German versions of songs originally in other languages

Created by maluca on 03 Apr 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...

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

Преводи:  енглески

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

Преводи:  пољски

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

Преводи:  енглески

"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...

Преводи:  енглески

Traditional English folk song, famous version by Simon and Garfunkel

Преводи:  енглески

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

Преводи:  енглески

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

Преводи:  енглески Tongan

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

maluca    Субота, 07/04/2018 - 21:54

But what song of Bell, Book & Candle?

maluca    Понедељак, 09/04/2018 - 14:36

Already on the list... Regular smile

azucarinho    Понедељак, 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    Понедељак, 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    Петак, 13/04/2018 - 21:19

And the original versions?