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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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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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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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✨✧ Dee Dee BridgewaterJ'Ai Deux Amours ... CD
Verve/DBB Recrods, 2005. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A beautiful love letter from Dee Dee Bridgewater to her adopted home of Paris – sung in French, and with a feel that's quite different than much of her recent work! The style here wonderfully mixes together bits of jazz and more traditional chanson – in a style that recalls some of the ... (Vocalists, French) read more CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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Joe DassinLes Indispensables De Joe Dassin Vol 2 ... CD
Sony (France), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print, digipack has some light edgewear.)

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Marpessa DawnMarpessa Dawn EP Collection ... CD
Barclay (Japan), Early 60s. Used ... $18.99
Very cool compilation that features rare French recordings made by the lovely actress featured in the film Black Orpheus. The first batch of tracks have a lively loud raw quality, similar to the stuff on the original soundtrack – and titles of these include "Carnaval Samba", "S ... (Brazil, French) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Thomas FersenThom4s Ferson ... CD
Tot Ou Tard/Warner (France), 1995. Used ... $1.99
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Brigitte FontaineBrigitte Fontaine Est ... CD
Saravah/Superior Viaduct (France), 1968. New Copy ... $14.99
The Saravah Records debut from this amazing French singer – done with a wonderful sound that really links two generations of French music! At some level, the album's got a slightly more standard feel – bits of jazz, but inflected freshly – almost like the sublime Jeanne Moreau ... read more CD
Also available Brigitte Fontaine Est Folle ... LP 20.99

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✨✧ Serge GainsbourgEn Studio Avec Serge Gainsbourg (3CD set) ... CD
Universal (France), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... Just Sold Out!
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 3CD set is overflowing with gems – and ... read more CD

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✨✧ Serge GainsbourgLes Plus Belles Chansons De Serge Gainsbourg ... CD
Clarton, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $4.99 14.99
Maybe not the most beautiful songs ever sung by Serge Gainsbourg, but a great collection of the early material that instantly set him apart from any other singer in France – material that's heavy on influences from American jazz and Latin modes, but which also has a very Parisian sense of wit ... read more CD

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Juliette GrecoLive In Paris 1956 to 1961 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
Rare live work from the lovely Juliette Greco – recorded right during the height of her career, when her hip style of chanson was really transforming the sound of French music from the left bank scene! The tracks here are all very well-recorded, and feature Juliette working with a small ... read more CD

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Johnny HallydayAnthologie 1964 to 1966 ... CD
Mercury/Universal (France), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $6.99 12.99
A great little collection of early work from Johnny Hallyday – one of the first big rockers to emerge from the French scene in the 60s – and an artist who's really coming into his own with tracks! Some titles have Hallyday taking on American or Anglo material, with new French lyrics ... read more CD

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Francoise HardyCollection ... CD
Vogue/BMG (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $6.99
A sweet selection of effervescent French pop from chanteuse Francoise Hardy – early material from the early-to-mid 60s! Some of the tracks are fairly stripped down, with small combo backing and others bear the string accented cinematic pop sweep of the more swinging later 60s. It's a very ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Francoise HardyMidnight Blues – Paris/London 1968 to 1972 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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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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 Negresses VertesMlah ... CD
Rhythm King, 1989. Used ... $2.99
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Yves MontandLa Bicyclette ... CD
Philips (France), 1968. Used ... $6.99
A great 60s album by Yves Montand – recorded during the height of his career as an actor, but still showing quite a serious approach to the music. The songs are extremely smart and well-chosen, and Montand delivers the material with his trademark warmth and emotion, and a touch of jazz. ... read more CD
(Booklet has some light wear.)

