Italian Song Challenge Day 22: Fiorella Mannoia

https://youtu.be/BzuOhH9EwYs Fiorella Mannoia’s father was an Italian film stuntman, and she and her brother and sister also worked in this same industry as children as stand-ins. Mannoia made her debut in the world of music when she sang at the Castrocaro Music Festival in 1968 where she got a contract with a record company. After…

Remembering Pino Daniele

2015 had a bit of a rough start for the world of Italian music, it lost one of its most iconic and original artists. Pino Daniele, singer-songwriter and guitarist died unexpectedly on the fourth of January. Daniele had been part of the Italian music scene since his début album in nineteen seventy-seven, when he fused…