AMSTERDAM

Latest update on 29/09/2014

Artist: Jacques Brel
Author: Jacques Brel
Label: Barclay
Year: 1964

Exists only in live versions (Olympia '64 and '66). The latter was filmed. The port he was really singing about is the port of Antwerp, but neither Anvers nor Antwerpen fitted the lyric lines.

Covers:

1967:

Scott Walker

1969:

Rod McKuen

1970:

Liesbeth List

1970:

John Denver

1973:

David Bowie

1990:

Craig Davies

1994:

Dijk

1996:

Frank Christian [as Port Of Amsterdam]

1997:

Acda & De Munnik

1998:

Dave Berry

2010:

Bellowhead

2013:

Juliette Gréco

Melody vaguely based on Greensleeves.

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