27 May 2023

La vie en rose

From Inside Out, 5:01 pm on 27 May 2023
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Many of the most popular jazz standards around have their origins in French chansons. Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' started life as 'Comme d'habitude'; Tony Bennett's 'The Good Life' began as 'La belle vie', and 'I Wish You Love' was originally a song called 'Que reste-il de nos amours'. Nick checks out all the above, as well as versions of French tunes by Linn Lorkin, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jacky Terrasson, and Louis Armstrong.




# Artist: Song: Composer: Album Label: Duration:
1 Django Reinhardt La Mer Trenet Django Reinhardt: Djangology 49 (Compilation) Bluebird 04:17
2 Linn Lorkin & Herschel J'attendrai Oliveri / Poterat Linn Lorkin: In A French Cafe [Live] Rouge 02:25
3 Karrin Allyson Sous le ciel de Paris Giraud / Brun From Paris to Rio Concord 04:05
4 Tony Bennett The Good Life Distel / Reardon Tony Bennett: 16 Most Requested Songs (Compilation) CBS 02:16
5 Diana Panton Les feuilles mortes Prevert / Kosma Yesterday Perhaps Eone 02:46
6 Madeleine Peyroux J'ai deux amours Koger / Varna / Scotto Careless Love Rounder 02:56
7 Clifford Brown (Venez donc) Chez moi Lama / Dona Clifford Brown: The Complete Paris Sessions Vol 3 Vogue 07:49
8 Michel Legrand / Natalie Dessay Les moulins de mon coeur Legrand / Marnay Entre elle et lui Erato 03:06
9 Louis Armstrong La vie en rose David / Piaf Louis Armstrong: Gold HIPO 03:24
10 Frank Sinatra My Way Francois / Reveux / Anka / Thibaut Frank Sinatra: Best of the Best Capitol 04:35
11 Jacky Terrasson Que reste-t'il de nos amours Trenet / Chauliac A Paris Blue Note 04:17
12 Dee Dee Bridgewater Et maintenant Becaud / Delanoe / Sigman J'ai deux amours DDB 03:26

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