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France Gall (born Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall; 9 October 1947) is a French yé-yé singer. She was married to, and had a successful singing career in partnership with, the late French singer-songwriter Michel Berger, until his death. The couple had two children.

Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall was born in Paris on 9 October 1947, to a highly musical family. Her father, lyricist Robert Gall, penned songs for Edith Piaf and Charles Aznavour. Her mother, Cécile Berthier, was a singer herself and the daughter of Paul Berthier, co-founder of Les Petits Chanteurs à la Croix de Bois. The sole daughter of her family, she had two brothers: Patrice and Claude. In spring 1963, Robert Gall encouraged his daughter to record songs and send the demos to music publisher Denis Bourgeois. That July, she auditioned for Bourgeois at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, after which Bourgeois wanted to sign her immediately. France was subsequently signed to Philips.

At the time, Bourgeois was working for the label as Artistic Director for Serge Gainsbourg and assumed this role for Gall as well. He encouraged her to record four tracks with French jazz musician, arranger and composer Alain Goraguer.
Early career[edit]

The first airplay of France's first single "Ne sois pas si bête" ("Don't Be So Stupid"), occurred on her 16th birthday. It was released in November and became a hit, selling 200,000 copies.[1] Serge Gainsbourg, who had released several albums and written songs for singers including Michèle Arnaud and Juliette Gréco, was asked by Bourgeois to write songs for Gall. Gainsbourg's "N'écoute pas les idoles" ("Don't listen to the idols") became Gall's second single; it reached the top of the French charts in March 1964 and stayed there for three weeks.[citation needed]
At the same time, Gall made her live debut, opening for Sacha Distel in Belgium. She teamed up with Distel's business manager, Maurice Tézé, a lyricist, which allowed her to create an original repertoire, unlike the majority of her contemporaries who sang adaptations of Anglophone hits. Elaborate orchestrations by Alain Goraguer blended styles,

permitting her to navigate between jazz, children's songs, and anything in between. Examples of this mixed-genre style included "Jazz à gogo" (by Alain Goraguer and Robert Gall) and "Mes premières vraies vacances" (by Jacques Datin and Maurice Vidalin). Gall and Gainsbourg's association produced many popular singles,

continuing through the summer of 1964 with the hit song "Laisse tomber les filles" ("Never Mind the Girls") followed by "Christiansen" by Datin-Vidalin. Gainsbourg also secretly recorded Gall's laughter to use on Pauvre Lola, a track on his 1964 album Gainsbourg Percussions.[2]



A Banda ( Portuguese for The Band) is a samba written in 1966 by Chico Buarque , which became internationally known in the instrumental version of Herb Alpert and became a number one hit in the Adult Contemporary Charts.

Chico Buarque and Nara Leão first presented A Banda and won the festival in Música Popular Brasileira in 1966.  In 1966 the song was released as the first piece of the album Chico Buarque de Hollanda (Vol. 1) . The single sold within the first 40 days allegedly million times. In the following year, Astrud Gilberto recorded the song with an English text, by Bob Russell , for Verve / Copacabana . With his instrumental version Herb Alpert had a number one hit in the USA in 1967.

A German-language version with a text by Fred Weyrich and Fred Conta was sung by France Gall ( Two Oranges in Hair) in 1968 and reached 16th place in the German charts. The 3 tornadoes parody the song under the title Terror-Rosita and published it 1979 on their album Tornados a Gogo.



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