Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 À Paris
Yves Montand 5 3:14
2 Mes mains
Gilbert Bécaud 2:12
3 La Foire
Jacques Brel 3:22
4 J’ai rendez-vous avec vous
Georges Brassens 4 2:03
5 Si tu t’imagines
Juliette Gréco 3:11
6 Plus bleu que tes yeux
Charles Aznavour 3:03
7 La Vie en rose
Édith Piaf 3:05
8 La Romance de Paris
Charles Trenet 2:51
9 Mon cœur est un violon
Lucienne Boyer 3:13
10 La Java bleue
Fréhel 2:46
11 Vous qui passez sans me voir
Jean Sablon 3:06
12 Pigalle
Georges Ulmer 2:58
13 Cerisiers roses et pommiers blancs
André Claveau 3:03
14 J’attendrai
Rina Ketty 2:57
15 Les Amants de Paris
Édith Piaf 3:12
16 Saint-Germain des Prés
Henri Salvador 3:07
17 Les Feuilles mortes
Yves Montand 3:20
18 Ramona
Fred Gouin 2:48
19 Quand on s’promène au bord de l’eau
Jean Gabin 3:16
20 Sérénade sans espoir
Lucienne Delyle 3:02
21 Brave Margot
Georges Brassens 4 3:18
22 Les Croix
Gilbert Bécaud 3:10
23 Sous le ciel de Paris
Juliette Gréco 3:19
24 Domino
André Claveau 3:20
25 Jézébel
Charles Aznavour 2:50
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Les Trois Cloches
Les Compagnons de la Chanson 4:09
2 Padam… padam
Édith Piaf 3:17
3 C’est si bon
Yves Montand 2:34
4 Parlez-moi d’amour
Lucienne Boyer 2:55
5 J’ai deux amours
Joséphine Baker 3:12
6 Douce France
Charles Trenet 3:11
7 C’est à Capri
Tino Rossi 3:02
8 Sur les quais du vieux Paris
Lucienne Delyle 3:23
9 Valentine
Maurice Chevalier 2:30
10 L’Accordéoniste
Édith Piaf 3:12
11 Mademoiselle de Paris
Jacqueline François 3:03
12 Poker
Charles Aznavour 2:26
13 Viens
Gilbert Bécaud 2:18
14 Il n’y a pas d’amour heureux
Georges Brassens 2:27
15 Je suis comme je suis
Juliette Gréco 3:02
16 Étoile des neiges
Line Renaud 3:04
17 Un gamin de Paris
Mick Micheyl 2:34
18 Les Roses blanches
Berthe Sylva 3:27
19 Les Grands Boulevards
Yves Montand 2:29
20 Oui, je suis de Paris
Mistinguett 2:59
21 La Mer
Charles Trenet 3:21
22 Fleur de Paris
Jacques Hélian 2:58
23 La Chapelle au clair de lune
Léo Marjane 3:12
24 Marjolaine
André Claveau 3:00
25 Moulin Rouge
Les Compagnons de la Chanson 2:01

