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Drafi Deutscher - Chante En Francais

Drafi Deutscher - Chante En Francais


He was born Drafi Franz Richard Deutscher in Berlin. His best known song was the 1965 Schlager "Marmor, Stein und Eisen bricht" ("Marble, Stone and Iron Breaks") which sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.[2] It later featured in the 2006 film Beerfest, during the Oktoberfest scene. Between 1964 and 1966 Deutscher had a lot of hits in Germany, for example Shake Hands (1964 # 1), Keep Smiling (1964 # 7), Cinderella Baby (1965 #3), Heute male ich dein Bild, Cindy-Lou (1965 # 1)[3] After his 1965 hit Marmor, Stein und Eisen bricht, his career in Germany was in full swing until shaken by a 1967 verdict for public indecency (Erregung öffentlichen Ärgernisses) after he had urinated from a balcony while drunk, in plain view of a group of schoolchildren watching him from street level.
He also composed several worldwide hits for Boney M, Nino de Angelo and Tony Christie. In the 1980s he achieved success with his duo, Mixed Emotions, together with Oliver Simon. Deutscher also worked with Christopher Evans Ironside, collaborating with him in the band named Masquerade, and on their co-written hit "Guardian Angel".


Drafi Deutscher - Chante En Francais

Conny Froboess - Singles 1960 - 1962

Conny Froboess - Singles 1960 - 1962


Cornelia Froboess  born 28 October 1943) is a German actress and a teen idol of the 1950s and early 1960s. During that time, Froboess appeared in many West German and Austrian musical films, especially after the rock and roll wave had hit Germany. In those comedy films, she would often portray the typical Berliner Göre (brat from [West] Berlin) who craves independence from her strict parents.


As Die Kleine Cornelia she had her first hit record in 1951, aged eight, with a song written by her father. "Pack die Badehose ein" (Pack your swimsuit") is a cheery tune about a group of children going swimming on a hot summer's day at Wannsee. The title of the song has become a set phrase and synonym for going swimming easily recognized even by speakers of German who have never heard of the song. As she grew she recorded as Conny then Conny Froboess

In 1962, Froboess finished in sixth place at the Eurovision Song Contest, where she sang "Zwei kleine Italiener" (Two little Italians) for Germany. It sold over one million copies and was awarded a gold disc. The same year she appeared as herself in Jean Renoir's comedy film The Elusive Corporal.

Later, Froboess became a theatre and movie actress. In 1982, she appeared in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's film Veronika Voss. In 1988 she played Marthe Schwerdtlein in Goethe's Faust I, a performance that was also released as a film: Faust – Vom Himmel durch die Welt zur Hölle. In 1997 Froboess played the mother of the protagonist Martin Brest (Til Schweiger) in the film Knockin' on Heaven's Door. On stage, she appeared in Lessing's Minna von Barnhelm in 1976, staged by Dieter Dorn,[2] and played Ellida in Ibsen's The Lady from the Sea in 1990.[3] At the Salzburg Festival 2004, she played Mary Tyrone in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night.[4] The same year she played the title role in Bertolt Brecht's play Mother Courage and Her Children.

Selected filmography :

The Sinful Border (1951)
Ideal Woman Sought (1952)
Three Days of Fear (1952)
The Big Star Parade (1954)
Conny and Peter Make Music (1960)
Mariandl (1961)
My Husband, the Economic Miracle (1961)
The Bird Seller (1962)
Ist Geraldine ein Engel? [de] (1963)
Rheinsberg (1967)



Conny Froboess - Singles 1960 - 1962


The Ones ‎– Lady Greengrass 7'' (1967) &Tangerine Dream - Ultima Thule (1970)

The Ones  ‎– Lady Greengrass 7''  (1967) &Tangerine Dream - Ultima Thule (1970)

German group from Berlin, active in the mid- to late-1960s. Five members, circa 1967, became the founding members of the then experimental group Tangerine Dream.

The Ones  ‎– Lady Greengrass 7''  (1967) &Tangerine Dream - Ultima Thule (1970)



45's rarities  Tangerine Dream - Ultima Thule 


Founded by the late Edgar Froese, Tangerine Dream is perhaps the premier exponent of "electronic rock" music of the "Berlin School". From their "free-rock" beginnings in the nascent "krautrock" scene to the eventual synthesizer-based trio which signed to Virgin, this German group can take significant credit in introducing synthesizer/sequenced electronic music to most of the Western rock world. At the height of their success - during the mid to late 1970s - the Dream's spacey, pulsing music earned them a tenacious cult following. By the late Seventies, however, line-ups, and more importantly, the formula changed, tilting towards more conventional "rock" music. By the early 1980s, TD was primarily releasing influential soundtrack work, before settling into New Age content by mid-decade.

