Anne Pigalle aka “The Last Chanteuse”

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  Another one of the celebrated attendees at the Sex Pistols International debut in Paris, Anne Pigalle became one of the influencers in the French Punk Movement of the 1970’s. As a young teenager in her schooldays she had performed in an all-female punk band and formed friendships with notable punk figures in Paris. With… Read more »

ALLEZ LE PUNK – Marie et les Garçons

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Formed in 1976 Marie et les Garçons were a French Punk / New Wave band formed in Lyon. The bands origins lie with a group of students in 1975, who left the Lycée Saint-Exupéry in Lyon to form a band called Femme Fatale – matching their rebellious attitude and music tastes. The original line-up consisted of… Read more »

ALLEZ LE PUNK – STINKY TOYS

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  Stinky Toys were one of the great products of the French Punk movement. Hailing from Paris the band consisted Elli Medeiros on vocals, Denis Quilliard, Alias Jacno (a.k.a. Jan Colrth), Bruno Carone, Albin Dériat and drummer Hervé Zénouda. Elli Medeiros as the lead in the band marked the empowerment of women in music, especially… Read more »