Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 L'Accordéoniste
Édith Piaf 3:39
2 Mé qué, mé qué
Charles Aznavour 2:43
3 Hymne à l'amour
Édith Piaf 3:28
4 Le Mauvais Sujet repenti
Georges Brassens 2:30
5 Les Feuilles mortes
Yves Montand 3:23
6 La Mer
Charles Trenet 3:23
7 De temps en temps
Joséphine Baker 3:18
8 Place Pigalle
Maurice Chevalier 3:16
9 J'attendrai
Tino Rossi 2:54
10 Vous qui passez sans me voir
Jean Sablon 3:06
11 Boum
Charles Trenet 2:34
12 Où sont mes amants ?
Fréhel 3:19
13 Ignace
Fernandel 2:06
14 Quand on se promène
Jean Gabin 3:19
15 Je chante
Charles Trenet 2:48
16 Ma pomme
Maurice Chevalier 3:05
17 Le Fiacre
Jean Sablon 2:41
18 Mon homme
Mistinguett 3:09
19 Le Chant du gardian
Tino Rossi 3:20
20 Le Grand Café
Charles Trenet 2:13
21 Sur le pont d'Avignon
Jean Sablon 2:32
22 Mon cœur est un oiseau des îles
Joséphine Baker 3:13
23 Ainsi va la vie
Yves Montand 3:09
24 Les Prénoms effacés
Jean Tranchant 3:06
25 La Marseillaise
Georges Thill 3:20
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La Vie en rose
Édith Piaf 3:12
2 Le Retour des saisons
Charles Trenet 3:14
3 Plus bleu que tes yeux
Charles Aznavour 3:05
4 P... de toi
Georges Brassens 2:43
5 Retour à Paris
Charles Trenet 3:02
6 Ma joie
Tino Rossi 2:31
7 Elle a...
Yves Montand 3:08
8 Padam padam
Édith Piaf 3:19
9 Formidable
Charles Trenet 2:48
10 Sur les quais de vieux Paris
Jean Sablon 3:00
11 Midinette de Paris
Tino Rossi 3:26
12 Je connais des baisers
Fernandel 2:56
13 La Choupetta
Maurice Chevalier 2:55
14 Rue Lepic
Yves Montand 2:40
15 Que reste-t-il de nos amours ?
Charles Trenet 3:16
16 Nuages
Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli 3:05
17 Paris
Édith Piaf 2:43
18 Couchés dans le foin
Charles Aznavour 2:57
19 Le Gorille
Georges Brassens 3:18
20 Ah ! Si vous connaissiez ma poule
Maurice Chevalier 3:22
21 Elle a tout ca
Fernandel 2:29
22 Sous le ciel de Paris
Édith Piaf 3:26
23 Sérénade sur Paris
Tino Rossi 3:13
24 Douce France
Charles Trenet 3:12
25 C'est si bon
Yves Montand 3:00
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Le Jour où la pluie viendra
Gilbert Bécaud 2:37
2 Clopin clopant
Pierre Dudan 3:03
3 Heureuse
Édith Piaf 3:19
4 Domino
André Claveau 3:17
5 Moulin Rouge
Les Compagnons de la Chanson 2:03
6 Je suis comme je suis
Juliette Gréco 3:01
7 Je t'aime comme ça
Charles Aznavour 2:49
8 Boléro
Georges Guétary 3:17
9 La Seine
Jaqueline François 3:17
10 Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux
Georges Brassens 5 2:27
11 Grand Jacques
Jacques Brel 1:49
12 Je t'ai ouvert les yeux
Gilbert Bécaud 2:46
13 Je hais les dimanches
Juliette Gréco 3:13
14 La Foule
Édith Piaf 2:58
15 Parce que
Charles Aznavour 2:22
16 Ma joie
Tino Rossi 2:30
17 Ma cabane au Canada
Line Renaud 2:53
18 Le Loup, la Biche et le Chevalier
Henri Salvador 2:26
19 Les Enfants qui s'aiment
Juliette Gréco 3:19
20 Je t'appartiens
Gilbert Bécaud 2:46
21 L'Âme des poètes
Charles Trenet 2:44
22 Heureux avec des riens
Charles Aznavour 3:15
23 Le Grisbi (touchez pas)
Jacques Pills 3:40
24 Le Diable
Jacques Brel 2:28
25 La Goualante du pauvre Jean
Édith Piaf 2:04

