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(2014/Universal) 42 tracks more

Ralf Bendix: Grosse Erfolge & Evergreens (2-CD)

(2014/Universal) 42 tracks

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  • Interpret: Ralf Bendix

  • Album titlle: Grosse Erfolge & Evergreens (2-CD)

  • Label UNIVERSAL

  • Genre Schlager und Volksmusik

  • Year of publication 2014
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0602537772346

  • weight in Kg 0.12
Bendix, Ralf - Grosse Erfolge & Evergreens (2-CD) CD 1
01 Sie Hieß Mary-Ann (Sixteen-Tons) (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
02 Come Prima (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
03 Trinidad (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
04 Babysitter Boogie (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
05 Striptease Susi (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
06 Mama, Hol' Den Hammer (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
07 Die Große Nummer Wird Gemacht (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
08 Babysitter-Twist (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
09 Der Große Treck Nach Idahoe (Ring Of Fire) (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
10 Schaffe, Schaffe, Häusle Baue (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
11 In Meinem Schaukelstuhl Ralf Bendix
12 Die Liebe Ist Ein Wildwestfilm Ralf Bendix
13 Der Schwarze Koffer (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
14 Aber Du In Deinem Himmelbett (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
15 Charmaine Ralf Bendix
16 Ein Bisschen Licht, Ein Bisschen Luft, Ein Bisschen Sonnenschein Ralf Bendix
17 Tumba Tumbala Ralf Bendix
18 Vergiss Nicht Zu Lächeln Ralf Bendix
19 Sekt Für Das Ganze Lokal Ralf Bendix
20 100 Bunte Bänder (Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree) (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
21 Ich Bin Rundherum Zufrieden Ralf Bendix
22 Nostalgie Ralf Bendix
Bendix, Ralf - Grosse Erfolge & Evergreens (2-CD) CD 2
01 In Hamburg Sind Die Nächte Lang Ralf Bendix
02 Kuckucks Walzer Ralf Bendix
03 Bei Dir War Es Immer So Schön Ralf Bendix
04 Einsamer Sonntag Ralf Bendix
05 Kannst Du Pfeifen, Johanna? Ralf Bendix
06 Du, Du, Du Ralf Bendix
07 Armer Gigolo Ralf Bendix
08 Viljalied Ralf Bendix
09 Ich Küsse Ihre Hand, Madame Ralf Bendix
10 Warum Müssen Jahre Vergehn? Ralf Bendix
11 Bei Mir Bist Du Schön Ralf Bendix
12 Auf Wiedersehn Ralf Bendix
13 Bambina (Nel Blue Dipinto Di Blu) (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
14 Wo Meine Sonne Scheint (Island In The Sun) (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
15 Buona Sera (2005 Remaster) Ralf Bendix
16 Hotel Zur Einsamkeit (Heartbreak Hotel) Ralf Bendix
17 Venus-Walzer (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
18 Tschau Tschau Bambina (Piove) (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
19 Es War Im Anfang (In The Beginning) Ralf Bendix
20 Kriminal-Tango (Remastered 2005) Ralf Bendix
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"Ralf Bendix"

Ralf Bendix

Ralf Bendix

 

Since Ralf Bendix - alias Dr. Karl Heinz Schwab - was discovered at a competition for young musicians in 1955, he has been known in German musical life - first as a singer himself, but later also as the discoverer and producer of Heino. He is mainly known as a singer of superficial merry songs - but he also tried to translate American gospel songs into German. In 1972 he also tried to create a new fashion dance with "Tumba Tumbala' - but it didn't turn out much. In summary, Ralf Bendix is an all-round genius and thus a colourful figure in the German entertainment industry.

Born: 16.8.1924 in Dortmund-Wellinghofen - Original Press Release: EMI Electrola GmbH

 

As quickly as German music publishers and record producers were quick to take over American and English hits, they were reluctant to imitate the corresponding music. This changed abruptly as the originals were heard more and more here. The orchestras had to keep up if they wanted to earn money. Ralf Bendix was one of the most fixed performers among those who quickly adapted foreign music. With Heartbreak Hotel, he had already been the first to prepare Elvis Presley for German ears. But his problem was the pop oriented voice.

This becomes particularly clear when he prepares American food. At The Hop, he was back on track to pick up a trend. In the USA, popular television presenter Dick Clark gathered teenagers in the Philadelphia studio to dance to the music performances for the show'American Bandstand'. Such dances were called'Hop'. Clark used the title At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors to promote his show. The German lyricist unsuspectingly missed when he thought At The Hop was a place, and Bendix did the rest by muddling up the pronunciation. For him, the song title rhymes with the line "men are short"!

