Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Les Bourgeois 2:55
2 Les Paumés du petit matin 5:36
3 Le Plat Pays 4.5 2:44
4 Zangra 3:19
5 Une île 3:44
6 Madeleine 2:41
7 Bruxelles 3:01
8 Chanson sans paroles 4 2:52
9 Les Biches 5:04
10 Le Caporal Casse-Pompon 2:40
11 La Statue 3:19
12 Rosa 2:43
13 Ces gens-là 5 4:42
14 Jef 2 3:37
15 Jacky 2 3:25
16 Les Bergers 2:48
17 Tango funèbre 2:46
18 Fernand 5:15
19 Mathilde 2:33
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 L’Âge idiot 3:44
2 Grand-mère 3:41
3 Les Désespérés 3:50
4 Ne me quitte pas 5 4:13
5 Marieke 2:57
6 On n’oublie rien 3:08
7 Les Flamandes 2:38
8 Les Prénoms de Paris 2:34
9 Quand on n’a que l’amour 3:13
10 Les Biches 4:22
11 Le Prochain Amour 4:20
12 Le Moribond 3:21
13 La Valse à mille temps 4:43
14 Je ne sais pas 3:12
15 Amsterdam 4 3:20
16 Les Timides 3:37
17 Le Dernier Repas 3:34
18 Les Jardins du casino 3:23
19 Les Vieux 4:21
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Les Bonbons 3:32
2 Au suivant 3:07
3 La Fanette 4:08
4 Les Bigotes 2:42
5 Les Filles et les Chiens 2:59
6 Les Fenêtres 2:48
7 Jaurès 3:39
8 La ville s’endormait 5 4:39
9 Vieillir 3:46
10 Le Bon Dieu 4:47
11 Les F… 3:31
12 Orly 5 4:22
13 Les Remparts de Varsovie 4:07
14 Voir un ami pleurer 5 3:55
15 Knokke-le-Zoute tango 5:12
16 Jojo 3:16
17 Le Lion 3:30
18 Les Marquises 5 3:51

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-02) (track 15)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-06) (track 13)
composer:
Jean Corti (tracks 1, 6)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 6–7, 9, 15, 17–19)
Jacques Brel (tracks 3–7, 10, 12–14, 16, 18)
François Rauber (tracks 2, 8, 11)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 14, 19)
François Rauber (1962-03-06) (tracks 3–4, 10)
François Rauber (1962-03-07) (tracks 9, 11–12)
François Rauber (1962-03-09) (tracks 1, 6)
François Rauber (1962-03-14) (tracks 5, 7–8)
François Rauber (1965-11-02) (track 15)
François Rauber (1965-11-06) (track 13)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–19)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-02) (track 15)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-06) (track 13)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 14, 16–19)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-06) (tracks 3–4, 10)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-07) (tracks 9, 11–12)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-09) (tracks 1, 6)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-14) (tracks 5, 7–8)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-02) (track 15)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-06) (track 13)
publisher:
アンフィニ (track 15)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-06) (tracks 3–4, 10)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-07) (tracks 9, 11–12)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-09) (tracks 1, 6)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-14) (tracks 5, 7–8)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-02) (track 15)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-06) (track 13)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Bei diesen Leuten (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 13)
Che bella gente (track 13)
Dat soort volk (track 13)
De burgerij (track 1)
Funeral Tango (Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris) (track 17)
Hautajaistango (track 17)
Jacky (Finnish) (track 15)
Jacky (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 15)
Jef (Polish translation) (track 14)
Jef (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 14)
Jef (Stef Bos version) (track 14)
Jef (Benny Neyman version) (track 14)
Jef (Finnish) (track 14)
Joe (La Chanson de Jacky) (track 15)
Madeleine (Finnish) (track 6)
Mathilde (Finnish) (track 19)
Mathilde (english version) (track 19)
Mathilde (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 19)
Mein Flandernland (track 3)
Mijn vlakke land (track 3)
My lae land (track 3)
Porvarit (track 1)
Rosa (version en flamand) (track 12)
Rosa (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 12)
Sanaton laulu (track 8)
Statue (track 11)
Tango funebre (italian) (track 17)
Vid Molins fontän (track 1)
Yuppie Scum (track 1)
Zangra (italian) (track 4)
“Nicky” (track 15)
later versions:
Madeleine (english version) (track 6)
recording of:
Jef (track 14)
Les Bergers (track 16)
Mathilde (track 19)
Tango funèbre (track 17)
Le Caporal Casse-Pompon (1962-03-06) (track 10)
Le Plat Pays (1962-03-06) (track 3)
Zangra (1962-03-06) (track 4)
La Statue (1962-03-07) (track 11)
Les Biches (1962-03-07) (track 9)
Rosa (1962-03-07) (track 12)
Les Bourgeois (1962-03-09) (track 1)
Madeleine (1962-03-09) (track 6)
Bruxelles (1962-03-14) (track 7)
Chanson sans paroles (1962-03-14) (track 8)
Une île (1962-03-14) (track 5)
Jacky (1965-11-02) (track 15)
Ces gens-là (1965-11-06) (track 13)
Fernand (1965-11-06) (track 18)

