The original version of the song written by Hans Liep (lyrics) and Norbert Schulze (music),performed by Lale Andersen on the November 1939 recording (Elecrola EG 6993) re-released in 1941 by His Masters Voice (Hungary) as HU 337, played on a HMV 104 gramophone. This particular record was played by Radio Belgrade in 1941, and the song quickly became popular with soldiers of all nations on both sides of the North African front, evoking the same emotions, irrespective of the side and cause they were fighting for.
June Tabor does a charming rendition of an old song titled "Lili Marlene". After an introduction to the song, she performs in both German and English. From the Daughters of Albion on BBC Four.
Taken from Mary Duff's Live at East Kirby Aviation Centre DVD out soon
Zorba the Greek.Greek title: Αλέξης Ζορμπάς (Alexis Zorbas) is a 1964 film directed by Cypriot Michael Cacoyannis and starring Anthony Quinn as the title character. It is based on the novel Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis. The supporting cast includes Alan Bates, Lila Kedrova, Irene Papas.Oscar 1964.
Please note: I also have the original U.S. Hit recording of "Sailor, Your Home Is The Sea" by Lolita up here on You Tube & which has surpassed 300,000 viewings so far... thank you !) This link should take you directly to it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m8MjverT64 This particular version, here, is a vinyl stereo track from the LP "Lolita - Seemannslieder" and it is a beautifully done updated 1973 re-recording by Austrian singer Lolita of her international huge hit from 1960.
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Michael Jary m.s. Tanz-Orchester, refraingesang Rudi Schuricke - Komm zurück (J'attendrai) (Dino Olivieri), Odeon 1939
Carly Simon performed Lili Marlene with Ben Taylor, Mindy Jostyn and Jimmy Webb at the American Movie Classics' 'Salute to Film Noir' Gala to Mark the Fifith Anniversary of its Film Preservation Festival on September 25, 1997 at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, California. (No copyright infringement intended. Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.")