Annotation

Stereo tracks:
CD2: 1, 13, 18
CD3: 1, 7, 17
CD4: 7 to 9, 11 to 13, 17, 19
CD5: 1, 4, 17, 19, 20
CD6: 24

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-27 19:41 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Boris Vian chante Boris Vian
# Title Rating Length
1 Les Joyeux Bouchers
2:15
2 Le Déserteur
3:34
3 La Java des bombes atomiques
3 2:42
4 Le Petit Commerce
3:05
5 Complainte du progrès
2:48
6 Cinématographe
2:44
7 J’suis snob
4 2:53
8 On n’est pas là pour se faire engueuler
3:20
9 On n’est pas là pour se faire engueuler
3:03
10 Je bois
3:33
11 Le Petit Commerce
3:07
12 Bourrée de complexes
2:15
13 Ah ! si j’avais un franc cinquante
1:22
14 Barcelone
2:58
15 À la pêche des cœurs
2:53
16 Calypso Blues
2:16
17 Mozart avec nous
1:36
18 La Java des chaussettes à clous
2:57
19 J’suis snob
0:57
CD 2: Chansons possibles, Volume 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Complainte du progrès
Bernard Lavilliers 3:07
2 On n’est pas là pour se faire engueuler
Patachou 3:46
3 Le Fêtard
Henri Salvador 2:32
4 C’est la barbe!
Maurice Chevalier et Sacha Distel 2:24
5 Je m’en souviens très bien
Maurice Chevalier et Jane Marken 2:41
6 La Fille de Hambourg
Hildegarde Neff 4:53
7 Alabama Song
Catherine Sauvage 3:41
8 Le Tzigane
Pia Colombo 2:34
9 Cinématographe
Mouloudji 3:06
10 La Marche des gosses
Yvette Giraud 2:19
11 Musique mécanique
Juliette Gréco 3:07
12 Vénus de Milo
Dario Moreno 2:35
13 Arthur... où t’as mis le corps ?
Serge Reggiani 4:45
14 La Vie grise
Henry Salvador 2:45
15 Sans blague
Renée Lebas 3:20
16 Valse jaune
Mouloudji 3:46
17 Ma chansonnette
Henry Salvador 2:50
18 Des tas d’cadeaux
Béatrice Moulin 2:04
19 Nanna’s Lied
Catherine Sauvage 3:14
20 Ses baisers me grisaient
Nana Mouskouri 3:32
21 Rue Watt
Philippe Clay 2:37
CD 3: Chansons possibles, Volume 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Toi
Nicole Croisille 2:37
2 J’suis snob
Mouloudji 3:13
3 Java mondaine
Jacqueline François 2:28
4 Java chauve
P.A.O.L.A 2:33
5 À Cannes cet été
Henri Salvador 2:39
6 Le Gars de Rochechouart
Maria Remusat 2:38
7 Bilbao Song
Yves Montand 4:38
8 Surabaya Johnny
Catherine Sauvage 4:05
9 La Fiancée du capitaine
Louis Massis 2:39
10 Il faut me jurer de m’aimer
Simone Langlois 3:35
11 Moi mon Paris
Renée Lebas 3:16
12 Bois un coup et va au lit
Gérard La Viny 2:15
13 Robert
Henri Salvador 2:20
14 La Marche des gosses
Chorale Fédérale du Scoutisme Français 2:29
15 Nous avions vingt ans
Hugues Aufray 2:49
16 Chant de La Havane
Catherine Sauvage 1:46
17 Qu’est-ce que ça peut faire
Jacqueline Danno 2:45
18 Mon oncle Célestin
Magali Noël 3:27
19 Trompette d’occasion
Henri Salvador 2:42
20 Tango interminable des perceurs de coffres-forts
Les Frères Jacques 4:44
21 La Complainte de Mackie
Catherine Sauvage 2:48
CD 4: Chansons impossibles
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Le Déserteur
Mouloudji 3:10
2 L’Âme slave
Jacques Higelin 1:48
3 La Java des bombes atomiques
Jan et Rod 3:21
4 Les Joyeux Bouchers
Les Garçons de la rue 2:22