Formed in Berlin in 1967, the initial line up (on their first release Electronic Meditation) included Edgar Froese, Conrad Schnitzler (cello) and Klaus Schulze (drums). Their compositions, or rather experimental improvisations, had roots in the psychedelia of London albeit with the "krautrock" twist. Electronic Meditation is perhaps a misnomer; traditional instrumentation of organ, drums, guitar, cello, flute were hardly electronic and "freak out jamming" is the more appropriate adjective, reflecting the confluence of Twentieth Century avant-garde music. Both Schnitzler and Schulze would depart after this album, with the latter forming Ash Ra Tempel and going on to become the other major proponent of the "Berlin School". Second album, Alpha Centauri, saw the addition of long-standing member Christopher Franke replacing Schulze, while Peter Baumann would come aboard for Zeit. Although unissued until the mid-1980s, Green Desert was recorded in 1973. The core of Froese, Franke and Baumann would sign to Virgin Records in 1973, and the subsequent release Phaedra would cement their style for years to come. Understated, droning keyboard and guitar melodies intertwined with ambient washes of reverberating electronic textures, utilizing synthesizers and sequencers, was typical of the TD sound. Compositions were long, melodic, pulsing pieces. Michael Hoenig temporarily replaced Baumann for an Australian tour in 1975. One highlight of the Virgin period was Sorcerer, a soundtrack to the film of the same name. After Baumann's departure in 1978, TD experimented with the formula on Cyclone, which saw the addition of Steve Jolliffe, adding vocals and woodwinds and Klaus Krüger on drums. Force Majeure was the classic of this period. Johannes Schmölling would join for Tangram. This line-up remained stable until the mid-1980s, as the group shifted toward more rhythmic textures. The increased emphasis on sequencers and rhythm in the first half of the 1980s divided fans, as did subsequent releases which veered heavily into relatively accessible, uplifting melodies.

After a brief stint with Jive Records from 1984 to 1988, TD signed to Baumann's Private Music label and then the equally New Agey Miramar, fully embracing digital textures and seeking to distance the group from its moody, psychedelic past. Paul Haslinger replaced Schmölling in 1985, and was in turn replaced by Froese's son Jerome Froese in 1990. Franke left in 1987 over creative differences with Froese. After a mid-1990s move to Edgar Froese's own TDI Music label (later renamed Eastgate), TD's reputation as a New Age band became less appropriate - father and son experimented with more modern sounds and revisited elements of past glories - but the group's artist direction remained fairly entrenched in melodic pop-rock territory, with an increased use of acoustic instruments, particularly on stage. With Edgar Froese's death in 2015, the band continues, but with none of its original members.

The Ones  ‎– Lady Greengrass 7''  (1967) &Tangerine Dream - Ultima Thule (1970)


The Ones  ‎– Lady Greengrass 7''  (1967) &Tangerine Dream - Ultima Thule (1970)


Ultima Thule Part 1 
Ultima Thule Part 2 




The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)

The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)



The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)

Although Germany had its place in rock & roll's evolution in the 1960s, it was primarily as an incubator for British bands playing grueling stints in Hamburg, not for homegrown talent. The Lords were about the best of a weak scene, populated by bands that could never seem to shake themselves free of stodgy Central European oom-pah folk traditions. Quite popular in their own country, the Lords made no impression in the English-speaking world until a couple of decades later, when reappreciation of '60s beat and garage music became so intense that collectors began to investigate the strange and wonderful world of Continental '60s rock. 

The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)

The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)

The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)


The Lords are one of those groups that have to be heard to be believed. Although they had the requisite moptop haircuts, their repertoire was surprisingly anachronistic at times, drawing heavily from not only German drinking songs, but American folk tunes, Lonnie Donegan's skiffle, and the pre-Beatle British rock of Johnny Kidd & the Pirates. Whatever they covered -- "Greensleeves," "Shakin' All Over," "Poison Ivy," "Tobacco Road," "Que Sera," "Sing Hallelujah" -- they made their own with frantically fast tempos, heavily accented Teutonic vocals (virtually all of their material was in English), and heavy overuse of tremelo guitar lines with mucho reverb, whammy bar, and Lesley organ-like effects. They also wrote some interesting material of their own that drew from the more contemporary influences of Merseybeat and English mod pop. The Lords were not brilliant musicians or composers, but they were fun, and they had the hearts of true rockers, although some modern listeners will find their approach too hammy and sloppy. 

The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)


Between 1964 and 1968, the Lords were very prolific, issuing five albums and over a dozen singles. Unfortunately, there has yet to be a Lords compilation that truly focuses upon their best material, although a couple of their later albums have been reissued in Germany. As the group was pretty erratic (nobody wants to hear their singalong drinking tunes these days), a well-chosen anthology is necessary to appreciate their virtues; the North American listeners lucky enough to hear the group's best stuff have usually done so via tapes made by other collectors.

