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XClassic sounds from France -- a mix of chanson, French pop, Saravah sounds, and more -- work from Serge Gainsbourg, Brigitte Fontaine, France Gall, and others!

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Hugues AufrayAufray Chante Dylan ... LP
Barclay (France), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Cool French takes on the songs of Bob Dylan – set to arrangements by Christian Chevallier! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono UK pressing in a non-gatefold cover, with a bumped corner at the top right.)

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Charles AznavourEt Pourtant/Le Temps Des Caresses/Si Tu M'Emportes/Tu Veux ... 7-inch
Barclay (France), 1963. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Eddie Barclay & OthersArrangeur, Interprete, Et Producteur 1946 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $18.99 29.99
A huge tribute to a giant force in French music at midcentury – bandleader, arranger, and producer Eddie Barclay – a man who recorded plenty of records on his own, then went on to launch the Barclay label to showcase a generation worth of fresh French talent! The first two CDs provide ... (Jazz, French) read more CD

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Brigitte BardotLa Belle Et Le Blues ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Brigitte Bardot's best known on these shores as an actress, but during the 60s she cut some really fantastic work on the scene in Paris – including a fair bit of groovers that were done with help from the legendary Serge Gainsbourg! Bardot provided a fantastic new voice in the world of pop ... read more CD

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Benjamin BiolayGrand Prix ... CD
Universal (France), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
Rock-solid work from the mighty Benjamin Biolay – one of the few contemporary French talents who moves us as much as his counterparts from the 60s scene – and an artist who's maybe now got a legacy that's even larger than some of his earlier heroes! The album's got a sound that's as ... read more CD

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Jane BirkinMes Images Privees De Serge (2CD & DVD) ... CD
Universal (France), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2 CDs & DVD ... $26.99
A moving tribute to the late, great Serge Gainsbourg – served up in a mix of film and songs from his famous partner Jane Birkin! The set features a DVD directed by Jane – a 40 minute documentary filled with private images of Serge, laid out in a very loving tribute – and it's ... read more CD
(DVD is NTSC coded, All Region.)

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✨✧ Francesca BlanchardDeux Visions ... CD
Vis A Vis, 2015. Used ... $3.99
(Rock, French) CD

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Jacques BrelJacques Brel ... LP
Reprise, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
An early American release of the work of one of France's greatest singers – featuring tracks recorded with the orchestra of Francois Rauber, who was Brel's accompanist on some of his best recordings ever. The package includes many classic numbers like "Jef", "Madeline", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo! Cover has a promo sticker, light wear, and a bit of aging. Vinyl has a short click on "Bruxelles".)

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Jaques BrelIf You Go Away ... LP
Philips, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
Beautiful US album that features some of Brel's most famous tracks, served up in a lovingly-packaged edition that includes a gatefold cover, and a handsome inner booklet with notes and translations of the songs. The whole thing's a great way to get into Brel's work – and was the record that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ben CharestTriplets Of Belleville ... CD
Higher Octave, 2003. Used ... $0.99
(Soundtracks, French) CD
(Out of print.)

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Chene NoirOrphee 2000 ... LP
Chene Noir/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1976. New Copy ... $24.99
A spiritual set from 70s France – but one that has a very different origin than most! Chene Noir come from a theatrical background, and do a wonderful job of mixing up elements – that free-spirited sense of genre-stepping that took place on the French scene after the initial ... (Jazz, French) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Maurice ChevalierLerner & Loewe & Chevalier ... LP
MGM, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Arranged by Joe Harnell, with titles including "Camelot", "My Fair Lady", "Gigi", "Paint Your Wagon", "Brigadoon", and "Day Before Spring". LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Michel ColombierCapot Pointu (colored vinyl pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Play Time (France), 1969. New Copy ... $32.99
One of the grooviest albums ever by this baroque French arranger! Michel Colombier has cut some pretty great stuff in his time – but this album's probably the greatest, and it swings with a bouncy late 60s French pop sound that recalls some of the hippest work of Serge Gainsbourg, Michel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 700 – on colored vinyl!)

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Lulu GainsbourgFrom Gainsbourg To Lulu ... LP
Universal (France), 2011. Near Mint- 2LP ... $6.99
A new generation of the Gainsbourg family line comes into the musical fold – with results that are surprisingly nice! Lulu's an offspring of Serge, of a generation past Charlotte Gainsbourg – but he's still equally well-suited to pay tribute to his pop – as you'll hear in this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl. Includes the printed inner sleeves.)

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Serge GainsbourgA La Maison De La Radio EP (180 gram pressing) ... LP
INA (France), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $22.99
Unreleased material from the legendary Serge Gainsbourg – recorded for French radio in the 60s, and with a different style than some of his more familiar studio work! Gone are the large, full arrangements – and in their place is an intimate approach that has Serge on piano alongside ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition 45 rpm heavyweight vinyl pressing – with download!)

