The singer songwriter, former Italian Top Model and France’s First Lady Carla Bruni celebrates 56

She was part of 1990’s supermodel pack, dated notable Rock Stars and became herself a singer-songwriter later in that decade. In 2008 , she also became the First Lady of France when after marrying the elected president Nicolas Sarkozy, but as she controversially stated, she wouldn’t had voted for him or his party. Very recently Carla Bruni who turns 56, released “Miss You”, a cover of a song originally sung by one of her old flames

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Remembering “La Môme” Édith Piaf on her birthday

One of the most legendary singers of all time, Édith Piaf was born in Paris on this day in 1915, with songs such as “La Vie En Rose” she obtained international success and notoriety, we recap her life and career

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In 1966 The Jimi Hendrix Experience debut as a band in France, supporting the French Yé-Yé superstar Johnny Hallyday

On October 18, 1966 The Jimi Hendrix Experience played the Olympia in Paris as a support act for the French Yé-Yé superstar Johnny Hallyday and were recorded for the first time

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French song “Je T’Aime…Moin Non Plus” by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin reaches No.1 but gets censored by BBC

In 1969 BBC’s Top Of The Pops refused to air for the first time in their history the No.1 song, “Je T’Aime…Moi Non Plus” by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin, the French song became one of the most censored during the 1960’s

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Eurovision Song Contest 10 Best Winning Songs Of All Time

We’re “All Aboard” as Lisbon, Portugal host the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. Let’s look back at some of the best winning songs of the past 62 years. We decided to put together a list featuring some of the best winning songs and of the Eurovision Song Contest.

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The French Yé-Yé icon Jacques Dutronc turns 80 today

Due to his sense of fashion, his looks, style and original music compositions, Jacques Dutronc quickly became an Icon, filling pages of the French magazine “Salut Les Copains” with stylish photographs

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In his own words: 15 Quotes by Serge Gainsbourg

The iconic Serge Gainsbourg had a way with the words, never comfortable with the establishment, throughout his life he wrote beautiful memorable songs and poems that continue to influence and inspire new generations of musicians, poets and artists around the world. To celebrate his anniversary we’ve gathered together 15 memorable quotes by the man himself

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Serge Gainsbourg: A Life Dedicated to Music, Poetry, Art, Women and Controversy

Serge Gainsbourg was born on April 2, 1928, 95 years ago. He lived a lifetime dedicated to life’s best things, with high dosages of scandal and controversy mixed along with his unique genius for writing poetry and music. We look back at the life and career of this French icon.

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French actress Maria Schneider was born on this day in 1952

Maria Schneider was a French actress. At age 19 she became famous for Bernardo Bertolucci’s film Last Tango in Paris (1972), and The Passenger (1975). Schneider died of breast cancer on February 3, 2011, at age 58.

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French Pop: From Music Hall to Yé-Yé by Gareth Jones, an exceptional and indispensable book

Few books can serve as both an enjoyable reading experience and a reference guide such as this one, a thorough investigation and documentation of the history of French Pop music, which is also the story of the modern music industry

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Inside “Sgt. Peppers” recording sessions exclusive1967

In early 1967 the reporters from French magazine Salut Les Copains, Jean-Marie Périer and Michel Taittinger were allowed inside the Abbey Road studios to interview and take some photographs of The Beatles during the recording sessions of “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band”. Check the pages published for that magazine’s exclusive

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