By David Futrelle
Some days I just can’t, when if comes to the misogynists. So instead of one of my regular posts, here are a bunch of fantastic French singer ladies, mostly recording in the 1960s, starting with the amazing Brigitte Fontaine (whose later, less poppy stuff with the Art Ensemble of Chicago is also great).
Oh, and consider this an open thread. Obviously, there’s a lot going on. No trolls.
Fans of Mad Men will recognize this one:
And here’s a ringer: April March is an American who was a tiny baby when most of these songs were released, but who records a lot of songs in French 60s style. She did an English version of this song as well *”Chick Habit”).
If you want more of this kind of music, well, here’s 9 hours of it. Hit “shuffle” for more variety.
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