Coverafbeelding Terry Jacks - If You Go Away
  • Statistieken
  •   9 weken
  •   8 piekpositie
  •   198 punten
  •   1974

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{transcribed by Adri Verhoef, 17-7-2013}

If you go away
On this summerday
Then you might as well
Take the sun away
All the birds that flew
In the summer sky
When our love was new
And our hearts were high
When the day was young
And the nights were long
And the moon stood still
For the nightbird's song

If you go away
If you go away
If you go away

But if you stay,
I'll make you a day
Like no day has been
Or will be again
We'll sail the sun,
we'll ride on the rain
We'll talk to the trees
We'll fly with the wind

But if you go away
When I love you so
There'll be nothing left
In the world you know
Just an empty room
Full of empty space
Like the empty look
I see on your face

If you go away
If you go away
If you go away

But if you stay
I'll make you a day
Like no day has been
Or will be again
We'll sail the sun
We'll ride on the rain
We'll talk to the trees
We'll fly with the wind

If you go away
If you go away
If you go away

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Trivia

credits: arrangeur: Terry Jacks het origineel is van: 1959: Jacques Brel (avec François Rauber et son orchestre) getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de 10-inch LP: N° 4 [Philips B 76.483 R] cover-versies: 1959: Simone Langlois getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de EP Ne me quitte pas [Philips 432 424 BE] 1961: Barbara getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: Barbara chante Brel [Odeon 1266 M] 1961: Jacques Brel getiteld Laat me niet alleen; B-kant van Marieke [Philips 372 858 BF] 1962: Gino Paoli (con l’orchestra diretta da Giampiero Boneschi) getiteld Non andare via; B-kant van Devi sapere {Italiaanse versie} Ricordi SRL 10-260] 1963: Marlene Dietrich (Studio-Orchester - Leitung: Burt Bacharach) getiteld Bitte geh’ nicht fort; B-kant van Für alles kommt die Zeit {Duitse versie} [Barclay 10 278 AU] 1965: Nina Simone getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: I Put a Spell on You [Philips PHS-200-172] [n°99 US album-hit] 1966: Damita Jo (Arr. & Cond. by Leroy Glover) [Epic 5-10061] [n°68 US-hit] 1966: Maysa getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: Maysa [RCA Victor BBL 1363] 1966: Rod McKuen op de LP: The Loner and 13 Other Rod McKuen Songs of Love and Loneliness [RCA Victor LSP 3508] 1966: Sandie Shaw getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: Love Me, Please Love Me [Pye NPL-18205] 1967: Shirley Bassey (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Paige) op de LP: And We Were Lovers [United Artists SULP 1160] 1967: Ray Bryant op de LP: Slow Freight [Cadet LPS 781] [n°193 US album-hit] 1967: Damita Jo op de LP: If You Go Away [Epic 26244] [n°169 US album-hit] 1967: 50 Guitars Of Tommy Garrett op de LP: More 50 guitars in Love [Liberty LLS-14039] [n°168 US album-hit] 1967: Al (He’s the King) Hirt, Trumpet (Arr. and cond. by Frank Hunter) op de LP: Music to Watch Girls By [RCA Victor LSP 3773] [n°127 US album-hit] 1967: Jack Jones (Arranged and Conducted by Marty Paige and Ralph Michael) op de LP: Lady [Kapp KS-3511] [n°23 US album-hit] 1966: Al Martino (Orchestra Arranged and Conducted by Peter de Angelis) op de LP: This Love for You [Capitol ST-2654] [n°99 US album-hit] 1967: Tony Sandler & Ralph Young (Orchestra Arranged & Conducted by Sid Feller & Billy May) op de LP: More & More [Capitol SM-2802] {Adult Contemporary Classical op radiostation KEZW 1430 AM Denver, Colorado} 1967: The Seekers op de LP: Seekers Seen in Green [EMI SCX 6193] [n°15 UK album-hit] 1967: Dusty