Couple of quick goodies for you... these are the new posts published at theMandolinTuner recently that are worth reading (or viewing!). I hope you will enjoy them as much as I did when I was writing them!

O Kyr Antonis - Manos Hadjidakis

Manos Hadjidakis - O Kyr Antonis

Manos Hadjidakis (1925-1994) was a legendary Greek composer and person; he is considered perhaps modern Greece's greatest composer and songwriter, rivaled only by Mikis Theodorakis for the title. Hadjidakis helped usher in a new era of Greek music in the post-WWII era, elevating the earthiest strains of Greek folk and popular song, including rebetiko, into respected art forms. In the process, he found …

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