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Yé-yé

French yé-yé singer Sylvie Vartan was born on August 15, 1944. Yé-yé (yay-yah) refers to the style of repeating that “yeah, yeah, yeah” filler in the choruses of early rock songs. Think of the Beatles “She loves you, yeah, yeah, … Continue reading

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Je suis malade

Multi-hyphenated Belgian-Italian singer-songwriter Lara Fabian (née Crokaert) was born on January 9, 1970. She’s also multi-lingual, performing with equal ease in French, English, and Italian. Fabian’s also capable of demonstrating her four octave range in Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Hebrew, German, … Continue reading

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Un sacré monstre

French singer and actor Johnny Hallyday, was born Jean-Philippe Smets on June 15, 1943. He’s often referred to as the French Elvis, but instead of gaining weight and dying young, the eternally youthful Johnny has had so many cosmetic surgeries that … Continue reading

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