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Izia – In Session At RFI – 2015 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders

Izia – In Session for Let’s Go Live (Partons en Live) RFI, Paris – June 12, 2015 – Radio France International – If you’ve caught any of Izia’s live performances the past couple of years, you’ll realize she more than lives up to the characterization, The Tornado of Pop. She...

Lucille Dumont Aux Rhythms De Paris 1951 – Past Daily World Soundbooth

Lucille Dumont Aux Rhythms De Paris 1951 – Past Daily World Soundbooth

– Lucille Dumont aux Rhythms de Paris – Nov. 2, 1951 – Radio Canada – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lucille Dumont tonight – an iconic Pop-Star and early TV personality from Quebec in the 1950s and who had her own radio show in 1951 before heading to TV where...

5 By Francoise Hardy – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

5 By Francoise Hardy – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

– 5 by Francoise Hardy – 1962-1971 – Disques Vogue – Virgin Records – Continuing our suspension of regular posts this weekend (at least for today, Saturday), here are 5 songs by the legendary Francoise Hardy – one of the most recognizable and influential voices in French Pop music. A...

Bertrand Belin – Live In Paris 2010 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Bertrand Belin – Live In Paris 2010 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– Bertrand Belin – Live in Paris – September 2010 – Radio France FIP – Taking it down several notches this weekend and opting for sounds from our friends in Paris this weekend as way of offering solidarity and appreciation and reminder that it’s all Rock n’ Roll – no...

Last Train – Live At Inrocks Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

Last Train – Live At Inrocks Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

– Last Train – Live at Inrocks Festival, Paris – November 11, 2015 – Les Inrocks Festival – Fall Festival Season is heading into high gear this year. Last Train are a French Indie Band I confess to not knowing much about (for no other reason than a real lack...

Lou Doillon – In Session At Studio Kerwax – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Lou Doillon – In Session At Studio Kerwax – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

– Lou Doillon – In Session at Studio Kerwax – October 8, 2015 – Studio Kerwax, France – Lou Doillon is one of those multi-talents the French seem to be so good at finding and cultivating. The daughter of film Director Jacques Doillon and British actress and singer Jane Birkin,...

4 By Nicoletta – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

4 By Nicoletta – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

– Nicoletta – 4 Songs – Barclay Records 1967 – For those of you not familiar with the extraordinary, spellbinding voice of Nicoletta (aka Nicoletta Grisoni), you’ve missed something. Having a string of hits in France in the 1960s and early 70s, admired by none other than Ray Charles and...

Mauve Lunel – In Session At RFI,  Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Mauve Lunel – In Session At RFI, Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mauve Lunel – In Session at RFI, Paris – March 28, 2015 – RFI- France Inter Over to Paris tonight for a session by New Chanteuse on the French scene Mauve Lunel, recorded in session at RFI...

Laetitia Sheriff – In Session At Oui-FM, Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Laetitia Sheriff – In Session At Oui-FM, Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Laetitia Sheriff – In session at Oui-FM, Paris – April 1, 2015 – Oui-FM Laetitia Sheriff is a French Singer-Songwriter with three albums to her credit. Sheriff has been gigging around her native France of late, promoting...

Dominique A. In Session At Musèe d’Orsay – 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Dominique A. In Session At Musèe d’Orsay – 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Dominique A. In Session at Musèe d’Orsay – March 2, 2015 – La Blogothèque I feel unbelievably ignorant saying I have never heard Dominique A. before this week. With some 11 albums and a box set to...