Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ces gens‐là 5 4:42
2 Jef 2 3:38
3 La Chanson de Jacky 2 3:26
4 Les Bergers 2:46
5 Le Tango funèbre 2:46
6 Fernand 5:16
7 Mathilde 2:38
8 L’Âge idiot 3:46
9 Grand‐mère 3:43
10 Les Désespérés 3:49
11 Amsterdam (Olympia 1964) 4 3:19

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-02) (tracks 3, 8)
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (1965-11-06) (track 1)
composer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (tracks 3, 5–7, 10)
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8–9, 11)
conductor:
François Rauber (tracks 2, 7, 11)
François Rauber (1965-11-02) (tracks 3, 8)
François Rauber (1965-11-06) (track 1)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 1–11)
orchestra:
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-02) (tracks 3, 8)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1965-11-06) (track 1)
performer:
Gérard Jouannest (French musician & songwriter) (track 11)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 9–10)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-02) (tracks 3, 8)
Jacques Brel (1965-11-06) (track 1)
publisher:
アンフィニ (track 3)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-02) (tracks 3, 8)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1965-11-06) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Îlot Amsterdam (Parabellum’s version, more violent lyrics) (track 11)
later translated versions:
(The Port of) Amsterdam (Rod McKuen translation) (track 11)
Amsterdam (Dutch) (track 11)
Amsterdam (Polish translation) (track 11)
Amsterdam (Afrikaans) (track 11)
Amsterdam (Finnish) (track 11)
Amsterdam (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 11)
Amsterdam (English version) (track 11)
Bei diesen Leuten (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 1)
Che bella gente (track 1)
Dat soort volk (track 1)
Epätoivoiset (track 10)
Funeral Tango (Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris) (track 5)
Hautajaistango (track 5)
Jacky (Finnish) (track 3)
Jacky (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 3)
Jef (Stef Bos version) (track 2)
Jef (Polish translation) (track 2)
Jef (Finnish) (track 2)
Jef (Benny Neyman version) (track 2)
Jef (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 2)
Joe (La Chanson de Jacky) (track 3)
Mathilde (english version) (track 7)
Mathilde (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 7)
Mathilde (Finnish) (track 7)
Tango funebre (italian) (track 5)
“Nicky” (track 3)
later versions:
Amsterdam (additional music by John Doyle) (track 11)
live recording of:
Amsterdam (original French version) (1964-10) (track 11)
recording of:
Jef (track 2)
Les Bergers (track 4)
Mathilde (track 7)
Tango funèbre (track 5)
Jacky (1965-11-02) (track 3)
L’Âge idiot (1965-11-02) (track 8)
Grand-mère (1965-11-03) (track 9)
Ces gens-là (1965-11-06) (track 1)
Fernand (1965-11-06) (track 6)
Les Désespérés (1965-11-06) (track 10)