Edith Piaf Mon Legionnaire

Mon Legionnaire
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1997
  • Label: Arkadia Chansons


  • Buy for $0.991.Mon Legionnaire
  • Buy for $0.992.C'Est Lui que Mon Coeur a Choisi
  • Buy for $0.993.Je N'en Connais Pas la Fin
  • Buy for $0.994.Elle Frequentait la Rue Pigalle
  • Buy for $0.995.On Danse Sur Ma Chanson
  • Buy for $0.996.Entre Saint-Ouen et Clignancourt
  • Buy for $0.997.Dans un Bouge de Vieux Port
  • Buy for $0.998.La Fanion de la Legion
  • Buy for $0.999.Mon Coeur est au Coin de la Rue
  • Buy for $0.9910.Correqu et Reguyer
  • Buy for $0.9911.Un Jeune Homme Chantait
  • Buy for $0.9912.C'Est Toi le Plus Fort
  • Buy for $0.9913.Tout Fout L'Camp
  • Buy for $0.9914.Le Chacal
  • Buy for $0.9915.J'Entends la Sirene
  • Buy for $0.9916.Les Marins, Ca Fait des Voyages
  • Buy for $0.9917.Madeleine Qu' Avait du Coeur
  • Buy for $0.9918.Le Voyage du Pauvre Negre

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The most revered and celebrated French singer of the 20th century, Edith Piaf was only 20 when she first recorded for Polydor's French division in 1936. But even on her early recordings, Piaf sang with the wisdom, maturity and depth of a seasoned veteran artist -- a fact that's hard to miss on Mon Legionnaire. Spanning 1937-1940, this superb CD focuses on Piaf's early work and boasts many of the gems that put her on the map in France, including "Je N'en Connais Pas La Fin," "J'entends La Sirene," "Le Chacal" and the title song. Though Piaf was never a jazz singer, some of the orchestral arrangements are influenced by the American big-band swing of the 1930s, as well as American sweet bands (whose focus was pop with jazz overtones). The sound quality isn't ideal -- one wishes that Arkadia's digital remastering had filtered out more of the noise and that classics like "C'est Lui Que Mon Couer A Choisi" and "Le Voyage Du Pauvre Negre" could be heard without so many pops, crackles and clicks. Even so, the richness of the music comes through loud and clear. Mon Legionnaire is a CD to savor. ~ Alex Henderson

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  • UPC: 602267510621
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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