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July 15, 2014 8:20 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Determined as I was to honor the Ramones yesterday, I didn’t remember it was Bastille Day. So a day late, let’s honor French rock ‘n’ roll, such as it is.

Here’s the pioneering artists, Les Chaussettes Noire, performing “Be Bop a Lula” in 1961. C’est formidable!

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.


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