:: Title :: Drancy (II)
:: Genre :: prison song, topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Friede, Norah [guitar, vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Manhattan, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: French
:: Culture :: French
:: Session :: Norah Friede 1949
:: Date :: 1949
:: Reference Information :: T21.0, Track 3 (00:03:53)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Songs sung by Czech concentration camp survivor, Norah Friede, who learned them in Dachau. Friede also sings a bawdy French song, "Les fraises et la framboises."
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This song was learned by Norah Friede while in Dachau concentration camp from French prisoners toward the end of 1944. The song is about the Drancy deportation camp, an infamous temporary prison camp in the city of Drancy, north of Paris. (See note to track 1.)
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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