Berny Devlin

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923 translations, thanked 1561 times, solved 328 requests, helped 131 members, transcribed 25 songs, added 15 idioms, explained 24 idioms, left 513 comments
Interests

****We surrender to the dictatorship of the English language.
Various interests: books, arts, music, women's rights and others.
I have read a lot, and forgot even more. I wrote a bit. Perhaps Cristina Campo* was right when she used to say about herself: "She wrote a bit and would have liked to have written less."
Unfortunately or fortunately, writing was not destined to be my vocation.

*Poet and literary critic, from Bologna.

ITALIAN VERSION
Ho letto molto, e ancor di più ho dimenticato. Ho scritto qualcosa; forse aveva ragione Cristina Campo* che amava dire di sè: "Ha scritto poco, e le piacerebbe aver scritto meno". Purtroppo o per fortuna, non m'è toccato in sorte di farlo per mestiere.

*poetessa e critica letteraria, bolognese

About me

Italy in pop music is something else, not just commercial melody - Pausini-Ramazzotti- Zucchero-Il Volo- Al Bano etc ...
It is or was also the ability to innovate and experiment, originality in writing and arrangements. Authenticity. real emotion.
And this is what I look for. Also expressed in other languages different from my own.
The interest in classical and contemporary Neapolitan song - NO neomelodici - is derived from my native family, which are in Campania although not in Naples.
But I'm glad to be helpful and solve the requests of others, even if not always according with my musical tastes.
Where I'm going, I don't know...It would be so nice to enjoy the voyage, but it is not so easy.

ITALIAN VERSION
'Italia nella musica leggera è anche altro, non solo melodia commerciale - Pausini-Ramazzotti-Zucchero-Il Volo- Al Bano ecc...
E' o era anche capacità di innovare e sperimentare, originalità nella scrittura e negli arrangiamenti. Autenticità. Emozione vera.
E' questo quello cerco. Anche espresso in altre lingue, diverse dalla mia.
L'interesse per la canzone napoletana classica e contemporanea - NO NEOMELODICI - deriva dalle radici della mia famiglia d'origine,che sono in Campania anche se non a Napoli. Per cui conosco e capisco la lingua napoletana, sicuramente meglio della media degli italiani provenienti da altre regioni, anche se non sono in grado di parlarla correntemente.

Languages
Native
Italian
Fluent
English, Neapolitan
Studied
Arabic, German, Greek (classical), Italian (Southern Italian dialects), Latin, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
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923 translations posted by Berny DevlinDetailsAll Translations

