Best of Paris

The Best of Paris

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This 18-song compilation (with contributions from ten artists) is a nice look at the early part of French chanson, before either Serge Gainsbourg or Jacques Brel got a hold of it and made it his own. Instead, singers like Edith Piaf and Charles…  See more details below

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This 18-song compilation (with contributions from ten artists) is a nice look at the early part of French chanson, before either Serge Gainsbourg or Jacques Brel got a hold of it and made it his own. Instead, singers like Edith Piaf and Charles Aznavour are displayed here, as well as those whose fame in the English-speaking world is remarkably less (Gilbert Bécaud, Yves Montand). Of course, Paris' role in the development of jazz is included as well, as both Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli are given a couple of tracks each, which rounds out The Best of Paris well, and makes for a good overview of some seminal artists.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/07/2007
Label:
Fuel 2000
UPC:
0030206169324
catalogNumber:
061693

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Tracks

  1. La Vie en Rose  - Edith Piaf
  2. Je T'Ai dans le Peau  - Edith Piaf
  3. Fleur de Paris  - Maurice Chevalier
  4. Ça Sent Si Bon La France  - Maurice Chevalier
  5. Swing de Paris  - Django Reinhardt
  6. Manoir de Me Reves  - Django Reinhardt
  7. Le Croix  - Gilbert Bécaud
  8. Il Faut Batir Ta Maison  - Gilbert Bécaud
  9. Sous le Ciel de Paris  - Juliette Gréco
  10. A l Belle Ètoile  - Juliette Gréco
  11. Amour, Mon Cher Amour  - Yves Montand
  12. Quand Elle Chante  - Charles Aznavour
  13. Me Que Me Que  - Charles Aznavour
  14. Et Maintenant  - Stéphane Grappelli
  15. Django  - Stéphane Grappelli
  16. J'Attendrai  - Tino Rossi
  17. Le Chant du Garian  - Tino Rossi
  18. Le Flamenco de Paris  - Léo Ferré

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