Amanda by Svettta

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Svettta 56

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Amanda

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Boston

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SvetttaLEVEL 56

Recording information by SvetttaGOLD

for Round 5 of Song an Dance

the task was to choose a very special song, so this one maybe interesting to tell about... when i was 15 my Dad brought an LP of Boston. the special thing is, as we lived in a post- SovieT Union country we didn't have access to cool music or high quality LPs... and this one was from the USA and the envelope was so beautiful and , what was the most important! it had lyrics at the back side. It was a real treasure for me. Of course i liked the music itself, and i started learning these songs and it appeared that i easily catch the tune. so i thought (as any teenager probably thinks) that i should become a singer))) so it was the very first song I ever recorded in my life (at home with a bad mic, sitting near the dynamics singing together with the LP and recording it on tape recorder) you can imagine what was the sound on that tape))) i guess i still have this tape somewhere in my father's house )))

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Rabid_ParrotLEVEL 78

Comment by Rabid_ParrotGOLD

I'm here! maybe...

I love this song! Thanks for bringing this one back fantastic performance!

happyseniorLEVEL 66

Comment by happyseniorGOLD

What a beautiful entry and first time for me to hear this wonderful song. Your story was also very special. I have enjoyed all your entries on this journey. May you have a very special holiday season! Best wishes, John

sulaimanbadrusLEVEL 68

Comment by sulaimanbadrusGOLD

Love the song.....Sounding great here Team mate!!!
Enjoyed your version!!

sol~

Mark49LEVEL 70

Comment by Mark49GOLD

They sure were a huge part of my life.
They were everywhere I was
The first album was especially good.
Thanks for the sweet rendition
Much Enjoyed

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

sicireLEVEL 76

Comment by sicireGOLD

Love this song ...have not heard it in ages...but What a memory of it for you!! How exciting...I know the feeling in reverse, as I studied German and Russian in High School...ANYTHING from Germany would be amazing (my pen pal sent me things...but I didn't hear German Pop music until later)...As for Russian music...I only heard folk music..and enjoyed the rhythms and chords and folk dances...but had no idea what Popular Modern music would have been like in the Early and Mid 1960s. I would have been thrilled with contraband...lol

Your vocals are always lovely and make me think of the originals...clearly you Can sing and your childhood dream has not gone to waste here...I LOVE all your entries. Have a Wonderful Holiday Season, Sveta!!! See you Next Journey!!

ChuckcLEVEL 92

Comment by ChuckcGOLD

Enjoyed this performance, ***********

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MillenniaLEVEL 97

Comment by MillenniaGOLD +1

Thank you for the Heart O'Grams <3

Hiya Svettta another AWESOME sing from you lass love it! Hit the button! God bless n stay safe n warm
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a happy and Peaceful New Year !

prezleyLEVEL 82

Comment by prezleyGOLD

enjoyed your story! I also am enjoying your wonderful rendition of this classic... hope u have a Merry Christmas!!
prez

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Comment by Time_PassagesGOLD

Great reflections and I'm glad that you are a lover of music from the west. Terrific singing Svetlana.