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Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel
Real name
Jacques Romain Brel
Born
April 8, 1929
Died
October 9, 1978
Country
Belgium
IPI
00004140056
Family
Bruno Brel Cousin

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
A Jeun Jacques Brel 1967 Unverified
1964 (14 artists)
1962 (13 artists)
1965 (20 artists)
1962 Markku Riikonen
1961 Douwe Heeringa & Kompagnie
September 30, 1968 (3 artists)
1965 (9 artists)
1967 (23 artists)
March 1954 Laïs
1965 Liesbeth List
1979 Douwe Heeringa
March 1954 (5 artists)
November 1959 (3 artists)
1965 (22 artists)
1963 (3 artists)
September 30, 1968 (12 artists)
November 17, 1977 (3 artists)
1964 (10 artists)
1958 (6 artists)
September 30, 1968 (4 artists)
November 17, 1977 (2 artists)
November 17, 1977 (5 artists)
September 30, 1968 (3 artists)
1957 Markku Riikonen
2003 (2 artists)
1967 (87 artists)
November 1959 (4 artists)
1963 (14 artists)
1965 Viel
1967 Arno
November 1959 (11 artists)
2003 LeDUO
1962 Dominique Horwitz
November 1959 (3 artists)
November 1959 (32 artists)
November 17, 1977 (5 artists)
November 17, 1977 (6 artists)
1967 Liesbeth List
September 30, 1968 (6 artists)
1964 Jan Leyers
March 1954 (11 artists)
March 1954 Barbara
1967 (3 artists)
November 17, 1977 Duilio Del Prete
1961 (83 artists)
1962 (29 artists)
1961 (6 artists)
1964 (3 artists)
November 1956 Gisela May
1964 (8 artists)
1962 (20 artists)
1967 (7 artists)
1965 (14 artists)
1963 (2 artists)
November 1959 (14 artists)
November 17, 1977 (9 artists)
1962 (9 artists)
November 17, 1977 (5 artists)
1961 (4 artists)
1964 (5 artists)
1963 (4 artists)
1963 (20 artists)
1958 (4 artists)
1961 (4 artists)
1962 (17 artists)
1961 (28 artists)
1964 (26 artists)
1967 (11 artists)
1967 (6 artists)
November 1959 (271 artists)
1961 (3 artists)
November 17, 1977 (9 artists)
1957 Mich en scène
December 1962 (2 artists)
November 1956 (68 artists)
September 30, 1968 (4 artists)
1962 (7 artists)
November 1959 (6 artists)
1955 Marc Almond
March 1954 (5 artists)
1964 (6 artists)
1962 (2 artists)
September 30, 1968 (21 artists)
1958 Barbara
November 17, 1977 (30 artists)

Covers by Jacques Brel

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1964 (unknown)
Covered by (64 artists)
September 1, 1961 Jacques Brel
1964 Jacques Brel
Covered by (3 artists)
1965 Jacques Brel
Covered by (4 artists)
August 1961 Jacques Brel
Covered by (7 artists)
December 2, 1968 Richard Kiley
Covered by (15 artists)
1988 Glenn Yarbrough, Rod McKuen
August 1961 Jacques Brel
Covered by (3 artists)
September 1, 1961 Jacques Brel
Covered by Vera Mann
1964 Jacques Brel
Covered by (6 artists)
1965 Jacques Brel
Covered by Frank Cools
May 1958 Jacques Brel
September 30, 1968 Petula Clark

