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Winifred Atwell

Poor People Of Paris

  • Instrumental
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Classical
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  • 1956
  • 2011
  • 1950
  • 1952
  • 1953

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“The Poor People of Paris” is a popular song, with “Paris” being pronounced as “pa-REE”. It was adapted by Jack Lawrence in 1954 from the French language song “La goualante du pauvre Jean” (“The Ballad of Poor John”) (words by René Rouzaud, music by Marguerite Monnot). The title arises in part from a misinterpretation of the French title, as “pauvre Jean” was taken for the same-sounding “pauvre gens,“ which translates as “poor people.“ Read on...

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