C’est si bon

“C’est si bon” – recorded by Louis Armstrong, 1949; words & music by Andre Hornez & Henry Betti, English lyric by Jerry Seelen: Still it’s heart touching, when Louis Armstrong (R.I.P.) sings for us on youtube: “C’est si bon – lovers say that in France – when they thrill to romance – it means: it’s so good…” Yves Montand, Eartha Kitt or Mireille Mathieu also made a version, but I prefer (because I like to play Gypsy style swing guitar) the A minor versions (good for guitar players) of Joscho Stephan or “Hot Swing” or “Café Caravan” – enjoy the youtube versions below – soon maybe I’ll upload my own guitar instrumental version … Bm Bbm Am D G …
1) hot swing

2) cafe caravan

3) joscho stephan

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24 responses to “C’est si bon

  1. beautifull……….

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  2. Madelaine

    Don’t forget the incomparable Josephine Baker

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  3. This is one of my favorite Louis songs. No one – no one – can match the style with which he sings this. Thanks for reminding me of this tune.

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  4. I love Louis Armstrong.

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  5. I love it! Louis Armstrong is also one of my old favourites

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  6. Takes me right back to childhood, Louis was the best, this and Wonderful World!

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  8. You have hit a soft spot with this one, Firzz. My husband,who is a musician, introduced to Louis Armstrong when we first met in 1963. From the first, I thought he was the best. His trumpet laying is pure heaven. Where are the new great jazz musicians??? Thanks for posting this – it took me down memory lane.

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  9. I love upright bass

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  10. Once again,Frizz, you have hit upon one of my favorite performers in America in the 20th Century in the person of Louis Armstrong! Thank you!

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