Yves Montand, One Man Show, Columbia WL-150, 1958
At first, I was like “who the hell is Yves Montand?”. But it doesn’t get much more french than this, a live performance captured in 1958 in Paris. As it turns out, I’m a huge Yves Montand fan!
I have no idea what he’s singing about, I’ve never heard of any of the songs, but the audience certainly had and they roar their approval often. In fact the album closes with an extremely long, like 60 second, round of applause and cheering. The back cover has a ton of information, including a write up of every song.
I’ve also never seen this particular Columbia Label. It could be something used for international releases, or maybe “Adventures In Sound” was a short lived record club, and this was a special release. Either way, it’s in really great shape, and I’ll listen to this record again.
Cost: $1, $911 Remaining