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About avinishri

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  1. Hi every one! “Some call it paradise and others call it homeland” Militiadis Pashalidis sings about his beloved island Crete. My new post in my blog "Memories from Crete" is on the album that he dedicated to Crete "Host-Crete within me (Ξένιος – Η Κρήτη εντός μου). http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2013/05/17/memories-from-crete/ All are welcome! Avi
  2. Hi every one! Now on my blog "Three Women and Songs in Manos’ Last Years" the story of Manos Loizos last years with beautiful songs from the last album he produced in his life "For a day's life". Much of the post is based on Isaac Sousis book on Manos Loizos with the same title-"For a day's life".. http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/three-women-and-songs-in-manos-last-years/ All are welcome! Avi.
  3. We are still alive on stage Hi every one! Now on my blog "We are still alive on stage" the story of Alkistis Protopsalti live shows http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2013/03/30/live-on-stage/ All are welcome! Avi.
  4. Hi every one! As my blog about stories on people behind Greek songs celebrates its 50th post. I would like to say something about Giorgos Dalaras which will not be new for any of you. The Katsimihas Bros, Tsitsanis, Pix Lax, Akis Panou, Theodorakis, Hasis songs. In all those posts (and others) on all styles of Greek Music we find Giorgos Dalaras. I love Giorgos, but this is not the main reason that I bring his music, it is just because he is great in whatever music he does. I would like to thank to all our many readers all over the world that by visiting the blog give powers to go on. This week the post is "From the Laika and Rock on the Katsimihas Brothers. http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2013/03/16/from-the-laika-and-from-the-rock/ All are welcome! Avi
  5. Hi every one! Now on my blog " In Exotic Lands with Vasilis Tsitsanis" about four of his famous songs that are connected to "Arab lands : The Witch of Arab Land (Η μάγισσα της Αραπιάς) (Dalaras' version with the "classical style" introduction), Magic Nights (Νύχτες μαγικές ), Arab Flower (Αράπικο λουλούδι) and Zaira (Ζαΐρα) http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/in-exotic-lands-with-vasilis-tsitsanis/ All are welcome! Avi
  6. Hi every one! Now on my blog "The Princes of the West Bank" On the mythological Rock band "Pix Lax". http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2013/02/02/the-princes-of-the-west-bank/ Translated videos from their famous collaboration with Giorgos Dalaras at Irea Odos are included. All are welcome!
  7. Hi every one! Now on my blog " I never bowed to anyone" On the life and the work of Akis Panou an "Anarchist" according to his own definition who wrote social and personal songs besides beautiful love songs. http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2013/01/19/i-never-bowed-to-anyone/ All are welcome! Avi.
  8. Hi every one! Now on my blog "Tania, Lina and Stamatis" on the cooperation between Tania Tsanaklidou, Lina Nikolakopoulou and Stamatis Kraunakis which brought to the world in 1988 the album "Mama gernaw" "Mama I am getting older" with the moving title song, the song "Floor" (Patoma) "Fates" (Mires) and others. http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2013/01/05/tania-lina-and-stamatis/ All are welcome! Avi.
  9. Καλές Γιορτές & Καλή Χρονιά! Now on my blog "The magic ark of Ara and Eleftheria" on the cooperation of the composer and oud player Ara Dinkjian and Eleftheria Arvanitaki which produced some great masterpieces in Greek Music including the famous "Dinata dinata" and "Meno Ektos" http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2012/12/22/a-music-of-ancient-and-modern-times-and-places/ All are welcome! Avi.
  10. Hi every one! Now on my blog "Minos had put me on the gramophone" about Minos Matsas Greece's most important figure of the record industry history, who also wrote song's lyrics. http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2012/12/08/minos-had-put-me-on-the-gramophone/ All are welcome! Avi.
  11. Hi every one! Now on my blog "Five Milestone Songs of Nikos Papazoglou" which is about the famous singer, who is one of the most watched Greek singers on YouTube and five of his well-known songs. The five videos are with English subtitles, and one can choose their size and color. http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2012/11/25/five-milestone-songs-of-nikos-papazoglou/ All are welcome! Avi.
  12. Hi every one! Now in my blog "The Story of Eleni Vitali"with some of her famous songs "Ai garoufallo mou" "Ena heimonatiko proi" and "isos ftaine ta feggaria" http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2012/10/26/the-story-of-eleni-vitali/ All are welcome! Avi
  13. Hi every one! My blog celebrates 40 posts with the story "To the cigarette that I am holding" on five beloved songs on cigarettes: I tabakiera, Proino Tsigaro, Tsigaro ateleioto, to tsigaro and "I zoi mou oli". http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2012/10/12/to-the-cigarette-that-i-am-holding/ All are welcome! Avi
  14. Hi everyone Now on my blog now "With deep love, passion, fun and sorrow", a post on everyday life stories from hard times that had been turned into Rebetika songs. http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2012/09/28/with-deep-love-and-passion-fun-and-sorrow/ All are welcome! Avi
  15. Hi everyone! Now on my blog now " Music has no borders" which tells about Arabic music that influenced Greek Music, the songs including "Misirlou", "Ftanei ftanei" and "ta filia sou enai fotia". All videos are with English subtitles. http://greeksongstories.wordpress.com/2012/09/14/music-has-no-borders/ All are welcome! Avi