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Claude François

Claude François
Aliases
Kôkô
Real name
Claude Antoine Marie François
Born
February 1, 1939
Died
March 11, 1978
Country
France
IPI
00010731240
Comments
Egyptian-born French pop singer, songwriter and dancer.
Member of
Les Gamblers

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1977 (9 artists)
1968 Le grand orchestre de Paul Mauriat
1966 Brisa Roché
December 1970 Didier Barbelivien
1973 (5 artists)
1967 (361 artists)
1969 Jeff Barnel
1975 (2 artists)
1972 (5 artists)
October 1974 (7 artists)
1977 (4 artists)
1967 (4 artists)
1965 (9 artists)
December 1970 (22 artists)
1963 (3 artists)
1971 (8 artists)
1975 Caravelli
1968 (12 artists)
June 1972 (4 artists)

Covers by Claude François

Title Performer Release date Originally by
December 1975 Janis Ian
Covered by (3 artists)
1971 Diana Ross
1964 Mongo Santamaría
1966 David and Jonathan
1973 Blue Mink
1972 Boulevard
Covered by M. Pokora
1962 The Everly Brothers
Covered by (6 artists)
June 1971 Four Tops
Boum boum Claude François 1970 Unverified
1970 Roy Hogsed, Teresa Brewer
March 1967 Four Tops
1965 Barry McGuire
1967 Rocky Roberts and The Airedales
May 1971 Four Tops
Covered by (4 artists)
December 1976 Paul Nicholas
1966 Ferre Grignard
December 1976 The Four Seasons
Covered by (3 artists)
1969 Vanity Fare
March 1964 Steve Alaimo
1977 Olivia Newton-John
1969 Joe Tex
December 1968 John Rowles
1971 Ike and Tina Turner
December 1975 Melba Montgomery
1968 Claude François
1963 The Beatles
Covered by Nicole Delarc
1971 The Pioneers
1968 Fausto Leali
1973 Seals and Crofts
1963 The Beatles
Covered by (2 artists)
December 1975 Ernie Smith
1964 The Fourmost
1970 Terry Clement and His Rhythmic Five
December 1976 Starland Vocal Band
1963 Gil Hamilton
Covered by Dany Logan
1973 Hot Chocolate
Covered by Elisa Tovati
1964 The Applejacks
1964 (unknown)
Covered by (2 artists)
1969 The Archies
December 1975 Renée Harris, Charles Valentino, Ben Harney & Ken Prymus
1977 Mary MacGregor
1964 The Newbeats
1968 Barry Ryan with The Majority
Covered by (2 artists)
October 1963 Billy Fury
1971 Jerry Reed
1971 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
1977 Don McLean
June 1972 Don McLean
December 1970 Cat Stevens
1976 Tom Paxton
June 1971 Steve Miller Band
1971 The Fortunes
1967 Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
1975 Don and Dewey
December 1976 Jerry Butler
1968 1910 Fruitgum Co.
1973 John Denver
1966 The Crickets
1973 John Tuner
December 1970 The Paper Dolls
1966 Four Tops
Covered by (3 artists)
December 1975 Captain & Tennille
June 1972 David & Jonathan
June 1965 Bobby Vee
June 1972 Murray Head with The Trinidad Singers
1965 Sonny & Cher
May 1971 Billy Joe Royal
Covered by Aldebert
1966 Buck Owens
1969 Joe South
1977 Peter Allen
Covered by (3 artists)
1963 Steve and Eydie
1966 The New Vaudeville Band
1964 Burl Ives
Covered by (3 artists)
1964 The Pinetoppers
