Noces Carmin — Onze Fleurs

Alchemical wedding - from taicarmen.wordpress.com

Alchemical wedding – from taicarmen.wordpress.com

  J’ai croisé un soir
Un regard séduisant :
  Fille aux cheveux noirs
D’âge cinq plus six ans. CONTINUE READING / CONTINUER LA LECTURE…

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Chuck Berry: Sweet Little Rock And Roller

Woodstock Festival (1969)

Woodstock Festival (1969)

Charles Edward Anderson Berry, better known as Chuck Berry, is a pioneer of American rock and roll. Born on October 18th, 1926, he knew fame between 1955 and 1965, thanks to a musical style appealing to youth, with a dancing rhythm, easily sung melodies, guitar solos, showmanship and lyrics centred about the teenage world. CONTINUE READING / CONTINUER LA LECTURE…

Thank Heaven for Little Girls

Yuri Krotov - Before debut performance - from iamachild.wordpress.com

Yuri Krotov – Before debut performance – from iamachild.wordpress.com

Gigi is a 1958 musical comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli, based on the 1944 novella of the same name by the French writer Colette. The screenplay and the song lyrics were written by Alan Jay Lerner, while the music was composed by Frederick Loewe. It starts with Maurice Chevalier singing the song “Thank Heaven for Little Girls” and ends with a reprise of the same song by Maurice Chevalier with a studio chorus. Part of the charm of the performance comes from his typical French accent. Rather than the movie version, I prefer the following video of the song illustrated with pictures of little girls. CONTINUE READING / CONTINUER LA LECTURE…