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Serge GainsbourgEn Studio Avec Serge Gainsbourg Vol 1 ... LP
Universal (France), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
A treasure trove of rare work from the legendary Serge Gainsbourg – studio outtakes, alternate versions, and lots of other material that stands as a great addition to the catalog of one of the coolest, grooviest French language singers ever! This vinyl volume 1 brings together rare tracks by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Serge GainsbourgEnregistrement Public Au Theatre Le Palace (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips/Mercury (France), 1980. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99
A fantastic live set from Serge Gainsbourg – and a record that stands as a concert accompaniment to his famous albums Aux Armes Et Cetera and Mauvaises Nouvelles Des Etoiles – both done in a reggae mode with work from Sly & Robbie! The famous Jamaican duo are part of the group here ... read more CD

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Serge GainsbourgLove On The Beat ... CD
Philips (France), 1984. Used ... $9.99
One of Serge Gainsbourg's biggest international albums – and kind of an 80s update of his earlier erotic sound! There's something of a clubby vibe to the record – and most of the album was recorded in the US, with a fair bit of synthesizer and guitar, in kind of a colder post-new wave ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Serge GainsbourgTenue De Soiree ... LP
Apache (France), 1986. Near Mint- ... $11.99
An overlooked Serge Gainsbourg soundtrack from the 80s – surprisingly well-done, and at a level that both reflects Serge's earlier styles and a much deeper ear for film scoring! There's a main theme that's delivered with this beautifully echoey piano line – sometimes playful, sometimes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Serge GainsbourgVieille Canaille/Daisy Temple ... 7-inch
Philips, 1979. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $9.99
(Funky 45's, French) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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France Gall1968 ... LP
Third Man, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.99
A record as revolutionary as the French year in which it was recorded – an amazing batch of late 60s grooves from Parisian pop madame France Gall! The set's upbeat and jaunty, with plenty of fuzz – almost a psyche pop sound, with lots of groovy guitars that make the album sparkle with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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France GallPoupee De Cire Poupee De Son ... LP
Philips/Third Man, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.99
France Gall won the Eurovision song contest with the title track of this one – and for good reason too, given that the tune is totally groovy! The rest of the work here really follows suit – romping, jerking, and grooving in that wonderful mix of mod rhythms that made France's 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny HallydaySings America's Rockin' Hits ... LP
Philips, 1961. Very Good ... $19.99
(Rock, French) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Francoise HardyFrancoise Hardy (L'Amitie) ... CD
Vogue/Light In The Attic, 1965. New Copy ... $5.99 15.98
Sweet and lovely pop from Francoise Hardy – one of the best early albums she recorded in France, and a sparkling batch of all-original tracks that show that Hardy was as much of a songwriter as she was a singer – something that most of her contemporaries couldn't claim! Francoise has ... read more CD

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Francoise HardyFrancoise Hardy (La Maison Ou J'Ai Grande) ... CD
Vogue/Light In The Attic, 1966. New Copy ... $5.99 14.98
A very groovy record from the legendary Francoise Hardy – a set that's not only got the lovely lady out front on vocals and acoustic guitar, but one that also features totally great arrangements from Brit maestro Johnny Harris – who gives most of the record a slightly different vibe ... read more CD

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Francoise HardyFrancoise Hardy (Le Premiere Bonheur Du Jour) ... CD
Vogue/Light In The Attic, 1963. New Copy ... $5.99 14.98
Really lovely sounds from the young Francoise Hardy – easily one of the coolest, most confident female singers in France at the time! Hardy is neither the emotive style of postwar passionate singers, nor the too-cool style of the left bank – and instead, she's got this way of mixing ... read more CD

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✨✧ Francoise HardyFrancoise Hardy (Mon Amie La Rose) ... CD
Vogue/Light In The Attic, 1964. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A real step forward for the amazing Francoise Hardy – a singer who was already great at the start, but who reaches out a bit more globally here – as she works with Brit arranger Charles Blackwell, in a mode that's got a bit of groovy 60s London in the mix! The tracks include many ... read more CD

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Francoise HardyFrancoise Hardy (Tous Les Garcons Et Les Filles) ... CD
Vogue/Light In The Attic, 1962. New Copy ... $5.99 14.98
A seminal debut from the young Francoise Hardy, and a record that set the tone for a whole generation of French music to come! The album's a remarkable achievement – especially considering that Francoise was 18 at the time – filled with original tunes that have a really fresh ... read more CD

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Francoise HardyMidnight Blues – Paris/London 1968 to 1972 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Rare English language recordings from the sublime Francoise Hardy – music that's every bit as wonderful as her famous French recordings – and even more compelling to our Anglo-styled ears! The vocals are wonderful – sung with this sense of darkness that's almost got an echo of ... read more CD

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Francoise HardySoleil ... LP
Gamma (Mexico), 1970. Very Good- ... $16.99
Titles include "Des Ronds Dans L'Eau", "San Salvador", "Mon Amor Adieu", "Soleil", "Ma Jeunesse Fout Le Camp", and "Je Fais Puzzles" – plus a version of Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a very small tear in the opening.)

