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-'''Alfredo Bongusto''' (6 April 1935 in [[Campobasso]] – 8 November 2019 in [[Rome]]), known by his stage name '''Fred Bongusto''', was an [[Italian musician]] who was very popular in the 1960s and 1970s. 
-==Career history==+'''Ghigo Agosti''' (born '''Arrigo Riccardo Agosti''' on 10 July 1936 in [[Milan]]) is an [[Italy|Italian]] singer, [[musician]], and [[composer]].
-He debuted with the song "Bella Bellissima", which was written by his friend [[Ghigo Agosti]] and produced by the [[Milan]]-based label Primary. It was released on [[phonographic record]] in 1960, with "Doce Doce" as the back side. Some of his most successful songs include "Malaga", "Una rotonda sul mare", "Spaghetti a Detroit" and "Prima c'eri tu", which won the 1966 edition of [[Un Disco per l'Estate]]. Bongusto was also successful in [[South America]], especially [[Brazil]]. He had collaborated with [[Toquinho]] and [[Vinicius de Moraes]].+
-He composed the soundtracks of 24 movies, such as ''[[Day After Tomorrow (1968 film)|Day After Tomorrow]]'' (1968), ''[[Detective Belli|Un Detective]]'' (1969), ''[[The Divorce (1970 film)|The Divorce]]'' (1970), ''[[Come Have Coffee with Us]]'' (1970), ''[[The Eroticist]]'' (1972), ''[[Gli ordini sono ordini]]'' (1972), ''[[Malicious (1973 film)|Malizia]]'' (1973), ''[[Lovers and Other Relatives]]'' (1974), ''[[Le farò da padre]]'' (1974), ''[[Conviene far bene l'amore]]'' (1975), ''[[Al piacere di rivederla]]'' (1976), ''[[Oh, Serafina!]]'' (1976), ''[[Fantozzi contro tutti]]'' (1980), ''[[Fracchia la belva umana]]'' (1981) and ''[[Superfantozzi]]'' (1986). He also starred in [[Obiettivo ragazze]] (1961) and [[Peccato Veniale]] (1974).+==Discography==
-In the 1990s, he was elected as a [[Italian Socialist Party|PSI]] town councillor in [[Bari]]. On 18 March 2005 the [[President of the Council of Ministers|President of the Council]] (Premier), [[Silvio Berlusconi]], presented him with a silver plate to celebrate the 50th year of his career. On 2 June 2005 he was awarded the title of [[Commendatore]] by President [[Carlo Azeglio Ciampi]].+===78rpm===
-==Personal life==+====Ghigo and orchestra====
-He was married to [[Gabriella Palazzoli]], an Italian [[soubrette]], who was famous in the 1950s and 1960s. She is known for starring in the film ''[[Buonanotte... Avvocato!]]'' with [[Alberto Sordi]]. In 1960, before their marriage, Palazzoli had a previous marriage with American actor [[John Drew Barrymore]], who is the father of her daughter Blyth Dolores. Blyth was raised by Bongusto.+* 1954 Georgia on My Mind [[autoproduction]]-[[Decca Records|Decca]] (radio edition US-UK)
