French singer Barbara
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Goettingen: The song that brought Europe together

It is 50 years since the signing of the Elysee Treaty by Germany and France, a landmark in European history.

This treaty enshrined reconciliation and formed the core of the new post-war Europe - but it all depended on true reconciliation in the hearts of the people.

And it was a song that really helped to change people's views - Goettingen, released by French chanteuse Barbara in German, in barely post-war Germany.

Listen to the French version of the song here.