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Trio EsperancaPreferidas ... CD
Mercury/Universal (France), 1990s. New Copy ... $6.99 12.99
A great collection of 90s recordings from Trio Esperanca – a group who'd recorded Brazilian harmony material in previous decades, but who are even better here than they were in the early days! At some level, Trio Esperanca might have been the greatest surviving practitioners of a style that ... (Brazil, French) read more CD

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VariousCafe De Flore – Rendezvous A Saint Germain Des Pres ... CD
Sunnyside, 2002. Used ... $8.99
Music from Lakasha, Paris Combo, Serge Gainsbourg, Diana Krall, Yuri Buenaventura, Nery, Eartha Kitt, Chet, Brigitte Bardot, Isabelle Aubret, Nina Simone, Blossom Dearie, Nico, and more. CD

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VariousCha Cha Au Harem – Orientica France 1960 to 1964 ... CD
Born Bad (France), Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
A strange mix of Latin rhythms and exotica modes – served up here on a set of recordings from early 60s France that we might not have heard otherwise! Grooves are often in the cha cha mode promised in the title, but other instrumentation is definitely "au harem" – exotic ... read more CD
Also available Cha Cha Au Harem – Orientica France 1960 to 1964 (with bonus download) ... LP 18.99

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VariousDisco Sympathie ... CD
Versatile (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $12.99
Rare French club work from the disco years and beyond – a set that's filled with a really cool mix of funky, spacey, and far-out sounds! The music here has a similar vibe to some of the best Italian work that was evolving at this time – initially inspired by American disco, but still ... (Funky Compilations, French) read more CD

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VariousLa Belle Epoque – EMI's French Girls 1965 to 1968 ... CD
EMI (UK), Mid 60s. Used ... $12.99
Fab female pop from the French scene of the 60s – a wonderful collection of tunes that features a fair number of artists that we've never heard before! The set goes way past the over-compiled, too-familiar French hits of the time – and moves into the world of the hippest jangle pop and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLe Chat Dans Tous Ses Etats – Anthologie De La Chanson Feline 1911 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1910s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $22.99 29.99
A cool little record for lovers of cats – or, more specifically, lovers of cats with a command of the French language – as all the tunes here are from French records from midcentury – a really cool blend of chanson, jazz, pop, classical, and other modes – brought together in ... read more CD

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VariousLes Hits 1969 – Salut Les Copains ... CD
Europe 1/Universal (France), 1969. New Copy 2CD ... $6.99 18.99
A very cool look at the sound of 1969 – not as it was on our side of the Atlantic, but as it played out on radio in France! The 2CD set is a very hip mix of music – some French tunes mixed with American and British rock and soul, plus some other European cuts too – all of which ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousSaint-Germain-Des-Pres – L'Existentialisme ... CD
Suave, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 3CD ... $8.99
A wonderful snapshot of the post-war Parisian scene that features music from Yves Montand, Leo Ferre, Juliette Greco, Cora Vaucaire, Renee Labas, Lester Young, Django Reinhardt, Henri Salvador, Sidney Bechet, and more! CD

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✨✧ VariousTchic Tchic – French Bossa Nova 1963 to 1974 ... CD
Born Bad (France), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A really cool combination of styles – bossa nova rhythms from Brazil, mixed with French language vocals – often given some very cool twists and turns in the arrangements that really make the music sound unique! Make no mistake, there's a definite Brazilian vibe to these cuts – ... read more CD

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VariousVoulez Vous Cha Cha – French Cha Cha 1960 to 1964 ... CD
Born Bad (France), Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
A really groovy set of tracks – not just the French cha cha promised by the title, but instead this beautiful mash-up of sounds and styles – often with results that are pretty darn unique! Sure, the rhythms are Latin, and the language is French – but there's also strands of crime ... read more CD
Also available Voulez Vous Cha Cha – French Cha Cha 1960 to 1964 (with bonus download) ... LP 18.99

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VariousWizzz Vol 3 – Psychorama Francais 1967 to 1970 ... CD
Born Bad (France), Late 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Fab French grooves from the end of the 60s – funky, trippy, and a whole lot more – and a set that goes way beyond the sorts of familiar French tracks you'll know from your local coffee shop or bistro! Instead, these tunes really dig deep – very obscure work by artists who were ... (Funky Compilations, French) read more CD
Also available Wizzz Vol 3 – Psychorama Francais 1967 to 1970 ... LP 19.99
 
 



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