Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Les Comédiens
Charles Aznavour 2:24
2 Une petite fille
Claude Nougaro 2:09
3 Non, je ne regrette rien
Édith Piaf 2:23
4 Ne me quitte pas
Jacques Brel 3:51
5 Jolie Môme
Léo Ferré 2:40
6 La Chanson de Prévert
Serge Gainsbourg 3:00
7 Aragon et Castille
Boby Lapointe 2:11
8 Le Petit Bal perdu (C'était bien)
Bourvil 3:19
9 À Paris
Francis Lemarque 2:57
10 Chanson pour l’Auvergnat
Georges Brassens 3:01
11 Le Déserteur
Boris Vian 3:33
12 Ma Môme
Jean Ferrat 2:00
13 Comme un p’tit coquelicot
Mouloudji 3:45
14 Douce France
Charles Trenet 3:11
15 Les amours finissent un jour
Georges Moustaki 3:28
16 Dis, quand reviendras-tu
Barbara 2:54
17 Les Feuilles mortes
Yves Montand 3:21
18 Le Tourbillon
Jeanne Moreau 2:01
19 Bleu blanc blond
Marcel Amont 2:38
20 Qu’est ce qu’on attend pour être heureux ?
Ray Ventura & ses Collégiens 3:01
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La Mauvaise Réputation
Georges Brassens 2:13
2 Quand on n’a que l’amour
Jacques Brel 2:25
3 La Javanaise
Juliette Gréco 2:29
4 Il n’y a pas d’amour heureux
Barbara 2:08
5 Je m’voyais déjà
Charles Aznavour 3:23
6 Parlez-moi d’amour
Dalida 2:47
7 Moi j’fais mon rond
Philippe Clay 2:48
8 Le Poinçonneur des Lilas
Serge Gainsbourg 2:43
9 Cigarettes, whisky et p’tites pépées
Annie Cordy 3:19
10 Je suis snob
Boris Vian 2:51
11 Un Mexicain
Les Compagnons de la Chanson 3:31
12 Mexico
Luis Mariano 3:33
13 La Madrague
Brigitte Bardot 2:35
14 L’Eau vive
Guy Béart 2:46
15 La Mer
Charles Trenet 3:19
16 Hymne à l’amour
Édith Piaf 3:28
17 Deux enfants au Soleil
Isabelle Aubret 2:39
18 La Complainte de la Butte
Cora Vaucaire 3:04
19 Roses blanches de Corfou
Nana Mouskouri 2:38
20 Nous les Amoureux
Jean-Claude Pascal 3:04

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Charles Aznavour (track 1)
Jacques Datin (track 2)
Charles Dumont (track 3)
J. Ferrat (track 12)
Léo Ferré (track 5)
Serge Gainsbourg (track 6)
Hal Greene (track 19)
Boby Lapointe (track 7)
Francis Lemarque (track 9)
Étienne Lorin (french musician) (track 7)
Paul Misraki (track 20)
Georges Moustaki (track 15)
Serge Rezvani (track 18)
Claude Valéry (track 13)
Gaby Verlor (track 8)
Wols (Richard William Wolfe) (track 19)
Barbara (French female singer) (track 16)
Georges Brassens (track 10)
Jacques Brel (tracks 4, 4)
Léo Chauliac (1943) (track 14)
Charles Trenet (1943) (track 14)
Joseph Kosma (1946) (track 17)
Harold Berg (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (track 11)
Boris Vian (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (track 11)
conductor:
François Rauber (track 4)
lyricist:
Léo Ferré (track 5)
Serge Gainsbourg (track 6)
Boby Lapointe (track 7)
Francis Lemarque (track 9)
Georges Moustaki (track 15)
Serge Rezvani (track 18)
Raymond Asso (track 13)
Barbara (French female singer) (track 16)
Georges Brassens (track 10)
Jacques Brel (tracks 4, 4)
Jean Dréjac (track 19)
P. Frachet (lyricist) (track 12)
André Hornez (track 20)
Claude Nougaro (track 2)
Robert Nyel (track 8)
Jacques Plante (track 1)
Michel Vaucaire (track 3)
Charles Trenet (1943) (track 14)
Jacques Prévert (1946) (track 17)
Boris Vian (1954-01 – 1954-02-14) (track 11)
translator:
Des De Moor (track 4)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (track 4)
publisher:
WCM France (track 4)
arrangements:
Autumn Leaves (for brass band, Geldard) (track 17)
Les feuilles mortes (arr. Agrell for solo oboe and orchestra) (track 17)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 4)
later parody versions:
Les feuilles votent (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 4)
later translated versions:
Ala vetää vaan (track 4)
Alices snaps (track 10)
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard) (track 17)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 4)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 4)
Don’t Leave (track 4)
Ethän lähde pois (track 4)
Fyra små vedträn (track 10)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 4)
If You Go Away (track 4)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 4)
Las hojas muertas (track 17)
Lied für den Bauern (Chansons pour l'Auvergnat) (track 10)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 4)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 4)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 4)
No Regrets (track 3)
No em deixis, no (track 4)
Ná de ná (track 3)
Sag, wann bist du bei mir? (German Translation) (track 16)
Schnee fallt bald (track 17)
The Deserter (Boris Vian song) (track 11)
Y Ffoadur (track 11)
行かないで (track 4)
later versions:
Dolce Francia (track 14)
Rien de rien (Cover of "Non je ne regrette rien") (track 3)
recording of:
Aragon et Castille (track 7)
Bleu, blanc, blond (track 19)
Douce France (track 14)
Jolie môme (track 5)
Le Déserteur (track 11)
Le Tourbillon (from the film: "Jules et Jim") (track 18)
Les Comédiens (track 1)
Les Feuilles mortes (track 17)
Ma môme (track 12)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 4)
Une petite fille (track 2)
À Paris (track 9)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1959-09-11) (track 4)
translated version of:
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (track 4)
version of:
True True Happiness (track 19)

