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Johnny, symbol of cultural resistance French

Often mocked in France and abroad, Johnny Hallyday was much more than a rock star, says this British chronicler. He was a national treasure. And a good singer. France has lost its cultural nuclear deterrence, its favorite grandfather, its eternal teenager, one of its greatest national treasures and its recurring joke. Johnny is dead *. After fifty-eight years of being a rock icon limited to one country, Johnny Hallyday slipped into his shockingly tight trousers and brushed his newly created blond mane for the last time. Hallyday, born * Jean-Philippe Smet, died Wednesday at the age of 74 years. The generation of rock stars of the 1950s and 60s is indestructible, but few have held as long as Johnny Hallyday. In 1960, when he made his first record, the UK charts were dominated by Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Tommy Steele and Lonnie Donegan. […] John Lichfield Source Independence and quality characterize this title born in 1821, home to some of the country’s most respected columnists. The Guardian is the reference journal of the intelligentsia, teachers and trade unionists. Oriented to […] Read more


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