Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Quand on n’a que l’amour 2:27
2 La Valse à mille temps 4 3:52
3 Les Flamandes 2:37
4 Marieke 5 2:43
5 Le Moribond 3:06
6 On n’oublie rien 3:06
7 Le Prochain Amour 3:31
8 Les Prénoms de Paris 2:38
9 Les Singes 3:03
10 Isabelle 3:15
11 Le Diable (Ça va) 2:28
12 Il nous faut regarder 2:25
13 Zangra 3:21
14 Les Paumés du petit matin 4:19
15 Une île 3:45
16 Les Bourgeois 2:56
17 Madeleine 2:42
18 Le Plat Pays 2:47
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Les Bonbons 3:31
2 Bruxelles 3:02
3 Les Vieux 4 4:05
4 Le Dernier Repas 3:26
5 Au suivant 3:06
6 Rosa 2:44
7 Les Biches 5:04
8 Je ne sais pas 3:09
9 La Fanette 4:07
10 Les Bigotes 2:41
11 Mon enfance 5:41
12 Fils de… 3:51
13 La Chanson de Jacky 2 3:26
14 Fernand 5:16
15 Mathilde 2:38
16 Ces gens-là 5 4:42
17 Amsterdam (live Olympia 1966) 2:57
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Ne me quitte pas 5 4:14
2 Jef 2 3:38
3 Vesoul 5 3:09
4 La Bière 3:15
5 Je suis un soir d’été 4:10
6 La Chanson des vieux amants 5 4:31
7 J’arrive 4:46
8 Le Gaz 2:55
9 L’Enfance 2:52
10 La Quête 5 2:39
11 La ville s’endormait 5 4:40
12 Jaurès 3:41
13 Orly 5 4:22
14 Jojo 3:16
15 Les Marquises 5 3:59

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
André Grassi (tracks 11–12)
composer:
Jean Corti (tracks 16–17)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 4, 6–8, 17)
François Rauber (tracks 10, 14)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–5, 9–13, 15, 17–18)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 4–9)
André Grassi (1954-02-15) (tracks 11–12)
André Popp (1956-09-18) (track 1)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (tracks 2–3)
François Rauber (1959-09-15) (track 10)
François Rauber (1962-03-06) (track 13)
François Rauber (1962-03-09) (tracks 14, 16–17)
François Rauber (1962-03-14) (track 15)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–18)
orchestra:
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 4–9, 18)
Jacques Brel (1954-02-15) (tracks 11–12)
Jacques Brel (1956-09-18) (track 1)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (tracks 2–3)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-15) (track 10)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-06) (track 13)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-09) (tracks 14, 16–17)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-14) (track 15)
recorded at:
Théâtre de l'Apollo in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1954-02-15) (tracks 11–12)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-06) (track 13)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-09) (tracks 14, 16–17)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-14) (track 15)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Adieu Emile (track 5)
De apen (track 9)
De burgerij (track 16)
De duivel (track 11)
Die sterwende (track 5)
Isabelle (italian) (track 10)
Le fiamminghe (track 3)
Madeleine (Finnish) (track 17)
Marieke (Mort Shuman translation) (track 4)
Marieke (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 4)
Marieke (Des De Moor translation) (track 4)
Marieke (Finnish) (track 4)
Marieke (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 4)
Meikäläiset (track 3)
Mein Flandernland (track 18)
Men vergeet niets (track 6)
Mijn vlakke land (track 18)
My lae land (track 18)
Porvarit (track 16)
Rakastakaa (track 1)
Seasons in the Sun (track 5)
Sommar varje dag (Swedish version) (track 5)
The Devil (Okay) (track 11)
Vid Molins fontän (track 16)
Viimeinen valssi (track 2)
Vlamingvrou (track 3)
Yuppie Scum (track 16)
Zangra (italian) (track 13)
later versions:
Madeleine (english version) (track 17)
recording of:
Le Plat Pays (track 18)
Le Prochain Amour (track 7)
Les Singes (track 9)
On n’oublie rien (track 6)
Il nous faut regarder (1954-02-15) (track 12)
Le Diable (Ça va) (1954-02-15) (track 11)
Quand on n’a que l’amour (1956-09-18) (track 1)
La Valse à mille temps (1959-09-14) (track 2)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 3)
Isabelle (1959-09-15) (track 10)
Le Moribond (1960) (track 5)
Marieke (1961) (track 4)
Zangra (1962-03-06) (track 13)
Les Bourgeois (1962-03-09) (track 16)
Les Paumés du petit matin (1962-03-09) (track 14)
Madeleine (1962-03-09) (track 17)
Une île (1962-03-14) (track 15)

