Song of the Day #2108

Song of the Day: The Talented Mr. Ripley (Tu Vuò Fa’ L’ Americano) features the words and music of Nicola “Nisa” Salerno and Renato Carosone, who delivers this swing track in Italian. That original Neapolitan version was first heard in the 1958 film, “Toto, Peppino e la… malafemmina“. Sophia Loren sang it in the 1960 film “It Started in Naples“. The version featured today is that heard in the 1999 film, performed by Matt Damon, Jude Law, and Rosario Fiorello. Today and tomorrow, we’ve got an Italian theme going! Check out the original Carosone 1958 film version, the Sophia Loren 1960 film rendition and the ‘Ripley’ Trio [YouTube links].

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