CD 2

guitar:
Elek Bacsik (track 4)
piano:
Barbara (French female singer) (track 4)
accordion:
Freddy Balta (track 4)
composer:
Charles Aznavour (tracks 5, 11)
Gérard Bourgeois (track 13)
Georges Brassens (tracks 1, 4)
Jacques Brel (track 2)
Guy Béart (track 14)
Jacques Datin (track 20)
Jean Ferrat (track 17)
Serge Gainsbourg (tracks 3, 3, 8)
Hadjidakis (track 19)
Jean Lenoir (track 6)
Marguerite Monnot (track 16)
Georges van Parys (track 18)
Jimmy Walter (track 10)
Tim Spencer (Songwriter Vernon Harold Timothy Spencer) (track 9)
Albert Lasry (1945) (track 15)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 15)
conductor:
André Popp (track 2)
lyricist:
Charles Aznavour (track 5)
Georges Brassens (tracks 1, 4)
Jacques Brel (track 2)
Guy Béart (track 14)
Serge Gainsbourg (tracks 3, 3, 8)
Jean Lenoir (track 6)
Louis Aragon (French poet) (track 4)
Claude Delécluse (track 17)
Frank Gérald (French lyricist, composer) (track 19)
Édith Piaf (track 16)
Jacques Plante (track 11)
Jean Renoir (track 18)
Jean-Max Rivière (track 13)
Tim Spencer (Songwriter Vernon Harold Timothy Spencer) (track 9)
Boris Vian (track 10)
Maurice Vidalin (track 20)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 15)
translator:
François Llenas (track 9)
Jacques Soumet (track 9)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (track 2)
Barbara (French female singer) (track 4)
publisher:
Editions Espace (track 14)
Éditions Meridian (track 6)
Éditions Semi (track 6)
cover recording of:
La Javanaise (track 3)
Un mexicain (track 11)
Il n’y a pas d’amour heureux (1960-09-19) (track 4)
later parody versions:
Parlez pas d'amour (track 6)
later translated versions:
Das Meer (track 15)
Der schlechte Ruf (La Mauvaise Reputation) (track 1)
Himno al amor (track 16)
Hymn to Love (Piaf version) (track 16)
Kärlekens ord (track 6)
Nie ma szczęśliwych miłości (Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux) (track 4)
Rakastakaa (track 2)
The Javanaise (tracks 3, 3)
Zła opinia (La Mauvaise Reputation, transl. Jarosław Gugała) (track 1)
Zła reputacja (La Mauvaise Reputation, transl. Wojciech Młynarski) (track 1)
愛の讃歌 (track 16)
愛の賛歌 (track 16)
later versions:
Beyond the Sea (track 15)
Javanaise Remake (tracks 3, 3)
recording of:
Hymne à l’amour (track 16)
J'suis snob (track 10)
L'Eau vive (track 14)
La Javanaise (track 3)
La Madrague (track 13)
La Mer (Charles Trenet song) (track 15)
Nous, les amoureux (track 20)
Quand on n’a que l’amour (1956-09-18) (track 2)
translated version of: