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Namoura -- or abdel halim and lou reed in beirut

What is the soundtrack of a city?  In Beirut, it’s probably the clanging and drilling of construction workers eternally raising up new high rises.  It’s a kind of music that starts early in the morning and doesn’t let up all day.  1,066 more words

Lebanese Recipes

Pause de l’après-midi du vendredi 20 février 2015 / Reprises en Q

1. Serge Gainsbourg – Je Pense Queue (Serge Gainsbourg)
2. Weepers Circus – Quatre-Vingt-Quinze Pour Cent (Georges Brassens)
3. Zizi Jeanmaire – Quand ça balance (Serge Gainsbourg) 58 more words


Film Review: 'Vengeance' (2009)

A single picture is worth a thousand words, that’s the cliché. A motion picture is many hundred thousand single images blurred into one through looping mechanics of reproduced light and sound. 421 more words


0637 Tutti Frutti - Johnny Hallyday (1961)

Little Richard and Dorothy LaBostrie wrote this song in 1955. It was first recorded by Little Richard. The song has also been recorded by Pat Boone, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and The Swinging Blue Jeans among others. 76 more words


Francoise Hardy and French pop in Continental Film Review

Found this article about French pop in Continental Film Review (October 1964) – Françoise Hardy gets a good review, obviously:

Francoise Hardy

Johnny Hallyday - Noir C'est Noir (1966)


Released in 1966, ‘Black Is Black’ was the debut single by Los Bravos. It was covered by a number of acts, but was notably translated into Johnny Halliday’s repertoire in the same year. 47 more words