March 1964 The Beatles
December 1976 Jimmy James & The Vagabonds
1973 Four Tops
1977 Michael Bacon
February 1963 John D. Loudermilk
1967 The Bee Gees
1975 Sam Cooke
March 1962 Bourvil
Le Clocher Du Village Claude François June 2014 Unverified
1970 Peter, Paul and Mary
December 1965 Tom Paxton
Covered by (2 artists)
1974 Lauren Copley
Covered by (2 artists)
1967 The Move
September 1970 Jimmy Cliff
1964 Bobby Darin
Covered by (2 artists)
1964 Jackie deShannon
June 1971 Chris Gantry
December 1968 Marty Wilde
1976 Tammy Wynette
1969 Noel Harrison, Marcel Amont
1966 Herman's Hermits
1968 Roger Miller [US1]
1966 Buck Owens
1969 Johnny Rivers
December 1976 Conny Vandenbos
1976 Tom Paxton
1967 The Hollies
1976 Phil Harris with Orchestra Conducted by Walter Scharf
1967 Mary Wells
June 1972 The Supremes
December 1965 Jerry Butler
March 1964 Gene Pitney
December 1976 Don Williams
December 1976 Scott English
1963 The Angels [US1]
1963 Cannon's Jug Stompers
Covered by (2 artists)
1962 Neil Sedaka
Covered by (3 artists)
December 1975 John Denver
February 1963 Cliff Richard & The Shadows
November 1968 Ray Stevens
My Way Claude François 1977 Unverified
March 1967 Four Tops
March 1962 The Jarmels, Richard Anthony
1973 Neil Sedaka
1972 José Feliciano
1969 Dee Dee Warwick
1967 The Foundations
December 1975 Bruce Welch
1969 The Outsiders, Gianni Morandi
November 1968 Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
1970 Al Trace and His Silly Symphonists, (unknown)
June 1965 Burt Bacharach and His Orchestra & Chorus
Covered by (2 artists)
December 1975 B.J. Thomas
March 1967 The New Vaudeville Band
Covered by Axelle Renoir
Qui saura Claude François 1998 Unverified
1968 The 4 Seasons featuring The 'Sound' of Frankie Valli
June 1971 Four Tops
1969 (unknown performer), Wallace Collection
1967 Stevie Wonder
1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival
1977 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1963-1973]
1977 Electric Light Orchestra
1976 Johnny Cash
Covered by Seb Martel
1968 The Outsiders
1973 Carpenters
Covered by (3 artists)
December 1970 John Hartford
1963 The Weavers
Covered by (4 artists)
June 1965 The Rays
1963 Hubert Raphael Charles, Jimmy Soul
1975 Paul Davis
June 1965 Tom Tall
Sono Qualcuno Claude François 1969 Unverified
March 1975 The Spinners [US]
Covered by (2 artists)
1971 The Supremes
Covered by Thierry Pastor
1973 Paul Anka
October 1975 Claude François
Covered by Glen Curtin
1964 Twinkle
1977 Johnny Nash
Covered by (4 artists)
1964 George E. Washington
December 1965 Gary Lewis & The Playboys
1972 The Fortunes
1969 Lou Christie
1972 The Supremes
1969 Ray Sanders with The Anita Kerr Singers, Les Gam's avec Annie Markan
1969 Tommy James and The Shondells
1971 Carole King
Covered by Sylvie [FR]
December 1975 Erroll Garner Trio
1975 Wayne Carson
1962 Bruce Bruno
1969 The Equals
June 1972 Chér
Winchester Cathedral Claude François 1966 Unverified

