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CHRISTIE COVERED

Jeff Christie's songs have been covered by a multitude of artists, including the obscure and the famous. Versions have been recorded by luminaries as well as outfits such as Mexican Mariachi ensembles, brass bands and Peruvian pan pipers!
   Featured here and on the next page is a list of Christie songs as recorded by several artists from every corner of the globe.
   The songs are featured over two web pages, in alphabetical order. To advance to the second part of the listing, click on the I-Z bar above.
   If you know of any recording that you feel should be on the list, or can help with mp3s of the songs without samples, please contact the webmaster.


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7 Mladih

Yugoslavian band

hladih

Zuta Reka
( Yellow River)

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A Aallon Rytmiorkesteri

Finnish band .. nice guitarwork on this version

aallon

San Bernadino

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A La Carte

German hit-medley band

a la carte

Yellow River

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ABC Company

'Hit parade' covers band from the Netherlands

ABC

Sam Bernadino

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Abraxas

Well-regarded band from Poland

Abraxas

Yellow River

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Achuvas

Nice rocky version by this Russian outfit, with searing guitar outro

achuvas

Yellow River

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Acuario

Pop band from Peru!

Acuario

Yellow River

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Adam's Apple

Somewhat of a rarity ... a band from Ghana

adams
Yellow River

Alan Caddy Band

Well-known hits covers band from the UK

Alan Caddy

Iron Horse

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Albert 2 Stone

Great karaoke company which spices up its tunes with big beaty sounds

Albert 2

Yellow River

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San Bernadino

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Alice and Ellen Kessler

The well-known showbiz twins from Germany

kesslers

Yellow River (sung from the girls' point of view!)

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Andrius Kaniava

Lithuanian actor/singer

andrius

Gyveno sau vaikinas
(Iron Horse)

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Andy Bens

Belgian singer

Andy Bens

Jij Bent Sexy
(Yellow River)

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Andy Esteban y Orquestra Bachilleres

Mexican bandleader

Andy esteban

Rio Amarillo

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Andy Feery

Singer from Ireland

Andy Feery

Yellow River

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Anfinn and Co

Artist from the Faroe Islands!

anfinn

Fyra Veggir
(Inside Looking Out)

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Anton Chuiko

Russian musician

Anton

Yellow River

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Anza Mertaranta Allstars

Finnish band who play 60s-70s music

anza

Eteenpäin
(Iron Horse)

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Aquarius Band

From Brazil

aquarius

Yellow River

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Artin

Russian vocal instrumental group

Artin

Tolsty Karlson
(Yellow River)

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Arto Sotavalta

Finnish artist who also penned the lyrics to this version

arto

San Bernadino

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Asimov

Finnish artists produced by the Stock and Aitken hit factory

asimov

Yellow River

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Aurelian Andreescu

Famous Romanian crooner

Valuri Albe
(Yellow River)

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Autumn

One of two Australian acts who had a hit with this song

autumn

Yellow River

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Azterix

Swedish dance band

azterix

Yellow River

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Baiona Band

High school band from Baiona, Spain

baiona

L 'Amerique

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Band of the 3rd Battalion of the Queen's Regiment

Queen Elizabeth would have listened to this version at a military tattoo or two

Battalion

Yellow River

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Banda la Mentira

Mexican band

Banada Mentira

Rio Amarillo

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Benny Haags Orkester

A singing group from Sweden

Benny

Yellow River

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Bernd Spier

German/Italian singer who had hit with this German version

bernd

Fremde Augen
(Yellow River)

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Bill Diamond

Brazilian singer who also went by the names of Cristiano or Cris McLayton

Bill Diamond
San Bernadino

Bill Woodgate Orchestra

German ensemble

Bill Woodgate

San Bernadino

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Birthe Kjær

Danish singer

Birthe

Mandag Morgen
(Yellow River)

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Bisser Kirov

Bulgaria's most well-known singer

Bisser

Ti Si Radost
(Yellow River)

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Bob Christian

Argentinian singer with a very English name

bob christian

Rio Amarillo
(Yellow River)

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Bon Chic Bon Genre

Combining ambient grooves, jazz, Latin, reggae and rock, this group is a mainstay of the New York live music scene

bon chic

L'Amerique

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Bond St Brigade (Alan Moorhouse)

UK brass band

Bond St Brigade

Yellow River

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Bongoes

Known as the Beatles of Denmark

Bongoes

Yellow River

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Brano Hronec

Well-known Czech band leader

brano

Zuta Reka
(Yellow River)

