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Recorded in 1969 by this Dutch quintet, this was a pleasant piece of pop/rock first issued in Holland, where it sold 100,000 copies. In February 1970 it climbed to #5 in the US charts where it remained for 10 weeks. (thanks, Rato - Lisbon, Portugal)
The title translates to: "My beautiful (female) friend." The rest of the French part in the lyrics translates to: "After all the beautiful days, I tell you thank you, thank you." (thanks, Rich - Bellevue, WA)
John Doe of X
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
Joe talks about the challenges of of making a Duke Ellington tribute album, and tells the stories behind some of his hits.
Cy Curnin of The Fixx
The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France.
They Might Be Giants
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.