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Io che non vivo (senza te), Pino Donaggio

In the 1965 15th Festival of the Italian Song in Sanremo, a young musician, Giuseppe "Pino" Donaggio, performed this song, authored by himself and Vito Pallavicini.
"Io che non vivo" was only seventh at the end, but has remained in the hearts of generations of Italians. It was recorded by many Italian singers, among them Massimo Ranieri, the Modà, Morgan, Francesco Renga.

In its English version the piece was recorded with the title "You do not have to say you love me" and became a success. Elvis Presley was conquered by the song and included it in his repertoire, making it a classic of all time.

After 1973 Donaggio (born in Venice in 1941) started a second career as writer of musical scores, notably with Brian the Palma [read more in Wikipedia].

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Siamo qui noi soli
come ogni sera
ma tu sei più triste
ed io lo so perchè.
So che tu vuoi dirmi
che non sei felice
che io sto cambiando
e tu mi vuoi lasciar, ma...
We are alone here
like every night
but you are sadder
and I know why.
I know you want to tell me
that you're not happy
that I am changing
and you want to leave me, but ...
 
Io che non vivo
più di un'ora senza te
come posso stare una vita senza te
sei mia - sei mia
mai niente lo sai
separarci un giorno potrà
I that cannot live
more than an hour without you
how can I be a lifetime without you
you're mine - you're mine
nothing ever you know
can separate us one day
 
Vieni qui ascoltami
io ti voglio bene
te ne prego fermati
ancora insieme a me
Come here, listen to me
I love you
Please stop
a little longer with me
 
Io che non vivo più di un'ora senza te
come posso stare una vita senza te sei mia - sei mia
I that cannot live
more than an hour without you
how can I be a lifetime without you
you're mine - you're mine
 
Io che non vivo più di un'ora senza te
come posso stare una vita senza te
sei mia - sei mia - sei mia
I that cannot live
more than an hour without you
how can I be a lifetime without you
you're mine - you're mine