Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Douce France
Charles Trenet 3:09
2 Fleur de Paris
Maurice Chevalier 2:34
3 La Mer
Charles Trenet 3:23
4 La Vie en rose
Édith Piaf 3:08
5 Métro
Yves Montand 2:47
6 La Java bleue
Fréhel 2:48
7 Margot, la ventouse
Paul Meurisse 3:31
8 Devant la mer
Charles Trenet 2:27
9 C’est si bon
Yves Montand 2:36
10 Le Grand Café
Charles Trenet 2:14
11 Indifférence
Tony Murena 2:36
12 C’est un gars
Édith Piaf 3:20
13 Mais qu’est-ce que j’ai
Yves Montand 2:47
14 La Romance de Paris
Charles Trenet 2:53
15 Pepee Java
Tony Murena 2:52
16 C’est merveilleux
Édith Piaf 3:09

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1945-03-29) (track 2)
piano:
Robert Chauvigny (track 4)
composer:
Charles Aznavour (track 12)
Henri Bourtayre (aka 'James H. Midway') (track 5)
Bob Castella (real name: Maurice-François Castella) (track 5)
Louiguy (track 4)
Marguerite Monnot (track 16)
Vincent Scotto (track 6)
Maurice Vandair (french lyricist, not the jazz musician) (track 2)
Édith Piaf (track 4)
Charles Trenet (1937) (track 10)
Léo Chauliac (1941) (track 14)
Charles Trenet (1941) (track 14)
Joseph Colombo (1942) (track 11)
Léo Chauliac (1943) (tracks 1, 8)
Charles Trenet (1943) (tracks 1, 8)
Albert Lasry (1945) (track 3)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 3)
Henri Betti (1947) (track 9)
conductor:
Léo Chauliac (track 8)
Robert Chauvigny (track 12)
Jacques Hélian (track 2)
Guy Luypaerts (tracks 4, 16)
Albert Lasry (1946) (track 3)
lyricist:
Henri Bourtayre (aka 'James H. Midway') (track 2)
Henri Contet (track 16)
André Hornez (track 9)
Géo Koger (track 6)
Robert Lamoureux (track 5)
Édith Piaf (track 4)
Noël Renard (track 6)
Noël Renaud (track 6)
Pierre Roche (track 12)
Charles Trenet (1937) (track 10)
Charles Trenet (1941) (track 14)
Charles Trenet (1943) (tracks 1, 8)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 3)
orchestra:
previously attributed to:
Tony Murena (track 11)
recording engineer:
Brulin (recording engineer) (track 8)
vocals:
Maurice Chevalier (track 2)
Yves Montand (track 5)
Édith Piaf (tracks 4, 12, 16)
Charles Trenet (1942-05-19) (track 8)
Charles Trenet (1946) (track 3)
publisher:
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 4)
recorded at:
arrangements:
La vie en rose (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Direktör (track 9)
later translated versions:
C'est si bon (English version) (track 9)
C'est si bon (German version) (track 9)
Das Meer (track 3)
La Vie en rose (English translation) (track 4)
La vida es rosa (track 4)
La vie en rose (Swedish lyrics by Roland) (track 4)
Långkalsong (track 9)
バラ色の人生 (track 4)
粉紅色的一生 (track 4)
later versions:
Beyond the Sea (track 3)
Dolce Francia (track 1)
La Vie d’ici bas (Indifférence) (track 11)
recording of:
C’est si bon (original french version) (track 9)
Douce France (track 1)
Indifférence (valse musette) (track 11)
La Romance de Paris (Charles Trenet song) (track 14)
Le Grand Café (track 10)
Métro (track 5)
La Java bleue (1939) (track 6)
Devant la mer (1942-05-19) (track 8)
Fleur de Paris (1945-03-29) (track 2)
La Mer (Charles Trenet song) (1946) (track 3)
C’est merveilleux (1946-04-23) (track 16)
La Vie en rose (French original) (1946-10-09) (track 4)
C’est un gars (1950-07-07) (track 12)