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A Propos
with Jim Corcoran

March 24 & 30, 2013 - Juno nominated sounds of Quebec

This week on A Propos, we feature the music of artists nominated for a Juno award in the "Francophone album of the year" category. Hear host Jim Corcoran's translations of their songs and a few other Juno related surprises.

March 17 &23, 2013 - Renegade songwriters

This week, A Propos goes off the beaten path and features free spirits, unpredictable and unconventional artists who remain outsiders even if they reach serious recognition. Hear rebellious innovators who refuse to conform and renegade songwriters of the francophone world.

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March 10 & 16, 2013 - In conversation with Elisapie

This week on A Propos, hear a unique interview with singer-songwriter Elisapie. She comes from Salluit, Nunavik and is a successful singer-songwriter, recording artist, documentary filmmaker and activist. She joins host Jim Corcoran to speak about her most recent CD Travelling Love, nominated for a Juno award this year. Together they also talk about being from the North, the different facets of her music and her upcoming projects.

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March 3 & 9, 2013 - New album by Daniel Bélanger

For almost 25 years now, Daniel Bélanger has been one of the most talked about and successful songwriters in Quebec. A Propos has received an advance copy of his newest album entitled Chic de ville and you'll have the privilege of hearing most of it on this edition of the program as well as some translations of his lyrics by host Jim Corcoran.

 

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February 24 & March 2, 2013 - Daniel Bélanger past and present

This week, we offer you a portrait of Daniel Bélanger, a genuinely creative artist who has been an essential part of A Propos for most of the last 25 years. He is one of the all-time finest and most successful singer-songwriters from Quebec. You'll hear some of host Jim Corcoran's favourite translations as well as a new song. Next week, Daniel Bélanger will launch a brand new album and A Propos will be among the first to feature it.

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February 17 & 23, 2013 - Francophone artists from outside Quebec - part 2

This week, we feature more songwriters who were born outside Quebec and have had a significant impact on Quebec's musical landscape. Hear fine contributions to the new portrait of Quebec's evolving music scene. 

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February 10 & 16, 2013 - Francophone artists from outside Quebec

On this edition of A Propos, we feature artists who were not born in Quebec but who have been enriching the sounds of Quebec. Hear the music of amazing songwriters and singers who have brought their exceptional talent to Quebec's music scene.

 

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February 3 & 9, 2013 - Quebec artists on tour

Today, there are more francophone artists from Quebec touring outside Quebec than ever before. On this edition of A Propos, we feature artists on the road who might be heading your way. Hear newcomers as well as veterans who are great live performers.

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January 27 & February 2, 2013 - Francophone women songwriters - part 2

This week, A Propos features more of the French world's most brilliantly talented women songwriters. Hear great songs from women who have something to say. Sometimes they are poetic and soothing and sometimes they are hard, aggressive, even violent. Host Jim Corcoran has translated ten songs for you, so that you can discover the creativity and poetry of these amazing songwriters.  

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January 20 & 26, 2013 - Francophone women songwriters - part 1

This week, we feature very inspired women singer-songwriters from French Canada. Hear the much talked about Lisa LeBlanc, from New Brunswick, as well as many other original and honest songwriters from Quebec. Discover their poetry as host Jim Corcoran translates their lyrics.

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