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (track 11)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936-09-15) (track 19)
acoustic guitar:
Georges Brassens (1953-10-02) (tracks 4, 21)
double bass:
Pierre Nicolas (1953-10-02) (tracks 4, 21)
piano:
Alec Siniavine (track 11)
Robert Chauvigny (track 7)
accordion:
Adolphe Deprince (Belgo-French accordeonnist) (1936-09-15) (track 19)
arranger:
Glen Powell (track 3)
composer:
Georges Brassens (tracks 4, 21)
Gilbert Bécaud (tracks 2, 22)
Louis Ferrari (track 24)
Léo Ferré (tracks 15–16)
Hubert Giraud (track 23)
Géo Koger (track 12)
Joseph Kosma (track 5)
Miarka Laparcerie (track 9)
Francis Lemarque (track 1)
Lou Logist (track 3)
Louiguy (tracks 7, 13)
Eddy Marnay (track 15)
Paul Misraki (track 11)
Jean Sautreuil (track 19)
Vincent Scotto (track 10)
Wayne Shanklin (track 25)
Georges Ulmer (track 12)
Melle Weersma (track 20)
Maurice Yvain (track 19)
Jacques Brel (track 3)
Édith Piaf (track 7)
Charles Aznavour (track 6)
Mabel Wayne (1927) (track 18)
Johnny Hess (1936) (track 11)
Dino Olivieri (Musician and composer) (1936) (track 14)
Léo Chauliac (1941) (track 8)
Charles Trenet (1941) (track 8)
Joseph Kosma (1946) (track 17)
conductor:
Bob Castella (real name: Maurice-François Castella) (track 17)
Robert Chauvigny (track 15)
Guy Luypaerts (track 7)
Wal-Berg (track 11)
Jacques Météhen (a.k.a. "Jack" Metehen, John Ellsworth) (1953) (track 22)
lead vocals:
Georges Brassens (1953-10-02) (track 4)
lyricist:
Georges Brassens (tracks 4, 21)
Léo Ferré (tracks 15–16)
Géo Koger (track 10)
Miarka Laparcerie (track 9)
Francis Lemarque (track 1)
Wayne Shanklin (track 25)
Louis Amade (track 22)
Jacques Brel (track 3)
Pierre Delanoë (track 2)
Jean Dréjac (track 23)
Julien Duvivier (track 19)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (track 18)
Hal Hallifax (track 20)
Jacques Larue (track 13)
Édith Piaf (track 7)
Jacques Plante (track 24)
Louis Poterat (track 19)
Raymond Queneau (track 5)
Don Raye (track 24)
Noël Renard (track 10)
Noël Renaud (track 10)
Jean Richepin (track 9)
Charles Aznavour (track 6)
Nino Rastelli (1936) (track 14)
Charles Trenet (1936) (track 11)
Charles Trenet (1941) (track 8)
Jacques Prévert (1946) (track 17)
orchestra:
Orchestre Musette Pierrot (1936-09-15) (track 19)
orchestrator:
Hubert Rostaing (track 17)
recording engineer:
Georges Cailly (track 11)
translator:
Louis Poterat (track 14)
Charles Aznavour (track 25)
Raoul Breton (track 25)
André Hornez (track 20)
Jean Le Seyeux (track 18)
Saint-Granier (track 18)
Albert Willemetz (track 18)
vocals:
Gilbert Bécaud (track 2)
Jacques Brel (track 3)
Yves Montand (tracks 1, 17)
Édith Piaf (tracks 7, 15)
Jean Sablon (track 11)
Henri Salvador (track 16)
Jean Gabin (1936-09-15) (track 19)
Gilbert Bécaud (1953) (track 22)
Georges Brassens (1953-10-02) (track 21)
publisher:
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 7)
Le Chant du Monde (1949) (track 1)
Éditions Semi (SEMI Société) (1949) (track 1)
recorded at:
Studio Albert in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936-06-19) (track 11)
arrangements:
Autumn Leaves (for brass band, Geldard) (track 17)
Autumn Leaves (for brass, Catherall) (track 17)
La vie en rose (track 7)
Les feuilles mortes (arr. Agrell for solo oboe and orchestra) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Sous le ciel de Paris (original french version) (track 23)
is based on:
Si tu t'imagines (poem) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White (1951 song, version of "Cerisier rose et pommier blanc") (track 13)
later parody versions:
Les feuilles votent (track 17)
later translated versions:
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard) (track 17)
Das Lenchen (Brave Margot) (track 21)
El cielo de París (track 23)
I’ll Be Yours (track 14)
Jos kuvittelet (track 5)
Kuolleet lehdet (track 17)
La Vie en rose (English translation) (track 7)
La contadinella (track 21)
La vida es rosa (track 7)
La vie en rose (Swedish lyrics by Roland) (track 7)
Las hojas muertas (track 17)
Margot (track 21)
Schnee fallt bald (track 17)
Under Paris Skies (english version of “Sous le ciel de Paris”) (track 23)
Zem Parīzes debesīm (Latvian version of "Sous le ciel de Paris") (track 23)
バラ色の人生 (track 7)
粉紅色的一生 (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
Cerisier rose et pommier blanc (1950 song) (track 13)
Domino (André Claveau song) (track 24)
Jézébel (French) (track 25)
J’attendrai (J’attendrai le jour et la nuit…) (track 14)
La Java bleue (track 10)
La Romance de Paris (Charles Trenet song) (track 8)
Les Feuilles mortes (track 17)
Pigalle (track 12)
Ramona (French version) (track 18)
Si tu t'imagines (Juliette Gréco song) (track 5)
À Paris (track 1)
Vous qui passez sans me voir (1936-06-19) (track 11)
Quand on s’promène au bord de l’eau (du film "La Belle Équipe") (1936-09-15) (track 19)
La Vie en rose (French original) (1946-10-09) (track 7)
Les Amants de Paris (1948-06-11) (track 15)
La Foire (1953) (track 3)
Les Croix (1953-02-02) (track 22)
Mes mains (1953-02-02) (track 2)
Brave Margot (1953-10-02) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Jezebel (track 25)
Penny Serenade (credited to "Hallifax, Weersma") (track 20)
Ramona (English version) (track 18)
Tornerai (track 14)

