The French Touch

  • Fridays, 4:00pm5:00pm

A French Hour to
present you French Pop Music from France, Quebec, Belgium and other French speaking countries with your host Emmanuel. A French Native, Emmanuel resides in Inverness and is live on KWMR every Friday from 4 to 5pm and Tuesday at midnight for the French listeners [Wednesday 9am].  In the seventies, Emmanuel
hosted a similar program called Radio à la Carte for ten years on KQED radio San Francisco, and also sporadically on other stations such as KHSU,
KCSM and KUOP to name a few..

May 22: Let’s take a trip with French pop songs, to Paris, Monaco, Rome, on a boat, in a car or on a plane.

May 29: Animals in French pop music, pets and wild ones, may include insects and fishes. Send your ideas to

June 5: Local Yéyé Band Rue 66‘s leader Serge Martial passed away on May 27th. This program will be a tribute to Serge and his band.

June 12: Member of the Académie Française, Jean Loup Dabadie [1938-2020] passed away on May 24. He was a journalist, a poet, a writer, was on stage of theatre, actor in movies and wrote close to 500 popular French pop songs, a sample of them on today’s show.

June 19: Just received from France: all new [really new] songs made in France by new artists [unknown to me] like Suzane, Yell, Clara LUCIANI, WEDJENE, Clea VINCENT, Alex MELVILLE and many more.

Copies of the shows are available by request after donating at least $20.00 to KWMR FM at this address: Thank you!


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