Live Poll: Classic Ethnic Tunes

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Which of these classic (overused?) tunes generally used to define a specific culture, setting or country, is the catchiest?

http://www.imdb.com/list/ls063220768/

http://www.imdb.com/poll/JArj9y4yUOw/

(if you're not sure to have the right tune in mind, the first to come will probably the right one)
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I suggest you use "tunes" rather than "musics" - music is already plural, adding an S just makes a non-word.

You misspelled Britania.

And I'm not sure what you're saying in the parens at the end. Could you please explain? Not trying to sound rude or flip, I just don't get it.
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I was speaking about the tunes, they're all not known from their titles after all, the first tune to come to mind will probably be the right one.

I'll rephrase the whole thing.
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 "Irish"
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Elmo, I haven't heard 'There's a Place in France' since I was a kid. We used to drive my mother crazy singing it over & over.




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Got to go with the Marseillaise.
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Zorba the Greek
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I really like this poll, even it's really hard to vote.

My three favs are:

The mexican hat song,
The streets of Cairo
and the Tarantella !

I searched for the Streets of Cairo for a few month this year and didn't
get out how this little tune is called. Now you helped me, thank you.
Heard many times before, last time in a tune from Kool and the gang:
"Open Sesame". :)))
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It's always great to finally be able to put names or titles behind staples of pop culture, if you're looking for similar discoveries, I can't recommend enough the website KickAss Classical, just google it, it's very helpful for the classical tunes as well.
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Though I like several of them,. the one I genuinely find catching is the Kalinka. I have heard several great renditions over the years, and I have paid tickets to performances of Russian performing troops just to listen to it being performed. 

It is relatively old as songs go. Composed in 1860 by Ivan Larionov. 157 years later, it is still popular. 

I also like the Katyusha (1938), though the song is so connected to World War II. 
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Hi, Dimos Dicoudis.

I guess you did try the Disk "The best of Red Army Choir". I disagree with russian politics,
but they really have nice Voices and even if their Songs are mostly patriotic propaganda,
what do i care about it, i don't understand a word. But i do like the songs. They are so
fervent! :))