Tuesday, November 15, 2016

France & Monaco in songs


This is the playlist for my Radio Boo broadcast tomorrow Wednesday 16 November 2016, with songs referrring to France & Monaco.


28 A L'Ombre - JEAN-FRANCOIS MAURICE (single, 1979)
Lyrics: Monaco



A Paris - YVES MONTAND (single1948 / LP Chante Paris, 1953)
Lyrics: Parc Montsouris, La SeineLa Bastille



Alone In Paris - LES OMBRES (single, 1990)
Original version by Alphonse Mouzon (LP Early Spring, 1988)



Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy - KID CREOLE & THE COCONUTS (LP Tropical Gangsters, 1982)
UK # 2, NL # 4, BE # 4, DE # 45. NZ # 13
Lyrics: when mama stayed in Saint-Tropez , she had a fall or two



Giverny - CHRIS REA (LP On The Beach, 1986)
Lyrics: Giverny



Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS (single, 1978)
UK # 1, NO # 7, NL # 9, SE # 9, AT # 12, BE # 14, DE # 22, NZ # 3
Lyrics: the vineyards of Bordeaux



I Met Her In Paris - JIMMY JIMMY (LP Here In The Light, 1986)



I've Never Been To Me - CHARLENE (LP Charlene, 1977)
Charts in 1982: UK # 1, US # 3, NO # 5, NL # 7, BE # 7, NZ # 5
Lyrics: I moved like Carlo in Monte Carlo... I've been to Nice



I'll Meet You At Midnight - SMOKIE (LP Midnight Cafe, 1976)
UK # 11, NL # 5, NO # 6, DE # 9, AT # 10, BE # 11
Lyrics: A summer evening on Les Champs Elysees



Jazz Is Paris - MALCOLM McLAREN feat. TRACY ACKERMAN (LP Paris,  1994)
Lyrics: I wore black on Saint-Germain-des-Pres



Joe Le Taxi - VANESSA PARADIS (LP M & J, 1987)
FR # 1, NO # 5, SE # 7, DE # 8, BE # 8, NL # 25
Lyrics: La Seine



La Luna - BELINDA CARLISLE (LP Runaway Horses, 1989)
CH # 10, DE # 16, BE # 23, AT # 29, UK # 38, NL # 70, AU # 21
Lyrics: now I walk along the streets of Marseilles



La Plage De Saint Tropez - ARMY OF LOVERS (LP The Gods Of Earth & Heaven, 1993)
BE # 17, DE # 83
Lyrics: Saint Tropez



Les Champs-Elysees - JOE DASSIN (LP Joe Dassin, 1969)
FR # 1, CH # 5, NL # 16, DE # 31
Cover version of ''Waterloo Road'' by British band Jason Crest (1969)
Lyrics



Monte Carlo - XAXAKES (LP Casanova, 2000)



Money Money Money - ABBA (LP Arrival, 1976)
DE # 1, NL # 1, BE # 1, UK # 3, NO # 2, CH # 2, AT # 3, EUROPEAN # 1, US # 56
Lyrics: so I must leave, I'll have to go to Las Vegas or Monaco



My Army Of Lovers - ARMY OF LOVERS (LP Disco Extravaganza, 1990)
Lyrics: Saint-Tropez to La Defense



Nantes - BEIRUT (LP The Flying Club Cup, 2007)
Lyrics: Just another night in Nantes



Nice In Nice - THE STRANGLERS (LP Dreamtime, 1986)
UK # 30
Lyrics: so nice in Nice



Number One Friend - THE SILENCERS (LP So Be It, 1995)
Lyrics: in the windmills of Pigalle



One Day I Will Live In France - JUDIE TZUKE (LP Left Hand Talking, 1991)
Lyrics



Outside Looking In - DREAM SEQUENCE (single, 1982)
Lyrics: moving through twilights in Saint-Michel




Paris Latino - BANDOLERO (single, 1983)
CH # 2, NL # 9, DE # 19
Lyrics



Paris Paris - MALCOLM McLAREN & CATHERINE DENEUVE (single, 1994)
FR # 26
Lyrics: Sacre Coeur, Notre Dame





Parisienne Walkways - GARY MOORE (single, 1979)
UK # 8, FR # 9
Lyrics: I remember Paris in '49, The Champs Elysee, Saint Michel



Passion For Paris - FRANKIE VALLI (single, 1979)



Patrick, Mon Cheri - KIKI & PEARLY (single, 1976)
NL # 8, BE # 12
Lyrics: Cannes



Rhythm Is Love - KEZIAH JONES (LP Blufunk Is A Fact! 1992)
FR # 40
Lyrics: take you down to Paris, France, leave the cafe & the bars, walk the wintry boulevards



Samba De Mon Coeur Qui Bat - CORALIE CLEMENT (LP Salle Des Pas Perdus, 2001)
Lyrics: Et Paris est si froid (and Paris is so cold)



St. Tropez Twist - PEPPINO DI CAPRI (single, 1962)
DE # 3
Lyrics



To France - MIKE OLDFIELD feat. MAGGIE REILLY (LP Discovery, 1984)
BE # 2, NL # 4, DE # 6, CH # 7, AT # 9, FR # 23
A tribute to Mary, Queen of Scots.
Lyrics




Took The Last Train - DAVID GATES (LP Goodbye Girl, 1978)
US # 30
Lyrics: took the last train to Saint-Tropez 



Universal Soldier - DONOVAN (EP Universal Soldier, 1965)
Lyrics: he's fighting for France



Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) - PETER SARSTEDT (single, 1969)
UK # 1, NL # 4, NO # 4, DE # 9, AT # 16, BE # 17
Lyrics: Boulevard of St. Michel, Sorbonne, Juan-Les-Pins



Στο Σαν Τροπέ - ΚΑΙΤΗ ΓΑΡΜΠΗ (LP Τα 10 Δεκάρια, 1987)
Στίχοι



Other significant songs referring to France:

C'est Si Bon - LOUIS ARMSTRONG (France)
Condition Of The Heart - PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (Paris)
Foreign Affair - TINA TURNER (South France)
I Am The Walrus - THE BEATLES (Eiffel Tower)
I Can Hear Your Heartbeat - CHRIS REA (Paris)
I Can See For Miles - THE WHO (Eiffel Tower)
I Left Ny Heart In San Francisco - TONNY BENNETT (Paris)
Justify My Love - MADONNA (Paris)
Killer Queen - QUEEN (Paris)
Lonely Sky - CHRIS DE BURGH (this French cafe)
Lost In France - BONNIE TYLER
Modern Dance - LOU REED (southern France)
Our Last Summer - ABBA (Paris, Elysees, Seine, Eiffel, Notre Dame)
Sebastian - COCKNEY REBEL (Parisian demands)
Secret Agent Man - BRUCE WILLIS (swinging on the Riviera)
Secret Land - SANDRA (Saint-Germain)
Sign 'O' The Times - PRINCE (France)
Tour De France - KRAFTWERK
Under The Bridges Of Paris - EARTHA KITT

& Monte Carlo:
Lucky In Love - MICK JAGGER


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