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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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Bob AzzamMezze A La Azzam 1959 to 1962 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.98
A cool collection of work from Bob Azzam – a unique talent on the French scene at the start of the 60s, and one who was responsible for some mighty nice grooves! Bob hails from Algeria, and works here in a mix of Latin rhythms and Mid-East inflections – blending the groovy and the ... (Latin, 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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Pierre Barouh, Jacques Higelin, N Vasconcelos, etcDites 33 Vol 1 – 33 Ans De Saravah ... CD
Saravah (France), 1972/2000. Used ... $12.99
A very cool compilation of tracks, seemingly recorded in the early 70s – but issued here in package designed to pay tribute to the 33-year history of the legendary Saravah label! Pierre Barouh, the founder of Saravah, is at the head of the party-like festivities, reciting his "Saravah ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Benjamin BiolayVengeance ... CD
Naive (France), 2013. Used Gatefold ... $5.99
Beautiful work from Benjamin Biolay – easily one of our favorite French artists of the 21st Century – even though we've been following his work since the previous one! Benjamin's got a sound that's just perfect if you, like us, dig an older generation of French work by artists like ... read more CD

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Georges BrassensChante Les Chansons Poetiques ... CD
Polydor/Universal (France), 1952. Used ... $8.99
A classic 10" LP release by George Brassens – early work that includes some of his first beautiful song poems! Tracks include "La Mauvaise Reputation", "Le Parapluie", "Le Petit Cheval", "Le Fossoyeur", "Le Gorille", "Corne D'Auroch& ... read more CD

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Georges BrassensLe Pornographe ... CD
Philips/Polygram (France), 1960/1988. Used ... $6.99
Beautiful CD that brings together 20 tracks of the fragile French folk songwriting of the great Georges Brassens. If you don't know Brassens, he was one twisted mofo, and his work has gone onto provide the inspiration for a range of musicians that runs from Serge Gainsbourg to Momus. This set's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jacques BrelJacques Brel En Concert (2CD/2DVD set) ... CD
Universal (France), 1963/1966. New Copy 2CD & 2DVD ... $24.99
Two vintage performances by one of the greatest French language singers of all time – presented here both on CD, and on DVD – the latter of which features filmed performances that are simply amazing! Brel was one of the sharpest, smartest songwriters of his generation – hailed by ... read more CD

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Jacques BrelJe T'Aime (Jacques Brel Et Ses Chansons/Quand On N'a Que L'amour/Au Printemps/La Valse A Mille Temps) (3CD set) ... CD
Not Now (UK), 1955/1957/1979. Used 3 CDs ... $6.99
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Jacques BrelJef ... CD
Barclay (France), 1960s. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Maurice ChevalierMa Pomme – Chansons 1935 to 1946 ... CD
Naxos, Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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DalidaGondolier ... CD
Barclay/Universal (France), 1957. Used ... $9.99
Late 50s romantic vocals from France – originally issued on 10" LP, and featuring backings by the orchestra of Raymond Lefevre. Tracks include "Gondolier", "Buenas Noches Mi Amour", Histoire D'un Amour", "Le Jour Ou La Pluie Viendra", "Calypso ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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DalidaSon Nom Est Dalida ... CD
Barclay/Universal (France), 1956. Used ... $9.99
Maybe a bit too romantic and emotive for our taste, but still pretty nice overall. Reissue of an original 10" LP – with backings by Walberg and Raymond Lefevre. Tracks include "Bambino (Guaglione)", "Fado", "Aime-Moi", "Flamenco Bleu", "Le ... read more CD
(Out of print digipack pressing featuring the original Barclay cover art.)

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Antoine DuhamelPierrot Le Fou/Weekend ... CD
Universal (France), 1965/1968. Used ... $16.99
The soundtracks to 2 of Jean Luc-Godard's greatest films – back to back on one CD! The score to Pierrot Le Feu features 9 tracks in all – 3 of which are vocal numbers by Anna Karina, who starred in the film, and who delivers the vocals with a decadently deadpan style that fits ... (Soundtracks, French) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jacques DutroncJacques Dutronc Vol 2 (1968 – cigar cover) (aka Il Est Cinq Heures) (LP sleeve edition – plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Vogue/Culture Factory (France), 1968. Used Gatefold ... $18.99
Mad mad stuff from French pop legend Jacques Dutronc! The record's filled with groovy tunes that mix together jangly guitar, baroque production, and Jacques' wonderful swinging voice – and it's the kind of 60s album that turned him into an overnight French pop icon. This is Dutronc at the ... read more CD

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Nino FerrerNino Ferrer ... CD
Riviera/Polygram (France), 1966. Used ... $9.99
Very groovy stuff from Nino Ferrer – France's answer to the 60s beat group scene that was shaking big in Britain and Germany! Ferrer has a style that's greatly influenced by American R&B singers, and he's backed by a tight little combo that has a hard Hammond and guitar sound that works ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Brigitte Fontaine13 Chansons Decadentes Et Fantasmagoniques ... CD
Universal/Jacques Canetti (France), 1966. Used ... $13.99
The roots of Brigitte Fontaine – and a really wonderful record that we love every bit as her later work – but in a completely different way! The style here is more strikingly jazzy in the territory of early 60s Serge Gainsbourg or Jacques Brel – and the lyrics are mostly all by ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Brigitte FontaineBrigitte Fontaine (1972) ... CD
Saravah (France), 1972. Used ... $16.99
A fantastic album by this enigmatic French singer – one of her first truly experimental albums! The record differs from some of her other albums quite a bit – and has a very strange mix of styles that go from straight ahead (only a track or two), to wildly experimental – very ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Serge GainsbourgAux Armes Et Caetera ... CD
Philips (France), 1979. Used ... $8.99
A great little album from Serge – possibly his last truly genius record, and one with a very unusual twist! The album was recorded in Jamaica with production from Sly & Robbie – very much in the late 70s, big-business reggae mode – but done with Serge's usual flair for the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Serge Gainsbourg & OthersSerge Gainsbourg & Friends (4CD set) ... CD
Wagram (France), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 4CD ... $7.99
A very cool little collection – one that not just offers up a huge amount of important early work by the legendary Serge Gainsbourg – but a set that also includes a fair bit of his contemporaries singing his songs! When Serge first sprang onto the scene in the late 50s, he brought a ... read more CD

