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Eddy Mitchell returns to a "pathetic memory" with Johnny Hallyday


Sharing the stage with the Taulier for his final tour, the rocky-voiced crooner singer returned to one of his last complicated moments with his lifelong friend.

Invited in the program

La Bande Originale

de Nagui on

France Inter

to present his alphabetical biography "

The dictionary of my life

", Laura Smet's godfather recalled some memories with Johnny Hallyday.

Since their agitated meeting during a "


" in the 1950s, the two men have indeed shared a friendship of sixty years.

A fraternal story which will not have left only good memories in Schmoll, in particular on the end of the life of Taulier.

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During the last tour of the Vieilles Canailles, from June to July 2017, all was not in good shape, "

there are pathetic memories

", admitted Eddy Mitchell.

Johnny was not, as we know, in Olympic form, and we watched him a lot, Jacques and me,

” explained the author of

the Elephant Cemetery


The French rock legend, however, had the ability to leave his personal problems behind the scenes when going on stage.


was a real actor on this side,

" assured his lifelong friend.

Also questioned on the new French scene, in particular Vianney - whom he describes as "

new Adamo

" - Kendji Girac, Gims or Clara Luciani, the former leader of the Black Socks was not enthusiastic.


is aimed at a much much much younger audience than me,"

he said, admitting that, although they were "

lovely and very polite people

", he did not buy into "

to this kind of music


At 78, the leather-jacket crooner prefers to look in the rearview mirror, and tirelessly continues to preach for the music he loves, the one he has always defended since his beginnings in the late 1950s.

Source: lefigaro

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