Mombasa (song)

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"Mombasa" is a song by the Finnish singer Taiska (Hannele Aulikki Kauppinen).[1] The song, named after the city in Kenya, was released in 1975 and it is Taiska’s most popular song.

History[edit]

Taiska in 2007

"Mombasa" was made in 1975. For this song, Taiska used the melody of a musical composition by Fabio Frizzi. This composition, named Ibo lele, was used in the Italian erotic film Amore libero - Free Love,[2] directed by Pier Ludovico Pavoni. Jyrki Lindström wrote the lyrics for "Mombasa".[3]

In popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard (1979). Nielsen Business Media, Inc. ISSN 0006-2510.
  2. ^ L'Espresso (2003). Izd. 6-9. „...(fratello dello showman Fabrizio) per una cantante finlandese, tale Taiska, «una delle poche eroine nel misero panorama del ... locali» e il brano è stato anche «ripreso nella colonna sonora di un film made in Suomi, "Menolippu Mombasa".
  3. ^ "Menolippu Mombasaan (2002) - Soundtracks". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-08-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Levyarviot: KOKOELMA - Menolippu Mombasaan - Soundtrack". imperiumi.net. Retrieved 2017-08-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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