Dutch-born pop singer David Alexandre Winter sings “Oh Lady Mary”, from his debut single released in 1969, the year he left the Netherlands to go to Paris.
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French-Armenian singer-songwriter Charles Aznavour sings Toi et moi (You and me) at the Palais de Congrès, Paris (1994). It is a song written in 1994 by Charles Aznavour, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, and Jacques Revaux. It was originally released on Aznavour’s highly successful 1994 CD, aptly titled Toi et Moi. In 1995, the English version titled You and Me, as well as the Spanish version Tú y Yo were released.
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“Ne me quitte pas” (English: don’t leave me) is a beautiful song by the Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel (8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978). It is considered by some as “Brel’s ultimate classic”, who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following. It was written after Brel’s mistress “Zizou” (Suzanne Gabriello) threw him out of her life.
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Three beautiful versions of “L’amour est un bouquet de violettes” (Love is a bouquet of violets), two versions from Luis Mariano, the popular tenor of Spanish Basque origin; and the other version is from Roberto Alagna, the French operatic tenor.
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“Zingarella” is a 1988 hit song by Gaston Ghrenassia, known by his stage name Enrico Macias, particularly in Israel and Turkey upon his tour in both countries.
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Les Champs-Élysées is a reprise of the song “Waterloo Road” written by Michael Deighan and composed by Michael Wilshaw. It is interpreted by the British group Jason Crest in 1968. The title is adapted from the French lyricist Pierre Delanoë. Here it is sung by Joe Dassin, the American-born French singer-songwriter (November 5, 1938 – August 20, 1980).
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“Poisson rouge” is a beautiful song by Saint Privat, a group formed in 2002 by singer Valérie Sajdik and electronica musician Klaus Waldeck, named after the village of Saint-Privat in France, where Valérie decided to live. From the band’s 2006 album named “Superflu”. Paintings by Christian Asuh, the Korean artist.
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