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1968, Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot – “Bonnie and Clyde” (with an exercise)

Serge Gainsbourg (1928-1991) was a French singer, songwriter, poet, composer, artist, actor and director. Regarded as one of the most important figures in French popular music, he was renowned for his often provocative and scandalous releases, as well as his diverse artistic output, which embodied genres ranging from jazz, chanson, pop and yé-yé, to reggae, […]

1967, Jean-Claude Brialy & Anna Karina – “Ne dis rien” (with an exercise)

“Ne dis rien” is one of the song appearing in Anna (1967) a French musical-comedy film, directed by Pierre Koralnik and starring Anna Karina, Jean Claude Brialy and  Serge Gainsbourg. All the songs of this musical were written and composed by Serge Gainsbourg. Serge Gainsbourg (1928-1991) was a French singer, songwriter, poet, composer, artist, actor and director. Regarded as one of the […]

1966, Czesław Niemen – “Si tu viens dans mon pays”

Czesław Niemen (1939 –2004) real name Czesław Juliusz Wydrzycki, was one of the most important and original Polish singer-songwriters and rock balladeers of the last quarter-century, singing mainly in Polish, but also in French. Here is a lovely ballade ‘Si tu viens dans mon pays’, which is a French version of one of his hit: […]

1961, Les Chaussettes Noires – “Daniela”

Les Chaussettes Noires (The Black Socks) were a French rock and roll band founded in 1960, that was among the pioneer of rock music in France, together with Les Chats sauvages. It was originally composed of Claude Moine, aka Eddy Mitchell (vocals), William Benaïm (guitar solo), Tony D’Arpa (rhythm guitar), Aldo Martinez (bass guitar), and […]