Springfield (arr. by Johnny Spence, cond. by Peter Knight) op de LP: Where Am I Going [Philips SBL.7820] [n°40 UK album-hit] 1967: Dusty Springfield (arr. by Johnny Spence–conducted by Peter Knight) op de LP: The Look of Love [Philips PHS-200-256] [n°135 US album-hit] 1967: The Billy Vaughn Singers (Arranged by Al Capps) op de LP: Sweet Maria [Dot DLP 25,782] [n°114 US album-hit] 1967: Kim Weston (Arranger: Slide Hampton) op de LP: For the First Time [MGM SE 4477] 1968: Glen Campbell (Produced, Arranged & Conducted by Al de Lory) op de LP: Wichita Lineman [Capitol Records ST-103] [n°1 US album-hit] 1968: Bobby Goldsboro op de LP: Bobby Goldsboro’s Word Pictures featuring Autumn of My Life [United Artists Records UAS 6657] [n°116 US album-hit] 1968: Tom Jones op de LP: Help Yourself [Decca SKL.4982] [n°4 UK album-hit] [Parrot PAS 71025] [n°5 US album-hit] 1968: Lill Lindfors (Marcus Österdahls Orchester) getiteld Om du går din väg op de LP: Kom i min värld {Zweedse versie} [Polydor LPHM 46 262] 1968 Liesbeth List (met orkest o.l.v. Horst Hartmann) getiteld Laat me niet alleen op de LP: Pastorale [Philips 844 064 PY] [n°12 NL album-hit] 1968: Agnaldo Timoteo getiteld Se você voltar op de EP: Canto solitário {Portugese versie} [Odeon 7RD 1154] (33 rpm) 1968: Ornella Vanoni getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: Ai miei amici cantautori [Ariston Records AR/LP 10020] 1968: Dottie West op de LP: What I’m Cut Out to Be Record [RCA Victor LSP 3932] 1969: Ray Barrett (with accompaniment directed by Mike Vickers) op de LP: No Trouble Now! [Fontana STL.5487] 1969: John Gary (arr. and cond. by Dick Grove) op de LP: Love of a Gentle Woman [RCA LSP 4134] [n°192 US album-hit] 1969: Brenda Lee (Arranged & Conducted by Marty Manning) op de LP: Johnny One Time [Decca DL 75111] [n°98 US album-hit] 1969: Liesbeth List (Orkestleider/arrangeur: Bert paige) getiteld Laat me niet alleen op de LP: Liesbeth List zingt Jacques Brel [Philips 849 010 PY] [n°9 NL album-hit] 1969: Rod McKuen (Arranged and conducted by Arthur Greenslade) op de LP: Greatest Hits of Rod McKuen [Warner Bros. WS 1772] [n°149 US album-hit] 1969: Rod McKuen (Orchestra Conducted by Peter Matz) op de LP: Rod McKuen at Carnegie Hall [Warner Bros. W 1794] [n°96 US album-hit] (live-opname, opgenomen op 29 april 1969, zijn verjaardagsconcert) 1969: Ginette Reno op de LP: Ginette Reno [Parrot PAS 71032] {Canadese persing} 1969: Frank Sinatra (Arranged & Conducted by Don Costa) op de LP: My Way [Reprise Records FS 1029] [n°11 US album-hit] 1969: Jackie Trent With The Tony Hatch Orchestra (Arranged by Bob Leaper) op de LP: The Look of Love [Pye NSPL 18315] 1969: Scott Walker op de LP: Scott 3 [Philips SBL 7882] 1970: Boba getiteld Nemoj poći sad op de EP: Moja stara gitara {Kroatische versie} [PGP RTB EP 50367] 1970: Will Ferdy getiteld Laat me niet alleen op de LP: Will Ferdy zingt Jacques Brel [mfp-EMI 4M046/ 95.066] 1970: Ibrica getiteld Nemoj ići op de EP: Nemoj ići {Kroatische versie} [Jugoton EPY-4360] 1970: The Mystic Moods Orchestra (Arranged and conducted by Richard Clements) op de LP: Stormy Weekend [Philips PHS-600-342] [n°165 US album-hit] 1970: Oliver (Arranged by Hutch Davie) op de LP: Oliver Again [Crewe CR-1344] [n°71 US album-hit] 1970: Patty Pravo getiteld Non andare via {Italiaanse versie} [RCA Italiana PM 3558] 1971: Frida Bocarra getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: Places des arts ‘71 [Philips 6622 006] 1971: The Dells op de LP: Freedom Means…. {medley: If You Go Away/Love Story} [Cadet CA 50004] [n°81 US album-hit] 1971: Neil Diamond (Arranged and Conducted by Lee Holdridge) op de LP: Stones [UNI 93106] [n°11 US album-hit] 1973: Daniel Guichard (Orchestre sous la direction de Jean Bouchety) getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: La tendresse [Barclay 80 486] 1973: Freda Payne op de LP: Reaching Out [Invictus KZ 32493] 1974: Gigliola Cinquetti getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: Go (Before You Break My Heart) [CBS 80295] 1974: Terry Jacks (Produced and Arranged by Terry Jacks) [Bell 45,467] [n°68 US-hit] [Bell 1362] [n°8 UK-hit] 1974: Nana Mouskouri op de LP: Nana's Book of Songs [Fontana 6325 173] 1976: Dean Reed op de LP: Dean Reed a jeho svět [Supraphon 1 13 1906 ZA] 1978: Hana Hegerová getiteld Lásko prokletá op de LP: Lásko prokletá {Tsjechische versie} [Supraphon 1113 2235 H] 1978: Gracie Rivera op de LP: Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying [EMI EMGS 6036] 1979: Serge Lama getiteld Le prochain amour/Ne me quitte pas op de LP: Lama chante Brel [Philips 9101 255] 1982: Richard Clayderman getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de LP: Lady “Di” [Delphine DEL 2/700056] 1982: Marc and the Mambas op de LP: Untitled [Some Bizzare BZS 13] 1983: Rob de Nijs getiteld Laat me niet alleen op de LP: Roman [EMI-Bovema 1A 068 1270151] 1984: Susanna Haavisto getiteld Ala vetää vaan op de LP: Laulusi elää, Brel! {Finse versie} [Polarvox KJL 39] 1984: Zamfir (Arranged and conducted by Jean-Louis Bucchi) op de CD: Atlantis [Philips 824 048 1] 1986: Barbara Dickson op de CD: The Right Moment [K-Tel One 1335] [n°39 UK album-hit] 1986: Momus getiteld Don’t Leave op de LP: Circus Maximus [Él ACME 2] 1988: Frank Dingenen & zijn 4 Windpokken getiteld Ne me kittel pas; B-kant van Liever Armand Pien [Eurovox EUR 19889] 1989: Marc Almond op de CD: Jacques [Some Bizzare BREL 1] 1990: Fagner getiteld Não me deixes mais op de CD: O Quinze {Portugese versie} [RCA CD 10067] {Braziliaanse persing} 1990: Julio Iglesias op de LP: Starry Night [Columbia CK 46857] [n°37 US album-hit] 1992: Berdien Stenberg getiteld Ne me quitte pas/Bruxelles/Rosa op de CD: Melodies d’amour [Dino Music DNCD 1318] [n°79 NL album-hit] 1995: Frank Cools getiteld Laat me niet alleen op de LP: Frank Cools zingt Jacques Brel [Eufoda 1210] 1995: Edyta Górniak getiteld Nie opuszczaj mnie op de CD: Dotyk {Poolse versie} [Pomaton POM CD 065] 1997: Nana Mouskouri (arrangements et clavier: Jean-Pierre Sabar) getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de CD: Hommages [Mercury 536 715-2] 1998: Toots Thielemans getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de CD: Chez Toots Private Music 01005-82160-2 2001: Frank Galan getiteld No me dejes op de CD: Promesas - 12 favourite lovesongs {Spaanse versie} [Sony Music 30821] 2002: Duilio Del Prete getiteld Non lasciarmi solo op de CD: Duilio Del Prete canta Brel {Italiaanse versie} [Alabianca DDCT 128553867 2] 2003: Cyndi Lauper op de CD: At Last [Epic/Daylight EK 90760] [n°38 US album-hit] 2005: Åttopojat getiteld Mua et jättää saa op de CD: Karheimmat rakkauslaulut {Finse versie} [Allstar Music AllstarCD 017] 2007: Belinda Carlisle getiteld Ne me quitte pas op de CD: Voila [Rykodisc RCD 10883] 2008: Rocco Granata getiteld Non andare via op de CD: Ricominciamo {Italiaanse versie} [Magic/Cardinal 180491-2] 2009: Barbra Streisand op de CD: Love is the Answer [Columbia 88697 43354 2 9] [n°1 US album-hit]
ArtiestTerry Jacks
 A-kant
Titel If You Go Away (Ne Me Quitte Pas)
Lengte 02:30
Componist(en) J. Brel, R. McKuen
Producer(s) Terry Jacks
 B-kant
Titel Me And You
Lengte 02:05
Componist(en) Terry Jacks
Producer(s) Terry Jacks
Platenlabel Bell
Catalogusnr 2008 262
Hoogste positie UK 8
Hoogste positie US 68
Album Y' Don't Fight the Sea

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