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Addormentarmi così

“Addormentarmi così” is a 1948 song written by the Italian lyricist Ornella Ferrari, to music by Vittorio Mascheroni (it) for the singer Lidia Martorana (it) with an arrangement of Pippo Barzizza.[1] The lyrics begin: «Addormentarmi così/ fra le tue braccia/ mentre tu mi baci /mi baci sempre più…».[2]
The song is considered an Italian classic and was covered by dozens of artists, including Adriano Celentano, Teddy Reno, Gigliola Cinquetti, Luciano Tajoli, Betty Curtis, Flo Sandon’s, Lara Saint Paul.[1] It was introduced to an American audience by Frankie Laine in 1958 in his first album with Michel Legrand, A Foreign Affair.
References[edit]

^ a b Dario Salvatori. “Addormentarmi così”. Dizionario delle canzoni italiane. Elle U, 2001. ISBN 8888169016. 
^ Gigi Speroni. L’attentato a Togliatti: i giorni della paura. Mursia, 1998. p. 145. ISBN 8842523607.