Carrara (singer)

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Alberto Carrara (born 1958), best known as Carrara and King Carrara, is an Italian singer, composer, arranger, music producer, and disc jockey.

Career[edit]

Born in Bergamo, Carrara started his career as disc jockey at 15.[1][2] A self-taught musician, in 1983 he obtained his first success, "Disco King", and one year later he got his main success, "Shine on dance", which won the 1984 Festivalbar.[1][2] He sold over three million records.[1] In the 1990s he started an activity of music producer with the label "Disco Magic".[2]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Position
AUT

[3]

FRA

[4]

ITA

[5]

SUI

[6]

1983 "Disco King" 39
1984 "Shine on Dance" 6 14 13 19
1985 "Ghibli"
"Welcome to the Sunshine" 23
"Follow Me"
1986 "S.O.S. Bandido" 22
1987 "Baby Dancer"
1992 "You Get Me Down" (feat. Layla)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Alberto King Carrara, 25 anni fa il successo con "Shine on dance"". L'Eco di Bergamo. 4 November 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Brunello Vescovi (15 July 1993). "E' un deejay della Foresta il "re" della disco-music". La Stampa.
  3. ^ "Carrara no austriancharts.at". austriancharts.at. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Carrara no lescharts.com". lescharts.com. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ Dario Salvatori. Storia dell'Hit Parade. Gramese, 1989. p. 100. ISBN 8876054391.
  6. ^ "Carrara no hitparade.ch". hitparade.ch. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2012.

Further reading[edit]

  • Alberto Gedda, "Oh mio caro ex deejay!", La Stampa, 12 September 1984

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