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Boney M. - Hooray! Hooray! Its A Holi-Holiday (Vinyl)


Unlike other Boney M. In Germany, this was the first single to picture a specially designed label with a star-spangled Boney M. In the UK, the single was released in a picture sleeve — it was also pressed on a picture disc and a 12" clear yellow vinyl with card picture cover insert. Smash Hits said, "If a knees-up in a holiday camp is your idea of a good time, then you might possibly - just possibly - enjoy this excruciatingly dreadful singalongaboney. But make no mistake, whether you love it or hate it, you will hear it.

The single fared poorly, peaking at just 79 in the German charts and 80 in the Swiss charts. After producer Frank Farian had dropped the idea of launching an all-new Boney M. Consequently, the accompanying video featured a cartoon movie of the original group. The 12" single featured "Tropical" and "Carnival" mixes, both unavailable on CD.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bobby Farrell and Liz Mitchell have released solo albums containing their own re-recordings of Boney M. Maizie Williams released her first solo album in and her own single version of Boney M. As recounted in his book Touching the Voidthe British climber Joe Simpson was subsequently to find the catchy tune of "Brown Girl in the Ring" haunting him in the final hours of his struggle to survive the descent of Siula Grande in the Andesand the song was later used in the film of Touching the Void made by Kevin Macdonald.

Simpson recalls: "I remember thinking, bloody hell, I'm going to die to Boney M". A musical based on the music of Boney M. From April to Julythe show played in a mobile theatre in Berlin, which was specially designed for it. It is described as "paying tribute to the sound of Boney M. The group is also popular in the Vietnamese diaspora, [ citation needed ] and was featured in Thuy Nga music productions. Special additions to this release were a Mousse T.

On 10 AprilBoney M. In SeptemberBoney M. Bobby Farrell's Boney M. On 28 June Boney M. Petersburg, Russia. It's a Holi-Holiday". The legal rights to the name "Boney M. Farian, the man who in effect created the group, has continued to work with Liz Mitchell Boney M. - Hooray! Hooray! Its A Holi-Holiday (Vinyl) her line-up all through the s and s.

The song was recorded with two new vocalists, and credited to "Boney M. Sherita O. The band played "Daddy Cool", "Ma Baker" and "Brown Girl in the Ring", but refrained from playing "Rivers of Babylon", rumored to be at the event organizers' request because of its description Boney M.

- Hooray! Hooray! Its A Holi-Holiday (Vinyl) the Jewish yearning for Zion. Bobby Farrell died at the age of 61 from heart failure on 30 December His agent said Farrell was complaining of breathing problems after performing with his band the evening before.

The singer was found dead in a hotel room in Saint PetersburgRussia, where he had been performing. It contained re-mastered versions of the original hit singles or of previously unreleased versions, a remix disc and the new digital single Song of Joy featuring Liz Mitchell. A major DVD set was also released. In" Rivers of Babylon ", a cover of a track by The Melodians with lyrics partly based on Psalm and partly on Psalm 19, [26] became at the time the second highest-selling single of all time in the UK.

Boney M. - Hooray! Hooray! Its A Holi-Holiday (Vinyl) remaining at No. The single spent six months in the UK Top 40, including 19 weeks in the Top It eventually sold over two million copies, the second single to do so, and is still one of only seven to achieve this feat.

The single sold over 1. During the presidential election campaign of South Korea, then-candidate Roh Moo-hyunwho eventually won the presidency at that event, took Bahama Mama to promote Boney M. - Hooray! Hooray! Its A Holi-Holiday (Vinyl) aim of positive political reform.

In the Kazakh film Tulpanthe tractor driver Boni continually plays a cassette of "Rivers of Babylon", an example of his fascination for all things Western.

Liz Mitchell recalled her visits to India in the s in a interview with Hindustan Times: "It was amazing. I was right up close to the stage so when this show was broadcast on TV I could see myself and my mother clearly. It was a good show. Belinda, Oxford, UK. As a punk I wasn't allowed to admit that I liked Boney M but I loved their slightly surreal take on historical stories and the vocal harmonies were second to none, like the Ramones they had a knowing cartoon-like quality that didn't take itself too seriously.

Bobby Farrell's death is a sad loss. Alexander, Hove, UK. I recently bought Boney M's greatest hits and play these songs on my way to work as they make me feel vibrant and alive.

My favourite songs are Brown Girl in the Ring and Rasputin. I was at secondary school in the late 70s when Boney M took Boney M. - Hooray! Hooray! Its A Holi-Holiday (Vinyl) - a great pop group. RIP Bobby! I loved Boney M. My first record when I was seven-years-old was Belfast. I still love that song. Boney M were part of my young life and so I still love for them - they can really sing brilliantly. I never met Boney M. - Hooray! Hooray! Its A Holi-Holiday (Vinyl) of the Boney M members - but I really will think about this loss as part of a loss of my younger years.

I've been a fan since I was a child. Our three-year-old kids have been having a good boogie to it. And we are proud of it.

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