-Bongusto enjoyed playing [[association football|football]] and [[tennis]], and was very good at both sports. He enjoyed [[Antiques#Antiquing|antiquing]] and reading [[Tex Willer]] comics. Bongusto spent much of his time in [[Ischia]], in the village of Sant'Angelo, in the places which inspired some of his songs.+===45 rpm===
-==See also==+
-:''[[Italian music]], [[lounge music]], [[film music]], [[Italian cinema]]''+
 +====Ghigo e gli arrabbiati====
 +* 1958 Coccinella/Stazione del rock (limited edition [[Coca-Cola]] US - CCPR 01)
 +* 1959 Coccinella/Stazione del Rock (Primary CRA 91782 US-UK-Italy-France-Spain)
 +* 1960 Allocco tra gli angeli/Banana (frutto di moda) (Primary CRA 91797)
 +====Ghigo====
 +* 1961 Si titubi, Tu titubi / Tredici vermi col filtro (Primary CRA 91812)
 +* 1961 Banana (frutto di moda) /Coccinella/Stazione del rock/Allocco tra gli angeli ('''EP''' President AK308 France).
 +* 1961 Coccinella/Why wait ([[Coca-Cola]] - CCPR 02)
 +* 1961 No! Al demonio/Scalogna e carcere (lettera a giuseppe) - (Primary CRA 91797)
 +* 1962 Tredici vermi col filtro/Si titubi, Tu titubi/Allocco tra gli angeli/Banana (frutto di moda) - ('''EP''' Primary 5005).
 +* 1962 Babe twist me/Peppermint Twist - ([[Ri-Fi]] Italy-UK-France)
 +* 1963 Bella ragazzina di Verona/Solo con me/Dai fà la brava - ('''EP''' Primary CRA 91913)
 +* 1963 Georgia on my mind - ([[RiFi]] Italy-US-UK-France)
 +
 +====Ghigo e i Goghi====
 +* 1964 Ciao/Conosco Jenny/Non avrei mai creduto - ('''EP''' [[Fantasy]] FS 1007)
 +* 1965 Sunny Afternoon/I'Got you -(inedit on 33rpm 1995 [[Musicando]] Italy-Japan)
 +* 1966 Memphis Tennessee/Day dream - (inedit on 33rpm 1995 [[Musicando]] Italy-Japan)
 +* 1967 In the midnight hour/Out side - (inedit on 33rpm 1995 [[Musicando]] Italy-Japan)
 +
 +====Mister Anima====
 +* 1966 Non voglio pietà/Solitude time - ([[Bluebell (record label)|Bluebell]] BB 3174)
 +* 1967 La mia passeggiata/L'attrazione - ([[Bluebell (record label)|Bluebell]] BB 3185)
 +
 +====Probus Harlem====
 +* 1968 A whiter shade of pale/Hold on I'm coming - ([[Bluebell (record label)|Bluebell]] BB 3182 Italy-US-UK)
 +* 1968 Homburg/Love, drug and sex - ([[Bluebell (record label)|Bluebell]] BB 3191 Italy-US-UK)
 +
 +====Rico Agosti====
 +* 1968 L'orsacchiotto nero/La Boutique - ([[Melody]] MD 603)
 +* 1968 The boutique/Small black bear - (Melody MD 603/A - US e UK)
 +* 1968 Ourson noire/La Boutique - (Melody MD 603/B - France)
 +
 +====Ghigo Agosti====
 +* 1969 James Brown dice...io dico!!!/io dico!!! - ([[Belldisc]] BD 8027)
 +
 +====Black Sunday Flowers====
 +* 1971 Madness/Hot rock - ([[Bla-Bla]] BBR 1308) (US-UK-Italy)
 +
 +===33 rpm===
 +* 1995 ''Coccinelle, Banane e altre storie'' ([[Musicando]] Italy-Japan)
 +* 1995 ''La Cosa'' (experimental) ([[Crotalo]] Italy-Japan)
