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Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 34th in 1953

Music written by
Lyrics written by
Language
English
ISWC
T-914.527.312-7
T-070.907.001-8
Comments
Written on the 500th year anniversary of the fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans, the lyrics humorously refer to the official 1930 renaming of the city of Constantinople to Istanbul.
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INTERSONG USA INC
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written by , English

Title Performer Release date Info
September 1953 First recording on August 12, 1953
First release
Hit song
November 1953
December 1953
December 1953
December 1953
March 1954
1954
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) The Ramblers [NL] 1983 Unverified
1987
January 15, 1990 Revival cover song
Constantinople Jowe Head 1991 Unverified
1994 A cappella
March 26, 1996
November 16, 1996
1997 A cappella
September 1, 1998 Live
March 27, 2000 A cappella
November 21, 2003
2003
2004
2005
2008 Unusual cover song
2008
2011
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) The Heebee-Jeebees 2011 Unverified
2013
2015
2017
November 19, 2018
Istanbul Chiemi Eri Unverified

written by instrumental

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i May 1961
i December 1962
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i May 1963
i 1963
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i 1968
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i 1989
i 1996
i 1996
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i 2007
i July 9, 2010

written by Danish

Title Performer Release date Info
1954 First recording on April 9, 1954
First release

written by Finnish

Title Performer Release date Info
1954 First recording on April 20, 1954
First release
October 1954
1975
December 1987
1997
2005

Istanbul (Not Constantinople) written by Dutch (not verified yet)