French Pop

Jacqueline Dulac - Three by . . .

Three By Jacqueline Dulac – 1967 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table –

Jacqueline Dulac – Three from Special Bobino 70 – 1967 – RCA Victor – France – A detour with some French Chanson to close the weekend out via Jacqueline Dulac. Not particularly well known in the States, Dulac has had a wide and varied career, starting in the early 1960s...

Jacqueline Francois

Jacqueline Francois – Paris Radio – 1953 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Jacqueline Francois – C’est le Printemps (It Might As Well Be Spring) – W/Roger-Roger and his Orch. – ORTF-Paris – 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary French chanteuse Jacqueline Francois to end the week. From a radio appearance in studio for ORTF, and accompanied by Roger-Roger and...

The Blaze - Private Concert 2018

The Blaze – Private Concert – Paris -2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

The Blaze – Private Concert – Gaite Lyrique, Paris – Sept. 29, 2018 – Radio France International – Bands to watch for a Wednesday night/Thursday morning. The Blaze are a French duo, consisting of cousins Guillaume and Jonathan Alric, both music producers and film directors. Their story began with their...

Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour – In Concert – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (Charles Aznavour – 1924-2018)

Charles Aznavour – In Concert From The Paris Olympia – January 23, 1965 – Radio France International – We’ve had the deaths of three profound artists in recent days, each a huge influence over their respective genres. Charles Aznavour was something of a Renaissance man – a singer/songwriter, actor, activist...

Bernard Lavilliers

Bernard Lavilliers – In Concert 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Bernard Lavilliers – in concert – July 1, 2018 – Radio France International – Bernard Lavilliers in concert tonight – one of the more compelling voices, who has been around for a while, but of course who is well known in his native France – here, not so much (pity)....

Charlotte Gainsbourg

Charlotte Gainsbourg – Private Concert – 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Charlotte Gainsbourg – In Private Concert for RTL2, Belgium – April 24, 2018 – RTL2 – Charlotte Gainsbourg to end the week looking overseas, specifically France, at what’s been going on with music over there. Charlotte Gainsbourg is far from unknown and tours the U.S.periodically. Her Wikipedia page has a...

Métal Urbain - Peel session

Métal Urbain In Session – 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Métal Urbain – In Session for John Peel – Recorded October 11, 1978 – Broadcast October 25, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Métal Urbain, in case you missed it, were one of the very first Punk groups to come out of France; many say THE first, but as was...

Jean Sablon

4 By Jean Sablon – 1958 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Jean Sablon – Nous Revient ep -VDSM – 7 EGF-360 – Dec. 4, 1958 – Jean Sablon – known as The French Bing Crosby, whose popularity rivaled that of fellow Frenchman Maurice Chevalier, was a popular and much admired singer worldwide. He briefly had a radio show for CBS in...

Christie Laume

4 By Christie Laume – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table: Rock Without Borders

4 By Christie Laume: L’adorable Femme des Neiges – Agathe Ou Christie – La Musique Et La Danse – Rouge Rouge – French Parolophone A taste of Yé-Yé tonight. For those of you who may not be all that familiar – here is her biography via the Ready, Steady Girls!...

Adrienne Pauly

Four By Adrienne Pauly – 2006 – Past Daily Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Adrienne Pauly – Four By Adrienne Pauly – 2006 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ending out the weekend with a few tunes from one of my favorite artists; Adrienne Pauly. Adrienne Pauly is an artist/singer/writer/actor who disappeared shortly after her debut album came out in 2006. There was a...