 +* 1995 ''Ghigo e i Goghi'' (inedit 1965-67) ([[Musicando]] Italy-Japan)
 +
 +===CD===
 +* 1993 ''Gli avanzi di Ghigo'' [[Peer Southern Music]]
 +* 1996 ''Frammenti di preghiera'' Musicando
 +* 1998 ''Ghigo Coccinella'' [[Dv More Record]]
 +* 2001 ''Preghiere semplici'' [[Hap (record label)|Hap]] (Spain)
 +* 2003 ''Risveglio in preghiera'' [[Hap (record label)|Hap]]
 +* 2006 ''May Gaar'' [[Hap (record label)|Hap]]
 +* 2007 ''Pallino blu'' [[Hap (record label)|Hap]]
 +* 2007 ''Space sarah'' [[Hap (record label)|Hap]]
 +
 +===Ghigo Story box CD===
 +* 2007 ''Ghigo, gli Arrabbiati e i Goghi (anthology 1954-1964) [[Hap (record label)|Hap]]
 +* 2007 ''Goghi, Mister Anima, Rico & Black Sunday Flowers (anthology 1965-1971) [[Hap (record label)|Hap]]
 +* 2007 ''La Ghigonda ancestrale'' (anthology 1993-2007) [[Hap (record label)|Hap]]
 +* 2007 ''Super Live'' (live anthology 1994-2000) Cocodrilo Records
 +* 2007 ''L'esperimento (experimental anthology 1993-2007) [[Hap (record label)|Hap]]
 +
 +===Inedit song===
 +* 1951 La stazione del blues
 +* 1955 Bocciato (agli esami di riparazione)
 +* 1956 Pallino blu
 +* 1957 La Gufa
 +* 1958 Jenny Jenny Jenny (''jenny take a ride'')
 +* 1959 I nanetti delle favole col cappuccio rosso fragola
 +* 1960 Carnevale celestiale
 +* 1972 Whole lotta love
 +* 1973 Cantina jam
 +* 1974 Il grillo e la formica
 +
 +==Labels and producers==
 +* [[Decca Records|Decca]] (1954) - [[Paolo Tosi]]
 +* Primary (1957–1963) - [[Gianbattista Ansoldi]]
 +* [[Southern Music]] (1960–1963) - [[Alberto Carisch]]
 +* [[Fantasy]] (1964) - [[Micky Del Prete]]
 +* [[Bluebell (record label)|Bluebell]] (1966–1967) - [[Tony Casetta]]
 +* [[Melody]] (1968) - [[Federico Monti Arduini]]
 +* [[Bluebell (record label)|Bluebell]] (1968) - [[Tony Casetta]]
 +* [[Belldisc]] (1969) - [[Tony Casetta]]
 +* [[Bla Bla]] (1971) - [[Pino Massara]]
 +* [[Toast Records]] (1988) - [[Giulio Tedeschi]]
 +* [[Bla Bla]] (1992) - [[Pino Massara]]
 +* [[Panarecord]] (1993) - [[Peer Southern Music]]
 +* [[Musicando]] (1995–1996) - [[Paolo Bertelli]]
 +* [[Dv More records]] (1998) - [[John Toso]]
 +* [[Hap (record label)|Hap]] (1999–2007) - [[Tom Cooper (producer)|Tom Cooper]]
 +* [[On sale music]] - [[Italo Gnocchi]]
 +* [[Cocodrilo Records]] (1999–2007) - [[Luìs Alvàrez]]
 +
 +==About movies==
 +* 1961 [[Allocco tra gli Angeli]] - starring
 +* 1964 [[I tre volti]] - soundtrack arrangement
 +* 1964 [[Anthar l'invicibile]] - soundtrack arrangement
 +* 1971 [[Madness, vacanze per un massacro]] - motion pictures
 +* 1972 [[Il caso Mattei]] - numerary, soundtrack arrangement
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Ghigo Agosti (born Arrigo Riccardo Agosti on 10 July 1936 in Milan) is an Italian singer, musician, and composer.

