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The Voice of France’s Materialist, America-Loving, Rock ‘n’ Roll Silent Majority Is Dead

Johnny Hallyday wasn't Elvis Presley — he was Bruce Springsteen with a right-wing Gallic twist.
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He Was the Elvis Presley of France: Johnny Hallyday Dies at 74

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“Johnny Hallyday, France’s rock ‘n’ roll icon has died, the French president’s office said in a statement on Wednesday,” CNN reports. The story adds that Hallyday was 74 and “had announced that he was being treated for cancer last M...

Johnny Hallyday, Gallic rocker worshipped as the 'French Elvis,' dead at 74

United States / Los Angeles : LA Times: Local

Johnny Hallyday, the French rock legend who came to fame in the early 1960s with cover versions of American rock 'n' roll hits and continued to sell out concerts in France for decades, has died at his home outside Paris. He was 74. ...

Johnny Hallyday Dead: Singer Known As French ?Elvis Presley?? Dies At 74

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French rocker Johnny Hallyday, who was known as France’s Elvis Presley, died today at the age of 74. The news of the singer’s death was released in a statement made by his wife, Laeticia Hallyday. “Johnny Hallyday has left us. I wri...

Why do the French love Johnny Hallyday?

Academics / General Science : This Could Be Big

France bids farewell Saturday to rock star Johnny Hallyday, in a huge ceremony for a cultural icon akin to a French Elvis Presley. AFP explains the "Johnny" phenomenon, and why the singer's death has sparked such an emotional outpou...

The Voice of France’s Materialist, America-Loving, Rock ‘n’ Roll Silent Majority Is Dead

News / International Affairs : Foreign Policy

Johnny Hallyday was a working-class rock star with a right-wing Gallic twist.


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