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-"In France, the pop star [[Dalida]] was the first to make [[disco music in France]] with 1975's "[[J'attendrai]]" which was a big hit there as well as in Canada and Japan in [[1976]]. She also released many other disco hits between [[1975]] and [[1981]], including "Monday, Tuesday... Laissez-moi danser" in [[1979]], translated the same year as "Let Me Dance Tonight" for the USA, where she was their "French diva" since her late-[[1978]] performance at the [[Carnegie Hall]]. Soon after [[Dalida]]'s pioneering French disco work, other French artists recorded disco: [[Claude François]], in [[1976]] with his song "Cette année-là" (a cover of [[The Four Seasons]]' disco hit "[[December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)]]"), then the famous "[[yé-yé]]" French pop singer [[Sheila]], with her group [[B. Devotion]], who even had a hit in the USA (a rarity for French artists) with the song "[[Spacer]]" in [[1979]]." --Sholem Stein+"In France, the pop star [[Dalida]] was the first to make [[disco music]] in [[France]] with 1975's "[[J'attendrai]]" which was a big hit there as well as in Canada and Japan in [[1976]]. She also released many other disco hits between [[1975]] and [[1981]], including "Monday, Tuesday... Laissez-moi danser" in [[1979]], translated the same year as "Let Me Dance Tonight" for the USA, where she was their "French diva" since her late-[[1978]] performance at the [[Carnegie Hall]]. Soon after [[Dalida]]'s pioneering French disco work, other French artists recorded disco: [[Claude François]], in [[1976]] with his song "Cette année-là" (a cover of [[The Four Seasons]]' disco hit "[[December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)]]"), then the famous "[[yé-yé]]" French pop singer [[Sheila]], with her group [[B. Devotion]], who even had a hit in the USA (a rarity for French artists) with the song "[[Spacer]]" in [[1979]]." --Sholem Stein
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-:''[[European disco]], [[European popular music]]''+French disco artists include [[Dalida]], [[Claude François]], [[Santa Esmeralda]], [[Sheila B. Devotion]], [[Gibson Brothers]], [[Voyage (band)|Voyage]], [[Raymond Donnez]] and [[Cerrone]].
 +==See also==
 +*"[[Disco Circus]]"
 +*[[European disco]]
 +*[[European popular music]]
 +*[[French house]]
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"In France, the pop star Dalida was the first to make disco music in France with 1975's "J'attendrai" which was a big hit there as well as in Canada and Japan in 1976. She also released many other disco hits between 1975 and 1981, including "Monday, Tuesday... Laissez-moi danser" in 1979, translated the same year as "Let Me Dance Tonight" for the USA, where she was their "French diva" since her late-1978 performance at the Carnegie Hall. Soon after Dalida's pioneering French disco work, other French artists recorded disco: Claude François, in 1976 with his song "Cette année-là" (a cover of The Four Seasons' disco hit "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)"), then the famous "yé-yé" French pop singer Sheila, with her group B. Devotion, who even had a hit in the USA (a rarity for French artists) with the song "Spacer" in 1979." --Sholem Stein

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French disco artists include Dalida, Claude François, Santa Esmeralda, Sheila B. Devotion, Gibson Brothers, Voyage, Raymond Donnez and Cerrone.

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