Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Au bout de mes vingt ans
2:23
2 Tchouk-ou-tchouk
3:09
3 Mirza
2:23
4 Les Cornichons
2:59
5 Alexandre
2:33
6 Oh ! Hé ! Hein ! Bon !
2:08
7 Je veux être noir
3:20
8 Le Téléfon
2:47
9 Je cherche une petite fille
3:07
10 Madame Robert
3:00
11 Le Millionnaire
2:58
12 Mao et moa
3:20
13 Mon copain Bismark
2:51
14 Le Roi d’Angleterre
2:48
15 Les Petites Jeunes Filles de bonne famille
2:48
16 Ma vie pour rien
4:42
17 Les Yeux de Laurence
3:26
18 Je vends des robes
3:15
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 La Rua Madureira
3:21
2 Justine
2:49
3 Les Hommes à tout faire
2:24
4 Mamadou Mémé
2:57
5 La Maison près de la fontaine
3:44
6 Cannabis
4:44
7 Pour oublier qu’on s’est aimé
3:25
8 Moby-Dick
3:09
9 Kinou
3:17
10 Le Sud
4:34
11 Moses
4:45
12 L’Inexpressible
2:35
13 Les Morceaux de fer
5:41
14 Alcina de Jésus
3:37
15 Chanson pour Nathalie
3:14
16 L’Arbre noir
5:36
17 L’Arche de Noé
3:09
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Le Bonheur
4:25
2 Bloody Flamenco
4:29
3 Scopa
5:30
4 L’An 2000
5:42
5 Barberine
2:54
6 Rock n’ Roll Cow-Boy
3:28
7 Rondeau
4:00
8 Ulysse
5:42
9 L’Année de la comète
4:11
10 Un an d’amour - c’est irréparable
3:24
11 Notre chère Russie
4:32
12 La Désabusion
4:09
13 La Maison tontaine et tonton
3:24
14 The Garden
4:19
15 L’Innocence
4:06

