Brassens, Georges - Aux Trois Baudets, 1953 LP
Recorded in Nov. 1953, two years after Brassens started singing in public. You have to imagine him on stage, in his 30s, built like a wrestler, bushy hair, black mustache, uneasy, sweating and grumbling, especially about 'That radio bullshit.'
Brel, Jacques - Bruxelles Live At Olympia 1961 2LP
2LP set which collects original recordings of Jacques Brel's most famous early releases. LP1 features Brel's first live album, recorded at the L'Olympia music hall in Paris, France in 1961. LP2 features his classic 12-song 1962 studio album Les Bourgeois
Brel, Jacques - Ne Me Quitte Pas LP
"Ne me quitte pas" ("Don't leave me") is a 1959 song by Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel. It has been covered in the original French by many artists and has also been translated into and performed in many other languages. A well-known adaptation, wi
Hardy, Francoise - La Maison ou j'ai Grandi LP
In this record, Hardy focused back on her home market in France, where things were changing quickly. The listener can hear the maturing of one of the decade’s most singular talents– a singer-songwriter in an age before such a thing was known
Hardy, Francoise - Le Premier Bonheur Du Jour LP (color vinyl import germany)
Francoise Hardy was an innovator- one of the first to develop the vocal 'cool' used by others like Lou Reed down the road. Her voice is bell-like but never sweet and her strong lower register is a divine combination of authoritative and bored to tears.