CD 2

composer:
Georges Auric (track 25)
Georges Brassens (track 14)
Gilbert Bécaud (tracks 13, 13)
Henri Christiné (track 9)
Paul Durand (French composer and conductor) (track 11)
Michel Emer (track 10)
Ralph Erwin (track 8)
Norbert Glanzberg (tracks 2, 19)
Will Grosz (track 7)
Billy Hill (Songwriter and standards composer) (track 23)
Joseph Kosma (tracks 15, 15)
Louiguy (track 24)
Adrien Mares (track 17)
Casimir Oberfeld (track 20)
Léon Raiter (track 18)
Pierre Roche (track 12)
Vincent Scotto (track 5)
Maurice Vandair (french lyricist, not the jazz musician) (track 22)
Franz Winkler (Austrian composer & musician) (track 16)
Charles Aznavour (track 12)
Jean Lenoir (track 4)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 1)
Léo Chauliac (1943) (track 6)
Charles Trenet (1943) (track 6)
Albert Lasry (1945) (track 21)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 21)
Henri Betti (1947) (track 3)
conductor:
Bob Castella (real name: Maurice-François Castella) (track 19)
Robert Chauvigny (track 2)
Basil Codolban (track 4)
André Grassi (track 15)
Edmond Mahieux (track 5)
Albert Lasry (1946) (track 21)
lyricist:
Georges Brassens (track 14)
Michel Emer (track 10)
Henri Varna (French lyricist) (track 5)
Louis Aragon (French poet) (track 14)
Charles Aznavour (tracks 12–13, 13)
Pierre Bayle (track 20)
Henri Bourtayre (aka 'James H. Midway') (track 22)
Henri Contet (tracks 2, 11)
André Hornez (track 3)
Géo Koger (track 5)
Jacques Larue (track 25)
Jean Lenoir (track 4)
René Nazelles (track 7)
Jacques Plante (tracks 19, 24)
Louis Poterat (track 8)
Albert Willemetz (track 9)
Léopold de Lima (track 20)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 1)
Charles Trenet (1943) (track 6)
Jacques Prévert (1943) (tracks 15, 15)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 21)
orchestra:
Orchestre Wal-Berg (track 10)
Quartette Fred Ermelin (1953) (track 13)
translator:
Jacques Plante (track 16)
vocals:
Adrien Lamy (track 5)
Joséphine Baker (track 5)
Lucienne Boyer (track 4)
Juliette Gréco (track 15)
Yves Montand (track 19)
Édith Piaf (tracks 2, 10)
Charles Trenet (1946) (track 21)
Gilbert Bécaud (1953) (track 13)
writer:
Marcel Cabridens (track 23)
Léo Lelièvre (père) (track 23)
Mick Micheyl (track 17)
Henri Varna (French lyricist) (track 23)
publisher:
Éditions Meridian (track 4)
Éditions Semi (SEMI Société) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Moulin Rouge (from the film: "Moulin Rouge" (1952)) (track 25)
Étoile des neiges (Fliege mit mir in die Heimat) (track 16)
later parody versions:
Parlez pas d'amour (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Direktör (track 3)
later translated versions:
Bim bam (track 1)
C'est si bon (German version) (track 3)
C'est si bon (English version) (track 3)
Das Meer (track 21)
De tre klockorna (track 1)
Jimmy Brown (track 1)
Kärlekens ord (track 4)
Långkalsong (track 3)
Nie ma szczęśliwych miłości (Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux) (track 14)
The Three Bells (track 1)
Two Loves Have I (track 5)
later versions:
Beyond the Sea (track 21)
Dolce Francia (track 6)
live recording of:
Viens (track 13)
recording of:
C'est à capri (track 7)
C’est si bon (original french version) (track 3)
Douce France (track 6)
Fleur de Paris (track 22)
Les Roses blanches (track 18)
Les Trois Cloches (track 1)
Marjolaine (André Claveau song) (track 24)
Oui, je suis d'Paris (from the film: "Rigolboche") (track 20)
Poker (track 12)
Un Gamin de Paris (track 17)
Valentine (Maurice Chevalier song) (track 9)
Parlez-moi d’amour (1930-04-10) (track 4)
J’ai deux amours (1930-10-22 – 1930-10-23) (track 5)
L’Accordéoniste (1940) (track 10)
La Mer (Charles Trenet song) (1946) (track 21)
Je suis comme je suis (1951-04-04) (track 15)
Les Grands Boulevards (1951-04-04) (track 19)
Padam… padam (1951-10-15) (track 2)
Viens (1953) (track 13)
translated version of:
version of:
Isle of Capri (track 7)

Release

ASIN: US: B0002MIJFE [info]