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Maciej Kossowski - a legendary singer, musician and songwriter became famous after becoming a lead singer of the most popular big-beat group in

Poland: Czerwono - Czarni, ( The Red Blacks)

Working with the group from 1963 to 1967 Maciej gave approximately three thousand concerts in Poland, Greece, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Canada and USA to the massive audience of approximately 5.000.000 people.

On more then ten occasions Maciej sang to as many as a 100.000 (hundred thousand people) in outdoor performances.

Since 1967 he continued to perform with group Tajfuny on the three months tour of USSR playing his trumpet and singing in Polish, Russian and English for the numerous Soviet audiences in a biggest concert halls of that country.

Since 1968 Maciej continued as a solo recording artist, producer, composer, arranger and musician working for the Polish Radio in Warsaw for the program of Studio Rytm.

Between 1968 and 1969 he limited his live performances to only few and instead participated in many TV appearances singing his newly written songs.

In the span of two years Maciej has produced, co-written and wrote orchestral arrangements to many hit songs which either he or other artists recorded.

The list of songs written and recorded by Maciej Kossowski:

Z cyganami w świat (With Gypsies A Wonder) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Marek Głogowski

Nie mówię żegnaj (I Don't Say Good-bye) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Marek Gaszynski, Bogdan Loebl

Uparta dziewczyna (Stubborn Girl) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Krzysztof Rogulski

To ty Mario (It's you Maria) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Bogdan Loebl

Oczy ci zasłonię (I Shall Cover Your Eyes) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Zbigniew Jerzyna

Pokaż mi drogę (Show Me The Way) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Bogdan Loebl

Trzeba mieć trochę szczęścia (You've Got To Have Some Luck) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Jerzy Kleyny

Domowe strachy (Household Scares) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Jonasz Kofta

Lepiej odejdź - (You Better Leave) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Bogdan Loebl

Nie pozwól mi (Don't Let Me) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Andrzej Tylczynski

Saga o cygance Darii - (Saga of Gypsy Daria) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Andrzej Tylczyński

Nie wróci taki dzień (That Day Will Never Return) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Andrzej Tylczyński

Gdy was tyle jest - ( When There's So Many Of You) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Krzysztof Rogulski


The list of songs written for Maciej by other songwriters.

Dwudziestolatki - (20 Years Olds)

Wakacje z blondynką - (Vacation With Blond)

Agatko pocałuj - (Agatha Kiss Me)

Nie zawsze musi być pochmurny dzień - (Not Always Has To Be A Gloomy Day)

Szkolny Bal - (School Ball)

Jak dobrze mi z tym (How Good It Is With This)

Augustyno - (Augustina)

Nie mów o zazdrości - (Don't Talk About Jalousie)

To przez ciebie - (Because of You)

Za co mnie kochasz - ( What Do You Love Me For)

Ballada o nocnym ekspresie - (Ballad Of A Night Express)

Wiatr od Klimczoka - (Wind From Klimchok)

Taka Mgła (Such A Fog

Gdzie odnajdę swoje szczęscie - (Where Will I Find My Happiness)

Przecież nie jest źle - (After All, It's Not So Bad)

Kto mi to da - ( Who Will Give Me That )

Faryzeusz Blues - (Pharisee Blues)

Nie mów mi sentymentalnych słów - (Don't Tell Me Sentimental Words)

Co we mnie piękne - (What's Beautiful In Me) - Trumpet solo with Polish Radio Orchestra, Warsaw. On trumpet: Maciej Kossowski

Mnie się spieszy - (I'm In A Hurry)

Taniec Żubra - (Buffalo Dance)

Nie mogę juź wytrzymać z nią - (Can't Take Her Anymore)

Duncan and Brady

Infermeria Sw. Jakuba - (Saint Jacob's Infirmary)

Blues małego dziecka - (Small Child's Blues)

Nie porzucaj mnie - (Don't Leave Me)

Blues biedaka - (Hobo's Blues)

Przedmieście - (Suburbs)

Każdej nocy - (Each Night)

Jak on tak mógł - (How Could He)


The list of foreign songs recorded by Maciej in Poland for Radio & TV.

High Heal Sneakers - (In English)

I Got The Woman - (In English)

Good Loving - (In English)

Otchy Tchornye - (Dark Eyes) In Russian

Carikner - (In Armenian)


The list of songs written by Maciej Kossowski for other singers.

