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Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel

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Brel, The Man Who Wrote The Hard-To-Get Rule Book

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 26 November 1966

CONCERT promoter Roy Guest rubbed his chin dubiously when I asked for an interview with Jacques Brel. the legendary French singer-songwriter whose Albert Hall concert ...

Jacques Brel: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 26 November 1966

THE ALL-PERVADING perfume of Gauloises and an audience that went hysterical at the beginning, climax and end of each song reminded me of the atmosphere ...

Scott Walker: Scott Walker Sings Jacques Brel (Philips)

Review by Tony Fletcher, Jamming!, June 1982

IT DOESN'T matter that this record was released before Christmas, because the, music is all a good thirteen years old anyway; what does matter is ...

Jacques Brel

Retrospective by Alan Clayson, unpublished, 1998

Alan Clayson profiles the life and music of the great chansonnier ...

Jacques The Lad: Jacques Brel

Retrospective by Graeme Thomson, The Guardian, 6 February 2009

FIRST THINGS FIRST. Try to forget that Jacques Brel, the Belgian singer-songwriter, is indirectly responsible for Terry Jacks's 'Seasons in the Sun'. Forget also for ...


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