5 La Marche arrière
Michèle Arnaud 2:25
6 Le Temps de vivre
Philippe Clay 1:35
7 Les Pirates
Béatrice Moulin 2:16
8 Tango des matelots
Catherine Sauvage 4:23
9 Suicide valse
Arlette Téphany 3:37
10 Chanson de la fumée
Catherine Sauvage 2:55
11 L’Âme slave
Les Charlots 2:02
12 Le Politique
Mouloudji 3:17
13 Terre-Lune
Magali Noël 3:53
14 La Java des chaussettes à clous
Jacques Higelin 2:31
15 Chanson de la Saint Glinglin
Catherine Sauvage 2:05
16 C’était un gars
Jean-Louis Tristan 2:11
17 Allons z’enfants
Mouloudji 3:21
18 Le Déserteur
Richard Anthony 3:24
19 À tous les enfants
Joan Baez 2:52
CD 5: Chansons pas possibles
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Au bon vieux temps
Magali Noël 2:20
2 La Java javanaise
Louis Massis 2:55
3 La Java martienne
Les 3 Horaces 2:34
4 Malédiction des balais
Les Charlots 2:41
5 Ne vous mariez pas les filles
Michèle Arnaud 1:42
6 Relax
Suzy Delair 3:15
7 Je n’peux pas m’empêcher
Philippe Clay 2:55
8 Une bonn’ paire de claques
Louis Massis 3:54
9 Pan, pan, pan, poireaux, pomm’ de terre
Maurice Chevalier 3:04
10 Natacha
Caudry et les Chachacha 3:09
11 C’était une pauv’ gosse des rues
Mouloudji 2:52
12 Complainte d’Alphonse (Complainte du priapisme)
Philippe Clay 2:43
13 Tiger Rag
J.C. Theodore et ses grrrrr 3:01
14 Mozart avec nous
Denise Benoit 1:35
15 Tout fonctionne a l’italiano
Fredo Minablo et sa Pizza Musicale 2:32
16 Salcicciatella
Fredo Minablo et sa Pizza Musicale 3:02
17 Ma rengaine
Colette Renard 2:16
18 Le Tube
Henri Salvador 1:50
19 Conseils à un ami
Mouloudji 3:05
20 Quand j’aurai du vent dans mon crâne
Serge Reggiani 2 2:53
CD 6: Chansons Rock
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 C’est le be-bop
Henry Salvador et Jack Diéval Trio 2:09
2 Rock and roll-mops
Henry Cording & His Original Rock and Roll Boys 2:29
3 Dis-moi qu’tu m’aimes rock
Henry Cording & His Original Rock and Roll Boys 2:35
4 Rock hoquet
Henry Cording & His Original Rock and Roll Boys 2:31
5 Va t’faire cuire un oeuf, man
Henry Cording & His Original Rock and Roll Boys 2:55
6 Alhambra Rock
Magali Noël 2:40
7 Strip-Rock
Magali Noël 2:21
8 Fais-moi mal Johnny
Magali Noël 4 2:26
9 Rock des petits cailloux
Magali Noël 2:38
10 Rockin’ Ghost
Rock Failair et son orchestre de p'tits milliardaires 3:23
11 Rock de Monsieur Failair
Rock Failair et son orchestre de p'tits milliardaires 2:55
12 Requins drôles
Rock Failair et son orchestre de p'tits milliardaires 2:45
13 Rock monsieur
Rock Failair et son orchestre de p'tits milliardaires 2:59
14 Rockin’ Party
Rock Failair et son orchestre de p'tits milliardaires 2:35
15 Blouse du dentiste
Henri Salvador 4 3:30
16 Plus jamais
Didier Lapeyrere 2:32
17 Ses baisers me grisaient
Hugues Aufray 2:01
18 D’où reviens-tu, Billie Boy ?
Danyel Gérard 2:58
19 Le Croque-Crâne-Creux
Moustache et ses moustachus 2:33
20 Trent’neuf de fièvre
Gabriel Dalar 3:05
21 L’Arbre aux pendus
Juan Catalaño 2:42
22 Frankenstein
Louis Massis 3:29
23 Donne, donne, donne
Christiane Legrand 2:03
24 Rock hoquet
Au bonheur des dames 2:23

