French singer-songwriter George Brassens was a cultural icon in his homeland. Brassens died almost 30 years ago but his songs are still going strong. Recently a musician undertook the painstaking work of translating Brassens's songs into English in the US. It took two whole years for Pierre de Gaillande to put an album of Brassens' songs together.
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