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Nancy HollowayNancy Holloway – Le Perle Noire Des Sixties ... CD
Ulysse (France), Early 60s. New Copy ... $7.99
American soul, recorded in France – some of the first work of the 60s by singer Nancy Holloway, who'd made a key relocation to Paris at the time! Much of this work is a cross between pop and soul – with strong influences from the New York Brill Building scene of the time, but also some ... (Soul, French) read more CD

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Les Champions45 Tours Collection ... CD
Musidisc (France), Early 60s. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, tryacard artwork is wrinkled from some light water damage.)

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David McNeilDavid McNeil ... LP
Saravah (France), Mid 70s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
One of the most obscure 70s albums on the legendary Saravah label – recorded by David McNeil, who's playing a saxophone on the front – but who also sings and plays a host of other instruments too! The set's got a very genre-crossing vibe, in the best Saravah mode – and also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MiquelaI A De Sars ... LP
Ventadorn/Finders Keepers (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
An album from the mid 70s, but one that's got an almost timeless sort of vibe – given that it was recorded in the ancient language of Occitan, and set to instrumentation with lots of lightly folksy touches, and a fair bit of jazz-styled phrasing too! The mix almost gives the set the feel of ... (Rock, French) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a nice booklet of notes, too!)

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Yves MontandYves Montand's Paris ... LP
Columbia, 1964. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 360 Sound pressing. Cover has very light wear and aging.)

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Nana MouskouriNana (aka Nana Mouskouri Sings) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (Japan), 1965. Used ... $14.99
Lovely English-language work from Nana Mouskouri – a set recorded with some really great arrangements from Bobby Scott, who seems to help Nana pack even more feeling than usual in her work! Scott's arrangements have some elements of jazz, but are usually more complicated overall – ... (Vocalists, French) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Nouvelle VagueNouvelle Vague ... LP
Peacefrog (UK), 2004. Sealed ... $34.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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✨✧ Nouvelle VagueVersion Francaise ... CD
Kwaidan (France), 2010. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jean Claude PascalGrand Prix Du Disque Academie Charles Cros 1962 (10 inch LP) ... LP
RCA, 1962. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Annie PhilippeSensationnel! – Ye Ye Bonbons 1965 to 1968 ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Beautifully groovy work from mid 60s France – all by a singer who's every bit as great as France Gall, Francoise Hardy, or other French greats of the time – but not nearly as well known! This cool collection should correct that fact, as it finally gives worldwide exposure to this ... read more CD

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Edith PiafL'Eternel Miracle – Versions Inedites Live 1946/7 ... CD
Souvenir/Esoldun (France), 1946/1947. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Michel PolnareffLa Folie Des Grandeurs (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Universal (France), 1971. New Copy ... $22.99
An obscure French period comedy from 1971 – with a surprisingly groovy score from Michel Polnareff! The film starred Luis De Funes and Yves Montand, and although Montand sings on a track or two, the main groove of the set is in the mode of Polnareff's groovy work from the late 60s. ... (Soundtracks, French) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Quire (Christine Legrand)Quire ... LP
RCA, 1976. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A very groovy little record! Quire is a harmony group led by Christine Legrand – sister of Michel Legrand, and ex-member of similar groups The Swingle Singers and Les Double Six. The music on the set is very much like that of the latter – in that it's harmony vocal versions of famous ... (Vocalists, French) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

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Michel RoquesChorus ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (France), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $16.99
An amazing album from the legendary Saravah label – one of the imprint's lesser-known gems from the 70s, but a set that's got the same compelling mix of modes you'd find in their albums from Barney Wilen, Brigitte Fontaine, Pierre Barouh, or the Art Ensemble Of Chicago! Reedman Michel Roques ... (Jazz, French) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Henri SalvadorRoom With A View (aka Chambre Avec Vue) ... CD
Source/Blue Note, 2000. Used ... $3.99
A beautiful album of French bossa nova tracks – sung by vocalist Henri Salvador, and backed with some light jazzy guitar and piano, very much in the style of backings you'd hear on a classic album by Joao Gilberto. Salvador's voice is wonderful – with that warm, honest quality you'd ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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SinclairQue Jusitce Soit Faite! ... CD
Virgin, 1993. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Charles TrenetCharles Trenet – L'Histoire De La Chanson Francaise ... CD
EMI (Netherlands), Late 30s/1940s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Sealed.)

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VariousI Love Serge – Electronicagainsbourg ... CD
Universal (France), 2001. Used ... $2.99
The groovy French pop of Serge Gainsbourg gets the remix treatment! After years of being sampled by hip hoppers, referenced by post-rockers, and claimed as an influence by a wide range of singers and instrumentalists – Serge Gainsbourg's finally breaking into the mainstream of modern music ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousVintage Sounds – Rap Francais ... LP
Wagram (France), Late 90s. New Copy ... $22.99
A really cool collection, from that great moment when the French hip hop scene exploded on the world with a whole new sound and whole new style! Back in the early days of the old school, some folks thought the French language would never work for rap music – but this generation of performers ... (Hip Hop, French) read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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