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David Yendley
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My collection of most of Carla Bruni's songs
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Georges Brassens song-
Le bistrot
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Le cocu- a plea for consideration for the man who has to share the wife he loves.
In this song, Brassens describes the hurt and cruel
humiliation suffered by a husband when his wife insists on continuing her
sexually free lifestyle after their marriage.   We might doubt the sincerity of the indignation that Brassens shows as
he frankly a...
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A l'ombre du coeur de ma mie - A man caught with another man's wife deplores his later plight
This poem causes confusion
because the « bird » in the second line is not of the feathered kind.   It only transpires in the subsequent lines
that the word describes a man, an “odd bird” married to an attractive
wife.   He prefers a good night’s sleep to
th...
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La cane de Jeanne- Brassens Translation
La cane de Jeanne- Brassens Translation
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The Rose, the Bottle and the Handshake- the outlawing of warm spontaneous greetings by political correctness
Brassens deplores the fact that spontaneous gestures of friendliness
and goodwill that were quite normal in the past are increasingly seen as
suspect and are even being proscribed by the contemporary   social code. He describes the hostile
reactions to the ...
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