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Joan Baez strikes an upbeat note with Gianni Morandi song for Italy



ROME – During the height of Italy’s coronavirus outbreak, Joan Baez sang a Gianni Morandi classic to celebrate Italy’s upbeat musical response to the corona-virus. Speaking in Italian, the American singer-songwriter said “I’ll sing this for you” after saying that Italy had been “a source of inspiration for the world” with its balcony singalongs. She sang “Un Mondo d’Amore” (A World Of Love), a song by Morandi that was part of her repertoire in the 1960s.

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