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Discography

78rpm

Ghigo and orchestra

45 rpm

Ghigo e gli arrabbiati

  • 1958 Coccinella/Stazione del rock (limited edition Coca-Cola US - CCPR 01)
  • 1959 Coccinella/Stazione del Rock (Primary CRA 91782 US-UK-Italy-France-Spain)
  • 1960 Allocco tra gli angeli/Banana (frutto di moda) (Primary CRA 91797)

Ghigo

  • 1961 Si titubi, Tu titubi / Tredici vermi col filtro (Primary CRA 91812)
  • 1961 Banana (frutto di moda) /Coccinella/Stazione del rock/Allocco tra gli angeli (EP President AK308 France).
  • 1961 Coccinella/Why wait (Coca-Cola - CCPR 02)
  • 1961 No! Al demonio/Scalogna e carcere (lettera a giuseppe) - (Primary CRA 91797)
  • 1962 Tredici vermi col filtro/Si titubi, Tu titubi/Allocco tra gli angeli/Banana (frutto di moda) - (EP Primary 5005).
  • 1962 Babe twist me/Peppermint Twist - (Ri-Fi Italy-UK-France)
  • 1963 Bella ragazzina di Verona/Solo con me/Dai fà la brava - (EP Primary CRA 91913)
  • 1963 Georgia on my mind - (RiFi Italy-US-UK-France)

Ghigo e i Goghi

  • 1964 Ciao/Conosco Jenny/Non avrei mai creduto - (EP Fantasy FS 1007)
  • 1965 Sunny Afternoon/I'Got you -(inedit on 33rpm 1995 Musicando Italy-Japan)
  • 1966 Memphis Tennessee/Day dream - (inedit on 33rpm 1995 Musicando Italy-Japan)
  • 1967 In the midnight hour/Out side - (inedit on 33rpm 1995 Musicando Italy-Japan)

Mister Anima

  • 1966 Non voglio pietà/Solitude time - (Bluebell BB 3174)
  • 1967 La mia passeggiata/L'attrazione - (Bluebell BB 3185)

Probus Harlem

  • 1968 A whiter shade of pale/Hold on I'm coming - (Bluebell BB 3182 Italy-US-UK)
  • 1968 Homburg/Love, drug and sex - (Bluebell BB 3191 Italy-US-UK)

Rico Agosti

  • 1968 L'orsacchiotto nero/La Boutique - (Melody MD 603)
  • 1968 The boutique/Small black bear - (Melody MD 603/A - US e UK)
  • 1968 Ourson noire/La Boutique - (Melody MD 603/B - France)

Ghigo Agosti

  • 1969 James Brown dice...io dico!!!/io dico!!! - (Belldisc BD 8027)

Black Sunday Flowers

  • 1971 Madness/Hot rock - (Bla-Bla BBR 1308) (US-UK-Italy)

33 rpm

  • 1995 Coccinelle, Banane e altre storie (Musicando Italy-Japan)
  • 1995 La Cosa (experimental) (Crotalo Italy-Japan)
  • 1995 Ghigo e i Goghi (inedit 1965-67) (Musicando Italy-Japan)

CD

  • 1993 Gli avanzi di Ghigo Peer Southern Music
  • 1996 Frammenti di preghiera Musicando
  • 1998 Ghigo Coccinella Dv More Record
  • 2001 Preghiere semplici Hap (Spain)
  • 2003 Risveglio in preghiera Hap
  • 2006 May Gaar Hap
  • 2007 Pallino blu Hap
  • 2007 Space sarah Hap

Ghigo Story box CD

  • 2007 Ghigo, gli Arrabbiati e i Goghi (anthology 1954-1964) Hap
  • 2007 Goghi, Mister Anima, Rico & Black Sunday Flowers (anthology 1965-1971) Hap
  • 2007 La Ghigonda ancestrale (anthology 1993-2007) Hap
  • 2007 Super Live (live anthology 1994-2000) Cocodrilo Records
  • 2007 L'esperimento (experimental anthology 1993-2007) Hap

Inedit song

  • 1951 La stazione del blues
  • 1955 Bocciato (agli esami di riparazione)
  • 1956 Pallino blu
  • 1957 La Gufa
  • 1958 Jenny Jenny Jenny (jenny take a ride)
  • 1959 I nanetti delle favole col cappuccio rosso fragola
  • 1960 Carnevale celestiale
  • 1972 Whole lotta love
  • 1973 Cantina jam
  • 1974 Il grillo e la formica

Labels and producers

About movies




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