ArtistTranslationLanguagesCommentsInfoInfo
GarboIt is late now Italian → EnglishItalian → English
SubsonicaCritical point Italian → EnglishItalian → English
Pippo PollinaThe day of the hawk Italian → English
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Paola TurciEclipse Italian → English
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Vinicio CaposselaWhat is love Italian → EnglishItalian → English
Ermal MetaI wanted to forgive you at least Italian → English
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SubsonicaBroken bottles Italian → English
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DalidaThe words of everyday Italian → English
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LitfibaLacio Drom - Good journey - Bon voyage Italian → English
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Ricky ShayneOne of the Mods Italian → English4
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CanovaSocial Life Italian → English
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DalidaIn time Italian → English
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Sergio EndrigoI will remember you, too. Italian → English
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Patty PravoThe traveler lady - Byzantium Italian → English
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MeganoidiZeta Reticuli Italian → English
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Caterina CaselliWe should only think of you Italian → English
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Vinicio CaposselaThe Madonna of the shells Italian → English
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Detective Conan (OST)Detective Conan - theme song Italian → English3
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Alberto FortisSeptember Italian → English
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Paul McCartneyProvaci con me English → ItalianEnglish → Italian
Tony DerosasIl pescatore di cozze Sardinian → Italian2
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Heidi, Girl of the Alps (OST)Heidi Italian → English
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DoReDosGoodbye beautiful-Bella Ciao Romani → English
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Daniel JohnstonStoria di un artista English → Italian
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Brunori SasThe Bogeyman/The Darkman Italian → English
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Loredana BertèArab phoenix Italian → English1
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Il VoloThe dance Italian → English2
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UltimoUnveiled poetry Italian → English
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NoemiThe attraction Italian → English
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Italian FolkWhere is Zazà? Neapolitan → English1
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Italian FolkDove sta Zazà? Neapolitan → Italian
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Loredana BertèSister Italian → EnglishItalian → English
Mia MartiniPrisoner Italian → English1
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Marlene DietrichDimmi, dove sono i fiori German → Italian
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Gianna NanniniLike an angel Italian → English
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Carmen ConsoliTano Sicilian → Italian
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Carlo ButiLittle queen countrywoman Italian → English1
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Nick DrakeUna di queste cose prima English → Italian
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Nino TarantoCiccio 'cheese' Formaggio Neapolitan → English
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Nino TarantoCiccio Formaggio Neapolitan → Italian
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Nino RotaLla Ri Lli Ra - The tavern Neapolitan → English
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Nino RotaLla Ri lli Ra ( La trattoria ) Neapolitan → Italian
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Nino TarantoI bought the caccavella Neapolitan → English4
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NoemiPorcelain Italian → English
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Claudio VillaRoman guitar Italian → English
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Massimo RanieriThe rumba of the street urchins ( scugnizzi ) Neapolitan → English7
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Franco RicciardiSick love Neapolitan → English
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Franco RicciardiAmore malato Neapolitan → Italian
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I CaniThis our great love Italian → English
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Lo Stato SocialeLove each other badly Italian → English
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Céline DionHidden Love Neapolitan → English2
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MinaThe soup Neapolitan → English
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MinaLa minestrina Neapolitan → Italian
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Memo RemigiI will give you more Italian → English
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Le OrmeYesterday's friend Italian → English
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Cesare CremoniniNobody wants to be Robin Italian → English3
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Lo Stato SocialeI'm so indie 2018 Italian → English1Italian → English
Lo Stato SocialeLine 30 bus Italian → EnglishItalian → English
Lo Stato SocialeFever Italian → English
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Tracy ChapmanUn nuovo inizio ( con i miei migliori auguri per Pasqua ) English → Italian
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Lo Stato SocialeThe apathetic Italian → English
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Greta Van FleetMelodia dell'autostrada English → ItalianEnglish → Italian
GhemonVery beautiful Italian → EnglishItalian → English
ClementinoMade in Napoli Neapolitan → English
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Maya AngelouLa vita non mi spaventa, per niente English → ItalianEnglish → Italian
ClementinoFatto/fatti a Napoli Neapolitan → Italian2
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AlmamegrettaInside the alleys, where the sea does not enter Neapolitan → English
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AlmamegrettaDentro i vicoli, dove non entra il mare Neapolitan → Italian
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Carmen ConsoliNovember '99 - Treasure Island Italian → English
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Carmen ConsoliNoviembre '99 - La isla del tesoro Italian → Spanish
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Cat StevensTè per il Timoniere English → ItalianEnglish → Italian
Pino FerraraLove song Sicilian → English
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Carole KingTappezzeria English → Italian
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Carlo RustichelliLove song Sicilian → English2
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Carlo RustichelliCanto d'amore Sicilian → Italian
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Rettore Divine Shiver Italian → English2
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AlmamegrettaSanacore Italian (Southern Italian dialects) → English
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AlmamegrettaSanacore ( Guaritrice del cuore ) Italian (Southern Italian dialects) → Italian5
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Maya AngelouUna donna fenomenale English → Italian
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Carmen ConsoliWindmills Italian → English1
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Enter ShikariI panorami English → Italian
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Portugal. The ManLo sento ancora English → Italian
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Portugal. The ManViviamo nel momento English → Italian
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MinaWhat do I have to do? Neapolitan → English
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MinaChe devo fare Neapolitan → Italian
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Rino GaetanoThat is good for me Italian → English
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Diana EstTenacious Italian → English
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Carmen ConsoliEcho of sirens Italian → English
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Carmen ConsoliBe expecting Italian → English
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Carmen ConsoliMother Earth Italian → English
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UltimoPlanets Italian → English
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Carmen ConsoliThe slope of abandonment Italian → English2
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Nothing But ThievesCocci ( Frammenti ) English → ItalianEnglish → Italian
Red CanzianEveryone has his story Italian → English2
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Chiara Dello IacovoMr dark Italian → English2
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Foo FightersLa Dee Da ( Gran pezzo di snob ) English → ItalianEnglish → Italian
Rudy MarraTrompe l'oeil Italian → English
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Nina ZilliTomorrow will arrive Italian → English
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Rudy MarraGaetano Italian → English1
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Mia MartiniMimì will be ( Call me Mimì ) Italian → English
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