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  1. Exploring Paris' alleged 'no-go zones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Philly.com

    ... seemed tamer. Our loop took us past 72 rue de Belleville, where a plaque commemorates the birth of famed singer Edith Piaf, and to rue de Menilmontant, where the Oscar-winning short The Red Balloon was filmed in 1956. We ascended a narrow street ...

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  2. Jim Wellman will be signing...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Telegram

    ... out to the beach. Details : The French Connection is a bilingual concert featuring the music of Nina Simone and Edith Piaf, two remarkable musical talents and icons of the twentieth century. Abra Whitney and her special guests pay tribute to The ...

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  3. Tribute: VoxA4 sings Edith Piaf's La Vie En RoseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Canada.com

    As part of The Public Pianos of Montreal in Tune event, the all girl group VoxA4 paid tribute to French singer Edith Piaf on Victoria Street in Montreal, on Thursday, in honour of Piaf's 100th birthday.

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  4. Edith Piaf's 'La Vie en Rose' gets Montreal public-piano tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | CBC News

    Piaf's most famous song, "La Vie en Rose," will be played by Montreal musicians at noon on Aug. 20. On Thursday at noon, musicians across the city will play the familiar melody of La Vie en Rose , a song penned by French cabaret singer Edith Piaf in 1945. "Her voice is so sad.

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  5. The French Connection: Abra...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Telegram

    ... out to the beach. Details : The French Connection is a bilingual concert featuring the music of Nina Simone and Edith Piaf, two remarkable musical talents and icons of the twentieth century. Abra Whitney and her special guests pay tribute to The ...

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  6. A Musician Moves From the Streets of Paris to the Recording StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... from traditional lyrical form to heighten tension, much as would singers he admires like Charles Aznavour and Edith Piaf. "Excuse me, I'm in the middle of a song," he sings in "The People and I." In "Condolence," he states: "Out of absolutely ...

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  7. At 100, Edith Piaf still manages to tug at the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Boston.com

    Look up, and the signature black dress worn by singer dith Piaf floats high in a grand room in the Bibliothque nationale de France. Suspended from the ceiling, it gives the eerie impression that the specter of France's tragic "Little Sparrow" is here watching over the visitors here in Paris to see the exhibition about the shortened, drama-filled life of the beloved chanteuse.

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  8. 8 July 2015 - Prime TV's "Back Benches":Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | Kiwiblog

    THIS WEEK ON PRIME TV's " BACK BENCHES ": Watch Wallace Chapman, Damian Christie, the Back Benches Panel and special guests discuss the week's hottest topics! NON, JE NE REGRETTE RIEN: We don't think Pebbles Hooper will be singing this Edith Piaf classic this week after saying "natural selection" was at work after a woman and her three children died of carbon monoxide poisoning in Ashburton last week. Though, her comments were thoughtless and hurtful, she is hardly the first to put her foot in it on social media.

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  9. Music: Petunia and the Vipers play rockabilly at the MuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    ... often propels the audience into a wave of jitterbuggers; he sometimes throws in a Spanish ballad or chanson a la Edith Piaf. The band plays at 8 p.m. Friday, July 3, at the The Conway Muse, 18444 Spruce St. Cover is $12. Details: 360-445-3000, ...

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  10. Singin' in the rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... a year, I travelled extensively in Europe as a journalist, picking up bouquets of songs along the way - including Edith Piaf (Non, je ne regrette rien, Milord), Habanera from the opera Carmen in French, Die Forelle in German, Te voglio bene assaje ...

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  11. Photo Coverage: All-Star Cast Honors The Great Edith Piaf at 54 BelowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    54 Below presented EDITH PIAF: An All-Star Centennial Celebration, performed by award-winning Broadway and nightclub Stars, and it was produced, written, and hosted by New York impresario Scott Siegel , who has created more than 100 major concerts in ...

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  12. Country's Jim Ed Brown dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The China Post

    ... popular as a folk tune among the French under German occupation in World War II and reached a wider audience when Edith Piaf sang it. Brown heard an English version of the song when he was a truck driver in his native Arkansas. He was enchanted by ...

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  13. Force in US country music Jim Ed Brown dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Peninsula

    ... popular as a folk tune among the French under German occupation in World War II and reached a wider audience when Edith Piaf sang it. Brown heard an English version of the song when he was a truck driver in his native Arkansas. He was enchanted by ...

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  14. Kurt Elling Celebrates New Album Passion World at Birdland This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... using songs rooted in Iceland (Bjork's "Who Is It") to Ireland (U2's "Where The Streets Have No Name"), France ( Edith Piaf 's "La Vie En Rose") to Brazil ( Dorival Caymmi 's "Voc J Foi Bahia?") and beyond, to explore the passionate forces that ...

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  15. it Was a Very Good Year Set for Weill Recital Hall TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Seven outstanding vocalists, songwriters, and musicians born in 1915 will be honored at Weill Recital Hall tonight, June 9th, at 7:30 p.m., when The Mabel Mercer Foundation presents the annual concert, "It Was A Very Good Year." Cohosted by the Foundation's artistic director KT Sullivan and the distinguished critic Rex Reed , the one-night-only event celebrates the centennial birthdays of Alice Fay e, Billie Holiday , Bart Howard , Edith Piaf , Frank Sinatra , Billy Strayhorn , and Cy Walter .

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  16. Kurt Elling to Celebrate Release of New Album with Series of Shows at Birdland This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... using songs rooted in Iceland (Bjork's "Who Is It") to Ireland (U2's "Where The Streets Have No Name"), France ( Edith Piaf 's "La Vie En Rose") to Brazil ( Dorival Caymmi 's "Voc J Foi Bahia?") and beyond, to explore the passionate forces that ...

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  17. On stage: Top 5 N.Y. shows this week: Marion Cotillard with the New York PhilharmonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Alan Gilbert leads performances at Avery Fisher Hall Wednesday through Saturday. Tickets are $41-$164, nyphil.org Edith Piaf tribute at 54 Below - Cabaret and theater artists including Carole J. Buffard, Maxine Linehan, Gay Marshall, Molly Pope and ...

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  18. A Parisian Soiree with the Legends of Chanson FrancaiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... made popular by several different internationally acclaimed singers such as Charles Aznavour, Serge Gainsbourg, Edith Piaf, and Charles Trenet - just to name a few! Famous American jazz standards inspired by the City of Light will also be performed. ...

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  19. Tom Utley: From peanut butter to Fats Waller, my tastes are...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... I first heard them and fell in love with them long before I was 25 years old. In no particular order, they are Edith Piaf's Milord, Mozart's Clarinet Quintet, Fats Waller's My Very Good Friend The Milkman, Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony, Buddy ...

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  20. Edith Piaf: France's little singing sparrowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Coming from Quebec as I do, I have always heard of Edith Piaf who could be called France's number one diva. However, I never really knew much about her and figured it would be a good time to write about her now.

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