Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Jacques Brel - Jaures

Album: Les Marquises (Barclay,1977) Chart Pos: N/A

When Brel sang this ode to the murdered pre-WW1 pacifist Jean Jaurès he apparently only had one lung left as his body was being ravaged by lung cancer. Thus making this one of the most poignant records that he ever made.

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