14th May 2018: Bezinky – Polnočný vlak
Artist: Bezinky Title: Polnočný vlak Language: Czech Cool moog-y disco funk from 1975. Now I want to be in a Czech night club in the 70s, dancing to this song!
Artist: Peter Nagy Title: So mnou nikdy nezostárneš Language: Czech I think the title translates as ‘You’ll never get bored with me’. This song is from 1984, from (I believe) a show called ‘Triangel’, which I’m hoping was some sort of Czech ‘Top of the Pops’ equivalent. Maybe with better presenters. Although Janice Long and John Peel were cool.
Artist: Jiří Schelinger Title: Lucrezia Borghia Language: Czech I must point out that the excellent music is by František Ringo Čech. There are some great noises on this 1977 track (guitar? keyboard? a combination of the two?), *and* it has historical interest! Win-win!
Artist: Eva Pilarová Title: Tam, odkud píše mi láska Language: Czech Cover: ‘The Letter’ by The Box Tops My good friend, Google Translate, says the Czech title of this song converts to ‘Where the love is written from’ in English. I have to admit, this sounds a bit clunky. But it is a more expressive title than ‘The Letter’. The...