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#454553 - 07/11/18 10:46 PM My Way song explanation and orig French lyrics
Mark79100 Offline
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Registered: 10/23/06
Posts: 1355
Loc: USA
MY WAY (French title: Comme d'habitude (As Usual)

If you need material for in-between songs, I get a lot of mileage out of telling the history of this song in my act. The audience is very enthusiastic to hear about it. It's really a great tune and everyone loves listening to it. The melody is tops but the original French lyrics are rather limp.

Interesting how the song came about:

My Way


Good video too ....and translation of the French words


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#454566 - 07/12/18 06:53 AM Re: My Way song explanation and orig French lyrics [Re: Mark79100]
tony mads usa Offline
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Registered: 01/16/02
Posts: 12172
Loc: East Greenwich RI USA
Mark, interesting story ... I knew Paul Anka wrote it for Sinatra, but did not know the back story ...
Thanks for posting that ...
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