French rocker Johnny Hallyday celebrates turning 70 - on stage

The Belgian-born French rock n'roll star -real name Jean-Philippe Smet - performs before 20,000 fans at Paris concert which sold out in two hours.

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To francophohnes world-wide, and especially in France, he’s a legend. Outside of that, few know him. But tonight in Paris, French rocker Johnny Hallyday will celebrate his 70th birthday at a sold-out concert to 20 000 adoring fans, reports RFI.