AUFRAY CHANTE DYLAN (1965)
famous 1965 album... France discovered Bob Dylan with these 11 excellent covers
by Hugues Aufray singing the French
translations of Pierre Delanoë. The songs are: Cauchemar Psychomoteur, Les Temps Changent, La Ballade De Hollis Brown,
La Fille Du Nord,
Ce Que Je Veux Surtout,
La Mort Solitaire De Hattie Carrol,
Dieu Est À Nos Côtés,
Le Jour Où Le Bateau Viendra,
Ce N'Était Pas Moi,
Oxford Town, Corrina, Corrina, plus L'Homme Orchestre.
Hugues Aufray is a long time friend of
Bob Dylan's: he says they met for the first time in 1961 in New York City.
Hugues Aufray has
released two other albums of Dylan covers:AUFRAY TRANS DYLAN (1995) and NEW YORKER - HOMMAGE À BOB DYLAN (2009).
The first names of the artists, missing on the LP, are noted on the songbooks front covers: they are called HUGUES AUFRAY CHANTE BOB DYLAN.
L'Homme Orchestre (Mr Tambourine Man) was not on the original vinyl, but it was included to the songbooks as it was a hit in France for Hugues Aufray in 1965.
Most of the songs of the album AUFRAY CHANTE DYLAN have also been published separately as Sheets Music. Only one of them was not (?): Ce N'Était Pas Moi (It Ain't Me Babe) .
Société Internationale de Musique, 36 pages, no date of publication
Editions Warner Bros.
Filipacchi You You Music 1972 (?),
Warner Bros. Filipacchi, 1972
Warner Bros. PECF, Paris,early 1980's, 36 pages.