Songs about Regions in France

Created by SaintMark on 04 Feb 2018

Songs representing different subcultures,
historic or current regions, and departments of France.
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some good lists are here:
https://www.partitionsdechansons.com/partitions-de-chansons-des-regions-...

https://www.notrefamille.com/chroniques/villes-villages/quiz-les-villes-...

https://www.amazon.fr/Chansons-comptines-r%C3%A9gions-Jean-Francois-Alex...

Vesoul
by Jacques Brel
representing Burgundy

Translations:  English

Je suis fier d'être bourguignon
by French Folk
representing Burgundy

Ai vist lo lop, lo rainard, la lebre
by Mont-Jòia
representing Burgundy (song is in occitan however)

Translations:  French

Sur la Route de Dijon
by Les Quatre Barbus
representing Burgundy

Corsica
Patrick Fiori
representing Corsica

Translations:  French English

Sur le Pont d'Avignon
a french folk classic
representing Provence

Translations:  English Norwegian

Tourdion
written by Pierre Attaignant
representing Anjou

Translations:  English

Ce sont les filles de la Rochelle
Les Quatre Barbus
representing Charente-Maritime

Anthem of Stade Malherbe Caen
(Nous sommes Normands, fiers et conquérants !)
by French Soccer Anthems
representing Normandy

Sur la route de Louviers
by French Children Songs
representing Louviers, commune in the Eure department in Normandy.

Brian Boru
by Alan Stivell
representing Brittany

Translations:  English French

Anne de Bretagne
a fench folk classic
representing Brittany

Translations:  English

Brest
by Miossec
representing Brittany

Gräfin Anne von Bretagne
by die Heidweilers
representing Brittany

Translations:  English

Saint-Malo
by Santiano (a german shanty band)
representing Brittany

Translations:  English

Nantes
by Renan Luce
representing Brittany

Translations:  English Spanish Russian

La pimpolaise
by French Folk
representing Brittany

Dans les Prisons de Nantes
by Tri Yann
representing Brittany

Translations:  English German Albanian 4 more

Les trois marins de groix
by french folk
representing Groix island in Brittany

Un air du folklore auvergnat
by Stella
representing Auvergne

Translations:  English

La bourrée en Auvergne
by French Folk
representing Auvergne

Georges Brassens
Chanson pour l'Auvergnat
representing Auvergne

Translations:  English German Dutch 3 more

Le Déserteur
by Boris Vian
representing Le Grand Est

La mer
by Charles Trenet
representing Languedoc-Roussillon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Mer_(song)

Carcassonne
by Michel Sardou
representing Languedoc

Translations:  Italian

À Carcassonne
by Henri Gougaud
representing Languedoc

Translations:  English

Moi, je viens de Narbonne
Florian Montagne
representing Occitanie

Les montagnards
by André Dassary
representing Midi-Pyrenées

Mireille Mathieu
La Marseillaise
representing Île-de-France

Translations:  Russian English Turkish

La romance de Paris
Charles Trenet
representing Île-de-France

Translations:  English Greek

Ô Toulouse
Claude Nougaro
representing Haute-Garonne

Translations:  English German Spanish 1 more

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg
by Michel Legrand
representing Manche department

Translations:  English Russian Japanese

Les macons de la Creuse
by Jean Segurel
representing Creuse department in the province of La Marche

Chevaliers de la table ronde
by die Streuner
representing Bresse province, today Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

Translations:  English
Song | French IAM

Planète Mars
by IAM
representing Marseille, biggest city in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

A parthenay
by jacques Douai
representing Nouvelle-Aquitaine

A parthenay
by jacques Douai
representing Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Sur la route de Louviers
by French Children Songs
representing Louviers, commune in the Eure department in Normandy.

La Carillon de Vendôme
by French Children Songs
representing Pays de la Loire

Translations:  English

Une histoire de plage
by Brigitte Bardot
representing the French Riviera (Cote d'Azure)

Translations:  English

Il est cinq heures, Paris s'éveille
by Jacques Dutronc
representing Ile-de-France

Translations:  English Spanish German 6 more
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