Bambino (song)

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Bambino EP by recording artist Dalida.jpg
EP by
Released28 October 1956; 64 years ago (28 October 1956)
RecordedSeptember 1956
GenreCanzone Napoletana, vocal
LabelBarclay Records
ProducerEddie Barclay
Dalida chronology
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Bambino is a song recorded by French singer Dalida that became her first major hit. It was first released on 28 October 1956 as title song of her third EP, prior to her debut album Son nom est Dalida.[1] Bambino spent 45 weeks atop the French song charts, becoming the longest-running number one song in world history.[2]


Bambino was Dalida's first major hit, spending 45 weeks as number 1 in French charts, and topped charts of several other countries.[2]

The song is a French version of the Neapolitan song Guaglione. It also received release on the album Son nom est Dalida in 1957.[1] It was covered in Algerian Arabic by Jean Dujardin, for the soundtrack of OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies.


Chart (1957-1958) Peak position
Quebec[3] 1
Wallonia[4] 1
France[5] 1
Flanders[6] 5


  1. ^ a b "Dalida site Officiel - Bambino". (in French). Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-24. Retrieved 2014-09-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Info" (PDF).
  4. ^ "Dalida - Bambino".
  5. ^ "Classement la "Bourse des chansons" sur le journal "le figaro" de la deuxième semaine de juillet 1957".
  6. ^ Chartsventes (30 October 2016). "World singles charts and sales TOP 50 in 58 countries: DALIDA".


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