LET'S LIVE FOR TODAY:THE ROKES
"Let's Live For Today" is known as Grass Roots hit.
The original was it's Italian version "Piangi Con' Me" by Rokes. They
were british band that moved to Italy in '63. At first they backed Rock'n'Roll
singer Colin Hicks.They soon cause a sensation for their look:long hair,leather
jackets,high heel boots, and very soon became popular, They quite Colin
Hicks and started their own play. In '64 they arrived in Roma to play in
a famous club, the Piper, to have final consecration. They contracted with
Their total success came when they play at "the Festival of Unknowns"
in Aricca,a small town nearby Rome, with the song "Un anima pura",a very
quet song, originally written for Marino barreto jr. and for Dino.Dthis
version was somthing new and inimitable, backed with,on vinyl, the pure
Best of "Shake ask of you.Rokes released English version "Let 's
Live For Today " .
American group Grassroots released "Piangi Con' Me"in Enlgish
as "Let's Live For Today", the song made hit .
Live For Today by Rokes Video Clip
Piangi Con Me
Bisogna Saper Rerdere (Japanese press) by Rokes
This is Japanese band Tempters. "Let's Live For Today " was flip of their
double side killer debut 45.
They sung the song in Japanese
Living Daylights/Japanese press
Catalan(a region of Spain) band XOCS covered it in their language as
"Plora Per Ellis".
Dutch band The Skope covered it as "Be Mine Again".This band performed
in glittering aluminum suits!
Peruvian band Los Silverton's covered it
,Chilean band Los Beat 4 covered it too.
See "INCLUYE EL HIT Llora Commigo " tag
It means "Include the hit Piangge Con me"
Brazilian band Os Incriveis covered on their 45
Greel bamd Idols covered as "Lost Friend " with different lyrics
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