνο)

GROUPS: EUROPE, EUROPEANS