Chanson du Jour “Tchi Tchi”

“Tino” Rossi (29 April 1907 – 26 September 1983) was a French singer and film actor. Born in Ajaccio, Corsica, Rossi was gifted with a voice well suited for opera. He became a tenor in the French cabaret style. Later, he appeared in various movies. During his career it is reported he recorded over 2000 songs, including “Tchi – Tchi”

Kill a man

Tuer un homme, au nom de Dieu qui plus est. L’Histoire est remplie de ces épisodes féroces et tragiques. Mais « Tuer un homme, ce n’est pas défendre une idée. C’est tuer un homme », disait le théologien protestant Sébastien Castellion. Ce cri résonne à nouveau avec force, après l’ignoble exécution de Samuel Paty, professeur d’histoire-géographie au collège du Bois-d’Aulne à Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines), le 16 octobre 2020. L’édito d’Alain Cabantous [ . . .]

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Francis Cabrel: “Success allowed me to take time”

“I’m going to be 68 years old, it’s my fourteenth album. My goal is the song, whether it lasts six minutes or a minute and fifty, provided it is well dressed, ”says Francis Cabrel

Francis Cabrel is a rare artist. As much by its production rate – an album every five years – as by its words. This gives all the more weight to his new album, At the Returning Dawn , the fourteenth, and, already, one of the most inspired of a career started more than forty years ago. Record-holder in record sales with Samedi soir sur la terre in 1994, he once again became a less cumbersome craftsman. Inseparable from his village of Astaffort, which he only left for ten years, he polishes his songs with manic care. Never before had he involved his accompanists so much as in this disc which sounds almost like a group work, and allows him to approach new musical forms [ . . . ]

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