Credits

CD 1: Boris Vian chante Boris Vian

piano:
Alain Goraguer (tracks 14–17)
Jimmy Walter (tracks 18–19)
additional lyricist:
Boris Vian (track 13)
arranger:
Alain Goraguer (1956-03) (track 17)
composer:
John Schoenberger (track 13)
Jimmy Walter (1954) (tracks 6–9, 19)
Harold Berg (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (track 2)
Boris Vian (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (track 2)
Jimmy Walter (1954-11 – 1954-11-23) (track 18)
Jimmy Walter (1954-11 – 1954-12) (track 1)
Alain Goraguer (1955) (tracks 4, 10–11, 14)
Alain Goraguer (1955-01-01 – 1955-01-10) (track 5)
Alain Goraguer (1955-01 – 1955-04) (track 3)
Alain Goraguer (1955-01 – 1955-06) (track 12)
Alain Goraguer (1957) (tracks 15–16)
conductor:
Jimmy Walter (tracks 1–3, 5–8)
Claude Bolling (tracks 9–12)
Jimmy Walter (1955-04-22) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Boris Vian (track 7)
lead vocals and spoken vocals:
Boris Vian (1955-04-22) (track 4)
lyricist:
Malvin Schönberger (track 13)
Boris Vian (1954) (tracks 6–9, 19)
Boris Vian (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (track 2)
Boris Vian (1954-11 – 1954-11-23) (track 18)
Boris Vian (1954-11 – 1954-12) (track 1)
Boris Vian (1955) (tracks 4, 10–11, 14)
Boris Vian (1955-01-01 – 1955-01-10) (track 5)
Boris Vian (1955-01 – 1955-04) (track 3)
Boris Vian (1955-01 – 1955-06) (track 12)
Géo Dorlis (1956-03) (track 17)
Boris Vian (1956-03) (track 17)
Boris Vian (1957) (tracks 15–16)
orchestra:
Jimmy Walter et son ensemble (1955-04-22) (track 4)
vocals:
Boris Vian (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8–19)
recorded at:
Salle Érard (Paris) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1947-10-25) (track 13)
edit of:
later translated versions:
Beber (track 10)
La mente obtusa (track 15)
O pequeno comércio (tracks 4, 11)
Snob (Spanish version) (tracks 7, 19)
The Deserter (Boris Vian song) (track 2)
Y Ffoadur (track 2)
later versions:
La Vie en rouge, Partie 3 : La Java des bombes atomiques (melodrama for narrator & instruments) (track 3)
parody version of:
Whispering (track 13)
part of:
La Bande à Bonnot (tracks 1, 18)
partial recording of:
J'suis snob (1954-11-23) (track 19)
recording of:
Barcelone (track 14)
Ah ! Si j’avais un franc cinquante (1947-10-25) (track 13)
La Java des chaussettes à clous (1954-11-23) (track 18)
La Java des bombes atomiques (1955-04-22) (track 3)
Le Petit Commerce (Les Canons) (1955-04-22) (track 4)
Les Joyeux Bouchers (1955-04-22) (track 1)
Cinématographe (1955-04-27) (track 6)
J'suis snob (1955-04-27) (track 7)
Le Déserteur (1955-04-27) (track 2)
Bourrée de complexes (1955-06-24) (track 12)
Je bois (1955-06-24) (track 10)
Le Petit Commerce (Les Canons) (1955-06-24) (track 11)
Calypso Blues (1957) (track 16)
Mozart avec nous (1957) (track 17)
À la pêche des cœurs (1957) (track 15)