Songs written by Jacques Brel

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Age idiot Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1965 Covered by Viel
Amour est mort Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 2003 Covered by LeDUO
Au printemps Jacques Brel Simone Langlois 1958 Covered by Gisela May
Au suivant Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1964 Covered by (14 artists)
Bruxelles Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by (13 artists)
Ces gens-là Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1965 Covered by (19 artists)
Chanson sans paroles Jacques Brel, François Rauber Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by Markku Riikonen
Clara Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1961 Covered by Douwe Heeringa & Kompagnie
Comment tuer l'amant de sa femme quand on a été élevé comme moi dans la tradition Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel September 30, 1968 Covered by (3 artists)
Fernand Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1965 Covered by (9 artists)
Fils de... Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1967 Covered by (23 artists)
Grand Jacques Jacques Brel Jacques Brel March 1954 Covered by Laïs
Grand-mère Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1965 Covered by Liesbeth List
Il neige sur Liège Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1979 Covered by Douwe Heeringa
Il nous faut regarder Jacques Brel Jacques Brel March 1954 Covered by (5 artists)
Isabelle Jacques Brel, François Rauber Jacques Brel November 1959 Covered by (3 artists)
Jacky Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1965 Covered by (22 artists)
J'aimais Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest, François Rauber Jacques Brel 1963 Covered by (3 artists)
J'arrive Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel September 30, 1968 Covered by (12 artists)
Jaurès Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (3 artists)
Jef Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1964 Covered by (10 artists)
Je m'en remets à toi Jacques Brel, Charles Dumont Charles Dumont 1964 Covered by Micheline & Bruno Brel
Je ne sais pas Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1958 Covered by (6 artists)
Je suis bien Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Juliette Gréco 1967 Covered by Gisela May
Je suis un soir d'été Jacques Brel Jacques Brel September 30, 1968 Covered by (4 artists)
Jojo Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
Knokke-le-Zoute tango Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (5 artists)
La bière Jacques Brel Jacques Brel September 30, 1968 Covered by (3 artists)
La bourrée du célibataire Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1957 Covered by Markku Riikonen
La cathédrale Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 2003 Covered by (2 artists)
La chanson des vieux amants Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1967 Covered by (86 artists)
La colombe Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1959 Covered by (4 artists)
La fanette Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1963 Covered by (14 artists)
La, la, la Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1967 Covered by Arno
La mort Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1959 Covered by (11 artists)
La statue Jacques Brel, François Rauber Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by Dominique Horwitz
La tendresse Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1959 Covered by (3 artists)
La valse à mille temps Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1959 Covered by (32 artists)
La ville s'endormait Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (5 artists)
Le bon dieu Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (6 artists)
Le cheval Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1967 Covered by Liesbeth List
L'éclusier Jacques Brel Jacques Brel September 30, 1968 Covered by (6 artists)
Le dernier repas Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1964 Covered by Jan Leyers
Le diable (Ça va) Jacques Brel Jacques Brel March 1954 Covered by (11 artists)
Le fou du roi Jacques Brel Jacques Brel March 1954 Covered by Barbara
Le gaz Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1967 Covered by (3 artists)
Le lion Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by Duilio Del Prete
Le moribond Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1961 Covered by (83 artists)
Le plat pays Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by (29 artists)
Le prochain amour Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1961 Covered by (6 artists)
Les bergers Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1964 Covered by (3 artists)
Les blés Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1956 Covered by Gisela May
Les bonbons Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1964 Covered by (8 artists)
Les bourgeois Jacques Brel, Jean Corti Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by (20 artists)
Les cœurs tendres Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1967 Covered by (7 artists)
Les désespérés Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1965 Covered by (14 artists)
Les filles et les chiens Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1963 Covered by (2 artists)
Les flamandes Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1959 Covered by (14 artists)
Les marquises Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (9 artists)
Les paumés du petit matin Jacques Brel, François Rauber Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by (9 artists)
Les remparts de Varsovie Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (5 artists)
Les singes Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1961 Covered by (4 artists)
Les timides Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1964 Covered by (5 artists)
Les toros Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest, Jean Corti Jacques Brel 1963 Covered by (4 artists)
Les vieux Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest, Jean Corti Jacques Brel 1963 Covered by (20 artists)
Litanies pour un retour Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1958 Covered by (4 artists)
L'ivrogne Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest, François Rauber Jacques Brel 1961 Covered by (4 artists)
Madeleine Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest, Jean Corti Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by (17 artists)
Marieke Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1961 Covered by (25 artists)
Mathilde Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1964 Covered by (26 artists)
Mon enfance Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1967 Covered by (11 artists)
Mon père disait Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1967 Covered by (6 artists)
Ne me quitte pas Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1959 Covered by (270 artists)
On n'oublie rien Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1961 Covered by (3 artists)
Orly Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (9 artists)
Pardons Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1957 Covered by Mich en scène
Quand maman reviendra Jacques Brel, François Rauber Jacques Brel December 1962 Covered by (2 artists)
Quand on n'a que l'amour Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1956 Covered by (67 artists)
Regarde bien petit Jacques Brel Jacques Brel September 30, 1968 Covered by (4 artists)
Rosa Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by (7 artists)
Seul Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 1959 Covered by (6 artists)
S'il te faut Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1955 Covered by Marc Almond
Sur la place Jacques Brel Jacques Brel March 1954 Covered by (5 artists)
Tango funèbre Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Jacques Brel 1964 Covered by (6 artists)
Une île Jacques Brel Jacques Brel 1962 Covered by (2 artists)
Un enfant Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest Petula Clark 1965 Covered by (5 artists)
Vesoul Jacques Brel Jacques Brel September 30, 1968 Covered by (21 artists)
Voici Jacques Brel, François Rauber Jacques Brel 1958 Covered by Barbara
Voir un ami pleurer Jacques Brel Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Covered by (30 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Amsterdam Jacques Brel A New Northern Dittye of the Lady Greene Sleeves Jacques Brel Covered by (64 artists)
La quête Jacques Brel The Impossible Dream Jacques Brel Covered by (15 artists)
Les amants de coeur Jacques Brel The Lovers Rod McKuen Covered by Jacques Brel

