Very quickly, "La Paloma" became popular outside of Spain, particularly in Mexico, and soon spread around the world. In many places, including Afghanistan, Hawaii, the Philippines, Germany, Romania, Zanzibar, and Goa it gained the status of a The Quickening - Philip Riley - Visions And Voices folk song.
Over the years, the popularity of "La Paloma" has surged and receded periodically, but never subsided. It may be considered one of the first universal popular hits and has appealed to artists of diverse musical backgrounds. It is certainly the most-recorded Spanish song. The motif of "La Paloma" the dove can be traced back to an episode that occurred in BC, before Darius ' invasion of Greecea time when the white dove had not yet been seen in Europe. This inspired the notion that such birds bring home a final message of love from a sailor who is lost at sea.
This theme that a final link of La Paloma - Ferera And Franchini - La Paloma / Kawaihau (Shellac) overcomes death and separation is reflected in "La Paloma". While the lyrics may not always be true to the original, the soul of the song seems to survive all attempts to recast it in whatever new form and shape there may be and is able to express the tension between separation with loneliness, even death, and love.
The song became the favorite of Princess Charlotte of BelgiumTurta - Biber - Biber of Mexico, and the reason why the followers of president Juarez and the liberal party, made a parody.
German and French versions appeared in the s. Harry James recorded a version in on Columbia Pop and country music singer Marty Robbins ' version is the most popular rendition. The song "La Paloma" is the subject of the documentary La Paloma. Nadie me ha visto salir Si no fui yo.
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