05 July 2010
Maradona: Don't Cry For Me Argentina
The song is corny enough to be memorable and subtle enough to be a challenge to anyone taking it on. It can stand alone and “Argentina” can stand for anything you want. During the 1982 Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina, the song was sometimes played sarcastically by
Brazilians fans British regimental bands
as they deployed to the Falklands. At the same time the Covington
recording was banned from play on the BBC.