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ANGELIQUE KIDJO with the PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND.

Edith Piaf the French chanteuse wrote “La Vie en Rose” in the 1940’s, and she made it a hit.  In 2007 a movie was made about her which also was called “La Vie en Rose.”  On Blogfinger we try to find new versions of old songs . This is an American/African collaboration on this classic French song.

The version below is from an album called Preservation which was done in New Orleans to benefit the Preservation Hall and its music.   Angelique Kidjo is from Benin, and she is fluent in English, French and Swahili.

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