'94 TV Azzura

  • October 24, 2014

    ‘O Sole Mio

    Unreleased. There are good reasons to suppose that Ray Charles produced a studio recording of this song. In early  1995 La Stampa wrote that a concert in Positano (in mid July) coincided with the release of Ray’s “latest album”, which was to contain ‘O Sole Mio, “recently” produced in LA and Milan with the mandolin section (Patrone […]

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  • December 6, 2010

    Ray Charles Ft. In Festa Azzura (With Renzo Arbore) (1994)

    During the 1994 Soccer World Cup, held in the USA, Rai Uno produced the show Festa Azzurra at Madison Square Garden in New York. The show was broadcast in Italy via satellite. The evening was hosted by clarinetist and orchestra leader Renzo Arbore. His The Italian Orchestra performed together with a number of American guests, including […]

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