I regret to have to inform you that the June 9, 2015, died the great composer James Last. We express our condolences.

James Last & Erlend Krauser — Fernando (video)

Live performance Fernando by James Last and his band featuring the legendary Erlend Krauser on guitar. Fernando — it is really beautiful, wonderful song.

Björn Ulvaeus«Fernando» was not originally an ABBA song but was written for Anni-Frid Lyngstad. It was featured on her number 1 Swedish solo album Frida ensam (1975). The song was written by Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Stig Anderson and carried the working title of «Tango». Preparations for recording began in August 1975. Originally named «Hernandez», the writers made last-minute changes to the title before recording. The suggestion of the name «Fernando» was given by their limousine driver Peter Forbes in Shepperton, England. Tony Fernando, a wealthy exports director for celebrities such as Princess Anne and Tom Selleck, was a friend of Peter Forbes. Forbes suggested the name «Fernando» might fit better than the original, the title «Fernando» was loved by all and became an instant hit.

Tony Fernando, a wealthy exports director for celebrities such as Princess Anne and Tom Selleck, was a friend of Peter Forbes. Forbes suggested the name «Fernando» might fit better than the original, the title «Fernando».

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James Last — The Lonely Shepherd (video)

The Lonely Shepherd, music composed by James Last and played on the pan flute, (also called panpipes) by Romanian Gheorghe Zamfir with the James Last Orchestra. This is the live version – not dubbed – as performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1978.


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James Last — Biscaya (video)

Song «Biscaya» (1982) is one of the greatest successes of James Last. There is no song more relaxing like this one incredible nice sound incredible. No words for how beautiful it is!


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