CD 2: Chansons possibles, Volume 1

piano:
Jacques Loussier (1964) (track 19)
additional vocals:
Sacha Distel (1959) (track 4)
Jane Marken (1959) (track 5)
arranger:
Alain Goraguer (track 13)
Malcolm Arnold (1958) (track 10)
background vocals and choir vocals:
Les Fontana (French session back-vocal group) (1959) (track 12)
chorus master:
Marc Herrand (1959) (track 10)
composer:
Louis Bessières (track 13)
Yves Gilbert (track 21)
Emil Jochum (track 18)
Gérard La Viny (track 18)
Frederick Loewe (tracks 4–5)
Joel Newman (track 20)
Lew Quatling (track 17)
Kurt Weill (tracks 7, 19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Jack Diéval (1948-05) (track 14)
Jimmy Walter (1954) (tracks 2, 9)
Jimmy Walter (1954-09) (track 15)
Marguerite Monnot (1954-10) (track 16)
Alain Goraguer (1955-01-01 – 1955-01-10) (track 1)
André Popp (1957) (track 11)
Henri Salvador (1958-01) (track 3)
Jean Ledrut (1958-04) (track 6)
Janine Bertille (aka 'Alma Lemonn') (1959) (track 8)
Fred Freed (Austrian composer, pianist) (1959) (track 12)
conductor:
Alain Goraguer (track 13)
Jo Boyer (1950-10 – 1950-11) (track 14)
Jo Boyer (1950-11 – 1950-12) (track 17)
Jimmy Walter (1955) (tracks 9, 15)
André Popp (1957) (track 11)
Franck Aussman (1958) (track 7)
André Persiany (1958) (track 6)
Marc Herrand (1959) (track 10)
Michel Legrand (1959) (track 12)
André Popp (1960) (track 8)
Guy Boyer (1964) (track 18)
Michel Legrand (1965) (track 20)
Jean-Paul Mengeon (1971) (track 21)
lyricist:
Gérard La Viny (track 18)
Bertolt Brecht (tracks 7, 19)
John Elliot (1914-1972 US film songwriter mostly Westerns, aka Jack Ellott) (track 17)
Alan Jay Lerner (Lyricist and composer) (tracks 4–5)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 20)
Boris Vian (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Boris Vian (1948-05) (track 14)
Boris Vian (1954) (tracks 2, 9)
Boris Vian (1954-07) (track 21)
Boris Vian (1954-09) (track 15)
Boris Vian (1954-10) (track 16)
Boris Vian (1955-01-01 – 1955-01-10) (track 1)
Boris Vian (1957) (track 11)
Boris Vian (1958-01) (track 3)
Boris Vian (1958-04) (track 6)
Boris Vian (1959) (tracks 8, 12)
orchestra:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 16)
Jo Boyer et son orchestre (1950-10 – 1950-11) (track 14)
Jo Boyer et son orchestre (1950-11 – 1950-12) (track 17)
Joss Baselli & son orchestre (1955) (track 2)
Jimmy Walter et son ensemble (1955) (tracks 9, 15)
André Popp et son orchestre (1957) (track 11)
Paul Baron & His Orchestra (1959) (tracks 4–5)
André Popp et son orchestre (1960) (track 8)
Guy Boyer et son orchestre (1964) (track 18)
translator:
Boris Vian (1950-10) (track 17)
Boris Vian (1956) (track 7)
Boris Vian (1956 – 1957) (track 19)
Boris Vian (1958) (tracks 4–5, 10)
Boris Vian (1958 – 1959) (track 18)
Boris Vian (1958-03-06) (track 20)
vocals:
Henri Salvador (1950-10 – 1950-11) (track 14)
Henri Salvador (1950-11 – 1950-12) (track 17)
Renée Lebas (1955) (track 15)
Mouloudji (1955) (tracks 9, 16)
Patachou (1955) (track 2)
Juliette Gréco (1957) (track 11)
Hildegard Knef (German singer) (1958) (track 6)
Henri Salvador (1958) (track 3)
Catherine Sauvage (1958) (track 7)
Maurice Chevalier (1959) (tracks 4–5)
Yvette Giraud (1959) (track 10)
Darío Moreno (1959) (track 12)
Pia Colombo (1960) (track 8)
Béatrice Moulin (1964) (track 18)
Catherine Sauvage (1964) (track 19)
Nana Mouskouri (1965) (track 20)
Philippe Clay (1971) (track 21)
Serge Reggiani (1979) (track 13)
Bernard Lavilliers (1982) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Cinématographe (1955) (track 9)
Ses baisers me grisaient (1965) (track 20)
later translated versions:
El juerguista (track 3)
Musique mécanique (English version) (track 11)
Musique mécanique (Portuguese version) (track 11)
later versions:
La Vie en rouge, Partie 4 : La Valse jaune (melodrama for narrator & instruments) (track 16)
Le Tzigane (music by J.-Cl. Séférian) (track 8)
live cover recording of:
part of:
Gigi (French version) (tracks 4–5)
recording of:
La Vie grise (1950-10 – 1950-11) (track 14)
Ma chansonnette (1950-11 – 1950-12) (track 17)
Sans blague (1955) (track 15)
Valse jaune (1955) (track 16)
Musique mécanique (1957) (track 11)
Alabama song (French version) (1958) (track 7)
La Fille de Hambourg (1958) (track 6)
Le Fêtard (1958) (track 3)
C’est la barbe (1959) (track 4)
Je m'en souviens très bien (1959) (track 5)
Vénus de Milo (1959) (track 12)
Le Tzigane (original) (1960) (track 8)
Des tas d'cadeaux (1964) (track 18)
Nanna's Lied (1964) (track 19)
Rue Watt (music by Yves Gilbert) (1971) (track 21)
Arthur où t'as mis le corps (1979) (track 13)
translated version of:
Alabama Song (from the songspiel “Mahagonny” & opera “Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny”) (track 7)
Bels Bitins (track 18)
I Remember It Well (Gigi) (track 5)
It's a Bore (Gigi) (track 4)
Lied eines Freudenmädchens (Nanna's Lied) (music by Kurt Weill) (track 19)
Sam's Song (track 17)
version of:
Arthur… où t'as mis le corps ? (lyrics) (track 13)
Rue Watt (track 21)