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Bremeno Musikantai

An outfit from Lithuania

Bremeno

Geltona Upe
(Yellow River)

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Bridge

Russian musicians

Bridge

Yellow River

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C. Jérôme

Well-known French singer

Jerome

L'Amerique

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Canders

Swedish show band

Canders
Langt Bortom Bergen
(Yellow River)

Canecao Big Band

Brazilian brass and vocal band

Canecao

Yellow River

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Caravelli Orchestra

Well-kown French "easy listening music" bandleader

caravelli

Yellow River

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Carlos Romano Orquestra

Dance ensemble from Spain

Carlos Romano

Rio Amarillo

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Carlos Zepeda y Los Quarry

Pop band from Mexico

Zepeda

Rio Amarillo

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Cattings

Swedish show band

cattings

Vikingar
(Iron Horse)

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Cats and Boots

German girl band

cats  boots

Yellow River

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Cheers!

Band from Switzerland specialising in cover versions

cheers

Yellow River

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Chelsea

Great version by this French pop group

Chelsea

L'Amerique

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Chico Castillo

"Gypsy"-style singer from Spain

Chico

No Comprendes

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Children of Quechua

Anglo-German band also known as Lucifer's Friend

quecha

Yellow River

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Claude Patry

Canadian country crooner

L'Amerique

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Cliff Richard

Evergreen UK superstar who sang this song on one of his TV variety shows

cliff

Yellow River

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Clive Bruce

South African country and western singer

clive

Yellow River

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Compton Brothers

US country and western duo who fiddle-picked this version into the charts

comptons

Yellow River

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Corey Anderson

Canadian easy-listening singer

corey

Yellow River

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Country Rockers

Australian covers band

country rockers

San Bernadino

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Cris Manzano

Acclaimed singer from Argentina

Manzano

No Comprendes
(Yellow River)

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Czarno Czarni

Wacky Polish band

czarno czarni

Jedza Rybe
(Yellow River)

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Damascus Road

Bluegrass band from USA

Damascus Road

Yellow River

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Dandelions

Obscure Swedish band

Dandelions

Yellow River

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Danielle Laramée

Finalist in a Canadian talent competition

Laramee

L'Amerique

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Danny
(Ilkka Lipsanen)

Finland's answer to Elvis had a hit with this song

Danny

Tuulensuojaan
(Yellow River)

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Date

Swedish dance band

Date

Yellow River

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David Byron

The original lead singer of rock band Uriah Heep

david byron

Sam Bermadino

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Yellow River

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De Kleine Sonja

Dutch group

De Klein Sonja

Elt en Riekse
(Yellow River)

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Del' Phino

French duo

del phino

L'Amerique

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Dennis Byrskogs

Swedish band

byrskogs

Yellow River

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Diamond Jack

Father-and-son linedance performers from the UK

Diamond Jack

Yellow River

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DJ HappyJump

Mysterious youtube mixer who came up with this ambient version

Happyjump

Yellow River

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Doktor Vatson

Party band from Ukraine

Doktor

Tolstyi Karlson
(Yellow River)

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Doodle Bugs

Known as the Christie of Norway

doodlebugs


Brune øyne
(Yellow River)

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Doodle Bugs

Known as the Christie of Norway

doodlebugs

Deilige Norge
(San Bernadino)

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Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

Noted US bluegrass mandolin player and gospel snger

doyle

Yellow River

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Duby Kolduny

A supergroup of rock stars from Ukraine

Duby

Tolstyi Karlson
(Yellow River)

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Dudu Franca

An album of covers by famous Brazilian disco singer

dudu

Yellow River

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Duke of Burlington

Italian famous for his pressed piano style

Duke

San Bernadino

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The Eagles

Malaysian instrumental band

eagles

Yellow River

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Eandro Ellias

Brazilian singer

ellias

Freewheeling Man

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EastOk

Rockers from Hungary

EastOk

Yellow River

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Ed Maciel

Brazilian trombonist who had his own orchestra

Ed Maciel

Yellow River

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Eki Jantunen

Finnish singer and broadcaster

Tuulensuojaan

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Eli Lapid Project

An Israeli supergroup assembled by radio presenter Eli Lapid

Eli

Yellow River
(Nahar Tzahov)

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Elton John

Before he became famous, Elton was a covers artist.

elton

Yellow River

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Enemna

Rock band from Croatia

Croatia

Yellow River

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Erika

French organ player

Erika

Yellow River (as part of medley)

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Ernes

Canadian performer

Ernes

L'Amerique

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Eternal Youth

Russian vocal-instrumental ensemble

Eternal youth

Tolstyi Karlson
(Yellow River)

