Photograph by Pierre Vauthey/Sygma/Sygma. France’s musical revolution had a start date: June 22, 1963. That was the day that, to celebrate the first anniversary of the magazine Salut les copains (literally “Hello buddies!”), the journal’s parent radio station, Europe 1, organized a free concert in Paris’ Place de la Nation. The line-up of Johnny Hallyday, Sylvie Vartan and Richard Anthony attracted 150, 000 revelers. Some danced on rooftops. Others watched the spectacle from the treetops of the nearby Bois de Vincennes park as they This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Seven Buy Now Related Stories Fashion Issue 19 Camille Tanoh Camille Tanoh found his niche working for Pierre Hardy and Paul Smith. Now he’s blazing a path for the next generation of French designers. Design Issue 19 David Rager David Rager, co-founder of design firm Weekends, shares his tale of LA and Paris and how he makes time for life’s little distractions. Arts & Culture Music Issue 19 On a Grander Scale Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna now may live on the opposite side of the globe, but she’s determined to evolve while staying true to her roots. Design Issue 17 Twin Set Swedish photographer Maja Daniels has spent a great deal of time with Parisian twins Monette and Mady, documenting their everyday lives. Arts & Culture Issue 20 The Navigators: Seb Emina The editor in chief of The Happy Reader and former Londoner revels in the adventure, romance and enduring mystique that comes with living in Paris. Arts & Culture Music Issue 20 Bring It on Home: Leon Bridges From bussing tables to playing at the White House in under two years, Leon Bridges has no plans to part ways with his humble beginnings.