Songs written by Claude François

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Viva America Claude François, Bernard Estardy, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre Covered by (4 artists)
Alexandrie Alexandra Claude François, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, Étienne Roda-Gil Claude François 1977 Covered by (9 artists)
Après tout Claude François, Gilles Thibault, Jean Renard Claude François 1968 Covered by Le grand orchestre de Paul Mauriat
Comme d'habitude Claude François, Jacques Revaux, Gilles Thibault Claude François 1967 Covered by (359 artists)
Le téléphone pleure Claude François, Frank Thomas, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre Claude François October 1974 Covered by (7 artists)
Magnolias for Ever Claude François, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, Étienne Roda-Gil Claude François 1977 Covered by (4 artists)
Parce que je t'aime mon enfant Claude François, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, Yves Dessca Claude François December 1970 Covered by (22 artists)
Toi et moi contre le monde entier Claude François, Eddy Marnay, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre Claude François 1975 Covered by Caravelli
Y'a le printemps qui chante Claude François, Jean-Michel Rivat, Frank Thomas, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre Claude François June 1972 Covered by (4 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Alors salut ! Claude François, Vline Buggy Yeh-Yeh Claude François
Amoureux du monde entier Claude François, Vline Buggy Lovers of the World Unite Claude François
Belles ! Belles ! Belles ! Claude François, Vline Buggy Made to Love Claude François Covered by (6 artists)
Bernadette Claude François Bernadette Claude François
Boum, boum Claude François, Colette Rivat Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now, I'm Gonna Get Along Without You Claude François
Car… Tout le monde a besoin d'amour Claude François, Vline Buggy Baby I Need Your Loving Claude François
Ce soir je vais boire Claude François, Gilles Thibault Stasera mi butto Claude François
C'est la même chanson Claude François, Colette Rivat It's the Same Old Song Claude François Covered by (4 artists)
C'est moi… c'est moi… Claude François, Vline Buggy Ring, Ring, I've Got to Sing Claude François
Chaque jour c'est la même chose Claude François Every Day I Have to Cry Claude François
Cherche Claude François Show Me Claude François
Comment fais-tu ? Claude François, Vline Buggy How Do You Do It? Claude François Covered by Nicole Delarc
Deborah Claude François, Gilles Thibault Deborah Claude François
De ville en ville Claude François A Little Loving Claude François
Diggy Liggy Laï et Diggy Liggy Lo Claude François, Colette Rivat Diggy Liggy Lo Claude François
Donna Donna Claude François, Vline Buggy Dos kelbl Claude François Covered by (2 artists)
Douce Candy Claude François, Ann Grégory Sugar, Sugar Claude François
Drame entre deux amours Claude François, Vline Buggy Torn Between Two Lovers Claude François
Du pain et du beurre Claude François Bread and Butter Claude François
Eloise Claude François Eloise Claude François Covered by (2 artists)
En rêvant à Noël Claude François In Summer Claude François
Et je t'aime tellement Claude François And I Love You So Claude François
Hey ! Ho ! C'est impossible Claude François, Colette Rivat Going to the Country Claude François
Il faut être deux Claude François, Gilles Thibault It Takes Two Claude François
Jacques a dit Claude François, Gilles Thibault Simon Says Claude François
J'ai joué et puis j'ai perdu Claude François, Vline Buggy I Fought the Law Claude François
J'attendrai Claude François, Vline Buggy Reach Out I'll Be There Claude François Covered by (3 artists)
Je devrais dormir Claude François, Vline Buggy Teardrops Fall Like Rain Claude François
Je t'aime trop, toi Claude François, Vline Buggy I Got You Babe Claude François
Je te demande pardon Claude François, Yves Dessca I Never Promised You a Rose Garden Claude François Covered by Aldebert
Je veux rester seul avec toi Claude François I Want to Stay Here Claude François
J'y pense et puis j'oublie Claude François It Comes and Goes Claude François Covered by (3 artists)
Laisse-moi tenir ta main Claude François I Want to Hold Your Hand Claude François
Langage d'amour (Ou-bi-dou-bi-dou) Claude François Language of Love Claude François
La plus belle chose du monde Claude François, Gilles Thibault Massachusetts (The Lights Went Out In) Claude François
Le dragon magique Claude François, Colette Rivat Puff Claude François
Le jouet extraordinaire (Zip ! bap ! brrr !) Claude François, Vline Buggy The Marvelous Toy Claude François Covered by (2 artists)
Le martien Claude François, Gilles Thibault Flowers in the Rain Claude François
Les choses de la maison Claude François, Vline Buggy The Things in This House Claude François Covered by (2 artists)
Les cloches sonnaient Claude François, Vline Buggy When You Walk in the Room Claude François
Les femmes de France Claude François, Vline Buggy Dreams of the Everyday Housewife Claude François
Le temps que j'arrive à Marseille Claude François By the Time I Get to Phoenix Claude François
L'homme au traîneau Claude François, Gilles Thibault Carrie-Anne Claude François
Ma fille Claude François, Gilles Thibault My Guy Claude François
Ma meilleure amie Claude François, Vline Buggy You're My Best Friend Claude François
Ma petite amie est de retour Claude François My Boyfriend's Back Claude François
Moi, je voudrais bien me marier Claude François, Georges Aber Bachelor Boy Claude François
Pourquoi? Claude François, Gilles Thibault Baby, Now That I've Found You Claude François
Réveille-moi Claude François, Colette Rivat Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over) Claude François
Rien rien rien Claude François, Gilles Thibault I Was Made to Love Her Claude François
Serre-moi, griffe-moi Claude François Bend Me, Shape Me Claude François
Si douce à mon souvenir Claude François, Colette Rivat Gentle on My Mind Claude François
Si tu veux être heureux Claude François, Vline Buggy Ugly Woman, If You Wanna Be Happy Claude François
Sois fier Claude François, Vline Buggy Walk Tall Claude François
Terry Claude François, Vline Buggy Terry Claude François
Tout ça c'etait hier Claude François, Vline Buggy Spare a Thought for Me Claude François
Tu as tes problèmes moi j'ai les miens Claude François, Vline Buggy You've Got Your Troubles Claude François
Vivre que c'est bon Claude François, Ann Grégory Viva Bobby Joe Claude François
Plus tard Claude François, Vline Buggy Call Me Katy David
Je retire tout Claude François, Ann Grégory I Take It Back Liliane Saint Pierre
Je suis une fille toute seule Claude François, Gilles Thibault Single Girl Liliane Saint Pierre
La route du bonheur Claude François, Ann Grégory Do You Know the Way to San Jose? Liliane Saint Pierre
Nous resterons unis Claude François United We Stand Liliane Saint Pierre
Rentrer chez moi Claude François, Gilles Thibault I Want to Go Back There Again Liliane Saint Pierre
Si loin des yeux, si loin du cœur Claude François, André Salvet Un'ora fa Liliane Saint Pierre

