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La Mer - Charles Trenet

My musical tour of Europe continues on its random path, I heard this on the radio recently and thought it would be perfect to include while looking at the music of France. 196 more words

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Old Acquaintances and Jazz on the Rocks

And so we come to the end of 2014, Jazzbabies. And I thank you all for tuning in with me to what I hope were some tunes and stories you enjoyed. 545 more words

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La Mer by Charles Trénet

A beautiful song composed in 1943 by Charles Trenet, and sung by him on this recording made in 1946. Strangely, he delayed recording this song because he didn’t think it would be popular, yet it became his greatest hit.  Nice images too!

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