The song was originally written in English under the title "Waterloo Road" (lyrics by Michael Anthony Deighan, music by Michael Wilshaw) and released by the British rock band Jason Crest.
Then French lyricist Pierre Delanoë adapted the lyrics into French.
The song "Les Champs-Élysées" was released by Joe Dassin as a single in 1969, with "Le Chemin de papa" on the other side. The single reached no. 4 in Wallonia (French Belgium). .
The song "Les Champs-Élysées" also entered charts in multiple European countries
Lionel Morton - Waterloo Road
מאי 06, 13:04
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