About The Carnival Is Over. The Seekers had travelled by ship from their native Australia to the UK in 1963 and performed with Dusty Springfield on British TV, just as she had gone solo from her sibling band The Springfields (Tom, Dusty & Mike Hurst). Tom Springfield mentored The Seekers and wrote I’ll Never Find Another You, Georgy Girl and this song among others. The Carnival Is Over (1965) is based on a Russian folk melody called Ponizovaya Volnitsa, set as a Volga boat song about the exploits of folk hero Stenka Razin
The song became The Seekers' signature recording, and the band have customarily closed their concerts with it ever since its success in late-1965.
This was the Seekers best selling single in the UK Selling 1,400,000It has become an Australian tradition for The Seekers to sing "The Carnival is Over" at the close of sporting events. Unfortunately they were unable to do so at the end of the closing ceremony for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, as Judith Durham had broken her hip and was not able to take part. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds covered this on their 1986 album Kicking Against The Pricks. This song features the couplet "But the joys of love are fleeting/ For Pierrot and Columbine. Pierrot and Columbine were the.
The Carnival Is Over. Album: The Best of the Seekers, 1997. The Seekers The Carnival Is Over 1967 In Colour. Has been played on. United Kingdom 96. 24-7's Best Of The 60's.
Lyrics to "The Carnival Is Over" song by The Seekers: Say goodbye my own true lover As we sing a lovers song How it breaks my heart to leave you Now the . .Now the harbour light is calling This will be our last goodbye Though the carnival is over I will love you till I die. Like a drum, my heart was beating And your kiss was sweet as wine But the joys of love are fleeting For Pierrot and Columbine. Now the harbour light is calling This will be our last goodbye Though the carnival is over I will love you till I die Though the carnival is over I will love you till I die.
Album: The Seekers, The Ultimate Collection, The Very Best Of, 6 x 6 - The Sixties, Massive Hits!: 60s Pop. Release year: 1990. The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You 02:41. The Seekers - The Times They Are A Changin' 02:35. The Seekers: best 2 tracks. The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You The Seekers, 1990 02:41. The Seekers - A World Of Our Own Greatest Hits, 2009 02:44.
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