BLACK DENIM TROUSERS AND MOTORCYCLE BOOTS

Latest update on 02/02/2010

Artist: Cheers
Author: Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller
Label: Capitol
Year: 1955

One hit wonder trio from L.A.

Covers:

1955:

Vaughn Monroe

1955:

Diamonds

1956:

Edith Piaf [as L'Homme à la moto]

1960:

Leiber & Stoller Big Band [authors]

1966:

Nicoletta [debut single]

1974:

Vince Taylor [in French]

1981:

Djemila [as L'Homme a la moto]

1983:

Michèle Torr [idem]

1984:

Chris Spedding [on a Piaf tribute]

1991:

Fanny [idem; hit Fr]

1995:

Christine Albert [idem]

1999:

Jo Lemaire [idem]

Piaf looked further than just java-musette-flonflon. Unlike Jacques Brel she didn't exclude Tin Pan Alley and American influences in general. She even sang about a pinball machine (Le Billiard electrique).

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