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936) (track 14)
accordion:
Adolphe Deprince (Belgo-French accordeonnist) (track 14)
composer:
Alex Alstone (track 8)
Georges Brassens (track 4)
Gilbert Bécaud (track 2)
Charlys (track 12)
Roger Dumas (french actor and lyricist) (track 13)
Paul Misraki (tracks 7, 10)
Marguerite Monnot (track 3)
Jean Sautreuil (track 14)
Vincent Scotto (track 22)
J. H. Tranchant (track 24)
Maurice Vandair (track 12)
Maurice Yvain (tracks 14, 18)
Michel Emer (track 1)
Léon Xanrof (track 17)
Johnny Hess (1936) (track 10)
Dino Olivieri (Musician and composer) (1936) (track 9)
Paul Misraki (1937) (track 15)
Charles Trenet (1937) (tracks 15, 20)
Charles Trenet (1938) (track 11)
Albert Lasry (1945) (track 6)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 6)
Joseph Kosma (1946) (track 5)
conductor:
Bob Castella (real name: Maurice-François Castella) (track 5)
Pierre Chagnon (Musician - Composer) (track 13)
Robert Chauvigny (tracks 1, 3)
Albert Lasry (1946) (track 6)
lyricist:
Georges Brassens (track 4)
Maurice Vandair (track 12)
Charles Aznavour (track 2)
Marc Cab (track 22)
Jacques Charles (track 18)
Maurice Chevalier (track 8)
Julien Duvivier (track 14)
Michel Emer (track 1)
André Hornez (track 7)
Géo Koger (track 22)
Jean Manse (track 13)
Édith Piaf (track 3)
Louis Poterat (track 14)
Jean Tranchant (track 24)
Henri Varna (French lyricist) (track 22)
Albert Willemetz (track 18)
Léon Xanrof (track 17)
Nino Rastelli (1936) (track 9)
Charles Trenet (1936) (track 10)
Charles Trenet (1937) (tracks 15, 20)
Charles Trenet (1938) (track 11)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 6)
Jacques Prévert (1946) (track 5)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Hubert Rostaing (track 5)
translator:
Louis Poterat (track 9)
vocals:
Joséphine Baker (track 7)
Fernandel (French actor and singer) (track 13)
Jean Gabin (track 14)
Yves Montand (track 5)
Édith Piaf (tracks 1, 3)
Charles Trenet (1946) (track 6)
publisher:
Éditions Raoul Breton (tracks 10–11)
arrangements:
Autumn Leaves (for brass, Catherall) (track 5)
Autumn Leaves (for brass band, Geldard) (track 5)
Les feuilles mortes (arr. Agrell for solo oboe and orchestra) (track 5)
later parody versions:
C'est ma bonne (track 18)
Cha cha boum (track 11)
later translated versions:
A Sinner Repents (track 4)
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard) (track 5)
Boom ! (track 11)
Das Meer (track 6)
Himno al amor (track 3)
Hymn to Love (Piaf version) (track 3)
Kuolleet lehdet (track 5)
Las hojas muertas (track 5)
My Man (Mon homme) (track 18)
Schnee fallt bald (track 5)
愛の讃歌 (track 3)
愛の賛歌 (track 3)
later versions:
Beyond the Sea (track 6)
recording of:
Boum ! (track 11)
Je chante (track 15)
J’attendrai (J’attendrai le jour et la nuit…) (track 9)
Le Grand Café (track 20)
Mon homme (track 18)
Mé-qué mé-qué (track 2)
Place Pigalle (track 8)
Ignace (opérette et film "Ignace") (1936-03-31) (track 13)
Quand on s'promène au bord de l'eau (du film "La Belle Équipe") (1936-09-15) (track 14)
Le Fiacre (1939) (track 17)
De temps en temps (1939-03-08) (track 7)
La Mer (Charles Trenet song) (1946) (track 6)
Hymne à l’amour (1950-05-02) (track 3)
L’Accordéoniste (1956-05-25) (track 1)
translated version of:
Tornerai (track 9)

