Greek Songs

The music of Greece dates back to Ancient Greece and has been changing through the ages with varied influences altering the traditional music forms.
The ancient Greek compositions were performed as part of entertainment, celebration and during spiritual and religious ceremonies. The instruments used included the double-reed aulos; the lyre, which was a plucked string instrument; and the kithara. In fact, music has been a very important part of the Greek society. Boys were taught music from the tender age of six-years.

Music has played a major role in the ancient Greek civilization. In fact, its importance is mentioned in various texts of Greek mythology. For instance, Amphion learned Greek music from Hermes. Then with the music of the lyre he built Thebes. This was done by the sounds of his musical instrument. Similarly, there are other mythological tales that bring about the magical influences of music. The great thinkers of Greece have written valuable treatise on the need for music in daily life.
The popular Greek singers include:
Anna Vissi
Antonis Remos
Giorgos Mazonakis
George Dalaras
Keti Garbi
Despina Vandi
Eleni Vitali
Eleftheria Arvanitaki
Glykeria
Elena Paparizou
Apostolia Zoi
Balantis
Basia Riga
Chrisanthos
Christiana Tzinioli
Dimitris Kokkotas
Natalia Doussopoulos
Eirini Merkouri
Elli Kokkinou
Evridiki
Giannis Ploutarxos
Panos Gavalas
Giorgos Lembesis
Giorgos perris
Giorgos Tsalikis
Girogos Yiannias
Hristina Anagnostopoulou
Ioanna Koutalidou
Kalomira
Kostandinos Pantzis
Labis Lieveratos
Marianda Pieridi
Michalis Hatzigiannis
Kostas Mentis
Dimitris Mitropanos
Maro Lytra
Nancy Alexiadi
Natalia Doussopoulos
Nino
Nikos Vertis
Notis Xristodoulou
Paschalis Terzis
Peggy Zina
Sabrina
Savina Yannatou
Sarbel
Stella Georgiadou
Stratos Dionisiou
Dionysis Savvopoulos
Christos Stassinopoulos
Thanos Petrelis
Triandafilos
Xristos Dantis
Xryspa
Yiannis Parios
Peggy Zina
Yiorgos Xristou
Zig Zag