CD 3: Chansons possibles, Volume 2

piano:
Pierre Philippe (French composer & pianist) (1958) (track 20)
Jacques Loussier (1961) (track 8)
Jacques Loussier (1964) (track 21)
arranger:
Malcolm Arnold (1958) (track 14)
choir vocals:
composer:
Kurt Weill (tracks 7–8, 16, 21)
Rudi Revil (aka "Cadix") (track 1)
Jimmy Walter (1954) (tracks 2, 20)
Jimmy Walter (1954-09) (track 11)
Claude Bolling (1955-10) (track 18)
Alain Goraguer (1956-07) (track 9)
Alain Goraguer (1956-10) (track 15)
Henri Salvador (1957) (track 19)
Henri Salvador (1957-10) (track 3)
Henri Salvador (1957-11) (track 6)
Henri Salvador (1957-12) (track 13)
Louis Ferrari (1958) (track 10)
Gérard La Viny (1958) (track 12)
Jack Richemont (1958) (track 12)
Henri Salvador (1958-06) (track 4)
Eddie Barclay (1958-07) (track 5)
Quincy Jones (1958-07) (track 5)
Janine Bertille (aka 'Alma Lemonn') (1959) (track 17)
conductor:
Jimmy Walter (1955) (tracks 2, 11)
Claude Bolling (1957) (track 18)
Alain Goraguer (1957) (track 9)
Jack Elliott (1927-2001 US film composer) (1958) (track 3)
Quincy Jones (1958) (track 19)
Raymond Le Pers (1958) (track 6)
André Popp (1958) (track 20)
Jean Bouchéty (1959) (track 15)
Fred Freed (Austrian composer, pianist) (1959) (track 14)
Michel Magne (1959) (track 5)
François Rauber (1959) (track 10)
Alain Goraguer (1960) (track 4)
Bob Castella (real name: Maurice-François Castella) (1961) (track 7)
Léo Chauliac (1961) (track 17)
Jerry van Rooyen (1961) (track 1)
Jean-Michel Defaye (1966) (track 16)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (tracks 7–8, 16, 21)
Rudi Revil (aka "Cadix") (track 1)
Boris Vian (1954) (tracks 2, 20)
Boris Vian (1954-09) (track 11)
Boris Vian (1955-10) (track 18)
Boris Vian (1956-07) (track 9)
Boris Vian (1956-10) (track 15)
Boris Vian (1957) (track 19)
Boris Vian (1957-10) (track 3)
Boris Vian (1957-11) (track 6)
Boris Vian (1957-12) (track 13)
Boris Vian (1958) (tracks 10, 12)
Boris Vian (1958-06) (track 4)
Boris Vian (1958-07) (track 5)
Boris Vian (1959) (track 17)
orchestra:
Jimmy Walter et son ensemble (1955) (tracks 2, 11)
André Popp et son orchestre (1958) (track 20)
Quincy Jones and His Orchestra (1958) (track 19)
Fred Freed et son orchestre (1959) (track 14)
Léo Chauliac et son ensemble (1961) (track 17)
translator:
Boris Vian (1956) (tracks 8, 21)
Boris Vian (1956-12) (track 7)
Boris Vian (1957) (track 16)
Boris Vian (1958) (track 14)
Boris Vian (1959) (track 1)
vocals:
Renée Lebas (1955) (track 11)
Mouloudji (1955) (track 2)
Louis Massis (1957) (track 9)
Magali Noël (1957) (track 18)
Jacqueline François (Jacqueline Guillemautot) (1958) (track 3)
Les Frères Jacques (1958) (track 20)
Maria Remusat (1958) (track 6)
Henri Salvador (1958) (tracks 13, 19)
Hugues Aufray (1959) (track 15)
Gérard La Viny (1959) (track 12)
Simone Langlois (1959) (track 10)
Henri Salvador (1959) (track 5)
P.A.O.L.A (1960) (track 4)
Nicole Croisille (1961) (track 1)
Jacqueline Danno (1961) (track 17)
Yves Montand (1961) (track 7)
Catherine Sauvage (1961) (track 8)
Catherine Sauvage (1964) (track 21)
Catherine Sauvage (1966) (track 16)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
remasters:
cover recording of:
J'suis snob (1955) (track 2)
Nous avions vingt ans (1959-03) (track 15)
Toi (1961) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Moi, mon Paris (French-Portuguese version) (track 11)
Snob (Spanish version) (track 2)
later versions:
live recording of:
Surabaya Johnny (French version 1956) (1961) (track 8)
recording of:
Moi, mon Paris (1955) (track 11)
La Fiancée du capitaine (1957) (track 9)
Mon oncle Célestin (1957) (track 18)
Java mondaine (1958) (track 3)
Le Gars de Rochechouart (1958) (track 6)
Robert (1958) (track 13)
Trompette d’occasion (1958) (track 19)
Bois un coup et va au lit (1959) (track 12)
Il faut me jurer de m'aimer (1959) (track 10)
Java chauve (1960) (track 4)
Qu'est-ce que ça peut faire (1961) (track 17)
Complainte de Mackie (Boris Vian translation) (1964) (track 21)
Chant de La Havane (1966) (track 16)
translated version of:
Happy End: Surabaya Johnny (original German version) (track 8)
Havanna Lied (track 16)
So (track 1)

