Raymond Donnez

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Raymond Donnez
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French pianist, composer, arranger, conductor, and record producer born in Aulnay-sous Bois (1942), died in 2019. Wrote the arrangements to international hits by Anne-Marie David, Jeane Manson, and Marie Myriam and was involved in the Eurovision Song Contest as a conductor on three occasions. In the disco era, often using the pseudonym Don Ray, he worked with Cyrstal Grass, Alec Costandinos, Cerrone, and Leroy Gomez. He also produced Santa Esmeralda's hit cover of "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" and their third LP, "House of the Rising Sun". His single "Got To Have Loving" had cross-over success on pop radio, and charted to #44 in the Billboard Hot 100 in October 1978.
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840576 Johnny Chante Hallyday — Raymond Donnez Johnny Hallyday Johnny Hallyday - Johnny Chante Hallyday (Album) Philips 840576 Canada 1965 Sell This Version
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2056 006 Aux USA — Raymond Donnez Righi* Righi* - Aux USA (Single) Polydor 2056 006 France 1970 Sell This Version
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PK 11055 Sylvie A L'Olympia — Raymond Donnez Sylvie Vartan Sylvie Vartan - Sylvie A L'Olympia (Album) RCA PK 11055 France 1970 Sell This Version
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6010 019 Viens — Raymond Donnez Philippe Brejean Philippe Brejean - Viens(7", Single) Fontana 6010 019 France 1970 Sell This Version
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440.753, 440 753 Sympathie — Raymond Donnez Sylvie* Sylvie* - Sympathie(LP, Album, Gat) RCA Victor, RCA Victor 440.753, 440 753 France 1971 Sell This Version
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6325 250 Wednesday's Child — Raymond Donnez Thomas F. Browne* Thomas F. Browne* - Wednesday's Child (Album) Vertigo 6325 250 UK 1971 Sell This Version
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SRA-98 Sylvie A L'Olympia — Raymond Donnez シルヴィ・バルタン* = Sylvie Vartan シルヴィ・バルタン* = Sylvie Vartan - Sylvie A L'Olympia(7", EP, Gat) RCA SRA-98 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
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80477, XBLY 80 477 Pierre Vassiliu Pierre Vassiliu - "Attends"(LP, Album) Barclay, Barclay 80477, XBLY 80 477 France 1972 Sell This Version
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ABL.7007 Il Fait Beau, Il Fait Bon — Raymond Donnez Claude François Claude François - Il Fait Beau, Il Fait Bon (Album) Able ABL.7007 Canada 1971 Sell This Version
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2001 476 Precious Love — Raymond Donnez Dimitri* Dimitri* - Precious Love (Single) Polydor 2001 476 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
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6450 504 Je Viens Diner Ce Soir — Raymond Donnez Claude François Il N'y A Que L'amour Qui Rende Heureux (as R. Donnez) Claude François - Je Viens Diner Ce Soir (Album) Disques Flèche 6450 504 France 1973 Sell This Version
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6009 446 Hallyday Story 22 - 1971 - Flagrant Délit — Raymond Donnez Johnny Hallyday Johnny Hallyday - Hallyday Story 22 - 1971 - Flagrant Délit(7", Single) Philips 6009 446 France 1974 Sell This Version
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6325 164 You're All I Ever Dreamed Of — Raymond Donnez Crystal Grass Crystal Grass - You're All I Ever Dreamed Of (Album) Philips 6325 164 France 1974 Sell This Version
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ST 69 628 Dans Le Grenier — Raymond Donnez Yôrgos Romanos* