Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Belles ! Belles ! Belles ! 2:14
2 Si j’avais un marteau 2:50
3 J’y pense et puis j’oublie 2:22
4 Je sais 3:05
5 Même si tu revenais 2:17
6 Le Jouet extraordinaire 2:31
7 J’attendrai 2:58
8 Mais quand le matin 3:18
9 Comme d’habitude 4:10
10 Avec la tête, avec le cœur 3:34
11 Éloïse 5:31
12 C’est la même chanson 2:58
13 Il fait beau, il fait bon 3:18
14 Stop au nom de l’amour 2:44
15 Y’a le printemps qui chante 3:39
16 Le Lundi au soleil 2:58
17 Celui qui reste 3:00
18 À part ça la vie est belle 3:09
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Chanson populaire 3:30
2 Une chanson française 3:12
3 17 ans 3:47
4 Sale bonhomme 2:08
5 Cette année-là 3:14
6 La Solitude c’est après 3:59
7 Le Vagabond 3:03
8 Danse ma vie 3:58
9 Quelquefois 3:37
10 Laisse une chance à notre amour 3:20
11 Je vais à Rio 3:26
12 Les Anges, les roses et la pluie 3:36
13 C’est comme ça que l’on s’est aimé 3:22
14 Toi et le soleil 3:00
15 So Near and Yet So Far 4:00
16 Magnolias for Ever 4:19
17 Alexandrie, Alexandra 4:25
18 I’m Leaving for the Last Time 4:35

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
arranger:
Reg Guest (tracks 8, 10)
Lou Warburton (track 11)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (track 7)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 7)
Jacques Revaux (track 9)
Claude François (track 9)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 6)
Phil Everly (1960) (track 1)
Gérard Gustin (1964) (track 4)
Claude François (1964) (track 4)
Bernard Kesslair (1965) (track 5)
Éric Charden (1967) (track 8)
Jean‐Pierre Bourtayre (1968) (track 10)
Paul Ryan (UK singer, songwriter & producer) (1968) (track 11)
Claude François (1968) (track 10)
Jean‐Pierre Bourtayre (1972) (track 15)
Claude François (1972) (track 15)
Jean Fredenucci (1972) (track 17)
Patrick Juvet (1972) (track 16)
conductor:
Raymond Donnez (tracks 13–14)
Reg Guest (1967-06) (track 8)
Reg Guest (1968) (track 10)
Lou Warburton (1968) (track 11)
lyricist:
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 7)
Claude François (track 9)
Tom Paxton (singer-songwriter) (track 6)
Paul Ryan (UK singer, songwriter & producer) (track 11)
Gilles Thibaut (track 9)
Phil Everly (1960) (track 1)
Claude François (1964) (track 4)
Vline Buggy (1964) (track 4)
Jacques Chaumelle (1965) (track 5)
Claude François (1965) (track 5)
Claude François (1967) (track 8)
Gilles Thibaut (1967) (track 8)
Yves Dessca (1968) (track 10)
Vline Buggy (1968) (track 10)
Jean-Michel Rivat (1972) (tracks 15–16)
Jean Schmitt (1972) (track 17)
Frank Thomas (French lyricist) (1972) (tracks 15–16)
orchestra:
Raymond Donnez (tracks 13–14)
Les Reed et son orchestre (1965) (track 5)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1966) (track 7)
David Whitaker et son orchestre (1967-11) (track 9)
producer:
Henry Cosby (track 12)
translator:
Claude François (1962) (track 1)
Vline Buggy (1962) (track 1)
Claude François (1963) (track 2)
Vline Buggy (1963) (track 2)
Claude François (1964) (track 3)
Claude François (1965) (track 6)
Vline Buggy (1965) (track 6)
Claude François (1966) (track 7)
Vline Buggy (1966) (track 7)
Claude François (1968) (track 11)
Claude François (1971) (track 12)
Eddy Marnay (1971) (tracks 13–14)
Colette Rivat (1971) (track 12)
Eddy Marnay (1973) (track 18)
vocals:
Claude François (1962) (track 1)
Claude François (1963) (track 2)
Claude François (1964) (track 3)
Claude François (1964-10) (track 4)
Claude François (1965) (tracks 5–6)
Claude François (1966) (track 7)
Claude François (1967-06) (track 8)
Claude François (1967-11) (track 9)
Claude François (1968) (tracks 10–11)
Claude François (1971) (track 12)
Claude François (1972) (track 15)
writer:
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality) (track 3)
Lamont Dozier (track 12)
Guy Fletcher (keyboards +) (track 18)
Doug Flett (track 18)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 12)
Lee Hays (1949) (track 2)
Pete Seeger (1949) (track 2)
Lamont Dozier (1965) (track 14)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (1965) (track 14)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (1965) (track 14)
Roger Cook (1971) (track 13)
Roger Greenaway (1971) (track 13)
edits:
later parody versions:
Maille ouais (track 9)
later translated versions:
Comme d’habitude (My Way) (version by Ryan Davies; custom English lyrics) (track 9)
Como acostumbras (track 9)
I Will Be in L.A. (track 16)
MY WAY (日本語歌詞) (track 9)
Mijn leven (track 9)
My Schmäh (track 9)
My Way (Frank Sinatra song) (track 9)
Por la mañana (track 8)
Waarom (My Way) (André Hazes version) (track 9)
recording of:
Celui qui reste (track 17)
Belles ! Belles ! Belles ! (1962) (track 1)
Si j’avais un marteau (1963) (track 2)
J'y pense et puis j'oublie (1964) (track 3)
Je sais (1964-10) (track 4)
Le Jouet extraordinaire (1965) (track 6)
Même si tu revenais (1965) (track 5)
J’attendrai (Mais si un jour tu te retrouves toute seule…) (1966) (track 7)
Mais quand le matin (1967-06) (track 8)
Comme d’habitude (1967-11) (track 9)
Avec la tête, avec le cœur (1968) (track 10)
Éloïse (1968) (track 11)
C’est la même chanson (1971) (track 12)
Il fait beau, il fait bon (1971) (track 13)
Le Lundi au soleil (1972) (track 16)
translated version of:
Eloise (track 11)
If I Had a Hammer (track 2)
It Comes and Goes (track 3)
Made to Love (track 1)
The Marvelous Toy (track 6)
version of:

CD 2

arranger:
Raymond Donnez (track 17)
composer:
Jean‐Pierre Bourtayre (tracks 1, 17)
Claude François (track 17)
Bob Gaudio (track 5)
Nicolas Skorsky (track 1)
Jean‐Pierre Bourtayre (1975) (track 2)
Claude François (1975) (track 2)
Cyril Assous (1976) (track 7)
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (1976) (track 10)
Jean‐Pierre Bourtayre (1976) (tracks 8–9)
Claude François (1976) (tracks 8–9)
Jean‐Pierre Bourtayre (1977) (track 16)
Claude François (1977) (track 16)
lyricist:
Biddu (composer, songwriter, producer and musician) (track 10)
Bob Gaudio (track 5)
Eddy Marnay (track 5)
Judy Parker (track 5)
Étienne Roda-Gil (track 17)
Nicolas Skorsky (track 1)
Claude François (1975) (track 2)
Nicolas Skorsky (1975) (track 2)
Pierre Delanoë (1976) (track 8)
Claude François (1976) (track 9)
Vline Buggy (1976) (track 9)
Eddy Marnay (1976) (track 7)
Étienne Roda-Gil (1977) (track 16)
translator:
Frank Thomas (French lyricist) (1975) (track 3)
Eddy Marnay (1976) (tracks 4, 10)
Eddy Marnay (1977) (tracks 11, 14)
vocals:
Claude François (1976) (tracks 5, 7–8, 10)
Claude François (1977) (track 14)
writer:
Adrienne Anderson (track 11)
Jeffrey Moss (Artist from Sesame Street) (track 4)
Johnny Nash (1972) (track 14)
Janis Ian (1974) (track 3)
Peter Allen (Australian singer‐songwriter) (1976) (track 11)
recording of:
17 ans (track 3)
Je vais à Rio (track 11)
Magnolias for Ever (track 16)
Quelquefois (track 9)
Sale bonhomme (track 4)
Chanson populaire (1973) (track 1)
Cette année-là (1976) (track 5)
Danse ma vie (1976) (track 8)
Le Vagabond (1976) (track 7)
Alexandrie, Alexandra (1977) (track 17)
Toi et le soleil (1977) (track 14)
translated version of:
At Seventeen (track 3)
Drie zomers lang (track 7)
I Go to Rio (track 11)
Now Is the Time (track 10)
version of:
Nasty Dan (track 4)