GINO PAOLI is one of most important Italian Pop Music Authors; the most popular popular, in '60's. His success 'Sapore di sale', 'Il cielo in una Stanza' , 'La gatta', 'Senza fine'. These songs are not only success, its has been the soundtraks of the Italian Stlife for 15 years ( 1960-'75 ). All families , just to June to the end of August, whent to the sea, one of the seas aroud Italy. It was the 'economic boom' , when Italian economy encreas 10% every year... I remember very well that time, my family came s from low-class, but every year, in June or July, we went to the beach just for one month, in Rimini, one of most popular beach in Italy. I hear 'Sapore di sale' every days from the radios; year after year, in day and in night, it was a sort of 'holiday's anthem' in my Country, as the songs of Beach Boys in U.S., I think...
I never loved Gino Paoli as singer, but I appreciates him as author and now, He continues to sing just to Our days.
He has had a very interesting sentimental story. He has been the boyfriend of some beautiful ad important Italian female celebrities. Ornella Vanoni 8 singer) in '60 and the beautiful actress Stefania Sandrelli in '61, when she is just minor: a scandal. We don't know why but Gino paoli attempt suicide, though at the heart: He saves, but He cannot remove the bullet by thoracic..
His carreer stopped just to '71 when re-starts to sing and to write songs, but is only in '84 when write 'Una lunga storia d'amore' ( n.4 in the playlist) a song from a movie where Stefania Sandrelli works that the success comes..
Gino Paoli now plays jazz with some of most important Italian jazz-men