Wednesday, 30 January 2013

VA - Rote Lieder 70-76 (AMIGA, 1977)

imageThe Festival of Political Song was from 1970 to 1990 in East Berlin, held annually in February (except during the Tenth World Festival in the summer of 1973). It was one of the biggest music events in the DDR (GDR) and an "international institution" (Mikis Theodorakis, 1983).

The album "Rote Lieder `70 - `76" features original recordings from the first to the 6th "Festival of Political Song" in East Berlin and the Festival PLX 1973 (Political Songs of the 10th World Festival, East Berlin). Artists from Ireland, Chile, Italy, Russia, India, France, Uruguay, South Africa, Greece, Cuba and the GDR represent the internatinal communist movement.


Tracklist:
 
A1: The winds are singing freedom - The Sands Family
A2: Comienza la vida nueva (Das neue Leben beginnt) - Quilapayun
A3: Alla mattina con la luna - Canzoniere Internationale und Duo Di Piadena
A4: Konzertierte Aktion - Dieter Süverkrüp
A5: Optimistisches Lied - Gruppe Schicht
A6: Baikal-Amur-Magistrale - Gruppe Lingua
A7: Lang lebe Bangladesh - Dr. Bhupen Hazarika
A8: Cancion del poder popular - Inti Illimani

B1: Kenen joukoissa seisot - Gruppe Agitprop
B2: Grandola, vila morena - José Afonso
B3: Les Communistes - Pia Colombo
B4: A desalambrar - Daniel Viglietti
B5: Afrika - Miriam Makeba
B6: Das Meer braust weiter - Muszty & Dobay
B7: Eviva Liberta - Gruppe Xasteria
B8: Guantanamera - Manguaré
B9: Wir sind überall - Oktoberklub

VA - Rote Lieder `70 - `76 (Amiga, 1977)
(320 kbps, front cover included)
 

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