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  1. Juke Box
  2. Un Bacio a Mezzanotte
  3. Cannelloni
  4. Che Cossè l'Amor
  5. Petali e Mirto
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  1. Juke Box
  2. Un Bacio a Mezzanotte
  3. Cannelloni
  4. Che Cossè l'Amor
  5. Petali e Mirto
  6. Gnè Gnè
  7. Piccolissima Serenata
  8. Dentro al Cinema
  9. Le Cose in Comune
  10. Tu Vuo' Fa' l'Americano
  11. La Traiettorie delle Mongolfiere
  12. Carina
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This is a charming, if ultimately fairly inconsequential, collection of recordings from 1950s and 1960s Italy, along with a handful of songs by a few modern artists whose stylistic roots go back to the postwar era as well. The overall sound may come across as a bit kitschy to American ears -- there are lots of accordions and crooning, emotive vocals -- but if you spend some time with these recordings most of them will grow on you. Highlights include the quirky Vinicio Capossela's "Che Cossè l'Amor," Quadro Nuevo's jazzy ...

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Putumayo Presents: Italian Café 2005, Putumayo

UPC: 790248023823

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