Monsieur Dupont

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"Monsieur Dupont"
Single by Sandie Shaw
B-side "Voice In The Crowd"
Released 1969
Genre Pop
Label Pye
Songwriter(s) Christian Bruhn and Peter Callander[1]
Sandie Shaw singles chronology
"Those Were the Days"
(1968)
"Monsieur Dupont"
(1969)
"Think It All Over"
(1969)
"Those Were the Days"
(1968)
"Monsieur Dupont"
(1969)
"Think It All Over"
(1969)

"Monsieur Dupont" is the twenty-first single by British singer Sandie Shaw.[1] Originally sung by the German singer Manuela in 1967, Shaw's version, written by Christian Bruhn (de) and Peter Callander[1] became her last big hit of the 1960s. It reached number six in the UK Singles Chart in 1969, making it her eighth and final Top 10 hit single.[2] Shaw performed the song on BBC's Top of the Pops in February 1969.

It also reached number six in South Africa.[3]

It was a hit in Quebec with a French version by Les Milady's (fr).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Monsieur Dupont - Sandie Shaw". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 495. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ Brian Currin. "South African Rock Lists Website - SA Charts 1965 - 1989 Acts (S)". Rock.co.za. Retrieved 2016-10-02. 
  4. ^ Les Milady's - Monsieur Dupont on YouTube

External links[edit]

  • Sandie Shaw on Hamburger Starclub (first part of page in German)