The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)


The Lords - In Black And White - In Beat And Sweet (1965)

The Lords  - In Black And White - In Beat And Sweet (1965)


In Black And White - In Beat And Sweet

The Lords  - In Black And White - In Beat And Sweet (1965)


The Lords' first album laid out the essentials of both what made them one of Germany's most distinctive '60s bands, and what made them seem antiquated in some respects. Unlike almost any other group from around the Western world, much of their repertoire was devoted to folk songs that had been popularized by Lonnie Donegan, with some rock & roll oldies covers thrown in. That's what you get almost without exception on this debut LP, though these covers are so eccentric, done as they are with heavy German accents and a hepped-up Merseybeat-like rhythm, that it's a lot better and more interesting than most such cover-dominated albums of the time. Straying a little more afield, they also throw in a cover of Bacharach/David's "Wishin' and Hopin'," as well as a pretty good early British Invasion-styled original, "Hey Baby, Lass Den Andern," which had been their first single in 1964 (and is the only track sung in their native German).

The Lords  - In Black And White - In Beat And Sweet (1965)



01 - Shakin' All Over
02 - Ain't She Sweet
03 - Midnight Special - great song - great guitar works
04 - Seven Daffodils
05 - Lost John
06 - Tobacco Road
07 - Lonesome Traveller
08 - Kevin Berry
09 - Memphis Tennessee
10 - Wedding Bells
11 - Wishin' And Hopin'
12 - Hey baby Lass den andern

Live Beat-Club

The Lords  - In Black And White - In Beat And Sweet (1965)


13 - I'm A Hog For Your Baby
14 - Greensleeves
15 - Que Sera
16 - Poor Boy
17 - Boom Boom

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The Lords - Some Folks By The Lords (1966)

The Lords - Some Folks By The Lords (1966)


Some Folks By The Lords

The Lords - Some Folks By The Lords (1966)


  1  -  Greensleeves
  2  -  My Laggan Love
  3  -  Miss Otis Regrets
  4  -  Where Could I Go
  5  -  The Ballad Of The Condamned Man
  6  -  The Valley Of The Moon
  7  -  I´ll Go Grazy
  8  -  Over The Rainbow
  9  -  East Virginia
10  -  Sing Hallelujah
11  -  Noboys Child
12  -  San Miguel

The Lords - Some Folks By The Lords (1966)

The Lords - Good Side Of June (1967)


The Lords -  Good Side Of June (1967)


In 1964 their bassist Knud Kuntze ("Lord Knud") (*18 March 1944) had to leave the band due to an accident. He then started a career as a prominent German radio DJ. In 1965, the classic line-up of The Lords consisted of Ulli Günther (vocals), Bernd Zamulo (bass), Leo Lietz (guitar), Rainer Petry (guitar) and Max Donath (drums). This classic line-up existed until 1971, which marks the end of the classic and most successful period of the band.... MORE..

Discography (albums)
1965 In Black and White - In Beat and Sweet
1966 The Lords II - Shakin' All Over
1967 Some Folks by the Lords
1968 Good side of June
1969 Ulleogamaxbe
1970 Shakin' all over '70
1971 Inside out
1972 The LORDS 1964-1971
1979 Birthday Album - 15 years
1984 20 Jahre Lords
1988 The LORDS ‘88
1989 Stormy
1992 The Lords - The Very Best
1999 The Original Singles-Collection/The A & B-Sides
1999 LIVE 1999
2002 Spitfire Lace
2009 LORDS 50
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The Lords -  Good Side Of June (1967)

01 - Good Side Of June
02 - Stand By Me
03 - What They Gonna Do ?
04 - Raindreams
05 - Late Last Sunday Evening
06 - Gloryland
07 - Foolish Gamble
08 - Rockin´ Pneumonia
09 - Papa Gene
10 - Please Don´t Bring Me Down
11 - Don´t Mince Matter
12 - Have A Drink On Me

45' in italiano



The Lords -  Good Side Of June (1967)


13 - Gloryland
14 - Greensleeves


The Lords - Ulleogamaxbe (1968)

The Lords - Ulleogamaxbe (1968)


Pepsi Cola commercials
01 - Five Or Six
The Lords - Ulleogamaxbe (1968)

The Lords - Ulleogamaxbe (1968)


45'
02 - No One knows
03 - Gipsy Boy
04 - Coca-Cat-Love
05 - John Browns Body
06 - Something Else



Ulleogamaxbe

The Lords - Ulleogamaxbe (1968)


07 - And At Night
08 - Perkinson's Ride
09 - Feeling Chicago
10 - Thank You
11 - Tomorrow
12 - The World Is Falling Down
13 - Fire
14 - Philadelphia
15 - Poor Chin-Lee
16 - Good Time Music
17 - Lilacs In May
18 - Cut My Hair

Drafi Deutscher - Chante En Francais Conny Froboess - Singles 1960 - 1962Conny Froboess - Singles 1961 - 1964The Ones  ‎– Lady Greengrass 7''  (1967) &Tangerine Dream - Ultima Thule (1970)The Lords - The Original Singles Collection (The A & B-Sides)The Lords -   Singles, Hits & Raritäten (Beat In GermanyThe Lords  - In Black And White - In Beat And Sweet (1965)The Lords - Some Folks By The Lords (1966)The Lords -  Good Side Of June (1967)The Lords - Ulleogamaxbe (1968)

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