Mort Shuman

Mort Shuman

Real Name:
Mortimer Shuman
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Born 12.11. 1936 in New York City . Died 3.11.1991 in London. Brooklyn born songwriter.
Worked together with Doc Pomus. Their collaboration's output include classic such as Elvis Presley's "Surrender" and "His Latest Flame" or Drifters "Save The Last Dance For Me".
During a stay in Paris, he met Jacques Brel whose songs he adapted in English and made into the "Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris" musical.
His English adaptations of Brel's songs have been performed by many artists including Scott Walker, David Bowie or Dionne Warwick.
In the 60s he moved permanently to Paris, where he embarked on a very successful recording career in French, scoring six gold records and one genuine popular classic in the shape of "Le Lac Majeur".
He continued writing material for other artists until his death in 1991.

Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2010 (songwriter)
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Mort Shuman Discography Tracks

Albums

Eric Blau And Mort Shuman Eric Blau And Mort Shuman - Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris (Album) Columbia Masterworks Canada 1968 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman My Death (Album) Reprise Records US 1969 Sell This Version
Mortimer Shuman* Amerika (Album) Philips France 1972 Sell This Version
6499 630 Mort Shuman Voila Comment..(LP, Album, Gat) Philips 6499 630 France 1973 Sell This Version
Elly Stone, Mort Shuman, Joe Masiell With Jacques Brel Elly Stone, Mort Shuman, Joe Masiell With Jacques Brel - Eric Blau's Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris Atlantic US 1974 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman Des Chansons Sentimentales Philips France 1974 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman Her Mit Den Kleinen Englanderinnen! (Album) Philips Germany 1976 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman, Pierre Porte Mort Shuman, Pierre Porte - Une Femme Fidele (Album) Pathé France 1976 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman Imagine... (Album) Philips Greece 1976 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman Sex O'Clock U.S.A. (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) London Records Canada 1976 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman My Name Is Mortimer (Album) Philips, Phonogram Germany 1977 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman L'Hôtel De La Plage (Extraits De La Bande Originale Du Film De Michel Lang) (Album) Philips France 1978 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman Le Negre Blanc (Album) Philips Austria 1979 Sell This Version
9101 281 Mort Shuman, Claude Lemesle, Michel Lang Mort Shuman, Claude Lemesle, Michel Lang - Bande Originale Du Film "Tous Vedettes !"(LP, Album, Gat) Philips 9101 281 France 1979 Sell This Version
9120 392 Mort Shuman Mein Gesicht(LP, Album) Phonogram 9120 392 Europe 1979 Sell This Version
6313 116 Mort Shuman Slave(LP, Album, Gat) Philips 6313 116 France 1980 Sell This Version
6313 299 Mort Shuman Lumières D'amour(LP) Philips 6313 299 France 1982 Sell This Version
814 652-1 Mort Shuman, Nicoletta (2), Philippe Lavil, Modesty (4) Mort Shuman, Nicoletta (2), Philippe Lavil, Modesty (4) - Ma Ville(LP) Philips 814 652-1 France 1983 Sell This Version
822 922-1 Mort Shuman Pharaon(LP) Philips 822 922-1 France 1984 Sell This Version
A 261 Mort Shuman Bande Originale Du Film "Cent Francs L'Amour"(LP, Album) Milan A 261 France 1986 Sell This Version
Mort Shuman Distant Drum (Album) Atlantic US 1991 Sell This Version
MRLS 34143 Mort Shuman Il Romanzo di Un Ladro di Cavalli(LP) Musicor Records MRLS 34143 Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

45-F 11184 Mort Shuman Turn Me Loose / I'm A Man(7", Single) Decca 45-F 11184 UK 1959 Sell This Version
DRX 2650(7) Mort Shuman I'm A Man (One-sided Demo)(7") Decca DRX 2650(7) UK 1959 Sell This Version
TF 685 Mort Shuman Cry A Little(7", Single, Mono) Fontana TF 685 UK 1966 Sell This Version