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Comments

Note Afti ee Nihta Meni (This Night Remains) Stelios Kazantzidis Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
Note Agonia (Agony) Tolis Voskopoulos Yes  
  Ala Tourka Horepse Mou (Dance for Me in Turkish Style) Giota Lydia Yes New! Added January 1, 2017.
Note Anapse to Tsigaro (Light the Cigarette) Spiros Zagoreos Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Arapika Kormia (Arabian Bodies) Stelios Kazantzidis Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Arapiko Louloudi (Arabian Flower) Stella Haskil (Salonikia) and Vasilis Tsitsanis (duet) Yes New! Added January 2, 2017.
  Arapines, Nihtes Magikes (Arab Women, Magical Nights) Fotis Polymeris Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
Note Bihlibidia (Jewelry) Panos Gavalas No On the record album titled An Evening at the Café Feenjon, this song was titled "Biklibidia". Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Den Se Lismono (I Haven't Forgotten You) Stelios Kazantzidis Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
Note Ehis Kormi Arapiko (You Have an Arabian Body) Stelios Kazantzidis Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Esena Mono (Only You) Keti Garbi Yes  
  Exo Dertia Ke Kaimi (Out with Sorrows and Longing) Stelios Kazantzidis Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Farrah (Farrah) Stelios Kazantzidis Yes  
Note Fragosyriani (Catholic Girl from Syros) Markos Vamvakaris Yes Suitable for doing the line dance hasapiko.
  Glikia Felaha Klapse (Cry, My Sweet Village Woman) Stelios Kazantzidis and Marinella Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Gülbahar (Gülbahar) Rena Dallia Yes New! Added January 2, 2017.
  Horepse To Tsifteteli (Dance the Tsifteteli) Prodromos Tsaousakis and Anna Bella (duet) Yes This song is also listed below as "To Koritsi Apopse Theli Na Horepsi Tsifteteli". Suitable for dancing tsifteteli.
Note I Oraia (The Pretty) Thanos Petrelis Yes  
Note Ise i Zoi Mou (You Are My Life) Stelios Kazantzidis and Marinella Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Ithela Na Mouna Pasas (I Would Have Liked to be a Pasha) Prodromos Tsaousakis, Rena Stamou & Nikos Kallergis (trio) Yes Has also been sung by Stelios Kazantzidis. Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Kegome Kegome (I'm Burning, I'm Burning)

Sotiria Leonardou

Also recorded by Glykeria

Yes New! Added January 2, 2017.
  Ligo Ligo tha me Sinithisis (I Love You and I Get Lost) Mihalis Menidiatis & Sofia Kollitiri (duet) Yes  
  Ma Pou Na Pao (But Where Can I Go?) Themis Adamantidis Yes New! Added January 1, 2017. Suitable for dancing zeibekiko, not suitable or belly dancing.
Note Mandoubala (Mandoubala) Stelios Kazantzidis Yes  
Note Marinella (Marinella) Tolis and Litsa Harmas Yes A 9/8 song.
Note Me Bounatses ke Boforia (With Calm and Strong Winds) Glykeria Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
Note Mes Stis Polis to Hamam (In the Constantinople Hamam) Anestis Delias Yes This song is also listed above as "To Haremi sto Hamam". Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Mi Mou Lete Ya Afti (Don't Tell Me About Her) Stelios Kazantzidis and Marinella (duet) Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Mia Einai I Ousia (The Point Is) Haris Alexiou Yes  
  Mia Melaxrini (A Dark Girl) Yiota Lidia Yes Has also been recorded by Glykeria.
Note Misirlou (Egyptian Girl) Tetos Dimitriades Yes New! Added January 8, 2017. Has also been recorded by many other artists.
Note Never on Sunday Melina Merkouri Yes The correct title of this song is "Ta Pedia Tou Pirea" and it is also listed below under that title. Suitable for dancing hasapiko.
Note

Nina Nai Nai

Stelios Kazantzidis Yes The correct title of this song is "Siko Horepse Koukli Mou" and it is also listed below under that title. Some album track listings identify it as "Nina Nai Nai". Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
Note O Salonikios (The Salonika Man) Stratos Dionisiou Yes Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Oi Manges den Yparxoun Pia (Real Men Don't Exist Any More) Nikos Papazoglou Yes  
  Ouzo Otan Peeis Diki mou ine ee Ellas (When You Drink Ouzo, Greece is Mine) Haris Alexiou Yes This song could be a very appropriate choice for a Greek Independence Day dance performance.
  Piga se Magisses (I Went to Witches) Glykeria Yes  
  Pote Voudas Pote Koudas (Sometimes Buddha, Sometimes Koudas) Nikos Papazoglou Yes  
  S'Agapo ke Hanome (I Love You and Get Lost) Themis Adamantidis Yes  
  Serah (Serah) Marika Ninou, Yiannis Salasidis, Athanasios Giannopoulos & Vasilis Tsitsanis Yes New! Placed online April 18, 2017.
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Siko Horepse Koukli Mou (Get Up and Dance, My Doll)

Stelios Kazantzidis Yes Some artists have identified it as "Nina Nai Nai" on their album track lists, so it is also listed above under that name. Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  Sti Mayemeni Arapia (In Enchanted Arabia) Dimitris Roumeliotis & Nota Papanikolaou (duet) Yes  
  Stin Agora Tou Al Halili (At the Khan al-Khalili Market Place) Alkinoos Ioannidis Yes  
Note Ta Mavra Matia Sou (Your Black Eyes) Manolis Aggelopoulos Yes Same melody line as a segment of the Egyptian song "Nibtidi Mneen al-Hikaya" by Abdel Halim Hafez. Suitable for dancing tsifteteli.
Note Ta Pedia Tou Pirea (The Guys of Pirea) Melina Merkouri Yes This song is often erroneously called "Never on Sunday" because it won an Oscar for "Best Music, Original Song" on behalf of the 1960 movie Never on Sunday.
  Ta Pentoxiliara (The 5,000 Drachmas) Glykeria Yes  
  Tha ta Kapso ta Lefta (I Will Burn my Money)

Manos Papadakis and Popi Poli (duet)

Also recorded by Stelios Kazantzidis

Yes New! Added January 3, 2017.
Note Ti Ein' Afto? (What Is This Thing Called Love?) Keti Denis Yes  
Note To Haremi sto Hamam (The Women in the Bath) Anestis Delias Yes This song is also listed above as "Mes Stis Polis To Hamam". Suitable for dancing either tsifteteli (belly dancing) or the line dance syrtos.
  To Koritsi Apopse Theli Na Horepsi (The Girl Tonight Wants to Dance) Prodromos Tsaousakis and Anna Bella (duet) Yes This song is also listed above as "Horepse To Tsifteteli". Suitable for dancing tsifteteli.
  Zaira (Zaira) Marika Ninou, Athanasios Giannopoulos, and Yiannis Salasidis (Trio) Yes  
  Zehra (Zehra) Sofia Vembo Yes  
  Zito Ta Paraloga (Long Live the Absurdity) Pashalis Terzis Yes New! Added January 5, 2017.

 

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