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Songs & Places ends year 2017 at the pretty score of 555 titles, 79 countries and 25 languages. That's +44, +1 and -1 from year before.
Joulukuun 22. päivä, 2017. Ja Kalevankangas jouluasussaan.
Added Sevastopol, an old Ukrainian city, as we all know.
Spotify has my listening year 2017 wrapped: 10956 minutes, 910 tracks, 595 artists, 33 genres.
Aleksander Gorodnitsky is one who really gets around, posing a serious threat to Brazzaville here. Just wait and see.
Artur Bullert suddenly changed languages and brought a new country, Latvia! Countries now total 79.
Boulevard de la Madeleine now represented by the version it must be represented by. Not meaning that the Pussycat version was bad.
So Bob Dylan finally submitted his Nobel acceptance lecture, recorded in Los Angeles on 4 June. Interesting stuff that can be heard here.
As a by-product really of something else, Songs & Places has made a second coming on Facebook.
Hieno laulaja Barbara Helsingius kuoli eilen 9.3. Helsingius oli Suomen ensimmäisiä folk-musiikin esittäjiä. Näillä sivuilla häntä voi kuulla #Suomi100-osion laulussa Visan om Helsingfors.
Yesterday's addition, Hanoï, is so far above the average song on this site or almost anywhere else that it truly needs to be made a site favourite.
No niin, saatiinhan talvisodallekin ansiokas edustus #Suomi100-kokoelmaan.
Mårtenson på ön, del 2. Borstö, nummer 516.
Year 2017 started with a place-name classic from 1969. Les Champs-Elysées by Joe Dassin.
· Songs & Places status ·581
titles assigned to 85
countries and performed in 27
languages by 438
artists of 41
· Short note 6.11.18 · Archive ·
Third new country in four days. Now we have 40% of the FIFA countries covered. The newcomer is Albania
· Short note 5.11.18 · Archive ·
New country, just two days after the previous one. This time it's Armenia in Erevan
. Or is it Erevan in Armenia?
· Short note 3.11.18 · Archive ·
New country, Dominican Republic, brought by Phil Ochs in Santo Domingo
, and new language, Hebrew, brought by Nadav Vikinski in Patagonia
19 to 600