Mile Kitić

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Mile Kitić
Mile Kitic.jpg
Kitić performing in 2007
Background information
Birth nameMilojko Kitić
Born (1952-01-01) 1 January 1952 (age 67)
Cerani, PR Bosnia-Herzegovina, FPR Yugoslavia
GenresFolk
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1974 – present
Labels
Associated acts

Milojko "Mile" Kitić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милојко „Миле” Китић; born 1 January 1952) is a Bosnian singer.[1] He rose to prominence as a member of the popular eighties turbo-folk collective Južni Vetar with fellow folk singers Sinan Sakić, Dragana Mirković, Kemal Malovčić and Šemsa Suljaković.

Life and career[edit]

Kitić was born to ethnic Serb parents on New Year's Day, 1952, in the village of Donji Cerani near the town of Derventa, PR Bosnia-Herzegovina, FPR Yugoslavia. He graduated from high school in Ilijaš.

His first realese was "Čija si ljubav" (Who's Love Are You) in 1975, while his debut album was released in 1982. He joined Južni Vetar in 1984, and gained almost instant success with the album and single "Čaša ljubavi" (Glass of Love). While in the group he also collaborated with fellow Yugoslav folk singers Sinan Sakić, Dragana Mirković, Kemal Malovčić and Šemsa Suljaković. During the Bosnian War of the 1990s, him and his family fled to Belgrade. Following the breakup of Yugoslavia, Kitić remained popular in Serbian diaspora.

Kitić has two daughters from two marriages and two granddaughters from his firstborn. He resides between Belgrade and Hannover with his second wife, also a well-known singer, Marta Savić. His younger daughter Elena Kitić is an R&B singer.

Discography[edit]

  • Moja slatka mala (1982)
  • Jorgovani plavi (1983)
  • Čaša ljubavi (1984)
  • Ja neću ljepšu (1985)
  • Kockar (1986)
  • Mogao sam biti Car (1987)
  • Što da ne (1988)
  • Osvetnik (1989)
  • Stavi karte na sto (1990)
  • Gledaj me u oči (1991)
  • Ćao, Jelena (1992)
  • Vuk samotnjak (1993)
  • Moj sokole (1994)
  • Okreni jastuk (1995)
  • Ratnik za ljubav (1996)
  • Ostaj ovde (1997)
  • Do sreće daleko, do Boga visoko (1998)
  • Tri života (1999)
  • Zlato, srebro, dukati (2000)
  • Plava ciganko (2001)
  • Policijo, oprosti mi (2003)
  • Zemljotres (2004)
  • Šampanjac (2005)
  • Šanker (2008)
  • Paklene godine (2012)
  • Rakija (2013)
  • Nokaut (2014)
  • Madjionicar (2017)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orhidea Gaura (23 December 2008). "Turbobiznis narodnjačkih klubova" [Turbo-business of turbo-folk clubs] (in Croatian). Nacional. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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