CD 2

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-02) (track 13)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-06) (track 16)
composer:
Jean Corti (track 3)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 2–3, 7, 12–15)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–6, 8–11, 14, 16–17)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9–11, 15)
François Rauber (1958-04-01) (track 8)
François Rauber (1962-03-07) (tracks 6–7)
François Rauber (1962-03-14) (track 2)
François Rauber (1965-11-02) (track 13)
François Rauber (1965-11-06) (track 16)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–17)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-02) (track 13)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-06) (track 16)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1, 3–5, 9–12, 14–15, 17)
Jacques Brel (1958-04-01) (track 8)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-07) (tracks 6–7)
Jacques Brel (1962-03-14) (track 2)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-02) (track 13)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-06) (track 16)
publisher:
アンフィニ (track 13)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-07) (tracks 6–7)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-14) (track 2)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-02) (track 13)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-06) (track 16)
later parody versions:
Îlot Amsterdam (Parabellum’s version, more violent lyrics) (track 17)
later translated versions:
(The Port of) Amsterdam (Rod McKuen translation) (track 17)
Amsterdam (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 17)
Amsterdam (Dutch) (track 17)
Amsterdam (English version) (track 17)
Amsterdam (Afrikaans) (track 17)
Amsterdam (Polish translation) (track 17)
Amsterdam (Finnish) (track 17)
Bei diesen Leuten (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 16)
Che bella gente (track 16)
Dat soort volk (track 16)
De liedertjes (track 3)
De oudjes (track 3)
Die Alten (track 3)
Die grysaards (track 3)
Fanette (Finnish) (track 9)
I’m Not Afraid (track 12)
Jacky (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 13)
Jacky (Finnish) (track 13)
Joe (La Chanson de Jacky) (track 13)
La mia infanzia (track 11)
Lapset (track 12)
Lapset (track 12)
Lapsuuteni (track 11)
Mathilde (english version) (track 15)
Mathilde (Finnish) (track 15)
Mathilde (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 15)
My Childhood (track 11)
My kinderdae (track 11)
Następny (Au suivant) (track 5)
Never To Be Next (track 5)
Next (Au suivant) (track 5)
Non so perché (track 8)
Rosa (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 6)
Rosa (version en flamand) (track 6)
Seuraava (track 5)
Sons of… (track 12)
“Nicky” (track 13)
later versions:
Amsterdam (additional music by John Doyle) (track 17)
live recording of:
Amsterdam (original French version) (1966-10) (track 17)
recording of:
La Fanette (track 9)
Le Dernier Repas (track 4)
Les Bigotes (track 10)
Les Bonbons (track 1)
Les Vieux (track 3)
Mathilde (track 15)
Mon enfance (track 11)
Je ne sais pas (1958-04-01) (track 8)
Les Biches (1962-03-07) (track 7)
Rosa (1962-03-07) (track 6)
Bruxelles (1962-03-14) (track 2)
Au suivant (1964) (track 5)
Jacky (1965-11-02) (track 13)
Ces gens-là (1965-11-06) (track 16)
Fernand (1965-11-06) (track 14)
Fils de… (1967) (track 12)

CD 3

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 1)
arranger:
François Rauber (track 1)
composer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 6–8)
Mitch Leigh (track 10)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–7, 9, 11–15)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1–7, 10)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–9, 11–15)
Joe Darion (track 10)
orchestrator:
François Rauber (track 10)
translator:
Jacques Brel (track 10)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–15)
publisher:
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-05) (tracks 13–14)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-08) (track 11)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-24) (track 12)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-10-01) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 1)
later translated versions:
Ala vetää vaan (track 1)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 1)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 1)
De Markiezen (track 15)
Don’t Leave (track 1)
Drinklied (track 4)
Ethän lähde pois (track 1)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 1)
If You Go Away (track 1)
I’m Coming (track 7)
Jef (Finnish) (track 2)
Jef (Polish translation) (track 2)
Jef (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 2)
Jef (Stef Bos version) (track 2)
Jef (Benny Neyman version) (track 2)
Jojo (afrikaans) (track 14)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 1)
La Chanson des vieux amants (The Song of Old Lovers) (track 6)
Les Marquises (english version) (track 15)
Liefde van later (Dutch version of "La Chanson des vieux amants") (track 6)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 1)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 1)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 1)
No em deixis, no (track 1)
No me dejes no (track 1)
Piosenka starych kochanków (La chanson des vieux amants) (track 6)
Vesoul (italian) (track 3)
行かないで (track 1)
part of:
L’Homme de la Mancha (Mitch Leigh musical; French adaptation by Jacques Brel) (track 10)
recording of:
Jef (track 2)
Le Gaz (track 8)
L’Enfance (track 9)
Je suis un soir d’été (1968) (track 5)
J’arrive (1968) (track 7)
La Bière (1968) (track 4)
Vesoul (1968) (track 3)
La Quête (Rêver un impossible rêve) (1968-11-23 – 1968-11-27) (track 10)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1972) (track 1)
Jojo (1977-09-05) (track 14)
Orly (1977-09-05) (track 13)
La ville s’endormait (1977-09-08) (track 11)
Jaurès (1977-09-24) (track 12)
Les Marquises (1977-10-01) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 1)
translated version of:
The Impossible Dream (Man of la Mancha) (track 10)

Release

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