This Is Totally My Song Of The Year: Rivière ouvre ton lit (Johnny Hallyday - 1969)

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nothing else even comes close. it can change your life. so beautiful.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjU6OCcp_PA

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:30 (four years ago) Permalink

Seriously insane! Honestly amazed Hallyday had it in him. And that look!

Ned Raggett, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:52 (four years ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3GOR5FIW6w

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:54 (four years ago) Permalink

that's the album. great album. but its hard to beat that first track.

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 02:54 (four years ago) Permalink

Andy Zax says:

Johnny's true outsider masterpiece is the batshit crazy 2LP concept album "Hamlet Hallyday" from 1976

So:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KyuwLGDMzI

Ned Raggett, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 03:32 (four years ago) Permalink

and what i said on fb: i don''t think the hamlet is really outsider or batshit! its cool. french. proggy. very much of its time. its nicely produced. europe got a lot crazier back then. on a daily basis.

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 03:55 (four years ago) Permalink

Does not play on my phone. Pity because I rate Halliday

Pingu Unchained (dog latin), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 07:29 (four years ago) Permalink

Is that from the album with the Small Faces?

Tommy McTommy (Tom D.), Wednesday, 21 August 2013 11:11 (four years ago) Permalink

mick jones and tommy brown wrote most of this album with johnny. mick jones from foreigner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9RLKljGQD8

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 12:15 (four years ago) Permalink

oh but yes small faces are everywhere.

scott seward, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 12:16 (four years ago) Permalink

Unbearable.

Van Horn Street, Wednesday, 21 August 2013 22:23 (four years ago) Permalink

four years pass...

And this does appear to be the only Hallyday thread as such -- he has passed due to cancer:

http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/2017/12/05/johnny-hallyday-est-mort_a_23289141/?ncid=tweetlnkfrhpmg00000001

Ned Raggett, Wednesday, 6 December 2017 02:10 (one week ago) Permalink


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