Isle of Capri (song)

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"Isle of Capri" is a popular song. The music, a tango foxtrot, was written by Wilhelm Grosz,[1] with lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy and was published in 1934.[1]

Some early recordings were:

The song was a huge world-wide hit, sung in countless arrangements and translations, including in French by Tino Rossi "C'est à Capri" (1934). Later hit versions were recorded by:


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