Posted on 30 December, 2011 - 01:39 byBruce Triggs
AccNoir-2011-11-30, the Six Seasons of Love with Rejean Bussieres and Francois Laberge
Rejean and Francois recently performed at the 3rd edition of Rejean’s French Cabaret in Victoria, produced by U. Vic. proof Emmanuel Herique.
* Song – Commentary.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! Download Sheet Music from the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle site, send us your version and we'll open the show with you!
* “L’Encre de Tes Yeux” composed and recorded by Francis Cabrel in 1980, (all the rest of these are live in the studio by Rejean and Francois.)
* “Emporte-Moi” composed by Alain Barriere, a French Chansoniste, in 1968
* “La Maladie D’Amour” (love disease) – Made popular by Michel Sardou in 1973. (Top of the charts for 11 weeks!) Sardou is known for his love songs, but also for songs dealing with social and political Issues. He drew his inspiration for this song from “Pachelbel’s Canon”.
* “On ne voit pas le temps passer” – Composed and popularized by Jean Ferrat on his album Potemkin in 1965
* “Ma Solitude”
* “La Boheme” Composed and popularized by the great Armenian singer Charles Aznavour
* “Les Champs Elyssees”
* “Elle Ecoute Pousser Les Fleurs”
* “Hymne a l’Amour”
* “C’est si bon”
* “Gens Du Pays”
* “Voulez-Vous Danser Grand-Mère”
* “Autumn Leaves”
Thanks very much to guests – Rejean Bussieres – Vocals and Guitar, and Francois Laberge - Accordion!
Tonight's cover illustration is: a poster for Les Six Saisons de l'Amour Cabaret!
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