Vassilis Tsitsanis

Vassilis Tsitsanis (Βασίλης Τσιτσάνης January 18, 1915 – January 18, 1984) was a Greek singer and songwriter. He became one of the leading composers and singers of rebetiko music, which was banned in Greece during its early years, and on the later laika style.

His best-known songs include:

  • Synnefiasmeni Kyriaki (Cloudy Sunday)
  • Eimaste alania (We are Tramps) lyrics: Eftichia Papagianopoulos
  • To Vapori apo tin Persia (The Boat from Persia, about a hashish-laden boat that sank in Corinth harbor)
  • O Sakaflias
  • Ta leromena ta aplita (The Dirty Laundry)


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