The Art of Josephine Baker

July 14, 2018, 4:30 pm

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Arriving in France as one of the many Americans in Paris in the 1920s, La Belle Josephine, as she was called, became a national treasure for the French for half a century.

Playlist

“Paris mes Amours” by Bruno Coquatrix
Josephine Baker with Orchestra
(Paris 1959. RCA VICTOR 09026‐61668‐2)

“Paris Cheri” by an unknown composer
Josephine Baker with Orchestra
(AR NSTC 031)

“La Seine” by Geoffrey Parsons
Josephine Baker with Orchestra
(Paris 1960. RCA VICTOR 09026‐61668‐2)

“J’ai Deux Amours” by Vincent Scotto
Josephine Baker with Orchestra
(Paris 1953. EMI CDP 7 90667 2)

“C’est un Nid Charmant” by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Josephine Baker with unknown male vocalist and Orchestra
(Paris 1930s. PLANET 2x 2019‐1)

“Ma Petite Tonkinoise” by Vincent Scotto
Josephine Baker with Orchestra
(Paris 1953. EMI CDP 7 90667 2)

“J’attendrai” by Nino Rastelli
Josephine Baker with Orchestra
(Paris 1960. RCA VICTOR 09026‐61668‐2)

“Don’t Touch My Tomatoes” by Henri Lemarchand
Josephine Baker with Orchestra
(Paris 1959. RCA VICTOR 09026‐61668‐2)