Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Une petite fille 5 2:10
2 Le Cinéma 5 2:59
3 Le Jazz et la Java 5 2:28
4 Cécile, ma fille 5 3:30
5 Il y avait une ville 3:02
6 À bout de souffle (Blue Rondo à la Turk) 3:02
7 Sing Sing Song (Work Song) 2:58
8 Armstrong (Let My People Go!) 3:18
9 Bidonville (Berimbau) 5 3:16
10 L’Amour sorcier 3 3:26
11 Chanson pour le maçon 5 2:46
12 Toulouse 4:25
13 Petit Taureau 3 2:41
14 À tes seins (Saint Thomas) 5 2:04
15 Quatre Boules de cuir 4 2:49
16 Paris mai (Flomela) 6:02
17 La pluie fait des claquettes 5 3:19
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Sœur âme (Sister Salvation) 2:52
2 La Neige 4:44
3 Mater 3:13
4 Dansez sur moi (Girl Talk) 5 3:25
5 Locomotive d’or 9:51
6 Armé d’amour 3:59
7 Île de Ré 4:56
8 Le Chant du désert 2 3:56
9 Brésilien (Viramundo) 3 2:21
10 Gloria 3 4:38
11 Comme une Piaf (Beauty and the Beast) 3 3:53
12 Tu verras (O que sera) 4 3:17
13 La Danse 3 4:16
14 Autour de minuit (’Round Midnight) 4 3:18
15 Marcia martienne 3:35
16 Le Coq et la Pendule 3 3:25
17 Assez ! 5:25
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Le Chat (The Cat) 4 2:19
2 Ça fait mal (I Got it Bad and That Ain’t Good) 5:27
3 Rimes 3:21
4 Je suis sous … 1 4:44
5 Un été (Estate) 5:33
6 Marisa 2:44
7 Allée des brouillards 2:50
8 Sa majesté le jazz 3 4:03
9 Le Piano de mauvaise vie (Jeru) 3 2:21
10 Réunion 4 3:18
11 Les Mots (en public) 3:12
12 Vie violence 4:16
13 C’est une Garonne 4:32
14 Prisonnier des nuages 3:52
15 Nougayork (en public) 3:36
16 L’Enfant phare 4:21

Credits

CD 1

organ:
Eddy Louiss (track 5)
piano:
Michel Legrand (1962) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Nat Adderley (track 7)
Oscar Brown Jr. (track 7)
Dave Brubeck (track 6)
Jacques Datin (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Michel Legrand (track 2)
Eddy Louiss (track 16)
Baden Powell (track 9)
Sonny Rollins (track 14)
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (tracks 13, 15, 17)
Jimmy Walter (track 5)
Claude Nougaro (tracks 10, 12–13, 15, 17)
lyricist:
Claude Nougaro (tracks 1–17)
orchestra:
Michel Legrand et son ensemble (1962) (tracks 1–3)
Maurice Vander et son ensemble (1965) (tracks 6, 8)
Ivan Jullien et son Orchestre (1966) (track 10)
vocals:
Claude Nougaro (tracks 5, 17)
Claude Nougaro (1962) (tracks 1–3)
Claude Nougaro (1965) (tracks 6, 8)
Claude Nougaro (1966) (tracks 9–10)
publisher:
Budde Music France (track 6)
EMI Music Publishing France (tracks 8, 12–13, 15, 17)
Prestige (American jazz label) (track 14)
Éditions du chiffre neuf (tracks 1–4, 8, 11–13, 15, 17)
is based on:
Flo Me La (track 16)
Work Song (lyrics added by Oscar Brown Jr.) (track 7)
recording of:
Cécile ma fille (track 4)
Paris mai (track 16)
Petit Taureau (track 13)
Sing Sing Song (track 7)
Toulouse (track 12)
À tes seins (Saint Thomas) (track 14)
Le Cinéma (1962) (track 2)
Le Jazz et la Java (1962) (track 3)
Une petite fille (1962) (track 1)
Armstrong (1965) (track 8)
À bout de souffle (Blue Rondo à la Turk) (1965) (track 6)
Bidonville (Berimbau) (1966) (track 9)
L'Amour sorcier (1966) (track 10)
version of:
Berimbau (Portuguese original) (track 9)