Credits

CD 1

Hammond organ:
Bernard Estardy (track 7)
bass guitar:
Jean Mandengue (tracks 2, 18)
trumpet:
Sonny Grey (track 7)
Pierre Dutour (track 17)
strings arranger:
Clyde Borly (tracks 3–4)
membranophone:
Lucien Dobat (tracks 2, 18)
Richard Hertel (track 7)
organ:
Manu Dibango (tracks 2, 18)
guitar:
Slim Pezin (tracks 2, 18)
Brian Prin (track 7)
Nino Ferrer (track 7)
double bass:
Barre Phillips (track 17)
brass arranger:
Clyde Borly (tracks 3–4)
piano:
Jean Musy (track 7)
baritone saxophone:
tenor saxophone:
Michel Gaucher (track 7)
arranger:
Manu Dibango (track 17)
Bernard Estardy (tracks 3–5)
Richard Hertel (tracks 3–4)
Nino Ferrer (tracks 3–5, 12–17)
Pierre Holassian (tracks 12–13, 15–16)
Pierre Dutour (tracks 12–13, 15–17)
composer:
Daniel Beretta (track 18)
James Booker (track 4)
Jimmy Cox (track 11)
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1–3, 5–10, 12–17, 17–18)
conductor:
Clyde Borly (tracks 3–4)
Michel Colombier (track 14)
Pierre Dutour (tracks 2, 18)
Ivan Jullien (track 1)
lyricist:
James Booker (track 4)
Clothaire (track 12)
Jimmy Cox (track 11)
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1–3, 5–10, 12, 14–17, 17–18)
Jean Renard (track 13)
Pierre Saka (track 13)
orchestra:
La Bande à Ferrer (tracks 2, 8–13, 15–18)
Les Gottamou (track 5)
orchestrator:
Nino Ferrer (track 7)
Clyde Borly (track 3)
producer:
Nino Ferrer (track 3)
recording engineer:
Gunther Loof (track 7)
Francis Miannay (tracks 12–15, 17)
translator:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 4, 11)
vocals:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–16)
Nino Ferrer (1969) (tracks 2, 17–18)
recorded at:
later translated parody versions:
Handycap (track 8)
later translated versions:
Al telefono (track 8)
Il baccalà (Les Cornichons) (track 4)
Le Telefon (version anglaise) (track 8)
Le Telefon (version allemande) (track 8)
Una bambina bionda e blu (Je cherche une petite fille) (track 9)
Viva la campagna (Je vends des robes) (track 18)
later versions:
Come On and Dance (track 3)
La pella nera (track 7)
recording of:
Au bout de mes vingt ans (1965) (track 1)
Les Cornichons (1965) (track 4)
Mirza (1965) (track 3)
Alexandre (1966) (track 5)
Je veux être noir (1966) (track 7)
Le Millionnaire (1966) (track 11)
Le Téléfon (1966) (track 8)
Madame Robert (1966) (track 10)
Je cherche une petite fille (1967) (track 9)
Ma vie pour rien (1967) (track 16)
Mao et Moa (1967) (track 12)
Mon copain Bismark (1967) (track 13)
Le Roi d'Angleterre (1968) (track 14)
Les Yeux de Laurence (1968) (track 17)
Je vends des robes (1969) (track 18)
Les Yeux de Laurence (1969) (track 17)
Tchouk-ou-Tchouk (1969) (track 2)
translated version of:
Big Nick (track 4)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 12–15)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Bob MacGuinnes (tracks 13–15)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar and Moog:
Nino Ferrer (track 16)
violin:
Pierre Louis (tracks 13–14)
Michel Ripoche (track 14)
cello:
Hervé Derrien (tracks 13–14)
Hammond organ and piano:
Giorgio Giombolini (tracks 13–15)
bass guitar:
Jean Mandengue (track 1)
trumpet:
Pierre Dutour (tracks 4, 13–15)
Ronnie James (US funk/disco artist, member of Salsoul Orchestra) (tracks 10–11)
Arthur Young (trumpeter) (tracks 10–11)
viola:
Michel Ripoche (track 13)
membranophone:
Keith Boyce (tracks 8–9, 16)
Lucien Dobat (track 1)
Danny Donath (tracks 10–11)
membranophone and percussion:
Graham Broad (tracks 13–15)
flute and tenor saxophone:
Jeff Peach (tracks 13–15)
organ:
Giorgio Giombolini (tracks 8–9)
Manu Dibango (track 1)
electric cello:
Jean-Charles Lapon (tracks 8–9)
electric violin:
Pierre Louis (tracks 8–9)
guitar:
Slim Pezin (track 1)
Nino Ferrer (tracks 10–11)
bass:
John Edwards (UK double bassist, free improviser) (tracks 13–15)
Lafayette Hudson (tracks 10–11)
Ronnie Thomas (tracks 8–9, 16)
alto violin:
Pierre Llinares (tracks 8–9, 13–14)
double bass:
Barre Phillips (track 4)
electric guitar:
Micky Finn (Guitarist) (track 16)
Larry Jones (tracks 10–11)
percussion:
Keno Speller (tracks 10–11)
keyboard:
Frank Abel (tracks 10–11)
Brian Johnston (track 16)
keyboard and piano:
Brian Johnston (tracks 13–15)
bongos:
Sam Kelly (tracks 13–15)
piano:
Brian Johnston (tracks 8–9)
drum machine:
Alain Lecocq (track 17)
guitar family:
Micky Finn (Guitarist) (tracks 8–9)
arranger:
Pierre Dutour (track 4)
Manu Dibango (track 4)
Nino Ferrer (track 4)
assistant recording engineer:
Proust (tracks 5–7)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 13–17)
composer:
Daniel Beretta (tracks 1, 6)
Philippe Briche (tracks 13–14)
Giorgio Giombolini (track 8)
Marianne Jouve (track 2)
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1–3, 3–5, 7–17)
conductor:
Pierre Dutour (track 1)
Jean-Claude Vannier (tracks 8–9)
guest double bass:
Barre Phillips (track 1)
lyricist:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1–3, 3–17)
Mike Frye (track 11)
D. Moses (track 11)
mixer:
Dominique Blanc-Francard (tracks 8–9)
Patrick Orieux (tracks 13–16)
orchestra:
Le Quatuor Électrique (tracks 8–9)
Spamm Band (track 13)
performer:
Lieky Ashman (tracks 8–9)
Lucien Dobat (tracks 5–7)
Pierre Dutour (tracks 5–7)
Giorgio Giombolini (tracks 5–7)
Sam Kelly (tracks 5–7)
Krapoutchick (tracks 5–7)
Norman Lepard (tracks 8–9)
Jean Mandengue (tracks 5–7)
Slim Pezin (tracks 5–7)
Alan Reeves (tracks 5–7)
Donald Rieubon (tracks 5–7)
Nino Ferrer (tracks 5–7, 17)
Bernard Estardy (tracks 5–7)
producer:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 10–17)
recording engineer:
Alain Lecocq (track 17)
Dominique Blanc-Francard (tracks 8–9)
Bernard Estardy (tracks 5–7)
Francis Miannay (track 4)
Patrick Orieux (track 16)
solo electric violin:
Michel Ripoche (tracks 8–9)
sound engineer:
Patrick Orieux (tracks 10–15)
vocals:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 5–13)
Radiah Frye (tracks 10–11)
Nino Ferrer (1968) (track 4)
Nino Ferrer (1969) (tracks 1–3)
later translated versions:
La Rua Madureira (version espagnole) (track 1)
La Rua Madureira (italian version) (track 1)
recording of:
Les Hommes à tout faire (1967) (track 3)
Mamadou Mémé (1968) (track 4)
Justine (1969) (track 2)
La Rua Madureira (1969) (track 1)
Les Hommes à tout faire (1969) (track 3)
Cannabis (1971-05 – 1971-11) (track 6)
La Maison près de la fontaine (1971-05 – 1971-11) (track 5)
Pour oublier qu'on s'est aimé (1971-05 – 1971-11) (track 7)
Kinou (1973) (track 9)
Moby Dick (1973) (track 8)
Le Sud (1974) (track 10)
Moses (1974) (track 11)
Alcina de Jésus (1975) (track 14)
Chanson pour Nathalie (1975) (track 15)
Les Morceaux de fer (1975) (track 13)
L'Inexpressible (1977) (track 12)
L’Arbre noir (1979) (track 16)
L'Arche de Noé (1986) (track 17)

