Mudcat Café message #1088865 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #23203   Message #1088865
Posted By: George Papavgeris
08-Jan-04 - 02:56 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Miserlou
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Miserlou
Wow - to find Misirlou a subject on Mudcat! I was weaned on this and other such songs. Every Greek (of every age) knows it.It was introduced in Greece in the late 30's/early 40's; but the tune is not Greek. Nor Sephardic, I think. Arabic, definitely; Lebanese, probably.

I my flabber is definitely gasted