CD 4: Chansons impossibles

trumpet:
François Chassagnite (1989-11-09) (track 13)
membranophone:
Michel Julien (1989-11-09) (track 13)
double bass:
Jean-Philippe Viret (1989-11-09) (track 13)
saxophone:
Guillaume Naturel (1989-11-09) (track 13)
piano:
Richard Pizzorno (pianist, director) (1989-11-09) (track 13)
Jean-Michel Defaye (1991) (tracks 10, 15)
arranger:
Jimmy Walter (tracks 2, 14)
composer:
Albert Assayag (tracks 12, 17)
Paul Dessau (tracks 10, 15)
Mouloudji (tracks 12, 17)
Kurt Weill (track 8)
Jimmy Walter (1954) (tracks 2, 9, 11)
Boris Vian (1954) (track 7)
Harold Berg (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (tracks 1, 18, 18)
Boris Vian (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (tracks 1, 18, 18)
Jimmy Walter (1954-11 – 1954-11-23) (track 14)
Jimmy Walter (1954-11 – 1954-12) (track 4)
Alain Goraguer (1955) (track 13)
Alain Goraguer (1955-01 – 1955-04) (track 3)
Henri Salvador (1958-03) (track 5)
Luiz Bonfá (1959) (track 16)
Claude Vence (1983) (track 19)
conductor:
Pierre Arrimi (1956) (track 4)
Alain Goraguer (1956) (track 3)
Jean-Paul Mengeon (1956) (track 6)
André Persiany (1959) (track 16)
Guy Boyer (1964) (track 7)
Paul Piot (1964) (track 5)
Jean-Michel Defaye (1966) (track 8)
Harry Robinson (1966) (track 18)
Jimmy Walter (1966) (tracks 2, 14)
Jimmy Walter (1969) (track 11)
Albert Assayag (1971) (tracks 9, 12)
Richard Pizzorno (pianist, director) (1989-11-09) (track 13)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (tracks 8, 10, 15)
Boris Vian (1952) (track 17)
Boris Vian (1954) (tracks 2, 6–7, 9, 11)
Boris Vian (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (tracks 1, 18, 18)
Boris Vian (1954 – 1959) (track 19)
Boris Vian (1954-04-27) (track 12)
Boris Vian (1954-11 – 1954-11-23) (track 14)
Boris Vian (1954-11 – 1954-12) (track 4)
Boris Vian (1955) (track 13)
Boris Vian (1955-01 – 1955-04) (track 3)
Boris Vian (1958-03) (track 5)
Boris Vian (1959) (track 16)
orchestra:
Guy Boyer et son orchestre (1964) (track 7)
Paul Piot et son orchestre (1964) (track 5)
Jimmy Walter et son ensemble (1966) (tracks 2, 14)
Albert Assayag et son orchestre (1971) (tracks 9, 12)
orchestrator:
François Rauber (track 13)
spoken vocals:
Philippe Clay (1956) (track 6)
translator:
Boris Vian (1956) (tracks 10, 15)
Boris Vian (1957) (track 8)
vocals:
Mouloudji (1955) (track 1)
Les Garçons de la rue (1956) (track 4)
Jan et Rod (1956) (track 3)
Jean-Louis Tristan (1959) (track 16)
Michèle Arnaud (1964) (track 5)
Béatrice Moulin (1964) (track 7)
Richard Anthony (1966) (track 18)
Jacques Higelin (1966) (tracks 2, 14)
Catherine Sauvage (1966) (track 8)
Les Charlots (1969) (track 11)
Mouloudji (1971) (tracks 12, 17)
Arlette Téphany (1971) (track 9)
Joan Baez (1983) (track 19)
Magali Noël (1989-11-09) (track 13)
Catherine Sauvage (1991) (tracks 10, 15)
edit of:
cover recording of:
Le Déserteur (track 18)
Le Déserteur (1955) (track 1)
La Java des bombes atomiques (1956) (track 3)
Les Joyeux Bouchers (1956) (track 4)
Le Déserteur (1966) (track 18)
L'Âme slave (1969) (track 11)
Suicide-valse (1971) (track 9)
later translated versions:
Herr Oberstdivisionär (tracks 1, 18, 18)
Jag står här på ett torg (tracks 1, 18, 18)
Lehrdienschtverweigerer (tracks 1, 18, 18)
The Deserter (Boris Vian song) (tracks 1, 18, 18)
Y Ffoadur (tracks 1, 18, 18)
later versions:
La Vie en rouge, Partie 3 : La Java des bombes atomiques (melodrama for narrator & instruments) (track 3)
live cover recording of:
À tous les enfants (music by Claude Vence) (1983) (track 19)
Terre-Lune (1989-11-09) (track 13)
part of:
La Bande à Bonnot (tracks 4, 14)
recording of:
Le Temps de vivre (L'Évadé) (lyrics) (1956) (track 6)
C'était un gars (Dobradinho) (1959) (track 16)
La Marche arrière (1964) (track 5)
Les Pirates (1964) (track 7)
L'Âme slave (1966) (track 2)
Tango des matelots (1966) (track 8)
Allons z'enfants (music by Mouloudji & Assayag) (1971) (track 17)
Le Politique (music by Mouloudji & Assayag) (1971) (track 12)
Chanson de la Saint Glinglin (1991) (track 15)
Chanson de la fumée (1991) (track 10)
translated version of:
Matrosen-Song (track 8)
version of:
Le Politique (original) (track 12)
À tous les enfants (track 19)

CD 5: Chansons pas possibles

trumpet:
François Chassagnite (1989-11-09) (track 1)
membranophone:
Michel Julien (1989-11-09) (track 1)
double bass:
Jean-Philippe Viret (1989-11-09) (track 1)
saxophone:
Guillaume Naturel (1989-11-09) (track 1)
piano:
Bernard André (1956) (track 3)
Richard Pizzorno (pianist, director) (1989-11-09) (track 1)
accordion:
Freddy Balta (1957-05-13) (tracks 15–16)
arranger:
Alain Goraguer (1956-03) (track 14)
composer:
Albert Assayag (tracks 11, 19)
Serge Gainsbourg (track 20)
Yves Gilbert (track 12)
Nick LaRocca (track 13)
Mouloudji (tracks 11, 19)
Jean-Jacques Robert (track 20)
Johnny Sabrou (1943) (track 1)
Jimmy Walter (1954) (track 4)
Harold Berg (1954-06) (track 7)
Jimmy Walter (1954-06) (track 6)
Boris Vian (1954-06) (track 7)
Alain Goraguer (1955) (track 10)
Alain Goraguer (1955-10 – 1956-12-20) (track 9)
Alain Goraguer (1955-11) (track 3)
Renato Carosone (1956) (track 15)
Alain Goraguer (1956) (track 2)
Freddy Balta (1957-05-12) (track 16)
Henri Salvador (1957-12) (track 18)
Alain Goraguer (1958) (track 5)
Henri Salvador (1958-05) (track 8)
Marguerite Monnot (1959-06) (track 17)
conductor:
Jean Marion (composer) (1955) (track 6)
Jean-Paul Mengeon (1956) (track 7)
Alain Goraguer (1957) (tracks 2, 9)
André Popp (1957-05-13) (tracks 15–16)
Jean Bouchéty (1959) (track 8)
Raymond Legrand (1960) (track 17)
François Rauber (1961) (track 14)
Paul Piot (1964) (track 5)
Jean-Claude Pelletier (1969) (track 20)
Jimmy Walter (1969) (track 4)
Albert Assayag (1971) (track 19)
Jean-Paul Mengeon (1971) (track 12)
Jean Musy (1971) (track 11)
Richard Pizzorno (pianist, director) (1989-11-09) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Serge Reggiani (1969) (track 20)
lyricist:
Jacques Prévert (track 20)
Boris Vian (1943) (track 1)
Boris Vian (1947) (track 13)
Boris Vian (1947-04-03) (track 11)
Boris Vian (1952 – 1953) (track 20)
Boris Vian (1954) (track 4)
Boris Vian (1954 – 1959) (track 12)
Boris Vian (1954-06) (tracks 6–7)
Boris Vian (1955) (track 10)
Boris Vian (1955-10 – 1956-12-20) (track 9)
Boris Vian (1955-11) (track 3)
Nicola Salerno (1956) (track 15)
Boris Vian (1956) (track 2)
Géo Dorlis (1956-03) (track 14)
Boris Vian (1956-03) (track 14)
Boris Vian (1957-05-12) (track 16)
Boris Vian (1957-12) (track 18)
Boris Vian (1958) (tracks 5, 19)
Boris Vian (1958-05) (track 8)
Boris Vian (1959-06) (track 17)
orchestra:
Jean Marion et son orchestre (1955) (track 6)
Alain Goraguer et son orchestre (1957) (tracks 2, 9)
J.C. Theodore et ses grrrrr (1957) (track 13)
André Popp et son orchestre (1957-05-13) (tracks 15–16)
Caudry et les Chachacha (1959) (track 10)
Paul Piot et son orchestre (1964) (track 5)
Jean Musy et son orchestre (1971) (track 11)
orchestrator:
Graziella Madrigal (track 1)
translator:
Boris Vian (1957-03) (track 15)
vocals:
Suzy Delair (1955) (track 6)
Philippe Clay (1956) (track 7)
Les Trois Horaces (1956) (track 3)
Maurice Chevalier (1957) (track 9)
J.C. Theodore et ses grrrrr (1957) (track 13)
Louis Massis (1957) (track 2)
Freddy Balta (1957-05-13) (tracks 15–16)
Henri Salvador (1958) (track 18)
Caudry et les Chachacha (1959) (track 10)
Louis Massis (1959) (track 8)
Colette Renard (1960) (track 17)
Denise Benoit (1961) (track 14)
Michèle Arnaud (1964) (track 5)
Les Charlots (1969) (track 4)
Philippe Clay (1971) (track 12)
Mouloudji (1971) (tracks 11, 19)
Magali Noël (1989-11-09) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Mozart avec nous (1961) (track 14)
is based on:
later translated versions:
The Hit (track 18)
later versions:
live recording of:
Au bon vieux temps (music by Johnny Sabrou) (1989-11-09) (track 1)
parody version of:
recording of:
Relax (1955) (track 6)
Je n'peux pas m'empêcher (1956) (track 7)
La Java martienne (1956) (track 3)
La Java javanaise (1957) (track 2)
Tiger Rag (French version) (1957) (track 13)
Salcicciatella (Le Petit Saucisson) (1957-05-13) (track 16)
Tout fonctionne à l'italiano (1957-05-13) (track 15)
Le Tube (1958) (track 18)
Natacha-Chienchienchien (1959) (track 10)
Une bonn' paire de claques (1959) (track 8)
Ma rengaine (1960) (track 17)
Malédiction des balais (1969) (track 4)
Quand j’aurai du vent dans mon crâne (music by Serge Gainsbourg) (1969) (track 20)
C'était une pauv' gosse des rues (music by Mouloudji & Assayag) (1971) (track 11)
Complainte d'Alphonse (music by Yves Gilbert) (1971) (track 12)
Conseils à un ami (music by Mouloudji & Assayag) (1971) (track 19)
translated version of:
Tiger Rag (original 1917 instrumental version) (track 13)
version of:
Au bon vieux temps (lyrics) (track 1)
C'était une pauv' gosse des rues (lyrics) (track 11)
Complainte d'Alphonse (lyrics) (track 12)
Conseils à un ami (track 19)
Pater Noster (track 20)

CD 6: Chansons Rock

membranophone:
Gus Vallez (drummer) (1956-06-21) (tracks 2–5)
François "Moustache" Galépidès (1958-10) (track 19)
guitar:
Léo Petit (1956-06-21) (tracks 2–5)
double bass:
Guy Pedersen (1956-06-21) (tracks 2–5)
saxophone:
Pierre Gossez (1956-06-21) (tracks 2–5)
piano:
Alain Goraguer (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (tracks 6–9)
additional spoken vocals:
Boris Vian (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (track 8)
background vocals and choir vocals:
Les Fontana (French session back-vocal group) (track 9)
Les Fontana (French session back-vocal group) (1956-06-21) (tracks 2–5)
Les Fontana (French session back-vocal group) (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (tracks 6–8)
Les Fontana (French session back-vocal group) (1958) (track 16)
composer:
Lou Bartel (track 22)
Bill Justis (track 16)
Jerry Livingston (songwriter) (track 21)
Sid Manker (track 16)
Joel Newman (track 17)
Raymond Scott (track 18)
Sheb Wooley (track 19)
Jack Diéval (1949) (track 1)
Alain Goraguer (1956) (tracks 6–7, 9)
Alain Goraguer (1956-01 – 1956-10) (track 8)
Michel Legrand (1956-06-05 – 1956-06-07) (tracks 2–3, 5)
Henri Salvador (1956-06-05 – 1956-06-07) (tracks 4, 24)
Eddie Barclay (1956-10) (tracks 10–14)
Jacques Brienne (1956-10) (tracks 11–12, 14)
Jean-Pierre Landreau (1956-10) (tracks 10, 13)
Henri Salvador (1958-01) (track 15)
Henri Salvador (1958) (track 23)
conductor:
Jack Diéval (1950) (track 1)
Michel Legrand (1956-06-21) (tracks 2–5)
Alain Goraguer (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (tracks 6–9)
Jean Bouchéty (1958) (track 18)
Alain Goraguer (1958) (tracks 16, 20)
Quincy Jones (1958) (track 15)
Jean Bouchéty (1959) (track 22)
Alain Goraguer (1959) (track 21)
Gérard Lévecque (1960) (track 23)
Jean Bouchéty (1961) (track 17)
lyricist:
Lou Bartel (track 22)
Sheb Wooley (track 19)
Mack David (track 21)
Lawrence Elow (track 18)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 17)
Boris Vian (1949) (track 1)
Boris Vian (1956) (tracks 6–7, 9)
Boris Vian (1956-01 – 1956-10) (track 8)
Boris Vian (1956-06-05 – 1956-06-07) (tracks 2–5, 24)
Boris Vian (1956-10) (tracks 10–14)
Boris Vian (1958-01) (track 15)
Boris Vian (1958) (track 23)
Boris Vian (1958-02) (track 16)
orchestra:
Alain Goraguer et son orchestre (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (tracks 6–8)
Alain Goraguer et son orchestre (1958) (tracks 16, 20)
Quincy Jones and His Orchestra (1958) (track 15)
orchestrator:
Quincy Jones (1958) (track 15)
performer:
Jack Diéval Trio (1950) (track 1)
translator:
Boris Vian (1958-03-06) (track 17)
Boris Vian (1958-07) (track 18)
Boris Vian (1958-10) (tracks 19–20)
Boris Vian (1958-12) (tracks 21–22)
vocals:
Henri Salvador (1950) (track 1)
Henri Salvador (1956-06-21) (tracks 2–5)
Magali Noël (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (tracks 6–9)
Jacky Vermont (jazz trumpeter) (1957) (tracks 10–14)
Henri Salvador (1958) (track 15)
Gabriel Dalar (1958) (track 20)
Danyel Gérard (French pop singer) (1958) (track 18)
Didier Lapeyrere (1958) (track 16)
François "Moustache" Galépidès (1958-10) (track 19)
Juan Catalaño (1959) (track 21)
Louis Massis (1959) (track 22)
Christiane Legrand (1960) (track 23)
Hugues Aufray (1961) (track 17)
Danyel Gérard (French pop singer) (1961) (track 18)
Danyel Gérard (French pop singer) (1962) (track 18)
writer:
Eddie Cooley (track 20)
John Davenport (songwriter Otis Blackwell) (track 20)
edit of:
Rock and Roll Mops (with intro) by Henri Salvador (track 2)
edits:
Va t'faire cuire un œuf, man (without intro & counting) by Henri Salvador (track 5)
cover recording of:
Frankenstein (French version) (1959) (track 22)
Ses baisers me grisaient (1961) (track 17)
Rock hoquet (1977) (track 24)
later translated versions:
Bate em mim (track 8)
Blues del dentista (track 15)
Hurt Me Bad Johnny (track 8)
Rock and Roll-Mops (English version) (track 2)
Rock'n Roll-mops (Spanish version) (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
C'est le be-bop (1950-05) (track 1)
Dis-moi qu'tu m'aimes rock (1956-06-21) (track 3)
Rock and roll-mops (1956-06-21) (track 2)
Rock hoquet (1956-06-21) (track 4)
Va t'faire cuire un œuf, man ! (1956-06-21) (track 5)
Alhambra rock (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (track 6)
Fais-moi mal, Johnny (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (track 8)
Rock des petits cailloux (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (track 9)
Strip-rock (1956-10-11 – 1956-10-12) (track 7)
Requins drôles (1957) (track 12)
Rock de monsieur Feller (1957) (track 11)
Rock-monsieur (1957) (track 13)
Rockin' Ghost (1957) (track 10)
Rockin' Party (1957) (track 14)
Blouse du dentiste (1958) (track 15)
Plus jamais (1958) (track 16)
Trent'-neuf de fièvre (1958) (track 20)
Le Croque-crâne-creux (1958-10) (track 19)
L'Arbre aux pendus (1959) (track 21)
Donne, donne, donne (1960) (track 23)
translated version of:
Fever (track 20)
Frankenstein (track 22)
The Hanging Tree (track 21)
version of:
Raunchy (track 16)

Release

graphic design: Com'N.B (French design agency) (1991)
Jean-Paul Théodule (1991)
liner notes: Georges Unglik (1991-09)
producer: Bob Boutringain (1991)
Georges Unglik (1991)
ASIN: FR: B00004SAUU [info]