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Avec la tête, avec le cœur Claude François December 1968 Disques Fleche
C'est comme ça que l'on s'est aimé Claude François 1977 Disques Fleche
C'est la même chanson Claude François June 1971 Disques Fleche
Chanson Populaire... Claude François 1973 Disques Fleche
Claude François Claude François June 1972 Disques Fleche
Claude François Claude François 1969 Philips
Claude François [1976] Claude François December 1976 Disques Fleche
Comme d'habitude Claude François 1967 Disques Fleche
Disco - Magnolias For Ever Claude François 1977 Disques Fleche
Il fait beau, il fait bon Claude François 1971 Disques Fleche
Je viens diner ce soir Claude François 1973 Disques Fleche
[Le lundi au soleil] Claude François 1972 Disques Fleche
Le monde extraordinaire de Claude François Claude François 1970 Philips
N° 4 Claude François December 1965 Philips
No 3 Claude François 1964 Philips
Pour les jeunes de 8 à 88 ans Claude François 1976 Disques Fleche
Pourquoi pleurer (Sur un succès d'été) Claude François December 1975 Disques Fleche
Si douce à mon souvenir [LP] Claude François December 1970 Disques Fleche
Si j'avais un marteau Claude François 1963 Philips
[Toi et moi contre le monde entier] Claude François 1975 Disques Fleche
Un monde de musique Claude François 1969 Philips

EPs

Title Performer Release date Label
Amoureux du monde entier Claude François 1966 Philips
Après tout Claude François 1968 Disques Fleche
Belles! Belles! Belles! Claude François 1962 Fontana
De ville en ville Claude François 1964 Philips
Dis-lui Claude François February 1963 Fontana
Donna Donna Claude François 1964 Philips
Eloise Claude François 1968 Disques Fleche
J'attendrai Claude François 1966 Philips
Le jouet extraordinaire Claude François 1966 Philips
Le Nabout twist Kôkô (Claude François) March 1962 Fontana
Les choses de la maison Claude François March 1965 Philips
Mais combien de temps Claude François 1966 Philips
Mais quand le matin Claude François 1967 Philips
Même si tu revenais Claude François 1965 Philips
Monsieur le businessman Claude François November 1968 Philips
Petite mèche de cheveux Claude François March 1964 Philips
Quand un bateau passe Claude François June 1965 Philips
Si douce à mon souvenir [EP] Claude François December 1970 Disques Fleche
Si j'avais un marteau Claude François October 1963 Philips
Si tu veux être heureux Claude François 1963 Philips
Toute la vie Claude François March 1967 Philips

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Alexandrie Alexandra Claude François March 1978 Disques Fleche
C'est la même chanson Claude François May 1971 Disques Fleche
Chanson populaire Claude François 1973 Disques Fleche
Il fait beau, il fait bon Claude François November 1971 Disques Fleche
Jacques a dit Claude François 1968 Philips
Je vais à Rio Claude François May 1977 Disques Fleche
Le chanteur malheureux (et je me demande) Claude François 1975 Disques Fleche
Le mal aimé Claude François 1974 Disques Fleche
Le monde est grand, les gens sont beaux Claude François September 1970 Disques Fleche
Le téléphone pleure Claude François October 1974 Disques Fleche
Pardon Claude François 1968 Philips
Prendi prendi Claude François 1969 Disques Fleche
Rubis Claude François November 1978 Disques Fleche
Sale bonhomme Claude François 1976 Disques Fleche
Se torni tu Claude François 1968 Disques Fleche
Sha la la (Hier est près de moi) Claude François 1974 Disques Fleche
Tears on the Telephone Claude François October 1975 Bradley's Records
Toi et le soleil Claude François September 1977 Disques Fleche
Toi et moi contre le monde entier Claude François March 1975 Disques Fleche
夢見るシャンソン人形 [Poupée de cire, poupée de son] France Gall / Claude François September 1965 Philips

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Cloclo - Bande originale du film various artists 2012 Sony Music
La France et Les Beatles - Vol. 3 various artists 2006 Magic Records
La France et Les Beatles - Vol. 4 various artists 2007 Magic Records

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Claude François, autrement dit various artists March 10, 2008 Mercury
Cloclo mania various artists 2003 Naïve
Ils chantent Claude François various artists 1998 Editions Atlas
Luc Steeno zingt Claude François Luc Steeno April 26, 2013 ARS
My Way M. Pokora October 21, 2016 TF1 Musique

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