After all, Paul Kuhn and his ensemble saved the whole thing musically. He did similarly well with Louis Primas Buona Sera, with whom Bendix was even able to take fifth place in the hit parade. At that time he was not yet clearly positioned, only in the following years - after he had had to choose between Schmalz and Rock - he found his form. Karl-Heinz Schwab, born on August 16, 1924 near Dortmund, started at a competition of the record company Electrola. There he sat in the audience and was asked after critical comments to do it better himself.

He was already a graduate economist, head of the Düsseldorf branch of the airline TWA and had written his doctoral thesis at the University of Cologne. So Doctor Schwab went to the microphone and beat the competition out of the field. Jury member Paul Kuhn drew the Electrola's attention to the outsider, and with Rock Of Gibraltar and Jezebel he won the final in Cologne'Tabu'. Electrola producer Nils Nobach called his young star Rolf Bergen, which he did not like, however, and so they later agreed on Ralf Bendix. Nobach had initially selected two pieces by Peter Mösser: the German version of Sixteen Tons (her name was Mary-Ann, see Freddy Quinn) and Minne-Minne-Haha, a German original, which was clearly inspired by Hank Williams' Kaw-Liga.

After several copies of successful American titles such as Heartbreak Hotel, Ninety-Nine Years, Hey Joe and See You Later, Alligator, Bendix was also heavily involved in the hit and, like many others, released a version of When the bells sound bright. His Sputnick-Rock was an attempt to profit from the daily topicality of the Russian satellite. Such'Novelty Songs' with a space reference became great fashion at that time. With Come Prima he bet again on the dying Italian wave. With the criminal tango and the babysitter Boogie he finally rose to the top ranks of the German pop elite. The fact that he discovered Heino in the 1960s and produced him should not go unmentioned here either. He lives in Monaco and Florida.


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Copyright © Bear Family Records

 

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Tracklist
Bendix, Ralf - Grosse Erfolge & Evergreens (2-CD) CD 1
01 Sie Hieß Mary-Ann (Sixteen-Tons) (Remastered 2005)
02 Come Prima (Remastered 2005)
03 Trinidad (Remastered 2005)
04 Babysitter Boogie (Remastered 2005)
05 Striptease Susi (Remastered 2005)
06 Mama, Hol' Den Hammer (Remastered 2005)
07 Die Große Nummer Wird Gemacht (Remastered 2005)
08 Babysitter-Twist (Remastered 2005)
09 Der Große Treck Nach Idahoe (Ring Of Fire) (Remastered 2005)
10 Schaffe, Schaffe, Häusle Baue (Remastered 2005)
11 In Meinem Schaukelstuhl
12 Die Liebe Ist Ein Wildwestfilm
13 Der Schwarze Koffer (Remastered 2005)
14 Aber Du In Deinem Himmelbett (Remastered 2005)
15 Charmaine
16 Ein Bisschen Licht, Ein Bisschen Luft, Ein Bisschen Sonnenschein
17 Tumba Tumbala
18 Vergiss Nicht Zu Lächeln
19 Sekt Für Das Ganze Lokal
20 100 Bunte Bänder (Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree) (Remastered 2005)
21 Ich Bin Rundherum Zufrieden
22 Nostalgie
Bendix, Ralf - Grosse Erfolge & Evergreens (2-CD) CD 2
01 In Hamburg Sind Die Nächte Lang
02 Kuckucks Walzer
03 Bei Dir War Es Immer So Schön
04 Einsamer Sonntag
05 Kannst Du Pfeifen, Johanna?
06 Du, Du, Du
07 Armer Gigolo
08 Viljalied
09 Ich Küsse Ihre Hand, Madame
10 Warum Müssen Jahre Vergehn?
11 Bei Mir Bist Du Schön
12 Auf Wiedersehn
13 Bambina (Nel Blue Dipinto Di Blu) (Remastered 2005)
14 Wo Meine Sonne Scheint (Island In The Sun) (Remastered 2005)
15 Buona Sera (2005 Remaster)
16 Hotel Zur Einsamkeit (Heartbreak Hotel)
17 Venus-Walzer (Remastered 2005)
18 Tschau Tschau Bambina (Piove) (Remastered 2005)
19 Es War Im Anfang (In The Beginning)
20 Kriminal-Tango (Remastered 2005)