Triple CD of classic
1960s French pop & rock ‘n’ roll – also known as “yé-yé” – compiled
by celebrated French DJ, producer & remixer Kid Loco (French Funk
Gainsbourg (with Michele Arnaud), France’s biggest rock band of the 60s Les
Chats Sauvages plus Véronique Sanson’s ‘tribute’ to Donovan’s ‘Sunny Goodge
Street’, ‘Le Printemps Est Là’ & Francois Lubiana’s ‘tribute’ to Ben E
King’s ‘Stand by me’ ‘Vienne La Nuit’.
“Yé-yé” was a
Europe-wide phenomenon during the 60s as young French female singers and male
rock ‘n’ roll groups created their own very French take on pop/ rock & roll
– with the current interest in all things 60s & retro yé-yé’s popularity is
back once again.
Beginner’s Guide to
French Pop features hits from a variety of French labels all now owned by EMI
France including Odeon, Pathé Marconi, Trianon, Ducretet-Thomson, Columbia &
La Voix De Son Maître.