CD 2

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 4–5, 8–9, 12–13)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-02) (track 1)
arranger:
François Rauber (tracks 4–5, 8–9, 12–13)
composer:
Jean Corti (track 19)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 3, 5–6, 8, 10–11, 18–19)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 9, 12–19)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 4–6, 8–9, 12–13, 15)
François Rauber (1958-04-01) (track 14)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (track 7)
François Rauber (1965-11-02) (track 1)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–19)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-02) (track 1)
performer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 15)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 2–4, 6)
Jacques Brel (1958-04-01) (track 14)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (track 7)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-02) (track 1)
publisher:
recorded at:
Olympia (Paris) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1964-10) (track 16)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-02) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 4)
later parody versions:
Îlot Amsterdam (Parabellum’s version, more violent lyrics) (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 4)
later translated versions:
(The Port of) Amsterdam (Rod McKuen translation) (track 15)
Adieu Emile (track 12)
Ala vetää vaan (track 4)
Amsterdam (Finnish) (track 15)
Amsterdam (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 15)
Amsterdam (Dutch) (track 15)
Amsterdam (Afrikaans) (track 15)
Amsterdam (Polish translation) (track 15)
Amsterdam (English version) (track 15)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 4)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 4)
De liedertjes (track 19)
De oudjes (track 19)
Die Alten (track 19)
Die bedeesdes (track 16)
Die grysaards (track 19)
Die sterwende (track 12)
Don’t Leave (track 4)
Epätoivoiset (track 3)
Ethän lähde pois (track 4)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 4)
If You Go Away (track 4)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 4)
Le fiamminghe (track 7)
Marieke (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 5)
Marieke (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 5)
Marieke (Finnish) (track 5)
Marieke (Mort Shuman translation) (track 5)
Marieke (Des De Moor translation) (track 5)
Meikäläiset (track 7)
Men vergeet niets (track 6)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 4)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 4)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 4)
No em deixis, no (track 4)
No me dejes no (track 4)
Non so perché (track 14)
Rakastakaa (track 9)
Seasons in the Sun (track 12)
Sommar varje dag (Swedish version) (track 12)
Viimeinen valssi (track 13)
Vlamingvrou (track 7)
行かないで (track 4)
later versions:
Amsterdam (additional music by John Doyle) (track 15)
live recording of:
Amsterdam (original French version) (1964-10) (track 15)
Les Timides (1964-10) (track 16)
recording of:
Le Dernier Repas (track 17)
Le Prochain Amour (track 11)
Les Biches (track 10)
Les Vieux (track 19)
On n’oublie rien (track 6)
Je ne sais pas (1958-04-01) (track 14)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 7)
L’Âge idiot (1965-11-02) (track 1)
Grand-mère (1965-11-03) (track 2)
Les Désespérés (1965-11-06) (track 3)
La Valse à mille temps (1972) (track 13)
Le Moribond (1972) (track 12)
Les Prénoms de Paris (1972) (track 8)
Marieke (1972) (track 5)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1972) (track 4)
Quand on n’a que l’amour (1972) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 4)

CD 3

composer:
João Donato (track 11)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 5–6, 9)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–4, 6–10, 12–18)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1–6)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–18)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–18)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-05) (tracks 12, 16)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-08) (track 8)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-21) (track 14)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-22) (track 11)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-23) (tracks 10, 13)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-24) (tracks 7, 17)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-27) (track 15)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-29) (track 9)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-10-01) (track 18)
later translated versions:
De Markiezen (track 18)
Die goeie God (track 10)
Fanette (Finnish) (track 3)
Girls and Dogs (track 5)
Ich weiss (track 14)
Jojo (afrikaans) (track 16)
Knokke-le-Zoute Tango (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 15)
Koiranelämää (track 5)
Les Marquises (english version) (track 18)
Marjan (track 13)
Następny (Au suivant) (track 2)
Never To Be Next (track 2)
Next (Au suivant) (track 2)
Seuraava (track 2)
recording of:
La Fanette (track 3)
Les Bigotes (track 4)
Les Bonbons (track 1)
Les Fenêtres (track 6)
Au suivant (1964) (track 2)
Jojo (1977-09-05) (track 16)
Orly (1977-09-05) (track 12)
La ville s’endormait (1977-09-08) (track 8)
Voir un ami pleurer (1977-09-21) (track 14)
Les F… (1977-09-22) (track 11)
Le Bon Dieu (1977-09-23) (track 10)
Les Remparts de Varsovie (1977-09-23) (track 13)
Jaurès (1977-09-24) (track 7)
Le Lion (1977-09-24) (track 17)
Knokke-le-Zoute tango (1977-09-27) (track 15)
Vieillir (1977-09-29) (track 9)
Les Marquises (1977-10-01) (track 18)
translated version of:
The Frog (track 11)

Release

ASIN:DE: B001AAO1TK [info]