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Genre: vintage chanson

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Vintage chanson music is a genre of French popular music that emerged in the early 20th century. It is characterized by its poetic lyrics, melodic tunes, and emotional performances. The songs often tell stories of love, loss, and everyday life, and are typically accompanied by piano, accordion, and guitar. Vintage chanson music has been popularized by iconic singers who have become synonymous with the genre, and continues to be celebrated for its timeless charm and romanticism.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Vintage Chanson genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1890s 4
1899 4
1920s 5
1929 5
1930s 17
1930 2
1935 1
1939 14
1940s 6
1942 1
1945 5
1950s 47
1950 4
1951 2
1953 8
1955 3
1956 2
1957 5
1958 12
1959 11
1960s 22
1964 7
1965 9
1966 3
1967 3
1970s 49
1970 2
1971 4
1972 1
1973 10
1974 12
1975 10
1976 4
1977 1
1978 4
1979 1
1980s 74
1980 2
1981 5
1982 2
1986 1
1987 37
1988 21
1989 6
1990s 273
1990 8
1991 31
1992 35
1993 17
1994 15
1995 20
1996 17
1997 64
1998 29
1999 37
2000s 272
2000 22
2001 29
2002 19
2003 33
2004 5
2005 15
2006 29
2007 20
2008 50
2009 50
2010s 250
2010 53
2011 23
2012 25
2013 17
2014 9
2015 27
2016 5
2017 11
2018 24
2019 56
2020s 64
2020 23
2021 4
2022 14
2023 17
2024 6
1083 releases

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Most popular vintage chanson albums

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15 titres de Jean Gabin : Maintenant je sais
2010
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Les génies de la chanson : Guy Béart
2010
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The Aristocats Original Soundtrack
2002
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La Chanson Française - Lucienne Delyle (1939 - 1956), Vol. 1
2011
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Petit Papa Noël + 49 succès de Tino Rossi (Chanson française)
1956
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Salut Les Copains
2014
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L'inoubliable inoubliée
2018
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Les génies de la chanson : Les Frères Jacques
2010
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Heritage - Le Rapide Blanc - Polydor (1959-1961)
2008
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André Claveau : Prince de la chanson de charme (Histoire Française)
2012
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Heritage - Jolie Môme - Philips (1961)
2008
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Heritage - A Paris - Polydor (1949-1955)
2008
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Chanteur de Charme, Vol. 2
2010
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La dame blanche de Saint-Germain-des-Prés
2010
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Les plus belles opérettes
1992
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Tendres Annees
2003

vintage chanson music by decade

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List of vintage chanson artists

Here is a list of vintage chanson artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the vintage chanson genre. You can find out what vintage chanson genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 37 23660
2 34 15532
3 33 22994
4 31 29491
5 29 21763
6 23 26257
7 31 9050
8 29 33242
9 27 5662
10 26 13271
11 27 11742
12 25 10107
13 23 2796
14 24 8745
15 23 6383
16 22 4696
17 18 4649
18 17 1579
19 15 3465
20 23 17686
21 32 13036
22 27 9238
23 29 7194
24 24 9294
25 26 6907
26 26 12613
27 25 6706
28 24 7899
29 22 3640
30 22 5047
31 22 6127
32 21 8297
33 21 595
34 21 6970
35 19 4425
36 19 1023
37 18 2695
38 17 5379
39 17 8089
40 17 5929
41 17 3097
42 16 3113
43 15 1668
44 15 1184
45 14 2974
46 13 360
47 13 5500
48 12 1997
49 9 2421
50 11 1092
51 12 638
52 12 490
53 12 412
54 11 1294
55 11 2698
56 11 3484
57 10 574
58 10 2798
59 10 630
60 10 3581
61 9 2198
62 7 1428
63 7 956
64 7 339
65 7 187
66 6 1514
67 6 530
68 6 898
69 6 1158
70 6 1011
71 6 891
72 6 988
73 3 324
74 6 828
75 5 298
76 5 924
77 5 807
78 5 366
79 5 463
80 5 619
81 5 1440
82 4 1823
83 4 284
84 4 221
85 4 810
86 4 442
87 4 354
88 4 673
89 4 1196
90 2 439
91 3 1028
92 3 427
93 3 1249
94 2 254
95 2 283
96 2 665
97 2 343
98 2 203
99 2 476
100 1 58

vintage chanson playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular vintage chanson music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.