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Serge Gainsbourg/Michel ColombierAnna (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1967. Used ... $22.99
A late 60s soundtrack by Serge Gainsbourg – but a record that's easily as great as any of his studio albums from the same time! The bulk of the album has a spare, punctuated groove that's somewhat funky – quite a bit like Melody Nelson in its sense of space and timing – and its ... read more CD
(Out of print, sleeve has some light edgewear.)

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France Gall1968 ... CD
Philips (France), 1967. Used ... $6.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)
Also available 1968 ... LP 20.99

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Johnny HallydayAnthologie 1966 to 1969 ... CD
Universal (France), Late 60s. Used ... $12.99
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(Out of print.)

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Francoise HardyFrancoise Hardy (La Maison Ou J'Ai Grande) ... CD
Vogue/Light In The Attic, 1966. New Copy ... $6.99 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 (Tous Les Garcons Et Les Filles) ... CD
Vogue/Light In The Attic, 1962. New Copy ... $6.99 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 ... $10.99 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 Hardy/Johnny Hallyday/Brigitte Bardot/Sylvie Vartan/Serge GainsbourgYe Ye Sixties French Pop (Francoise Hardy 1 & 2/Johnny Hallyday Chante/Brigitte Bardot Sings/Twiste Et Chante/Et Le Cinema) (5CD set) ... CD
DOL (Russia), Mid 60s. New Copy 5CD ... $12.99
Five full albums of hip French pop from the 60s – all packaged together, with a fair amount of bonus work too! First up are the first two albums by Francoise Hardy – filled with original tunes that have a really fresh presentation – not just in the lyrics, but in the overall ... read more CD

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Francoise Hardy/Sacha DistelFrancoise Hardy/Canta Per Voi In Italiano/Swinging Jazz Guitarist (3CD set) ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99
A very cool little package – one that's got one CD of early work by French singer Francois Hardy – and two more CDs that feature lots of fantastic jazz material from Sacha Distel! CD1 features Hardy at her early best – singing blue-tinged French pop on both her debut album, and ... read more CD

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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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Caroline LacazeEn Route ... CD
Legere (France), 2013. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
Fantastic French funk – a record that's unlike any other deep funk combo we can think of – because Caroline Lacaze sings in her native language instead of English! The grooves are stepped in the best funky 45 styles of the late 60s, but the vocals also echo the more soulful sound of ... (Deep Funk, French) read more CD

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Krishna LevyLe Dernier Trappeur – Original Soundtrack (CD & DVD) ... CD
EMI (France), 2004. Used ... $8.99
(Soundtracks, French) CD
(CD is copy protected & DVD is PAL coded, region 5.)

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Mad In ParisMad In Paris ... CD
MCA (France), 1996. Used ... $2.99
(Hip Hop, French) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Annie PhilippeSensationnel! – Ye Ye Bonbons 1965 to 1968 ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 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
Also available Sensationnel! – Ye Ye Bonbons 1965 to 1968 ... LP 19.99

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Pussy CatLa Collection Sixties Des Eps Francais ... CD
Magic, Late 60s. Used Gatefold ... $18.99
24 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print, packaged in an LP style gatefold sleeve which has some light edgewear.)

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Jean Claude VannierL'Enfant Assassin Des Mouches ... CD
B- Music/Finders Keepers, 1972. Used ... $4.99
A baroque instrumental masterpiece from Jean Claude Vannier – Serge Gainsbourg's right hand man at the start of the 70s, and a key figure in the legendary Histoire De Melody Nelson album! The feel here is very much along the lines of work that Serge was doing at the time – larger ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousArt Contemporain – Anthologie Sonore Des Artistes 1995 to 2010 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 90s/2000s. New Copy 3CD ... $1.99 29.99
Maybe not our usual bag – and we'll be honest, we mistook the general concept for the album – but if you speak French, and you're interested in contemporary art, there's plenty to love in this 3CD set! The set features interviews and discussions with a number of contemporary artists ... (Spoken Word, French) read more CD

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VariousLe Grenier De Saravah Vol 3 – Rare & Unreleased Tracks ... CD
Saravah (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $22.99
A beautiful celebration of the legendary Saravah label – and one that features a host of rare titles and previously unreleased tracks! As we've come to expect from Saravah, the work here isn't just underground French pop – but a titles from a wide range of styles, including jazz, ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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VariousLe Pop 2 ... CD
Groove Attack (Germany), 2004. Used ... $4.99
A pretty great little collection of tunes from the contemporary French pop scene – which is quite strong, catchy and diverse – at least as far as this batch chronicles! What really stands out here is how profoundly jazzy the tunes are – looking back to the sultry, easy groove of ... read more CD

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VariousRetour Au Club Meduse ... CD
Spacetalk (UK), 1980s. New Copy ... $14.99
A really cool concept for a compilation – one that returns to a specific mood of music on the French scene – work that's post-punk, a bit electro, and usually a lot better put-together than some of the bigger hits in Paris at the time! This work draws heavily on UK electronic styles of ... read more CD
 
 



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