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Cafe de Paris - Essential French Cafe Songs [3cd] Box set, Collector's Edition, Limited Edition


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  • Audio CD (21 Jun. 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Format: Box set, Collector's Edition, Limited Edition
  • Label: Metro Tins
  • ASIN: B003JCTIUO
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,439 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Charles Trénet - La Mer
2. Maurice Chevalier - Place Pigalle
3. Edith Piaf - Mon Légionnaire
4. Joséphine Baker - Mon Coeur Est Un Oiseau Des îles
5. Jean Sablon - Prenez Garde Au Méchant Loup!
6. Charles Trénet - Retour À Paris
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Disc: 2
1. Edith Piaf - La Vie En Rose
2. Jean Sablon - Un Amour Comme Le Nôtre
3. Charles Trénet - Le Grand Café
4. Maurice Chevalier - Oui, Papa!
5. Joséphine Baker - Les Mots D'amour
6. Jean Sablon - Cette Chanson Est Pour Vous
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Disc: 3
1. Jean Sablon - Vous Qui Passez Sans Me Voir
2. Joséphine Baker - Sur Deux Notes
3. Charles Trénet - Verlaine
4. Maurice Chevalier - Mimi
5. Edith Piaf - Elle Fréquentait La Rue Pigalle
6. Jean Sablon - Sur Le Pont D'Avignon
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Product Description

This fantastic 3CD set celebrates the golden age of chanson, the music that was heard on the boulevards of Paris in the period from the 1920s to the 1950s. It evokes a special atmosphere – an intimate scene of sophistication and romance. Here are 60 classic recordings from the greatest French singers of all time including Charles Trénet, Edith Piaf, Maurice Chevalier and Jean Sablon.

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Tricia on 5 Dec. 2010
Format: Audio CD
3 CD's of all the old favourites. Jean Sablon/Maurice Chevalier/Edith Piaf/Charles Trenet/Tino Rossi.
Original recordings are well done.La Mer/J'attendrai/ Boum etc.
I think the best could have been put on just 2 C D's.though.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Annie on 17 Feb. 2011
Format: Audio CD
This collection of popular French songs are beautifully nostalgic, romantic and remind me of very happy schooldays learning French which became my preferred subject at University.
But these songs are so accessable to all, delightfully French, conjuring up the atmosphere of bars, cafes and romance. Lovely!
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By JL on 13 April 2011
Format: Audio CD
As can be seen from the track listings, the CDs contain a collection of songs from the best chansonniers France has ever had. All 3 CDs are great and the original "old" sound recording adds even better atmosphere. A brilliant evocation of Paris!
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A marvellous compendium of classic French recordings. I admit to being obsessed with France, its' culture and its' history. This set has been "played to death" since it arrived. I challenge any lover of France and French life to listen to this in the garden on a warm summer evening with some wine and cheese, and for them to not be mentally transported to a culture and way of life so different to the UK.
Be warned: I have now ended-up buying a house in rural France and depart soon! Was this CD set the final straw?
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By Helen Granville on 22 Oct. 2013
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I love French music and was delighted when I came across these CDs on Amazon. I was not disappointed! The music is lovely and reminds me very much of holidays in France. It's lovely to just have on in the background when having friends and family in for a meal. I am absolutely delighted and so glad that I bought the pack. Excellent value! Thank you.
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I bought this collection of French songs for my husband's birthday. Three CDs in a nice collectable tin with French cafe motive. The songs included some very well known ones by artists like Edit Piaf and Jacques Trenet.
Highly recommended to anyone who loves France and French culture.
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By Whiddiful on 23 Aug. 2013
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Brillant range of cafe paris type of music, created a great french theme atmosphere. The music is relaxing and perfect for the background for a dinner party.
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Wonderful, lots of nostalgia and recordings of good quality---have ordered a second set as a Christmas present for a friend as packaging is also attractive.
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