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
5 Jacques Brel 1961 Philips
67 Jacques Brel 1967 Barclay
Infiniment Jacques Brel 2003 Barclay
Jacques Brel [1962] Jacques Brel 1962 Barclay
Jacques Brel [1963] Jacques Brel 1963 Barclay
Jacques Brel [1964] Jacques Brel 1964 Barclay
Jacques Brel [1965] Jacques Brel 1965 Barclay
Jacques Brel et ses chansons Jacques Brel March 1954 Philips
J'arrive Jacques Brel September 30, 1968 Barclay
La Belgique vue du ciel - La bande originale du film Jacques Brel - Daniel Dejean 1979 Barclay
Les marquises Jacques Brel November 17, 1977 Barclay
Les Marquises [CD] Jacques Brel 2003 Barclay
N°3 Jacques Brel 1958 Philips
N° 4 Jacques Brel November 1959 Philips
Olympia 64 Jacques Brel 1964 Barclay
Quand on n'a que l'amour Jacques Brel 1957 Philips
Vol. 3 - Les Flamandes Jacques Brel 1988 Barclay

EPs

Title Performer Release date Label
3e Série - Quand on n'a que l'amour Jacques Brel November 1956 Philips
Fernand Jacques Brel 1965 Barclay
Les bigotes Jacques Brel December 1962 Barclay

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
De apen Jacques Brel September 1, 1961 Philips
La, la, la Jacques Brel 1967 Barclay
La quête Jacques Brel 1969 Barclay
Marieke Jacques Brel August 1961 Philips
Mijn vlakke land Jacques Brel 1964 Barclay
Rosa Jacques Brel 1965 Barclay
S'il te faut Jacques Brel 1955 Philips

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
De Nederlandstalige cover top-100 van Vic Van de Reijt various artists 2001 Nikkelen Nelis
L'Homme de la Mancha various artists December 2, 1968 Barclay
Simone Langlois chante Jacques Brel Simone Langlois May 1958 Fontana

