02 February 2007

Bargain vinyl find #2

This was another bargain bin find, from easy-listening maestro Franck Pourcel. To be honest, I bought it because it's the first time I've come across an instrumental version of this song. And who better to conduct this Eurovision winner than this man who was the regular conductor for France at the song contest between 1956 and 1972.

Franck Pourcel and his Orchestra - Poupee de cire, poupee de son

Read more abou Franck Pourcel on Wikipedia, here.
This looks like a super cool site - an encylopedia of French record sleeves? Franck Pourcel's, here.
Check out this compilation cd of his, featuring 100 of his all-time greatest tunes, here


MarkO said...

Wow, thanks for the Encyclopedisque link! That could eat up hours of time.

Check out http://ina.fr/ to watch free clips from French TV and newsreels.

Davecat said...

Very high-spirited! Just like that cover photo. :-)

modcentric said...

thanks for the link, marco!

i thought the cover photo looked a bit spooky at first. =)

david said...

This song reminds me a bit of MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY, my all-time favorite 60's easy listening tune.

Dansmoncafe said...

wow nice find! thanks

R. said...

Oh I'm with Davecat on this one. Yummy-looking sleeve. Pretty woman does an odd pose and my guard is down...

Whether I like it or not, I'm afraid.

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Anonymous said...

I can´t download this song!

Somebody can send me this song?

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ML said...

Nice find indeed!
I am a big fan of Franck and Caravelli.

Could you re up the link.


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