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Austrian Artists and Groups
Falco may be the best known, but there are many others you should know about. An introduction to Austrian pop music artists with German and English lyrics for some of their songs.

The Beatles (1)
The Beatles in Germany and in German. The Beatles polished their craft in Hamburg, Germany in the early 1960s. They also recorded some German songs that were never officially released.

The Beatles (2)
In 1964 in a Paris recording studio, the Fab Four recorded two of their hits in German. Learn more about the unique German songs by the Beatles - with lyrics.

Johnny Cash
No, he wasn't German, but in the 1960s he did record some of his hits in German! Learn more on our special Johnny Cash page.

Denglisch New!
The German and English lyrics for this hit song by the German rap group Wise Guys.

Edelweiss
This song from "The Sound of Music" was written by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Here's a German version.

Falco
Songs by the late Austrian artist include "Rock Me Amadeus" and "Der Kommissar."

Die Fantastischen Vier - Fanta4
Songs by Germany's pioneering hip-hop group, with German and English lyrics.

German Halloween Songs
Songs with a Halloween theme. Lyrics in German and English.

Herbert Grönemeyer
Using Herbert Grönemeyer's songs in the German classroom - particularly his “MENSCH” CD. With German and English lyrics for some of his songs.

Hildegard Knef
An introduction to the German songs of Hildegard Knef (including "Mack the Knife"), plus her other work as an actress and author.

ich + ich: Du erinnerst mich an Liebe New!
The German and English lyrics for this hit song by the German group known as ich + ich.

Im Wahlkampf vor mir liegt ein Zonenmädchen
A German parody from "The Tax Song" creator Elmar Brandt. This 2005 satire pokes fun at the two chancellor candidates Gerhard Schröder (SPD) and Angela Merkel (CDU/CSU).

Udo Lindenberg
An introduction to the longtime German rocker Udo Lindenberg and his "Panikorchester."

MfG and the Fanta4
About the lyrics to the German song "MfG" and the German rap group that sings it: Die Fantastischen Vier.

Nena
Best remembered in the English-speaking world for her hit "99 Luftballons" ("99 Red Balloons" 1984), the German singer recently made a big comeback with her CD album "willst du mit mir gehn" (2005).

Die Prinzen
The enjoyable songs of the eastern German group "Die Prinzen" - with clever lyrics.

Rammstein Song Lyrics
German and English lyrics for Rammstein songs. Also see our main Rammstein page for background information about this controversial German heavy-metal band.

Der Steuersong
The German election parody "The Tax Song" that skewers Gerhard Schröder - with German and English lyrics. Also see: Zonenmädchen (2005).

The Sound of Music... and German Lyrics
German popular music can be a fun way to learn German. With helpful tips.

Wise Guys: Denglisch New!
The German and English lyrics for this hit song by the German rap group Wise Guys.

Zonenmädchen
Another German parody from "The Tax Song" creator Elmar Brandt. This 2005 satire pokes fun at the two chancellor candidates Gerhard Schröder (SPD) and Angela Merkel (CDU/CSU).


Downloading German Songs from iTunes
Mac and Windows users can now download German music by German artists from the U.S. iTunes Music Store. Deutsche Musik für Mac und Windows.

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Deutsche Musik heute
German music today. A follow-up to our previous article on German popular music.

Deutsche Schlager - German Oldies
Classic German golden oldie hits from the 1960s and '70s are ideal for beginners and other listeners.

Music: Lyrics/Info
More German music, artists, lyrics, and song information.

Before You Buy German CDs
Tips on what you should know before you buy German music CDs.

German Christmas Carols
German and English lyrics for Austrian and German Christmas music.


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