Chcę ci dać zachwyconych oczu blask (I Want To Give You My Admiration) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Janusz Odrowąz. Recorded by: Halina Frąckowiak i Grupa ABC

Gdy sam zostaniesz (When You'll Stay Alone) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Bogdan Loebl, Recorded by:

1. Elżbieta Żakowicz i grupa Wislanie 69

2. Joe Delon USA

Mój płacz ukoi wiatr (My Tears Will Soothe The Wind) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Bogdan Loebl. Recorded by: Ala Eksztajn

Nie wierz plotkom (Don't Believe The Gossips) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Bogdan Loebl. Recorded by: Ala Eksztajn

Nie mówię żegnaj (I Don't Say Good-bye) a.k.a. (I Don't Say Farewell) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Marek Gaszynski, Bogdan Loebl. Recorded by:

1. Jacek Lech with group Czerwono-Czarni

2. Kasia Sobczyk and Henryk Fabian

Nie pytaj już aka Nie pytaj (Don't Ask No More) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Bogdan Loebl, Recorded by:

1. Edward Hulewicz in 1970

2. Bartek Kuśmierczyk the winner of the January 2008 TV singing competition: Szansa na sukces

W takim wielkim mieszkasz mieście (You Live In Such A Big City) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Zygmunt Kramer. Recorded by:

1. Edward Hulewicz i groupa Heliosi.

2. Ala Eksztajn

Zaczekaj aż opadnie mgła (Wait Till The Fog Disappears) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Włodzimierz Patuszynski. Recorded by:

Edward Hulewicz

Tylko dzień (Only A Day) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Bogdan Loebl. Recorded by:

1. Fryderyka Elkana

2. Zofia Voit

Wiosna majem wróci (Spring Will Return In May) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Helena Komorowska. Recorded by:

1. Filipinki

2. Guy Narboni (Luxembourg)
Grand festival de de la chanson SOPOT en Pologne.

Zakochani od wczoraj (Lovers Since Yesterday) Music: Maciej Kossowski, Lyrics: Włodzimierz Patuszynski. Recorded by: Maria Figiel

 


The list of Albums released by Polskie Nagrania and other Record Companies:

The First Album

Maciej Kossowski and "Czerwono - Czarni." ( The Red Blacks )

Song Titles:

Dwudziestolatki - (20 Years Old)

Agatko pocałuj - (Agatha Kiss Me)

Nie zawsze musi być pochmurny dzień - (Not Always Must Be A Cloudy Day)

Szkolny Bal - (School Ball)

Polskie Nagrania, Pronit, N 0302, 1964


The 2nd Album on Vinyl


Maciej Kossowski with "The Warsaw Stompers."

Song Titles:

Augustyna (Augusta)

Nie mów o zazdrości (Don't Speak About Jalousie)

To przez ciebie

Za co mnie kochasz

Polskie Nagrania, Pronit N 0339, 1965

The 3nd Album on Vinyl

Maciej Kossowski and the group "Tajfuny"

Song Titles:

Nie pozwól mi - (Don't Let Me)

Mnie się spieszy - (I'm In The Hurry)

Gdzie odnajdę swoje szczęście - (Where Will I Find My Happiness)

Przecież nie jest źle - (It's Not Bad)

Polskie Nagrania, Muza N0512, 1967


The 4th Album on Vinyl

Maciej Kossowski

Song Titles:

Wakacje z blondynką ( Holidays with Blonde )

Kto mi to da ( Who Will Give Me That )

Uparta dziewczyna ( Stubborn Girl )

To ty Mario ( It's you Maria )

Polskie Nagrania, Muza N 0549, 1968


The 5th Album on Vinyl

Maciej Kossowski

Song Titles:

Z Cyganami w świat - ( With The Gypsies A Wonder)

Oczy ci zasłonię - ( I Shall Cover Your Eyes)

Domowe strachy - ( Houshold Scares )

Nie mówię żegnaj - ( I Don't Say Goodbye)

Polskie Nagrania, Muza N 0579, 1969


The 6th Album on Vinyl

Maciej Kossowski with " Tajfuny " in USSR

Russian Label " Melodia "

Song Titles:

Ballada o nocnym ekspresie - Wiatr od Klimczoka

This record was cut in few hours during three months tour of USSR in 1967.

Russian Label " Melodia "


The 7th Album (LP) on Vinyl

Maciej Kossowski with group: "Czerwono-Czarni"

At the beginning of his career, still wearing group's uniform. Year 1964 (Second from the left)
Musicians from left to right:

Drums: Jan Knap

Trumpet and vocals: Maciej Kossowski

Tenor Sax: Zbigniew Bizoń

Bass: Wiesław Katana

Baritone Sax and piano: Józef Krzeczek

Rhythm guitar: Piotr Puławski

Lead guitar: Wiesław Bernolak


The 8th Album (LP) on Vinyl

Syrena Record Co. USA, 1966


The 9th Album, Year 1996 on CDs

"Nie mówię zegnaj," (I Don't Say Good-bye,") released by Polskie Nagrania, Label Muza, PNCD 343.


 

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