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Adieu, Jacques Noel Harrison 2002 Major Label
Artero Brel Artero 2006 Nocturne
Aux suivants various artists 2003 Barclay
Aux suivants various artists 1998 Barclay
Barbara chante Brel Barbara 1961 Odéon [FR]
Bob, Brel and Me Barb Jungr September 6, 2019 Kristalyn
Brel Maurane October 12, 2018 Universal Music
Brel David Linx - Brussels Jazz Orchestra January 20, 2016 Jazz Village
Brel in Afrikaans Herman van den Berg 2007 Zimbraz
Brel in Afrikaans II Herman van den Berg January 6, 2011 Zimbraz
Brel, in Fries - Douwe Heeringa sjongt Jacques Brel Douwe Heeringa & Kompagnie 1990 Frigram
Brel op 1 various artists 1998 Pink Records
Brel. Québec various artists 1993 Disques Quark
Brel Twa Douwe Heeringa 2007 Hitfabryk
Camille Sings Brel Live Camille [IE] 2004 Cat-O-Stripes Records
Ces gens-là various artists April 5, 2019 Universal Music
Chansons bleiben Chansons Gisela May 1979 Amiga
Chante Jacques Brel Denise Benoit May 1960 Fontana
Duilio Del Prete canta Brel Duilio Del Prete November 2002 I dischi del Club Tenco
Frank Cools zingt Jacques Brel Frank Cools 1995 Eufoda
Greco chante Brel Greco 1970 Philips
Gréco chante Brel Juliette Gréco October 25, 2013 Universal Music France
Heltau Singt Brel Michael Heltau 1975 Polydor
Ils chantent Brel various artists 1998 Editions Atlas
Jacques Marc Almond December 1989 Some Bizzare
Jacques Brel in me Rossana Casale 1999 Carisch
Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris Elly Stone, Mort Shuman, Shawn Elliott, Alice Whitfield March 1, 1968 Columbia
Joue Brel L'âme des poètes November 1995 Igloo
Klaus Hoffmann singt Brel Klaus Hoffmann 1997 Virgin
Lama chante Brel Serge Lama 1979 Philips
Laulusi elää, Brel! Susanna Haavisto, Saara Pakkasvirta, Harri Rantanen and Markku Riikonen 1984 Polarvox
LeDUO Plays Jacques Brel LeDUO 2006 Douglas [1]
L'esprit de Jacques Micheline & Bruno Brel October 2008 V2 Records Benelux
Lieder von Jacques Brel Gisela May - Matthias Freihof - L'art de Passage 1997 BuschFunk
Liesbeth List zingt Jacques Brel Liesbeth List 1969 Philips
Metamorph - Contemporary Brel & Piaf Karin Hougaard June 1, 1999 (self-released)
Moitié Bruno moitié Brel Bruno Brel 2001 Culture Records
On n'oublie rien - Les chansons de Jacques Brel Riguelle May 8, 2015 V2 Records Benelux
Pagani canta Brel Herbert Pagani November 17, 1965 Carosello
Pagny chante Brel Florent Pagny November 19, 2007 Mercury
Puur Brel various artists 2003 ARS
Sheera Ben-David Sings Jacques Brel Sheera Ben-David 2007 (self-released)
Simone Langlois chante Jacques Brel Simone Langlois May 1958 Fontana
Songs of Jacques Brel Mich en scène 2001 Bones
Torck brult Brel Gert Torck 1998 (self-released)
Tribute to Jacques Brel various artists 2008 Wagram Music
Tu ne nous quittes pas - Bachelet chante Brel Pierre Bachelet 2003 Wagram Music
Viel Chante Brel Viel 2007 Tacet
Wax Jack Lukeman & The Black Romantics 1996 38 SCR
Will Ferdy zingt Brel en Ferdy Will Ferdy 1975 Music for Pleasure
Will Ferdy zingt Jacques Brel - Men vergeet niets... Will Ferdy 1998 WFP Records

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