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Jacques Brel – Ne me quitte pas

“Ne me quitte pas” (English: don’t leave me) is a beautiful song by the Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel (8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978). It is considered by some as “Brel’s ultimate classic”, who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following. It was written after Brel’s mistress “Zizou” (Suzanne Gabriello) threw him out of her life.
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