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Single by Johnny Hallyday
from the album Vie
Released 1970 (1970)
Format 7" single
Label Philips
Songwriter(s) Philippe Labro, Micky Jones, Tommy Brown
Producer(s) Lee Hallyday
Johnny Hallyday singles chronology
"Deux amis pour un amour"
"Oh! Ma jolie Sarah"
Music video
"Essayez" (official live, 1971) on YouTube

"Essayez" is a song by French singer Johnny Hallyday. It was released on his 1970 studio album Vie and as a single.

Composition and writing[edit]

The song was written by Philippe Labro, Micky Jones, and Tommy Brown. The recording was produced by Lee Hallyday.[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

In France the single spent two weeks at no. 1 on the singles sales chart (in December 1970).[2]

Track listing[edit]

7" single Philips 6009 122 (1970, France etc.)

A. "Essayez" (4:24)
B. "C'est écrit sur les murs" (3:40)[1][3]


Chart (1970) Peak
France (Singles Sales)[2] 1


  1. ^ a b " - Johnny Hallyday - Essayez". Retrieved 2017-11-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Essayez - Johnny Hallyday -". Retrieved 2017-11-11. 
  3. ^ "Johnny* - Essayez at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-11-11. 

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