French songs for Lyo
and the gang

La vie est belle when you're listening to:
Trio Esperança: La Lune est morte MP3 77k (text)
 

Merci bon Dieu (Haitian folk melody, sung by Harry Belafonte)
MP3 71k      RA 141k
Mèsi Bondyé, gadé tou sa lanati poté pou nou
Mesi Bondyé, gadé kouman lamizè fini pou nou
Lapli tonbé, mayi pousé
Tou timoun ki grangou p'ralé manjé

 

Music of the 1930s
A la claire fontaine Michèle Bernard (text)
La Chapelle au clair de lune Léo Marjane (text)
J'attendrai  Rina Ketty 
Le Chaland qui passe  Lys Gauti
Mon Homme, Mistinguett
J'ai deux amours Josephine Baker
Conga Blicota Joséphine Baker & Lecuona Cuban Boys
Avoir un bon copain Henry Garat

Others:
Les Uns et les Autres of Francis Lai from Lelouch film
La Petite Tonkinoise, Garde républicaine
Pique la Baleine Francis Lemarque, sea chanty from Brittany
Sardagne Catalan Cobla
Maréchal (Pétain), nous voilà  André Dassary
Le Chant des partisans  version from film Demarcation Line (text)
Les Trois Cloches  Les Compagnons de la Chanson (RealAudio)

Le petit navire MP3 13k

Il était un petit navire,
Qui n'avait ja-ja-jamais navigué.
Ohé ! Ohé !

another for the kids:
Nous n'irons plus au Bois  Anne Sylvestre (text)

French songs of the 1840s
Jewish & Israeli Songs

MIDI works:

 Pour les enfants
 Music Hall
 Ballades d'après-guerre en RealAudio
 
 

Best French film of 1942-1943




 

What Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) said to Sam (Dooley Wilson) MP3 31k

What Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid) said to the band at Rick's MP3 75k

What Rick (Humphrey Bogart) said to himself MP3 18k
And then what he said to Sam MP3 14k

What Captain Louis Renault (Claude Rains) said to the flics
MP3 12k

What Bogey said to Renault MP3 25k

As Time Goes By, Errol Garner-style rendition MIDI 27k



 
 

Not French, but listenable MIDIs

Rhapsody in Blue, piano solo
Duke Ellington's Satin Doll
Carlos Gardel's Por una Cabeza
I will SURVIVE ! Allons-y, les filles !
 
 
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