Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Jaurès
3:40
2 Ne me quitte pas
5 4:12
3 Les Vieux
4 4:07
4 La Quête
5 2:38
5 On n'oublie rien
3:07
6 Le Plat Pays
4.5 2:43
7 Mathilde
2:36
8 Les Remparts de Varsovie
4:08
9 Amsterdam
4 3:19
10 J'arrive
4:46
11 Ces gens-là
5 4:41
12 Jef
2 3:36
13 Vesoul
5 3:09
14 Au suivant
3:08
15 Madeleine
2:53
16 Les Bourgeois
2:52

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 2, 15)
François Rauber (track 15)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-06) (track 11)
accordion:
Jean Corti (track 15)
arranger:
François Rauber (track 2)
composer:
Jean Corti (tracks 3, 15–16)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 10, 15)
Mitch Leigh (track 4)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–3, 6, 8–15)
conductor:
Daniel Janin (track 15)
François Rauber (tracks 2–7, 9–10, 12–14, 16)
François Rauber (1965-11-06) (track 11)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–3, 5–16)
Joe Darion (track 4)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-06) (track 11)
orchestrator:
François Rauber (track 4)
performer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 9)
translator:
Jacques Brel (track 4)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–8, 10, 12–16)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-06) (track 11)
publisher:
recorded at:
Olympia (Paris) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1961-10-27 – 1961-10-29) (track 15)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-06) (track 6)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-03-09) (track 16)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-06) (track 11)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-23) (track 8)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-09-24) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 2)
later parody versions:
Îlot Amsterdam (Parabellum’s version, more violent lyrics) (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 2)
later translated versions:
(The Port of) Amsterdam (Rod McKuen translation) (track 9)
Ala vetää vaan (track 2)
Amsterdam (English version) (track 9)
Amsterdam (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 9)
Amsterdam (Polish translation) (track 9)
Amsterdam (Finnish) (track 9)
Amsterdam (Dutch) (track 9)
Amsterdam (Afrikaans) (track 9)
Bei diesen Leuten (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 11)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 2)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 2)
Che bella gente (track 11)
Dat soort volk (track 11)
De burgerij (track 16)
De liedertjes (track 3)
De oudjes (track 3)
Die Alten (track 3)
Die grysaards (track 3)
Don’t Leave (track 2)
Ethän lähde pois (track 2)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 2)
If You Go Away (track 2)
I’m Coming (track 10)
Jef (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 12)
Jef (Benny Neyman version) (track 12)
Jef (Finnish) (track 12)
Jef (Stef Bos version) (track 12)
Jef (Polish translation) (track 12)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 2)
Madeleine (Finnish) (track 15)
Mathilde (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 7)
Mathilde (english version) (track 7)
Mathilde (Finnish) (track 7)
Mein Flandernland (track 6)
Men vergeet niets (track 5)
Mijn vlakke land (track 6)
My lae land (track 6)
Następny (Au suivant) (track 14)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 2)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 2)
Never To Be Next (track 14)
Next (Au suivant) (track 14)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 2)
No em deixis, no (track 2)
No me dejes no (track 2)
Porvarit (track 16)
Seuraava (track 14)
Vesoul (italian) (track 13)
Vid Molins fontän (track 16)
Yuppie Scum (track 16)
行かないで (track 2)
later versions:
Amsterdam (additional music by John Doyle) (track 9)
Madeleine (english version) (track 15)
live recording of:
Madeleine (1961-10-27 – 1961-10-29) (track 15)
Amsterdam (original French version) (1964-10) (track 9)
part of:
L’Homme de la Mancha (Mitch Leigh musical; French adaptation by Jacques Brel) (track 4)
recording of:
Au suivant (track 14)
Jef (track 12)
Les Vieux (track 3)
Mathilde (track 7)
On n’oublie rien (track 5)
Le Plat Pays (1962-03-06) (track 6)
Les Bourgeois (1962-03-09) (track 16)
Ces gens-là (1965-11-06) (track 11)
J’arrive (1968) (track 10)
Vesoul (1968) (track 13)
La Quête (Rêver un impossible rêve) (1968-11-23 – 1968-11-27) (track 4)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1972) (track 2)
Les Remparts de Varsovie (1977-09-23) (track 8)
Jaurès (1977-09-24) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 2)
translated version of:
The Impossible Dream (Man of la Mancha) (track 4)