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rformed by Paul Sonnenberg. More at:
I've always loved this song, but avoided learning it 'til now, I guess since sometimes people like to make fun of it (the fate of all things popular!)
Just for fun, I've added syllables to the well-known English words to better match the melody of the Portuguese version. Sacrilege, i know!
This recording is dedicated to my friend Adriana Barreiros, with thanks for her friendship and support. You can hear her beautiful music at:
Photos of Anouk Aimee from Jacques Demy's 1961 film "Lola" - one of my favorites. (Did you know that the story of that movie continues in Demy's magnificent "Umbrellas of Cherbourg", and even has a brief reference in "The Young Girls of Rochefort? I've even heard there's another little-seen movie called Model Shop which continues Lola's own story.)