1956. Rock & roll and cinema spread the US cultural model all over the world.
In Italy Tu vuo’ fa’ l’americano makes everyone dance, yet reminding us that trends must be taken with a pinch of salt, because it only takes a moment for them to unveil their ridiculous side. Combining history of music with that of postwar cinema and literature, this booklet attempts to describe the cultural metamorphosis envisaged by Renato Carosone’s music through the genesis and success of his masterpiece. And it is also a tribute to a musician Bollani has loved since he was a child, taking him as a reference.
You wanna be fashionable, but if you drink whisky & soda, you’ll feel disturbed.