CD 2

saxophone:
Ornette Coleman (1975) (track 10)
arranger:
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (tracks 12–14)
composer:
Chico Buarque (Brazilian singer/lyricist) (track 12)
Don Byas (track 10)
Gilberto Gil (track 9)
Slide Hampton (track 1)
Neal Hefti (track 4)
Eddy Louiss (track 8)
Thelonious Monk (track 14)
Gérard Pontieux (track 7)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (track 6)
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (tracks 2–3, 13, 16–17)
Cootie Williams (track 14)
Bernie Hanighen (track 14)
Claude Nougaro (tracks 6–8, 13, 17)
conductor:
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (1978) (tracks 12–14)
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (1979) (track 15)
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (1980) (tracks 16–17)
lyricist:
Capinan (Brazilian songwriter) (track 9)
Bernie Hanighen (track 14)
Claude Nougaro (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 10, 12–13, 15–17)
Bobby Troup (track 4)
translator:
Claude Nougaro (tracks 9, 14)
vocals:
Claude Nougaro (1971) (tracks 2–3)
Claude Nougaro (1973) (tracks 4–6)
Claude Nougaro (1975) (tracks 7, 10)
Claude Nougaro (1977) (track 11)
Claude Nougaro (1978) (tracks 12–14)
Claude Nougaro (1979) (track 15)
Claude Nougaro (1980) (tracks 16–17)
publisher:
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 4)
Éditions du chiffre neuf (tracks 7, 16–17)
is based on:
Sister Salvation (track 1)
recording of:
Brésilien (Viramundo) (track 9)
Sœur âme (track 1)
La Neige (1971) (track 2)
Mater (1971) (track 3)
Armé d’amour (1973) (track 6)
Dansez sur moi (1973) (track 4)
Locomotive d’or (1973) (track 5)
Gloria (1975) (track 10)
Île de Ré (1975) (track 7)
Comme une Piaf (1977) (track 11)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (1978) (track 14)
La Danse (1978) (track 13)
Tu verras (o que sera) (1978) (track 12)
Marcia martienne (1979) (track 15)
Assez (1980) (track 17)
Le Coq et la Pendule (1980) (track 16)
translated version of:
Viramundo (track 9)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (track 14)
version of:
Girl Talk (track 4)

CD 3

guitar:
Baden Powell (1982) (track 6)
composer:
Bruno Brighetti (track 5)
Jacques Datin (track 4)
Richard Galliano (tracks 7, 12)
Daniel Goyone (track 11)
Eddy Louiss (track 16)
Bruno Martino (track 5)
Jean-Pierre Mas (track 6)
Gerry Mulligan (track 9)
Aldo Romano (track 3)
Philippe Saisse (track 15)
Lalo Schifrin (pianist & composer) (track 1)
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (track 10)
Claude Nougaro (track 8)
conductor:
Richard Galliano (1983) (track 7)
lyricist:
Claude Nougaro (tracks 1, 3–12, 15–16)
Rick Ward (Former publicity director of ABC Records, occasionally jazz lyricist) (track 1)
producer:
Phil Delire (track 16)
Eddy Louiss (track 16)
vocals:
Claude Nougaro (1981) (tracks 1–4)
Claude Nougaro (1982) (track 6)
Claude Nougaro (1983) (track 7)
Claude Nougaro (1985) (tracks 8–10)
Claude Nougaro (1993) (tracks 13–14)
Claude Nougaro (1997) (track 16)
publisher:
Éditions du chiffre neuf (tracks 3, 11)
is based on:
The Cat (Lalo Schifrin music with English lyrics) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Pod balkonem (track 4)
recording of:
Les Mots (track 11)
Nougayork (track 15)
Un été (track 5)
Vie violence (track 12)
Je suis sous (1981) (track 4)
Le Chat (Lalo Schifrin music with French lyrics by Nougaro) (1981) (track 1)
Rimes (1981) (track 3)
Ça fait mal (1981) (track 2)
Marisa (1982) (track 6)
Allée des brouillards (1983) (track 7)
Le Piano de mauvaise vie (1985) (track 9)
Réunion (1985) (track 10)
Sa majesté le jazz (1985) (track 8)
C’est une Garonne (1993) (track 13)
Prisonnier des nuages (1993) (track 14)
L’Enfant phare (1997) (track 16)