March 13, 2016

Something Wonderful: Zorba's Syrtaki

For when the world is too much with us.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 13, 2016 2:04 PM
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I remember that from the days of my youth. My dear departed Mom bought the album, and played the grooves out of the thing.

Guess I'll have to find a DVD of it, now.

Something else wonderful. A classic, redone, and done very, very well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Dg-g7t2l4

Via Law Dog Files.

http://thelawdogfiles.blogspot.com/2016/03/mood-music-for-today.html


Enjoy, and thanks for the Zorba! Galveston has a strong, annual Greek Festival. I'll go with renewed zest, this year.

Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at March 13, 2016 5:19 PM

Brought joy to my 77 year old soul!

Posted by: Chuck at March 13, 2016 8:59 PM

Anthony Quinn did that scene on a broken foot.

http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/135959%7C121595/Zorba-the-Greek.html

Posted by: Fausta at March 14, 2016 8:31 AM

"I felt once more how simple a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else. And all that is required to feel that here and now happiness is a simple, frugal heart."

-Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek

Posted by: Miss E at March 14, 2016 11:15 AM
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