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He Did it His Way First

Fans pay their respects at Claude Francois' grave south of Paris.
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Fans pay their respects at Claude Francois' grave south of Paris.

Before Frank Sinatra sang "My Way" into the American musical lexicon, a French singer-songwriter had his own version of the ballad. Twenty-five years after his death, Claude Francois is still drawing fans to his former home, which has been turned into a museum. NPR's Nick Spicer reports.

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