Here we are, the countdown can finally be activated because after last week’s success with over 24% share, Carlo Conti is ready to get back on air on Rai 1 with ‘The Best Years of the Summer’. And with the last episode of the season for the variety produced by the Prime Time Rai Entertainment management in collaboration with Endemol Shine Italy. The appointment is for Saturday 27 May on Rai 1 starting at 21.25. But here are all the guests and previews.
Guests last episode The Best Years of Summer on Rai 1
As stated in the official press release, once again in this latest episode the protagonists will be the great classics and summer catchphrases, which have accompanied the holidays of the Italians. The entire episode, as always, will be a journey down memory lane, also recalling the facts, fashions and objects that have accompanied Italy over the last fifty years… and even beyond. This week special guest will be mogul, author of the lyrics of many of the most beautiful Italian songs and of many musical successes signed together with Lucio Battisti, who will comment on the songs of his personal and exclusive ‘Hit Parade’.
But it will be an episode that will also see the presence of two big names in Italian music: Patty Pravo with his ‘Summer hits’ such as ‘The doll’ and ‘Pensiero stupendo’ for example, e babywith his ‘My List’, during which he will sing his hits and talk about the moments of his life through his favorite songs.
Who will we see, all the previews
Protagonist of the ‘Juke Box’, a popular singer from the seventies to today: Donatella Rector. It will be an opportunity to listen to legendary songs such as ‘Kobra’ and ‘Splendido splendente’, but not only.
During the evening, there will be a journey down memory lane with some hits that are still much loved today, even by young people. To represent the years 60s and 70s, here is the former voice of Santa Esmeralda, Leroy Gomez, with the cover of ‘Don’t let me be misunderstood’; there will be dancing with the Gibson Brothers with their ‘Cuba’; space for the poems of Dik Dik with ‘Without light’, ‘Sognando la California’ and ‘The Isle of Wight’; Michele Pecora will sing her feelings in ‘Era lei’ while The Ritchie Family will bring their American rhythm with ‘The best disco in town’ and ‘American generation’. Finally Gianmarco Carroccia will interpret some hits in the space dedicated to Lucio Battisti. The 80s they will see equally beloved names on stage, such as Johnson Righeira who will present two summer anthems: ‘Vamos a la playa’ and ‘Summer is ending’. The Twins will arrive directly from Germany with ‘Face to face’ and ‘Heart to heart’. Here are also Matia Bazar with the timeless ‘I hear you’ while English rock will break out with Katrina and the unforgettable ‘Walking on Sunshine’. Great protagonist will also be Samantha Fox with ‘Touch me (I want your body)’. A jump in 1999 then with Miranda and her catchphrase ‘Vamos a la playa’, while the 2000s will see Las Ketchup sing ‘Aserejé’.
How to participate from home
As always, the protagonists are the rankings of the ‘Songs of the summer’, which will be based on the satisfaction expressed by viewers. Flora Canto will act as an intermediary between the “social” world and the program by reading and commenting on the various messages from the public from home. To interact with #imbestyears, simply connect to the official page of the program on Facebook (@MiglioriAnniRai) or ‘chirp’ via twitter (@MiglioriAnniRai – #imbestyears). Time commentators’ will be Dado and Gigi and Ross. The musical performances will be accompanied by the live orchestra conducted by maestro Pinuccio Pirazzoli and by the choreography of the CHORUS by Fabrizio Mainini, with the costumes by Simonetta Innocenti to recreate the atmospheres of the various decades.
The appointment is for Saturday 27 May starting at about 9.30 pm on Rai 1. We remind you that the episodes are available in streaming and in reruns on the Rai Play portal.