Tracklist

CD 1: Jacques Brel
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Au printemps Jacques Brel 2:40
2 La Valse à mille temps Jacques Brel 4 3:50
3 Ne me quitte pas Jacques Brel 3:50
4 Quand on n’a que l’amour Jacques Brel 2:25
5 Je ne sais pas Jacques Brel 3:09
6 Je t’aime Jacques Brel 2:20
7 La Bourrée du célibataire Jacques Brel 2:26
8 La Colombe Jacques Brel 3:00
9 La Dame patronesse Jacques Brel 2:38
10 La lumière jaillira Jacques Brel 2:58
11 La Tendresse Jacques Brel 2:37
12 Dites, si c’était vrai Jacques Brel 1:34
13 L’Accordéon de la vie Jacques Brel 2:48
14 L’Aventure Jacques Brel 2:38
15 Le Diable (Ça va !) Jacques Brel 2:26
16 Les Flamandes Jacques Brel 2:35
17 Grand Jacques Jacques Brel 1:49
18 Isabelle Jacques Brel 3:12
19 Demain l’on se marie Jacques Brel 2:34
20 Sur la place Jacques Brel 3:43
CD 2: Georges Brassens
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Auprès de mon arbre Georges Brassens 4 3:06
2 La Cane de Jeanne Georges Brassens 1:27
3 La Chasse aux papillons Georges Brassens 5 2:04
4 Chanson pour l’Auvergnat Georges Brassens 4 3:01
5 La Mauvaise Réputation Georges Brassens 2:13
6 Le Gorille Georges Brassens 5 3:17
7 Les Amoureux des bancs publics Georges Brassens 3:05
8 Les Sabots d’Hélène Georges Brassens 2:43
9 Je me suis fait tout petit Georges Brassens 3:55
10 L’Orage Georges Brassens 5 3:22
11 Ballade des dames du temps jadis Georges Brassens 3 2:04
12 Brave Margot Georges Brassens 3:21
13 La Femme d’Hector Georges Brassens 4:06
14 Corne d’Auroch Georges Brassens 2:51
15 Gastibelza Georges Brassens 2:09
16 Le Parapluie Georges Brassens 4 2:28
17 Il n’y a pas d’amour heureux Georges Brassens 2:27
18 Les Funérailles d’antan Georges Brassens 3:58
19 J’ai rendez-vous avec vous Georges Brassens 2:05
20 Une jolie fleur Georges Brassens 2:38
CD 3: Barbara
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mon pote le gitan Barbara 2:48
2 Il n’y a pas d’amour heureux Barbara 2:09
3 Ne me quitte pas Barbara 2:00
4 Pénélope Barbara 3:23
5 Le Cri des sirènes Barbara 3:03
6 Les Boutons dorés Barbara 2:58
7 Les Dames de la poste Barbara 3:27
8 Les Flamandes Barbara 2:17
9 L’Homme en habit Barbara 3:34
10 Litanies pour un retour Barbara 1:17
11 L’Œillet blanc Barbara 3:02
12 Maîtresse d’acteur Barbara 1:28
13 D’elle à lui Barbara 2:26
14 La Belle Amour Barbara 2:29
15 La Petite Fille et le Père Noël Barbara 2:37
16 Seul Barbara 2:48
17 Souris pas Tony Barbara 3:51
18 Sur la place Barbara 3:48
19 Tais-toi Marseille Barbara 2:57
20 Un monsieur me suit dans la rue Barbara 4:36
CD 4: Léo Ferré
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 À Saint-Germain des Prés Léo Ferré 3:03
2 Jolie Môme Léo Ferré 2:39
3 La Chanson du scaphandrier Léo Ferré 2:54
4 Le Flamenco de Paris Léo Ferré 2:44
5 La Piano du pauvre Léo Ferré 3:09
6 Pauvre Rutebeuf Léo Ferré 3:22
7 Graine d’ananar Léo Ferré 3:13
8 Harmonie du soir Léo Ferré 2:53
9 Le Pont Mirabeau Léo Ferré 2:54
10 Le Temps du tango Léo Ferré 3:49
11 Les Copains de la Neuille Léo Ferré 3:37
12 Les Poètes Léo Ferré 2:51
13 L’Île Saint-Louis Léo Ferré 3:42
14 Merde à Vauban Léo Ferré 3:11
15 Monsieur William Léo Ferré 3:37
16 Notre amour Léo Ferré 2:39
17 Paname Léo Ferré 4:33
18 Paris canaille Léo Ferré 3:16
19 Comme à Ostende Léo Ferré 3:37
20 Quand c’est fini, ça recommence Léo Ferré 2:16

