The Festival di Sanremo is the most well respected televised Italian pop music event. 2013 sees the sixty-third edition and to mark the event Swide has decided to run through the most important songs that have participated in the festival, and made Italian music history.
Adriano Celentano brought rock music to Italy in the 1950s. His singing and dancing style made him an teen icon overnight, bit the intellectual aims of Celentano’s music are what have made the most impact. Chi Non Lavora Non Fa l’Amore, an upbeat, but serious commentary of 1970s Italian politics and the workforce. The song won the Sanremo Festival in 1971.
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