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Zorba the Greek, Theme from

(Mikis Theodorakis)

The song was written by Mikis Theodorakis as part of the soundtrack for the film Zorba the Greek and is officially known as “Zorbas” (Zorba’s Dance).   It was adapted from a traditional dance from Crete known as Syrtaki and is now known as a trademark of Greece.

Chet Atkins
(RCA Victor 47-9725, WWKM-5064)( US promo)