Ry Cooder - Canción Mixteca0
Cowboy Junkies - Five Years0
I am a big fan of the Canadian Cowboy Junkies. As many people, I came to know them through their iconic 1988 The Trinity Session.
Here they bring a David Bowie cover : "Five Years". Breathtaking!
Bill Fay - The Healing Day0
Bill Fay, cult-figure and musician's musician, brings "Healing Day" (2012) from "Life Is People".
Claude François - Comme d'habitude0
Today France Gall passed away. Rather than post songs from her (I should one day!), I choose for Claude François. Comme d'habitude (1967) made because of his breaking up with ... France Gall.
Lara Fabian & Johnny Hallyday - Requiem pour un Fou0
Lara Fabian and Johnny Hallyday sing "Requiem pour un fou". The Belgian connection.
Nino Ferrer - South - Le Sud0
Nino Ferrer got his most famous hit first in English, with Radiah Frye : "South" (1974). "Le sud" (1975) came only later in French.
Cowboy Junkies en Nathalie Merchant - Misguided Angel0
I am a big fan of the Canadian Cowboy Junkies. As many people, I came to know them through their iconic 1988 The Trinity Session. Here they bring 'Misguided Angel' (Lyrics and music by Margo & Michael Timmins), a song from 'The Trinity Session', assisted by Natalie Merchant (1963) who was the lead singer of 10,000 Maniacs between 1981 and 1993.
Judas Maccabeus - Beethoven0
This morning the local classical radio misled me. But Beethoven seems to have been a Händel fan.