Petite fille

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"Petite fille"
Single by Johnny Hallyday
from the album Johnny 67
Released 1967 (1967)
Format 7" EP
Label Philips
Songwriter(s) Micky Jones & Tommy Brown, Georges Aber
Johnny Hallyday singles chronology
"Hey Joe"
(1967)
"Petite fille"
(1967)
"San Francisco"
(1967)
Music video
"Petite fille" (live in Lyon, 1968) on YouTube
"Julien Waites"
Song by State of Micky & Tommy
Released 1967 (1967)
Label Mercury
Songwriter(s) Micky Jones & Tommy Brown, Georges Aber

"Petite fille" is a song by French singer Johnny Hallyday. It was released in 1967 on an EP[1] and also appeared on Hallyday's that year's album Johnny 67.

Writing and composition[edit]

The song was written for Johnny Hallyday[2] by Micky Jones and Tommy Brown, respectively the guitarist and the drummer in Hallyday's accompanying band. The French lyrics were written by Georges Aber.[1]

Track listing[edit]

7" EP Philips 437.371 (1967, France, Belgium, etc.)

A1. "Petite fille" (2:39)
A2. "Je n'ai jamais rien demandé" (2:52)
B1. "C'est mon imagination" (3:08)
B2. "Lettre de fans" (2:15)[1]

7" single Philips 373,989 (1967, Canada)

A. "Petite fille" ("Julien Waites")
B. "Aussi dur que du bois" ("Knock on Wood")[3][4]

7" promo single Philips B 370.462 F (1967, France)

A. "Petite fille"
B. "Pourquoi as-tu peur de la vie"[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1967) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[6] 10

English version[edit]

In the same year Jones and Brown (as the band State of Micky & Tommy) released the song in English (under the title "Julien Waites").[7].

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Johnny Hallyday - Petite Fille (Vinyl) at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  2. ^ Booklet of the CD State of Micky and Tommy (2008, Mam Production 3930773). Author: Jean Marcou. Page 5. Quote: « L'heure est maintenant au son de la Côte Ouest, hommage qu'ils (Jones et Brown) effectueront par un nouveau 45 tours [...], accompagné par deux autres compositions originales dont Julian Waites écrit pour Johnny... »
  3. ^ "Johnny Hallyday - Petite Fille "Julien Wait" / Aussi Dur Que Du Bois "Knock On Wood" (Vinyl) at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  4. ^ "ultratop.be - Johnny Hallyday - Petite fille". Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  5. ^ "Johnny Hallyday - Petite fille / Pourquoi As-Tu Peur De La vie (Vinyl) at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Johnny Hallyday – Petite fille" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  7. ^ "State Of Micky & Tommy - Frisco Bay (Vinyl) at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-11-21.

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