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Fausto Papetti

Italian saxophonist

fausto

Yellow River

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The Fentones

Indian psych group who won a competition with this song

fentones

Until The Dawn

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Fevers

A Brazilian pop group which combined vocals, guitars, saxophones and organs in their songs

Fevers

Yellow River

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Fiesta Hippie
(La Fresa Acida)

Psychedelic flower power hippies from Ecuador

fiesta hippie

Rio Amarillo
(Yellow River)

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The Fonics

South African band

Fonics

Yellow River

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Formula Diablos

Spanish outfit which mixed Jeff's vocals with theirs on this version.

formula diablos

Yellow River

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Franck Pourcel

Noted French bandleader

Porcel

Yellow River

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Frank Valdor

Innovative German trumpet player

valdor

Yellow River

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Frank Valdor

Innovative German trumpet player

valdor

San Bernadino

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Ganhuu with
Olzii-Orshih

Artists from Mongolia

mongolia

Yellow River

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Gary D

This German performer engineered a techno version of this song

gary d

Yellow River

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Gaya

Musical ensemble from Brazil

Gaya

Yellow River

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Gennadi Ragulin

Well-known Russian singer

Gennadi

Tolysti Karlson
(Yellow River)

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Gentry

An Irish band

gentry

Yellow River

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Geoff Love and Orchestra

Celebrated British band leader

Geoff Love

Yellow River

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Georges Jouvin

Legendary French trumpeter

georges

Yellow River

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Gerald D'arc

French hammond organ player

gerakd

Yellow River

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Ginette Reno

Famous Canadian chanteuse

Ginette

L'Amerique
(Yellow River)

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Gino

Greek artist, sung in Greek

gino

O Kitrinos Potamos
(Yellow River)

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Gino

Same Greek artist, but sung in Arabic!

gino

Yellow River

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Gluntan

Popular Norwegian covers band

gluntan

San Bernadino

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Golden Panflutes

Synthesized pan pipe sound

panflute

Yellow River

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Gone With The Wind

Female pop trio from Russia; nice Cossack-style interlude on this version

Gone with

Yila Ribu
(Yellow River)

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'Group of Partners'

Russian band whose name translates into the above.

Partners

Yellow River/Tolstyi Karlson

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Guateque de Cordoba

Party band from Colombia

Guateque

San Bernadino

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Guido Soolate

Estonian singer

Guido

Iron Horse

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Günther Gürsch

German accordionist

Gursch

Yellow River

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Günther Kallmann chorus

Noted German bandleader

kallmann

Yellow River

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Guy Denys

French accordeon and Hammond organ player

Guy Denys

L'Amerique

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Hamarik

Estonian choir group

Hamarik

Vana Jogi/
Gamla Floden
(Yellow River)

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Happy Company

German band

Happy Company

Kalt wie Eis
(Iron Horse)

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Harry y Su Órgano

Spanish organist

Harry Organos

San Bernadino

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Härkönen Jyrki

Powerful version from this Swedish artist

Harkonen

Tielle Taas
(Iron Horse)

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Harry Mooten

Famous Dutch accordion player

Harry Mooten

Yellow River

Harry Young and Sabbath

Australian group who charted locally with this

harry

San Bernadino

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The Heartbreakers

Group from the Canary Islands

Heartbreakers

San Bernadino

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Helmuth Brandenburg Orkestra

German bandleader

brandenburg

Yellow River

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Henant Kumar

Acclaimed Indian director who adapted Yellow River for his fim Bees Sahl Pehle

bees sahl
Jab tak yeh raat hai baaqi
(Yellow River)


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Henry Arland

German clarinet player — interesting improvisation at end of the song

Arland

Yellow River

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Henry Watchman

Navajo indian musician

henry watchman

Yellow River

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Hermanos Ramirez

A group from El Salvador

Hermanos

Rio Amarillo

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Hit Sanok

Covers ensemble from Poland

Sanok

Yellow River

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Hits Mundiales

A Spanish release EP featuring various cover versions

hits mundial

Yellow River

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Hondells

Famous US surfer sounds group

hondells

Just One More Chance

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Horizon

Little-known band from Russia

Horizon

Yellow River

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Hubert Wolf

Yellow River played on a zither!

hubert wolf

Yellow River

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Hugues Aufray

French singer-songwriter

Hughues

L'Amerique

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Hugo Strasser

Cha cha cha with the ballroom dancing king!

strasser

San Bernadino

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Yellow River Cha Cha

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