Album : Le premier pas. Peformed initially by Bimbo Jet. A second version was recorded in 1988, for the album "Retrospective". Album : Le premier pas. Version originale interprétée par Bimbo Jet. Une 2e réinterprétation figure dans l'album "Rétrospective" (1988).
Album : En Espana. The song comes from the "Suite Andalucia", composed by E. Lecuona. A second arrangement was recorded in 1989 for the album "Iberia". Album : En Espana. Célèbre chanson extraite de la "Suite Andalucia" composée par E. Lecuona. Une autre version figure dans l'album "Iberia" (1989).
Album : L'été indien. Original version by Chocolat's. Album : L'été indien. Version originale interprétée par Chocolat's.
Bimbo Jet - El bimbo 1974 Yamaha Tyros 5 Roland G70 by Rico Bimbo Jet was a French euro disco group led by Claude Morgan and Laurent Rossi, that gained international fame during the summers of 1974 and 1975 with the song "El Bimbo". Copy of Afghan legend singer Ahmad Zahir's "Tanha shodam tanha" "El Bimbo" is popular with street musicians and orchestral composers alike, with Paul Mauriat having capitalized well from his own instrumental arrangement in 1975. The song, in a tango arrangement, was also heard in four of the seven Police Academy films starting from the first film up until Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol as the tango song in The Blue Oyster gay bar scenes. The song "El Bimbo" is used as a theme song for a 1977 Soviet-made anti-war short film named "Polygon" directed by Anatoly Petrov and written by Sever Gansovsky. The lyrics for "El Bimbo" were written by Hal Shaper. Laurent Rossi is the son of another singer, Tino Rossi "El Bimbo" was released in France in June 1974 on the Pathe-Marconi record label, and in the UK in August 1975. The track went to #1 in France and #12 in the UK Singles Chart. It sold 1.3 million copies in France alone, and throughout the world over three million discs. As well as in France, the tune topped charts in Spain, Italy, Denmark, Turkey and Lebanon. In Argentina it was #2, and was a chart hit in Belgium, Switzerland, Mexico and the United States. The record reached #1 in the Billboard Disco Singles, #2 in the Hot Dance Club Play and #43 in the Hot 100 charts in the U.S. The group had another hit in mid-1975, particularly in France, with "La Balanga. Cover versions Greek singer Yiannis Parios had a hit cover version, in the Greek language "Pote Den Se Xehno" in the mid-1970s. Jan Kaczmarek (pl) and Jerzy Skoczylas (pl) covered the melody with the Polish text by the former, Do serca przytul psa. Finnish singer Marion Rung released an album titled El Bimbo in 1975, which had the song "El Bimbo" as its opening track, with lyrics translated by Pertti Reponen. The album was the best-selling album in Finland for five weeks in 1975. It has sold over 52 000 copies, reaching platinum status. El Bimbo is Marion's best-selling album throughout her career.
Paul Mauriat Memorial Live 1996
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Album : Un banc, un arbre, une rue. Beautiful song from Arthur Hiller's film, also kwown as "Where do I begin". Preformed originally by Andy Williams and covered by many others such as Mireille Mathieu ("Une histoire d'amour"). Album : Un banc, un arbre, une rue. Célèbre chanson du film d'Arthur Hiller, connue aussi sous le nom de "Where do I begin". Version originale interprétée par Andy Williams et reprise par Mireille Mathieu.
Album : Cent mille chansons. Performed originally by Riccardo Del Turco, then covered by Joe Dassin and The Tremeloes ("Suddenly you love me"). Album : Cent mille chansons. Version originale interprétée par Riccardo Del Turco et reprise par Joe Dassin.