Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Oh ! Maurice
2:58
2 Dans la vie faut pas s’en faire
2:31
3 Je ne peux pas vivre sans amour
2:50
4 Dit’moi monsieur Chevalier
3:15
5 Valentine
2:32
6 It's a Habit of Mine
2:52
7 Chacun son truc
2:27
8 Mon cœur
3:01
9 Ma régulière
2:33
10 Dites-moi ma mère
2:56
11 Mon petit Tom
2:55
12 Quand on revient
2:21
13 Wait Till You See 'Ma Chérie'
2:17
14 Paris je t’aime d’amour
2:24
15 Mimi
2:29
16 Prosper
3:09
17 Les Mirlitons
3:03
18 Sweeping the Clouds Away
2:44
19 Donnez-moi la main
3:27
20 Quand un vicomte
2:43
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Le Chapeau de Zozo
2:40
2 Ma pomme
2:59
3 Y’a d’la joie !
2:53
4 Ah ! Si vous connaissiez ma poule
3:20
5 Paulette
3:20
6 All I Want Is Just One Girl
2:46
7 Ça s’est passé un dimanche
3:11
8 Il pleurait
2:49
9 Ça fait d’excellents français
3:15
10 Arthur, fox à poil dur
3:18
11 Singing a Happy Song
2:57
12 Appelez ça comme vous voulez
2:57
13 Paris sera toujours Paris
3:19
14 La Chanson du maçon
3:15
15 Ça sent si bon la France
2:58
16 Rhythm of the Rain
3:38
17 Marche de Ménilmontant
2:50
18 La Polka des barbus
3:09
19 Fleur de Paris
2:37
20 Quai de Bercy
3:24

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (tracks 13, 18)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (tracks 1–4, 7, 9–10, 12)
London, England, United Kingdom (1926-10) (track 8)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1935-10-11) (tracks 16–17, 19–20)
piano:
Clément Doucet (Belgian pianist) (track 8)
Jean Wiener (track 8)
composer:
Henri Christiné (tracks 1–2, 2, 5, 8)
Walter Donaldson (track 7)
Gaston Gabaroche (track 3)
Ed Gallagher (track 4)
André Gregh (track 17)
Learsi (track 19)
Walter Kollo (track 12)
Mireille (Mireille Hartuch) (track 20)
Raoul Moretti (French composer, musician and lyricist) (track 11)
Fred Pearly (track 17)
François Pruvost (Lyricist) (track 3)
Richard Rodgers (track 15)
Victor Schertzinger (track 14)
Vincent Scotto (track 16)
Al Shean (track 4)
Albert Valsien (French conductor, composer & arranger) (track 19)
Richard A. Whiting (track 13)
Maurice Yvain (track 10)
Sam Coslow (track 18)
conductor:
Jo Bouillon (tracks 17, 19–20)
Pierre Chagnon (Conductor - Composer) (tracks 9–10, 12)
Tom Griselle (conductor) (track 13)
Leonard Joy (composer) (track 18)
Jo Bouillon (1935-10-11) (track 16)
lyricist:
Fred Pearly (track 17)
François Pruvost (Lyricist) (track 3)
Pierre Bayle (track 19)
Sam Coslow (track 18)
Clifford Grey (track 14)
Lorenz Hart (track 15)
Gus Kahn (track 7)
Géo Koger (track 16)
Jean Le Seyeux (tracks 8–9, 12)
Jean Nohain (track 20)
Charles-Louis Pothier (tracks 4, 11)
Leo Robin (track 13)
Saint-Granier (tracks 8–9, 12)
Vincent Telly (track 16)
Albert Willemetz (tracks 2, 2, 4–5, 8–12, 17)
Henry Bataille (track 14)
translator:
Henry Bataille (track 14)
Georges Loyau (track 7)
vocals:
Maurice Chevalier (tracks 6, 11, 15, 17, 19–20)
Maurice Chevalier (1920-01 – 1920-02) (track 1)
Maurice Chevalier (1921-10 – 1921-11) (track 2)
André Urban (French singer, "Le p'tit objet") (1921-10 – 1921-11) (track 2)
Maurice Chevalier (1921-12) (track 2)
A. Urban (French singer, "Le p'tit objet") (1921-12) (track 2)
Maurice Chevalier (1922-03) (track 3)
Maurice Chevalier (1924-10-14) (track 4)
Yvonne Vallée (1924-10-14) (track 4)
Maurice Chevalier (1925-12) (track 5)
Maurice Chevalier (1926-07) (track 7)
Maurice Chevalier (1926-10-26) (track 8)
Yvonne Vallée (1926-10-26) (track 8)
Maurice Chevalier (1927-11) (track 10)
Maurice Chevalier (1927-12) (tracks 9, 12)
Maurice Chevalier (1929-03-15) (track 13)
Maurice Chevalier (1930) (track 14)
Maurice Chevalier (1930-03-22) (track 18)
Maurice Chevalier (1935-10-11) (track 16)
publisher:
later translated versions:
Mimi (film "Aimez-moi ce soir") (track 15)
part of:
Dédé (opérette) (number) (tracks 2, 2)
recording of:
Mimi (from 1932 film "Love Me Tonight") (track 15)
Mon p’tit Tom (track 11)
Oh ! Maurice (1920-01 – 1920-02) (track 1)
Dans la vie faut pas s'en faire (de l'opérette "Dédé") (1921-10 – 1921-11) (track 2)
Dans la vie faut pas s'en faire (de l'opérette "Dédé") (1921-12) (track 2)
Je n'peux pas vivre sans amour (1922-03) (track 3)
Dit's-moi M'sieur Chevalier (1924-10-14) (track 4)
Valentine (Maurice Chevalier song) (1925-12) (track 5)
Chacun son truc (1926-07) (track 7)
Mon cœur (1926-10-26) (track 8)
Dites-moi ma mère (1927-11) (track 10)
Ma régulière (1927-12) (track 9)
Quand on revient (1927-12) (track 12)
Wait ’till You See 'Ma Chérie' (1929-03-15) (track 13)
Paris, je t’aime d’amour (1930) (track 14)
Sweepin’ the Clouds Away (1930-03-22) (track 18)
Donnez-moi la main, mam'zelle (1935-10-11) (track 19)
Les Mirlitons (1935-10-11) (track 17)
Prosper (Yop, la boum) (from "Parade du monde") (1935-10-11) (track 16)
Quand un vicomte (1935-10-11) (track 20)
translated version of:

CD 2

recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936-10-20) (track 2)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1938-11-03) (track 4)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1939-07-07) (track 7)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1939-10-31) (tracks 9, 12)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1941-11-18) (tracks 14–15)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1942-10-12) (tracks 17–18)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1945-03-29) (track 19)
composer:
Alex Alstone (a.k.a. Siegfried Stein/Gaston Lecoque) (track 20)
Henri Betti (tracks 14, 18)
Charles Borel-Clerc (tracks 1–2, 4, 17)
Louiguy (track 15)
Casimir Oberfeld (track 13)
Georges van Parys (tracks 7, 9, 12)
Rudi Revil (aka "Cadix") (track 8)
Jack Stern (tracks 11, 16)
Maurice Vandair (french lyricist, not the jazz musician) (tracks 14, 17, 19)
Michel Emer (1937) (track 3)
Charles Trenet (1937) (track 3)
conductor:
Marcel Cariven (tracks 4, 7–9, 12–15, 17–18)
Roger Désormière (track 1)
Jacques Hélian (track 19)
Roger Désormière (1936-10-20) (track 2)
Marcel Cariven (1937-02-10) (track 3)
lyricist:
Maurice Vandair (french lyricist, not the jazz musician) (track 8)
Henri Bourtayre (aka 'James H. Midway') (track 19)
Jean Boyer (film director and songwriter) (tracks 7, 9, 12)
Maurice Chevalier (tracks 14, 17–18)
Georges Fronsac (track 2)
Jacques Larue (track 15)
Jack Meskill (tracks 11, 16)
Louis Poterat (track 20)
Lucien Rigot (track 2)
René Sarvil (track 1)
René Toche (track 4)
Albert Willemetz (tracks 4, 13)
Charles Trenet (1937) (track 3)
recording engineer:
Eugène Ravenet (track 3)
vocals:
Maurice Chevalier (tracks 4–20)
Maurice Chevalier (1936) (track 1)
Maurice Chevalier (1936-10-20) (track 2)
Maurice Chevalier (1937-02-10) (track 3)
writer:
Leo Robin (track 6)
Richard A. Whiting (track 6)
publisher:
Éditions Raoul Breton (1937) (track 3)
Métropolitaines Éditions (1946) (track 20)
recorded at:
Studio Pathé in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1937-02-10) (track 3)
later translated versions:
Le Chapeau de paille (film « Folies-Bergère ») (track 11)
recording of:
Rhythm of the Rain (film "Folies-Bergère de Paris") (track 16)
Singing a Happy Song (Straw Hat Song) (film "Folies-Bergère de Paris") (track 11)
Le Chapeau de Zozo (1936) (track 1)
Ma pomme (Maurice Chevalier song) (1936-10-20) (track 2)
Y’a d’la joie (1937-02-10) (track 3)
Ah ! si vous connaissiez ma poule ! (1938-11-03) (track 4)
Il pleurait (film "Pièges") (1939) (track 8)
Paris sera toujours Paris (1939) (track 13)
Ça s’est passé un dimanche (1939-07-07) (track 7)
Appelez ça comme vous voulez (1939-10-31) (track 12)
Ça fait d'excellents français (1939-10-31) (track 9)
La Chanson du maçon (1941-11-18) (track 14)
Ça sent si bon la France (1941-11-18) (track 15)
La Marche de Ménilmontant (1942-10-12) (track 17)
La Polka des barbus (1942-10-12) (track 18)
Fleur de Paris (1945-03-29) (track 19)
Quai de Bercy (1946) (track 20)