CD 3

acoustic guitar, electric guitar and Moog:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 2–3)
cymbal and percussion:
Jean-Louis Escalles (tracks 1, 12)
Jean Mora (track 11)
cymbal, percussion and synclavier:
Jean Mora (track 10)
trumpet:
Tony Amouroux (tracks 1, 10–12)
Claude Egea (tracks 1, 10–12)
Ronnie James (US funk/disco artist, member of Salsoul Orchestra) (track 14)
Arthur Young (trumpeter) (track 14)
membranophone:
Keith Boyce (tracks 2–4)
Danny Donath (track 14)
Bill Leroy (track 13)
soprano saxophone:
Gilles Montagnan (track 1)
flute and tenor saxophone:
Guy Robert (French lutenist) (track 10)
organ:
Giorgio Giombolini (track 4)
electric cello:
Jean-Charles Lapon (track 4)
electric violin:
Pierre Louis (track 4)
guitar:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 13–14)
bass:
Lafayette Hudson (track 14)
Roly Lucot (track 13)
Joël Segura (tracks 1, 10–12)
Ronnie Thomas (tracks 2–4)
bass, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Nino Ferrer (track 8)
alto violin:
Pierre Llinares (track 4)
electric guitar:
Micky Finn (Guitarist) (tracks 2–3)
Larry Jones (track 14)
percussion:
Keno Speller (track 14)
keyboard:
Frank Abel (track 14)
Brian Johnston (tracks 2–3)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Bernard Estardy (track 13)
saxophone:
Michel Billes (track 13)
piano:
Brian Johnston (track 4)
drum machine, piano and synthesizer:
Alain Lecocq (track 8)
drum machine, guitar family and piano:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1, 10–12)
baritone saxophone, flute and tenor saxophone:
Guy Robert (French lutenist) (tracks 1, 11–12)
bass drum, cymbal and timbales:
Alain Lecocq (track 5)
horn:
Claude Goasguen (track 13)
Jacques Le Guellec (track 13)
Alain Jacq (track 13)
Bernard Ledréau (track 13)
guitar family:
Micky Finn (Guitarist) (tracks 1, 4, 10–12)
guitar family and keyboard:
Diane Véret (track 10)
additional vocals:
Armande Altaï (track 13)
arranger:
Philippe Missir (track 9)
background vocals:
Magali Pietri (tracks 5, 13)
Diane Véret (track 10)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1–3, 5, 10–12)
Magali Pietri (track 8)
choir vocals:
Juliette (Nino Ferrer's friend.) (track 8)
Kinou (Nino Ferrer's friend.) (track 8)
Nathalie (Nino Ferrer's friend.) (track 8)
Pierre (Nino Ferrer's friend.) (track 8)
Georges Seba (track 11)
composer:
Pierre Ferrari (track 7)
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1–10, 12–15)
Micky Finn (Guitarist) (track 11)
Giorgio Giombolini (track 4)
Alain Lecocq (tracks 6, 8)
Diane Véret (track 9)
conductor:
lead vocals:
Nino Ferrer (track 8)
lyricist:
Pierre Ferrari (track 7)
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1–15)
Mike Frye (track 14)
D. Moses (track 14)
mixer:
Bernard Estardy (tracks 5, 13)
Alain Lecocq (track 8)
Patrick Orieux (tracks 2–3)
orchestra:
performer:
Lieky Ashman (track 4)
Nino Ferrer (track 5)
Norman Lepard (track 4)
Jean Mora (tracks 1, 11–12)
producer:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 1–3, 5, 8–14)
recording engineer:
Bernard Estardy (track 13)
Alain Lecocq (track 8)
Patrick Orieux (tracks 2–3, 5)
solo electric violin:
Michel Ripoche (track 4)
solo guitar:
Micky Finn (Guitarist) (track 13)
solo electric guitar:
Philippe Rigal (track 8)
sound engineer:
Patrick Orieux (track 14)
Diane Véret (track 10)
vocals:
Nino Ferrer (tracks 4, 9, 13–14)
Radiah Frye (track 14)
later translated versions:
Un anno d’amore (track 10)
Un año de amor (track 10)
recording of:
Rondeau (track 7)
L’An 2000 (1973) (track 4)
The Garden (1974) (track 14)
Bloody Flamenco (1979) (track 2)
Scopa (1979) (track 3)
La Maison Tontaine et Tonton (1980) (track 13)
Barberine (1982) (track 5)
Ulysse (1983) (track 8)
L'Année de la comète (1986) (track 9)
La Désabusion (1993) (track 12)
Le Bonheur (1993) (track 1)
Notre chère Russie (1993) (track 11)
L'Innocence (1995-06) (track 15)

Release

ASIN: FR: B000RGSTF0 [info]
purchase for download: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id267795148 [info]