Credits

CD 1: Jacques Brel

arranger:
André Grassi (tracks 15, 17)
choir vocals:
La Joie au village (1958-10-21) (track 14)
composer:
François Rauber (tracks 6, 10, 18)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–5, 7–9, 11–20)
conductor:
André Grassi (1954-02-15) (tracks 15, 17)
André Popp (1956-09-18) (track 4)
André Popp (1957-03-22) (track 7)
André Popp (1958-03-14) (track 19)
François Rauber (1958-04-01) (tracks 1, 5)
François Rauber (1958-10-21) (track 14)
François Rauber (1959-09-11) (tracks 3, 9, 11)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (tracks 2, 16)
François Rauber (1959-09-15) (tracks 8, 18)
François Rauber (1959-09-17) (track 6)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–20)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1958-04-01) (track 1)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1958-10-21) (track 14)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1959-09-11) (track 11)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1959-09-17) (track 6)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 10, 12–13, 20)
Jacques Brel (1954-02-15) (tracks 15, 17)
Jacques Brel (1956-09-18) (track 4)
Jacques Brel (1957-03-22) (track 7)
Jacques Brel (1958-03-14) (track 19)
Jacques Brel (1958-04-01) (tracks 1, 5)
Jacques Brel (1958-10-21) (track 14)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-11) (tracks 3, 9, 11)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (tracks 2, 16)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-15) (tracks 8, 18)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-17) (track 6)
publisher:
Universal MCA Music Publishing (France) (track 20)
recorded at:
Théâtre de l'Apollo in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1954-02-15) (tracks 15, 17)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 3)
later translated versions:
Ala vetää vaan (track 3)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 3)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 3)
De duivel (track 15)
Don’t Leave (track 3)
Ethän lähde pois (track 3)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 3)
If You Go Away (track 3)
Isabelle (italian) (track 18)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 3)
Le fiamminghe (track 16)
Meikäläiset (track 16)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 3)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 3)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 3)
No em deixis, no (track 3)
No me dejes no (track 3)
Non so perché (track 5)
Rakastakaa (track 4)
The Devil (Okay) (track 15)
Viimeinen valssi (track 2)
Vlamingvrou (track 16)
行かないで (track 3)
recording of:
Sur la place (track 20)
L’Accordéon de la vie (1953) (track 13)
Grand Jacques (1954-02-15) (track 17)
Le Diable (Ça va) (1954-02-15) (track 15)
Quand on n’a que l’amour (1956-09-18) (track 4)
La Bourrée du célibataire (1957-03-22) (track 7)
Au printemps (1958-04-01) (track 1)
Je ne sais pas (1958-04-01) (track 5)
L’Aventure (1958-10-21) (track 14)
La Dame patronnesse (1959-09-11) (track 9)
La Tendresse (Jacques Brel song) (1959-09-11) (track 11)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1959-09-11) (track 3)
La Valse à mille temps (1959-09-14) (track 2)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 16)
Isabelle (1959-09-15) (track 18)
La Colombe (1959-09-15) (track 8)
Je t’aime (Jacques Brel song) (1959-09-17) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 3)

