Paris Chanson Radio station Great French Music

Written by on May 5, 2017 in Culture & Language

Radio Paris Chanson plays the most beautiful French songs from the 40s, 50s and 60s every day, “the golden age of music” says presenter Olivier Jauffrit.

We love Paris Chanson not just for the great sounds but because listening to this show is also a great way to immerse yourself into the French culture. Especially the hourly exclusive content: “The little stories behind the songs”.

Do you know what ‘Non, je ne regrette rien’ by Édith Piaf was originally called?
Or how long it took for Charles Trenet to write ‘La Mer’?
Or hundreds of other fascinating facts about music and France?

The little stories are fascinating and if you’re thinking “I don’t speak French” don’t worry – this station is French music aimed at English speakers.

To find out more, go to and listen to the little stories behind the most famous French songs at the top of each hour.


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