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But Salvatore felt so lonely in Belgium and sent for his family, his wife Ida and his two young children Rocco and Wanda.

At the age of fifteen his father allows him to skip school and he starts working as a mechanic in a Vespa-shop. Vespa and Italian engines generally interest Rocco very much, but music rocco granata marina first.

  • Rocco Granata - Biography

During the weekends he plays with the band that he has formedhis combo: Soon he becomes rocco granata marina singer of the band.

But he never thought about the fact that a single record has a B-side.

So just before going to the studio and without second thoughts he decided for the song MARINAan improvisation that he had made during a performance intermission, while the rest of the band went to the bathroom and young Rocco had the stage to himself. The lyrics of the song were not yet rocco granata marina and in the studio to great annoyance of the sound engineer Rocco had to write some more lines.

He never forgot the reaction of the public when he played the song the first time: The rest is history.


The road to success though was a rocco granata marina bumpy at the beginning, as no record company believed in the song and nobody wanted to release it. So Rocco had singles pressed and again with the help of his friends these records were put in the neighbourhood jukeboxes.


He was ever so proud to see his name printed on the record label although it was misspelled: In his early life and his musical career starting with the sudden success of the hit "Marina" was captured in a new biographical movie named Marinadirected by Stijn Coninx.

Deutsche Chart Singles — Rocco granata marina PressS.

Marina (Rocco Granata song) - Wikipedia

After the success of "Marina", Granata toured the world, including dates at Carnegie Hall. A feature film entitled Marina was released inwhich set the stage for a rocco granata marina of German hits.

He also appeared in Italy at the Sanremo Festival in Granata later became a successful record producer.

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