Billy le Bordelais

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"Billy le Bordelais"
Single by Joe Dassin
A-side "C'est la vie, Lily"
"Billy Le Bordelais"
Released 1970 (1970)
Format 7" single, 45 rpm
Genre Chanson, pop
Length 3:03
Label CBS Disques
Songwriter(s) Pierre Delanoë, Joe Dassin
Producer(s) Jacques Plait
Joe Dassin singles chronology
"Le Chemin de papa" / "Les Champs-Élysées"
"C'est la vie, Lily" / "Billy le Bordelais"
"L'Amérique" / "Cécilia"

"Le Chemin de papa" / "Les Champs-Élysées"
"C'est la vie, Lily" / "Billy le Bordelais"
"L'Amérique" / "Cécilia"
Music video
"Billy le Bordelais" (French TV, 1970) on YouTube

Billy le Bordelais (Billy the Bordelais) is a song by Joe Dassin. It was released as a single (as the flip side to "C'est la vie, Lily") in early 1970.

Writing and composition[edit]

The song was written by Pierre Delanoë and composed by Joe Dassin.[1][2]

Commercial performance[edit]

According to the charts, courtesy of the Centre d'Information et de Documentation du Disque, that U.S. Billboard published in its "Hits of the World" section), the song "Billy le Bordelais" by Joe Dassin reached at least the top 4 in France (in the national [i.e. domestic] singles chart).[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

7" single "C'est la vie, Lily / Billy le Bordelais" CBS 4736

A. "C'est la vie, Lily" (3:03)
B. "Billy le Bordelais" (4:02)[5][6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Catalog of Copyright Entries: Music. U.S. Government Printing Office. January 1970.
  2. ^ " - Joe Dassin - Billy le bordelais". Retrieved 2017-12-01.
  3. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (May 30, 1970). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 1–. ISSN 0006-2510.
  4. ^ Olivier Lebleu (December 2005). Mike Brant: La Voix du Sacrifice. Editions Publibook. pp. 44–. ISBN 978-2-7483-8521-2.
  5. ^ " - Joe Dassin - C'est la vie Lily". Retrieved 2017-12-01.
  6. ^ "Joe Dassin - C'est La Vie, Lily / Billy Le Bordelais at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-12-01.

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