CD 2: Georges Brassens

acoustic guitar:
Georges Brassens (tracks 12, 15–16, 20)
Georges Brassens (1952-03-19) (track 6)
Georges Brassens (1952-10-21) (track 3)
Georges Brassens (1953-10-01) (track 11)
Georges Brassens (1954-10-28) (track 4)
Georges Brassens (1956-01-13) (track 1)
Georges Brassens (1960-03-04) (track 10)
double bass:
Pierre Nicolas (tracks 6, 12, 15–16, 20)
Pierre Nicolas (1952-10-21) (track 3)
Pierre Nicolas (1953-10-01) (track 11)
Pierre Nicolas (1954-10-28) (track 4)
Pierre Nicolas (1956-01-13) (track 1)
Pierre Nicolas (1960-03-04) (track 10)
additional acoustic guitar:
Victor Apicella (track 15)
Antoine Schessa (Musician - Acoustic Guitar Player) (track 20)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (tracks 11–12)
Antoine Schessa (Musician - Acoustic Guitar Player) (1954-10-28) (track 4)
Victor Apicella (1956-01-13) (track 1)
Victor Apicella (1960-03-04) (track 10)
composer:
Georges Brassens (tracks 1–20)
lead vocals:
Georges Brassens (1952-10-21) (track 3)
Georges Brassens (1954-10-28) (track 4)
lyricist:
Louis Aragon (French poet) (track 17)
Georges Brassens (tracks 1–10, 12–14, 16–20)
Victor Hugo (French novelist) (track 15)
François Villon (track 11)
producer:
Jacques Canetti (track 12)
André Tavernier (Producer) (track 12)
vocals:
Georges Brassens (tracks 2, 7–9, 12–15, 17–20)
Georges Brassens (1952-03-19) (tracks 5–6)
Georges Brassens (1952-05-14) (track 16)
Georges Brassens (1952-10-21) (track 3)
Georges Brassens (1953-10-01) (track 11)
Georges Brassens (1954-10-28) (track 4)
Georges Brassens (1956-01-13) (track 1)
Georges Brassens (1960-03-04) (track 10)
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music France (tracks 1–9, 11–12, 14–17, 19–20)
Éditions Musicales 57 (tracks 10, 13, 18)
later parody versions:
Madame la p… (track 15)
later translated versions:
Alices snaps (track 4)
Das Lenchen (Brave Margot) (track 12)
Der Regenschirm (Le Parapluie) (track 16)
Der schlechte Ruf (La Mauvaise Reputation) (track 5)
Die Kanaille (Une jolie fleur) (track 20)
Die Schmetterlingsjagd (La Chasse aux papillons) (track 3)
Fyra små vedträn (track 4)
Il gorilla (track 6)
Il temporale (track 10)
La contadinella (track 12)
La tormenta (track 10)
Lied für den Bauern (Chansons pour l'Auvergnat) (track 4)
Margot (track 12)
Nie ma szczęśliwych miłości (Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux) (track 17)
Sateenvarjo (track 16)
The Thunderstorm (track 10)
Tonnè (L'Orage) (track 10)
Vorsicht Gorilla (track 6)
Zła opinia (La Mauvaise Reputation, transl. Jarosław Gugała) (track 5)
Zła reputacja (La Mauvaise Reputation, transl. Wojciech Młynarski) (track 5)
Ο γορίλας (track 6)
recording of:
Corne d’Aurochs (track 14)
La Cane de Jeanne (track 2)
La Femme d’Hector (track 13)
La Mauvaise Réputation (1952-03-19) (track 5)
Le Gorille (1952-03-19) (track 6)
Le Parapluie (1952-05-14) (track 16)
La Chasse aux papillons (1952-10-21) (track 3)
Ballade des dames du temps jadis (1953-10-01) (track 11)
Brave Margot (1953-10-02) (track 12)
Chanson pour l’Auvergnat (1954-10-28) (track 4)
Une jolie fleur (1954-10-28) (track 20)
Gastibelza (L’Homme à la carabine) (1954-11-17) (track 15)
Auprès de mon arbre (1956-01-13) (track 1)
L'Orage (Georges Brassens song) (1960-03-04) (track 10)

