Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Amsterdam 4 3:23
2 Les Timides 3:44
3 Le Dernier Repas 3:37
4 Les Vieux 4:13
5 Les Toros 2:40
6 Les Bonbons 3:11
7 Mathilde 2:32
8 Les Bigotes 2:45
9 Au suivant 2:57
10 Les Prénoms de Paris 2:34
11 Les Bourgeois 2:42
12 Les Paumés du petit matin 3:49
13 Les Flamandes 2:38
14 La Statue 2:49
15 Zangra 3:30
16 Marieke 2:33
17 Les Biches 3:31
18 Madeleine 2:48
19 Les Singes 3:18
20 L'Ivrogne 4:09
21 La Valse 3:42
22 Ne me quitte pas 3:47
23 Le Moribond 3:31

Credits

Medium 1

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 10)
arranger:
François Rauber (track 10)
composer:
Jean Corti (tracks 4–5, 11, 18)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 4–5, 7, 10, 16–18, 20)
François Rauber (tracks 12, 14, 20)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–6, 8–9, 13, 15–16, 18–19, 22–23)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 1, 8, 10, 20)
François Rauber (1959-09-11) (track 22)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (track 13)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20, 22–23)
orchestra:
performer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 1)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 8, 20)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-11) (track 22)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (track 13)
publisher:
recorded at:
Olympia (Paris) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1964-10) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 22)
Pijak (track 20)
later parody versions:
Îlot Amsterdam (Parabellum’s version, more violent lyrics) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 22)
later translated versions:
(The Port of) Amsterdam (Rod McKuen translation) (track 1)
Adieu Emile (track 23)
Ala vetää vaan (track 22)
Amsterdam (Dutch) (track 1)
Amsterdam (English version) (track 1)
Amsterdam (Finnish) (track 1)
Amsterdam (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 1)
Amsterdam (Polish translation) (track 1)
Amsterdam (Afrikaans) (track 1)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 22)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 22)
De apen (track 19)
De burgerij (track 11)
De liedertjes (track 4)
De oudjes (track 4)
Der Säufer (track 20)
Die Alten (track 4)
Die bedeesdes (track 2)
Die grysaards (track 4)
Die sterwende (track 23)
Don’t Leave (track 22)
Ethän lähde pois (track 22)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 22)
Härät (track 5)
If You Go Away (track 22)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 22)
Laat me niet alleen (track 22)
Le fiamminghe (track 13)
Madeleine (Finnish) (track 18)
Marieke (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 16)
Marieke (Mort Shuman translation) (track 16)
Marieke (Des De Moor translation) (track 16)
Marieke (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 16)
Marieke (Finnish) (track 16)
Mathilde (Finnish) (track 7)
Mathilde (english version) (track 7)
Mathilde (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 7)
Meikäläiset (track 13)
Następny (Au suivant) (track 9)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 22)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 22)
Never To Be Next (track 9)
Next (Au suivant) (track 9)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 22)
No em deixis, no (track 22)
No me dejes no (track 22)
Não me deixes mais (track 22)
Porvarit (track 11)
Seasons in the Sun (track 23)
Seuraava (track 9)
Sommar varje dag (Swedish version) (track 23)
Statue (track 14)
The Bulls (Les Taureaux) (Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris) (track 5)
Vid Molins fontän (track 11)
Vlamingvrou (track 13)
Yuppie Scum (track 11)
Zangra (italian) (track 15)
行かないで (track 22)
later versions:
Amsterdam (additional music by John Doyle) (track 1)
Madeleine (english version) (track 18)
live recording of:
Amsterdam (original French version) (1964-10) (track 1)
Les Timides (1964-10) (track 2)
recording of:
Au suivant (track 9)
La Statue (track 14)
Le Dernier Repas (track 3)
Le Moribond (track 23)
Les Biches (track 17)
Les Bigotes (track 8)
Les Bonbons (track 6)
Les Bourgeois (track 11)
Les Singes (track 19)
Les Toros (track 5)
Les Vieux (track 4)
L’Ivrogne (track 20)
Madeleine (track 18)
Marieke (track 16)
Mathilde (track 7)
Zangra (track 15)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1959-09-11) (track 22)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 13)
Les Prénoms de Paris (1972) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 22)