French Pop

Sylvie Vartan

Sylvie Vartan – 1965 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table: Yé-Yé Edition (Rock Without Borders)

  Sylvie Vartan – RCA-Victor (France) ep – 86.125M – 1965 – Diving into Yé-Yé tonight by way of Sylvie Vartan – one of the most prominent of the tough-n-scruffy Yé-Yé girls of the early 1960s. For those of you not familiar, Yé-Yé is actually a French genre, a hybrid...

Pamela Hute

Pamela Hute – I Know – 2016 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

  Pamela Hute – I Know – My Dear Recordings – 2016 French singer/songwriter/guitarist/Rocker Pamela Hute was one of the first artists I played when I began my initial incarnation of the Nights At The Round Table series over 8 years ago. I had been a fan ever since first...

Michel Polnareff

Michel Polnareff – Live At Lausanne 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth/Rock Without Borders

Michel Polnareff – a name which may not ring many bells on this side of the Atlantic, but a name which has become something of an institution in Europe, particularly France. Before the days of streaming and universal instant access, non-English speaking/singing artists like Michel Polnareff, popular though they were...

Barbara

Barbara – Live On Paris Radio – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Chanson Edition

Barbara – in concert at Radio France – Sept. 15, 1965 – ORTF, Paris – Any fan of French singers of the 1960s will know who Barbara is – you probably have several of her albums in your collection. Or you’ve just discovered her by way of the many reissues...

Francoise Hardy

Francoise Hardy On The Radio 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Francoise Hardy – Radio Performance from l’Olympia – August 1, 1965 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The only problem with the British Invasion of the mid-1960s was that it overshadowed just about everything else that going on musically in the world. In the early 1960s, the...

Izia

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...