CD 2

composer:
Charles Aznavour (track 3)
André Bernheim (track 17)
Charles Borel-Clerc (track 20)
Georges Brassens (tracks 4, 19)
Roger Dumas (french actor and lyricist) (track 21)
Ralph Erwin (track 10)
Hubert Giraud (track 22)
Norbert Glanzberg (track 8)
Louiguy (tracks 1, 1)
Mireille (Mireille Hartuch) (track 18)
Georges van Parys (track 12)
Philippe Parès (track 12)
Django Reinhardt (track 16)
Édith Piaf (tracks 1, 1)
Léo Chauliac (1942) (track 15)
Charles Trenet (1942) (track 15)
Léo Chauliac (1943) (track 24)
Charles Trenet (1943) (track 24)
Henri Betti (1947) (track 25)
Albert Lasry (1947) (track 5)
Charles Trenet (1947) (track 5)
conductor:
Robert Chauvigny (tracks 8, 17, 22)
Georges Derveaux (track 12)
lyricist:
Charles Aznavour (track 3)
André Bernheim (track 17)
Georges Brassens (tracks 4, 19)
Henri Contet (track 8)
Jean Dréjac (track 22)
André Hornez (track 25)
Jean Manse (track 12)
Jean Nohain (track 18)
Édith Piaf (tracks 1, 1)
Louis Poterat (track 10)
René Toche (track 20)
Raymond Vincy (track 21)
Albert Willemetz (track 20)
Charles Trenet (1942) (track 15)
Charles Trenet (1943) (track 24)
Charles Trenet (1947) (track 5)
vocals:
Fernandel (French actor and singer) (tracks 12, 21)
Édith Piaf (tracks 8, 17, 22)
publisher:
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (tracks 1, 1)
arrangements:
Clouds (track 16)
La vie en rose (tracks 1, 1)
later translated parody versions:
Direktör (track 25)
later translated versions:
C'est si bon (German version) (track 25)
C'est si bon (English version) (track 25)
Das Miststück (P… de toi) (track 4)
El cielo de París (track 22)
I Wish You Love (track 15)
Il gorilla (track 19)
La Vie en rose (English translation) (tracks 1, 1)
La vida es rosa (tracks 1, 1)
La vie en rose (Swedish lyrics by Roland) (tracks 1, 1)
Långkalsong (track 25)
Under Paris Skies (english version of “Sous le ciel de Paris”) (track 22)
Vorsicht Gorilla (track 19)
Zem Parīzes debesīm (Latvian version of "Sous le ciel de Paris") (track 22)
Ο γορίλας (track 19)
バラ色の人生 (tracks 1, 1)
粉紅色的一生 (tracks 1, 1)
later versions:
Dolce Francia (track 24)
Nuages (with lyrics) (track 16)
recording of:
C’est si bon (original french version) (track 25)
Douce France (track 24)
Le Gorille (track 19)
Nuages (instrumental) (track 16)
Putain de toi (track 4)
Je connais des baisers (1941-07-04) (track 12)
Elle a tout ça (1942) (track 21)
La Vie en rose (French original) (1946-10-09) (track 1)
Paris (Édith Piaf song) (1949-02-03) (track 17)
Padam… padam (1951-10-15) (track 8)
La Vie en rose (French original) (1954) (track 1)
Sous le ciel de Paris (original french version) (1954) (track 22)

CD 3

acoustic guitar:
Lucien "Lulu" Bellevallée (1953-06-16) (track 10)
Georges Brassens (1953-06-16) (track 10)
guitar:
Henri Salvador (track 18)
double bass:
Pierre Nicolas (1953-06-16) (track 10)
additional acoustic guitar:
arranger:
André Grassi (tracks 11, 24)
composer:
Jacques Brel (tracks 11, 24)
Gilbert Bécaud (tracks 1, 20)
Louis Ferrari (track 4)
Louis Gasté (track 17)
Joseph Kosma (tracks 6, 19)
Guy Lafarge (French composer) (track 9)
Marguerite Monnot (tracks 3, 25)
Henri Salvador (track 18)
Florence Véran (track 13)
Georges Brassens (track 10)
Ángel Cabral (1936) (track 14)
Bruno Coquatrix (1947) (track 2)
conductor:
Robert Chauvigny (tracks 14, 25)
André Grassi (1954-02-15) (tracks 11, 24)
lead vocals:
Georges Brassens (1953-06-16) (track 10)
lyricist:
Jacques Brel (tracks 11, 24)
Louis Aragon (French poet) (track 10)
Charles Aznavour (track 13)
Georges Brassens (track 10)
Mireille Brocey (track 17)
Pierre Delanoë (tracks 1, 20)
Pierre Dudan (track 2)
Flavien Monod (track 9)
Jacques Plante (track 4)
Maurice Pon (lyricist) (track 18)
Don Raye (track 4)
Michel Rivgauche (track 14)
René Rouzaud (tracks 3, 25)
Jacques Prévert (1943) (track 6)
Jacques Prévert (1946) (track 19)
producer:
Jacques Canetti (track 10)
André Tavernier (Producer) (track 10)
vocals:
Jacques Brel (tracks 11, 24)
Gilbert Bécaud (track 20)
Henri Salvador (track 18)
Georges Brassens (track 10)
Édith Piaf (tracks 3, 14, 25)
Line Renaud (track 17)
publisher:
recorded at:
Théâtre de l'Apollo in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1954-02-15) (tracks 11, 24)
later translated versions:
De duivel (track 24)
Let It Be Me (track 20)
Nie ma szczęśliwych miłości (Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux) (track 10)
Reza Por Mí (track 20)
The Day the Rains Came (from the French song "Le jour où la pluie viendra") (track 1)
The Devil (Okay) (track 24)
later versions:
Make It Soon (track 18)
The Poor People of Paris (English adaption of "La Goualante du pauvre Jean") (track 25)
recording of:
Clopin-Clopant (track 2)
Domino (André Claveau song) (track 4)
Heureuse (track 3)
Je t’appartiens (track 20)
La Seine (track 9)
Ma cabane au Canada (track 17)
Le Loup, la Biche et le Chevalier (Une chanson douce) (1950-03 – 1950-04) (track 18)
Il n’y a pas d’amour heureux (1953-06-16) (track 10)
La Goualante du pauvre Jean (1953-12-24) (track 25)
Grand Jacques (1954-02-15) (track 11)
Le Diable (Ça va) (1954-02-15) (track 24)
La Foule (1957-02-28) (track 14)
version of: