The French Elvis: Johnny Hallyday

It’s hard to summarize who Jean-Philippe Smet was. An artist with a unique voice, 50 years of success, and an instantly identifiable “face”, he was a living national legend.

Johnny was the ultimate rocker. A man marked by a rough start in life, abandoned by an alcoholic and unstable father and taken in by his aunt, he entered the artistic world really quickly where he made maybe the most important encounter in his life, Lee Halliday, an American singer who was married to his cousin, and helped him discover his musical talent and an icon, Elvis Presley.… Read More