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Edith Piaf

Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien

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“Non, je ne regrette rien” , meaning “No, I’m not sorry for anything”, is a French song composed by Charles Dumont, with lyrics by Michel Vaucaire. It was written in 1956, and is best known through its 1960 recording by Édith Piaf. Piaf dedicated her recording of the song to the French Foreign Legion. At the time of the recording, France was engaged in a military conflict, the Algerian War (1954–1962), and the 1st REP (1st Foreign Parachute Regiment) — which backed a temporary putsch of 1961 by the French military against the civilian leadership of Algeria — adopted the song when their resistance was broken. The leadership of the Regiment was arrested and tried but the non-commissioned officers, corporals and Legionnaires were assigned to other Foreign Legion formations.... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Non, Rien de rien ... About nothing ... No, I don't feel sorry

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Michael wrote on February, 5th 2016 at 10:36am:
One of the greatest French vocalists EVER....


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