Thursday, March 4, 2010

Gloomy Sunday

this song has been done countless times by many different artists over the years.  here are a few renditions, including the original.  with help from this group:

i don't include the Billie Holiday version because everyone has heard it already.  also, adding the apologetic "it was only a dream" verse is a disgrace and makes my skin crawl.  whoever's idea that was, that was awful.

Rezső Seress - Szomorú Vasárnap (1933)

Paul Whiteman with Johnny Hauser - Gloomy Sunday (1936)

Zvonko Bogdan - Tuzna je nedelja (unknown year)

Genesis - Gloomy Sunday (1968)

Lydia Lunch - Gloomy Sunday (1979)

Stonehenge - Gloomy Sunday (unknown year, from WFMU Incorrect Music comp)

Diamanda Galás - Gloomy Sunday (1992)

Venetian Snares - Öngyilkos Vasárnap (2005)

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