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is a French-Canadian singer, born in Sherbrooke, Québec in 1946. Michèle's
singing career began when she was 10 years old, after appearing on her
father's local TV show.
The peak of her popularity was in the
1960's, where Michèle, in her late teens and early twenties, brought
miniskirts and go go boots to french Canada. Michèle's success lay in her
ability to deliver the mod sound of the swinging sixties to her teen
Québecois audience. Her hits included French covers of such artists as the
Beatles, Sonny and Cher and the Supremes, to name a few. These songs were
pure 60's pop, dealing with boyfriends, break-ups, and having fun. She
could be seen every week performing these hits on the teen variety show, "Jeunesse d'aujourd'hui" (inspired by the
In 1966, Michèle was asked to record the official Expo
67 theme song and in 1967, she won the coveted award of Miss Radio and
Television at the Gala des Artistes. The 45 record included the original french version
"Un jour un jour" on side A as well as it's English
counterpart, "Hey Friend Say Friend" on the B side.
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