Les Annees Bonheur
12 Apr 2013
Johnny Logan (singer):
(born 13 May 1954) is an Australian-born Irish singer and composer. He is regarded as "Mister Eurovision", having participated in the Eurovision Song Contest many times since the 1970s, and, since 1992, has been the most successful artist in Eurovision history. Logan has won the international contest on three occasions, representing Ireland twice as a performer (1980 and 1987) and twice as a composer (1987; 1992). He also composed the second-placed entry in 1984.
Born in Genoa on the 15th March 1968, Sabrina attends a college specializing in linguistics. At just 15 years of age she is crowned Miss Lido (the same title which was held by Sophia Loren years earlier) and shortly afterwards she is elected Miss Liguria. In 1986 she begins her career as a showgirl and is chosen for the transmission ‘Premiatissima’ with Johnny Dorelli.Shortly afterwards Sabrina takes part in ‘Grand Hotel’ and at the same time Claudio Cecchetto produces her first single ‘Sexy Girl’ which goes straight into the German and Italian charts.
1988 SACHA GOËLLER, directeur d’antenne d’une radio locale à Marseille et WILLIAM PICARD, DJ dans un club de la région d’Aix en Provence, créent le groupe DEBUT DE SOIREE avec leur premier grand succès “Nuit de folie”, on les verra dans 74 émissions de télévision pour la promotion de ce single au cours de l'année 1988 qui se vendra à plus de 1.500.000 exemplaires, chanson qui leur a permis d’être double disque d’or, puis de platine et qui fut numéro un du classement Top 50 durant 9 semaines consécutives.
Jean-Luc Lahaye naît à Paris le 23 décembre 1958. Son père Robert Lah(e)aye, manutentionnaire, et sa mère, Yvette, vivent dans la pauvreté. Très tôt, cette dernière, dans l'incapacité de l'élever, le conduit à la DDASS. L'enfant a 15 mois lorsqu'il est confié à une famille de la Nièvre, mais il en sera malheureusement arraché à cause d'une subtilité de l'administration. Il est alors renvoyé à l'Assistance Publique de Denfert Rochereau, dans le 14è arrondissement de Paris ; il a à peine 3 ans et apprend à se débrouiller seul.
Marie Myriam (born Myriam Lopes, 8 May 1957, Luluabourg/Kananga, Belgian Congo, now Democratic Republic of the Congo) is a French singer of Portuguese origins. She has a daughter Laureen born in 1982 and a son Rick born in 1990.
Representing France, she won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1977 with L'oiseau et l'enfant ("The bird and the child") with music by Jean Paul Cara and words by Joe Gracy. The single reached #42 in the UK Singles Chart in June 1977. In 1981, Myriam also represented France in the Yamaha Music Festival with the song "Sentimentale"; she came in ninth place. In recent years, she has read out the votes of the French Jury at the Eurovision Song Contest.
LES FORBANS est un groupe français de rock'n'roll et de variétés-rétro formé en 1978 à Ivry-sur-Seine par BEBERT dit ALONE (chant, né ALBERT KASSABI le 22/02/1962 à Tunis en Tunisie), JEAN-LOUIS BERGERIN (guitare, né le 14/07/1961 à Pointe Noire au Congo), MICHEL PAPAIN (batterie, né le 07/10/1962 à Paris), son frère PATRICK PAPAIN (claviers, né le 16/10/1963 à Paris) et DOMINIQUE LUP (basse, né en 1962 à Ivry).
Philippe Cataldo (born August 24, 1954 in Bône in Algeria) is a French singer and composer. He is best known for his 1986 hit single "Les Divas du dancing", which deals with the suave swingers of tropical nights and which reached number 8 in the French charts that year. Cataldo himself composed the music for the song, but the lyrics were by musician and translator Jean Schultheis.
Patrick Juvet :
Patrick Juvet (born 21 August 1950, Montreux, Switzerland) is a former model turned singer-songwriter, who had a string of hit records in France. While his early career was focused on making pop records, he found international success as a disco music performer in the latter half of the 1970s.
Partenaire Particulier is French pop, electronic, and new wave band from Bordeaux. It was successful in France in the mid-1980s. Three of their singles were ranked on the SNEP chart (Top 50), including their signature song "Partenaire Particulier". They stopped releasing records in 1989, although they produced some records in the early 1990s using different pseudonyms.
Eric Fettweis (vocals, guitar, keyboards)
Pierre Béraud-Sudreau (vocals, guitar, keyboards, 1984-present)
Dominique Delaby (vocals, 1983-86)
Laurent Le Trillard (keyboards, 1986)