NE ME QUITTE PAS

Latest update on 20/02/2017

Artist: Jacques Brel
Author: Jacques Brel
Label: Philips
Year: 1959

B-side of La Valse a mille temps. With François Rauber's orchestra and Sylvette Allard on ondes Martenot. Brel used that same early French electronic devise in Le Plat pays and La Fanette.

Covers:

1959:

Simone Langlois [also on Philips; cut six other Brel compositions]

1962:

Gino Paoli [as Non Andare Via]

1963:

Marlène Dietrich [as Bitte, geh' nicht fort]

1965:

Nina Simone

1966:

Rod McKuen [as If You Go Away; his own translation on RCA lp The Loner]

1966:

Damita Jo [idem]

1967:

Shirley Bassey

1967:

Dusty Springfield [idem]

1967:

Sandie Shaw

1968:

Glen Campbell [as If You Go Away]

1969:

Scott Walker [idem]

1969:

Tom Jones [idem]

1969:

Frank Sinatra [idem]

1969:

Liesbeth List [as Laat Me Niet Alleen]

1969:

Matt Monro [as No Me Dejes]

1970:

Will Ferdy [idem]

1970:

Patty Pravo [as Non Andare Via, hit It]

1971:

Neil Diamond [as If You Go Away]

1973:

Freda Payne [idem]

1974:

Terry Jacks [idem, Top 10 hit UK, NL & B]

1974:

Nana Mouskouri [idem]

1982:

[idem; in '89 as Marc Almond]

1982:

Marc & The Mambas

1983:

Rob De Nijs [as Laat Me Niet Alleen]

1986:

Momus [as Don't Leave]

1989:

Marc Almond

1990:

Frank Dingenen [as Ne Me Kittel Pas]

1998:

Toots Thielemans

2001:

Natacha Atlas

2002:

Ute Lemper

2002:

Patricia Kaas [as If You Go Away]

2003:

Cyndi Lauper [idem]

2009:

Barbra Streisand [idem]

2012:

Ute Lemper

2012:

Holly Cole [as If You Go Away]

2012:

Celine Dion

2013:

Brigitte Kaandorp [as Lieve Koningin; for Queen Beatrix]

2013:

Juliette Gréco

2014:

Pieter van Bogaert & An de Bruijn

2015:

U2 [live while all 130 names of the terrorist's victims in Paris on November 13 were shown on their overhead screen]

2016:

Wyclef Jean

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