Au Bonheur des Dames (band)

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This article is about the band. For the novel, see Au Bonheur des Dames.

Au Bonheur des Dames is a group of french rock from the 1970s led by Ramon Pipin . His name is likely inspired from the title of the classic novel Au Bonheur des Dames of Émile Zola . The band is very notable for their song Oh les filles that reached the Top 10 in France,[1] which appears on their debut album, Twist, released in 1974. The group had performed its first concert in January 1972, at the Golf-Drouot. In 1977, They performed at the first edition of the now well known music Festival Le Printemps de Bourges.[2] More or less separated since 1987, the group is making a comeback in 1997 with two concerts at the Olympia, which result in the release of a new album (live). New return in 2006 with a concert at the Grand Rex on October 19.


1974 : Twist
1975 : Coucou maman
1976 : Halte là!
1987 : Jour de fête
1997 : Les adieux (en concert)
2006 : Métal moumoute