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  • Mambo Italiano (song)
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  • "Mambo Italiano" is a popular song written by Bob Merrill in 1954 and recorded by Rosemary Clooney. Merrill wrote it on deadline, scribbled hastily on a paper napkin in an Italian restaurant in New York, United States, using the wall pay-phone to dictate the melody, rhythm and lyrics to the recording studio pianist, under the aegis of conductor Mitch Miller. Other versions of "Mambo Italiano" have been recorded by Dean Martin, Bette Midler, Gérard Darmon, Alma Cogan (1955) and Renato Carosone, and in French Dario Moreno and Finnish Olavi Virta.
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  • 143.0
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Date
  • 1954
Name
  • Mambo Italiano
Artist
  • Bob Merrill
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  • "Mambo Italiano" is a popular song written by Bob Merrill in 1954 and recorded by Rosemary Clooney. Merrill wrote it on deadline, scribbled hastily on a paper napkin in an Italian restaurant in New York, United States, using the wall pay-phone to dictate the melody, rhythm and lyrics to the recording studio pianist, under the aegis of conductor Mitch Miller. Other versions of "Mambo Italiano" have been recorded by Dean Martin, Bette Midler, Gérard Darmon, Alma Cogan (1955) and Renato Carosone, and in French Dario Moreno and Finnish Olavi Virta. In 2011, Lady Gaga sampled the opening melody for Born This Way album, on her song "Americano".