Long Chris, a great friend of Johnny Hallyday, and the father of Adeline Blondieau, paid tribute to him at a sale of vinyl collectors – Gala
Angry with Johnny Hallyday when he married his daughter Adeline Blondieau, there remains a great accomplice of the youth of the idol. Long Chris is the lyricist of Gabrielle, not Play rock’n’roll for me or I am born in the street. He will be present at a convention dedicated to the disks of a collection in Paris at the end of January, to pay homage to the rocker.
If you are in Paris this weekend, you can go to the Cidisc, the most attended conventions of the disks of a collection in France. It will take place on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January at the Espace Champerret in the Seventeenth district of the capital. This 91st edition will pay tribute to Johnny Hallyday with a special guest, Long Chris.
Ex-lead singer of the group, Long Chris and The Daltons, in the sixties, Christian Blondieau (his real name) has mostly been the lyricist of many tubes of his friend Johnny. Among these hits not Play rock’n’roll for me, I am born in the street, and especially the legendary Gabrielle.
But Long Chris is also the father of Adeline Blondieau, two-time wife of Johnny, in 1990-1992 and 1994-1995, despite their 28 year age difference. At the time, the love story of the singer and the actress had caused the separation of the two friends, Long, disapproving of such a union. Twenty years later, Adeline Blondieau lodged a complaint for defamation against her ex-husband for the negative image it gave of it in his autobiography, In my eyes (Plon, 2013).
Today, all this is forgotten. Long Chris will have the happiness to tell “their” Johnny ” to his fans the 27 and 28 January. At his death, he has paid homage in a very moving on RTL : “It was the leader of a generation, and this generation no longer has a great leader. It is the end of a company “.
Photo credits : Abaca
Johnny Hallyday, Adeline Blondieau
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