CD 3: Barbara

guitar:
Elek Bacsik (tracks 2–4, 8, 10, 16)
piano:
Darzee (Musician - Pianist) (tracks 3, 8, 10, 16)
Barbara (French female singer) (tracks 1–4, 6, 8, 10, 12–14, 16–17, 19–20)
accordion:
Freddy Balta (tracks 2–4, 8, 10, 12–13, 16, 19–20)
composer:
Jacques Besse (track 20)
Jacques Datin (tracks 6, 19)
Marc Heyral (aka Marius Herschkovitch) (track 1)
François Rauber (track 10)
Alec Siniavine (track 7)
Matteo Treppiedi (Musician - Composer) (track 9)
Christiane Verger (track 17)
Barbara (French female singer) (track 14)
Georges Brassens (tracks 2, 4, 15)
Jacques Brel (tracks 3, 8, 10, 16, 18)
Paul Marinier (track 13)
Domenico Modugno (track 9)
Brigitte Sabouraud (tracks 5, 11)
Léon Xanrof (French singer, early 20th century) (track 12)
conductor:
Armand Motta (track 9)
Jacques Say (tracks 1, 11)
dedicated to:
Django Reinhardt (track 1)
lyricist:
Louis Aragon (French poet) (track 2)
Francis Blanche (track 7)
Georges Brassens (tracks 2, 4, 15)
Jacques Brel (tracks 3, 8, 10, 16, 18)
Paul Marinier (track 13)
Domenico Modugno (track 9)
Jeannette Picot (track 17)
Jean Poissonnier (track 14)
Brigitte Sabouraud (tracks 5, 11)
Jacques Verrières (track 1)
Maurice Vidalin (tracks 6, 19)
Léon Xanrof (French singer, early 20th century) (track 12)
orchestra:
producer:
Pierre Hiégel (tracks 9, 12–13)
translator:
Pierre Delanoë (track 9)
vocals:
Barbara (French female singer) (tracks 1–20)
phonographic copyright by:
Wagram Music (imprint/distributor) (2010) (tracks 1, 5–6, 9, 11–14, 17, 19–20)
publisher:
Universal MCA Music Publishing (France) (track 18)
Éditions Musicales 57 (tracks 4, 15)
recorded at:
Studio Jenner in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1958-02-06) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Sur la place (track 18)
Mon pote le gitan (1955-02) (track 1)
Un monsieur me suit dans la rue (1959-01-30) (track 20)
Les Flamandes (1960-09) (track 8)
Litanies pour un retour (1960-09) (track 10)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1960-09) (track 3)
Seul (1960-09) (track 16)
Il n’y a pas d’amour heureux (1960-09-19) (track 2)
Pénélope (1960-09-19) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 3)
later translated versions:
Ala vetää vaan (track 3)
Allein (track 16)
Alone (track 16)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 3)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 3)
Don’t Leave (track 3)
Ethän lähde pois (track 3)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 3)
If You Go Away (track 3)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 3)
Le fiamminghe (track 8)
Litany for a Return (track 10)
Meikäläiset (track 8)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 3)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 3)
Nie ma szczęśliwych miłości (Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux) (track 2)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 3)
No em deixis, no (track 3)
No me dejes no (track 3)
Penelope (track 4)
Vlamingvrou (track 8)
Yksin (track 16)
行かないで (track 3)
recording of:
L’Œillet blanc (1955-02) (track 11)
L’Homme en habit (1958-02-06) (track 9)
D’elle à lui (1958-03-25) (track 13)
Maîtresse d’acteur (1958-03-25) (track 12)
Les Sirènes (1959) (track 5)
Tais‐toi Marseille (1959-01-30) (track 19)
La Belle Amour (1959-03-23) (track 14)
Les Boutons dorés (1959-03-23) (track 6)
Souris pas, Tony (1959-03-23) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 3)
translated version of:
Litanie bij een terugkeer (based on: Litanies Pour Un Retour) (track 10)
Vecchio frack (track 9)

CD 4: Léo Ferré

composer:
Léo Ferré (tracks 1–20)
conductor:
Paul Mauriat (track 17)
lyricist:
Léo Ferré (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 11–13, 16–18)
Charles Baudelaire (track 8)
René Baër (track 3)
Jean-Roger Caussimon (tracks 10, 15, 19)
Francis Claude (track 13)
René Rouzaud (track 20)
Rutebeuf (track 6)
Pierre Seghers (track 14)
orchestrator:
Léo Ferré (track 16)
vocals:
Léo Ferré (tracks 1–20)
publisher:
Éditions Meridian (track 5)
later translated versions:
Paris canaille (track 18)
Tango (track 10)
later versions:
Me bolhoed op me ene oor (Paris canaille) (track 18)
recording of:
Comme à Ostende (track 19)
Graine d'ananar (track 7)
Harmonie du soir (track 8)
Jolie môme (track 2)
L'Île Saint-Louis (track 13)
Le Piano du pauvre (track 5)
Le Pont Mirabeau (track 9)
Le Temps du tango (track 10)
Les Poètes (track 12)
Merde à Vauban (track 14)
Monsieur William (track 15)
Notre amour (track 16)
Paname (track 17)
Paris canaille (track 18)
Pauvre Rutebeuf (track 6)