German versions of songs originally in other languages

Created by maluca on 03 ápr 2018 | Last edited by maluca on 21 dec 2018

A collection of songs in German that are versions of songs in other languages.

I will probably focus mostly on songs from the 70s and 80s...

"Il est cinq heures, Paris s'éveille" by Jacques Dutronc

Fordítások:  Francia Portugál

"Salma Ya Salama | سالمة يا سلامة" by Dalida

Fordítások:  Orosz Angol Francia

"Universal Soldier" by Buffy Sainte-Marie (most famous version by Donovan)

Fordítások:  Angol

"You're The One That I Want" from the Grease soundtrack, performed by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John

Fordítások:  Lengyel

"(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend" originally by Stan Jones, popular versions by Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley, among others.

Fordítások:  Angol

"This Ole House" by Stuart Hamblen, popular versions by Rosemary Clooney and Shakin' Stevens.

"City of New Orleans" by Steve Goodman, more famous versions by Willie Nelson, Arlo Guthrie, John Denver...

Fordítások:  Angol

Traditional English folk song, famous version by Simon and Garfunkel

Fordítások:  Angol

"Santa Maria" by Oliver Onions (Guido e Maurizio De Angelis)

Fordítások:  Angol

"(Where Do I Begin?) Love Story" by Andy Williams (composition and instrumental version by Francis Lai)

Fordítások:  Angol Tongan

"Time to say goodbye (Con te partirò)" by Andrea Bocelli

Fordítások:  Angol

"The House oft the Rising Sun", old folk song, popular Version by Eric Burdon & The Animals

"Victor Jara" by Arlo Guthrie, based on Adrian Mitchell's poem.

Fordítások:  Finn Olasz
maluca    Szombat, 07/04/2018 - 21:54

But what song of Bell, Book & Candle?

maluca    Hétfő, 09/04/2018 - 14:36

Already on the list... Regular smile

azucarinho    Hétfő, 09/04/2018 - 20:46

Petula Clark : Romeo (English version of Salome)
Marlene Dietrich : Don't Ask Me Why (Frag nicht warum ich gehe)
Roger Whitaker : Du warst mein schönster (?) Traum
Bryan Hyland : a German version of "Sealed With a Kiss"
Songs from musicals

maluca    Hétfő, 09/04/2018 - 21:23

Please provide links to the entries. And this list is about German covers of songs originally in other languages, not English covers of songs originally in German...

maluca    Péntek, 13/04/2018 - 21:19

And the original versions?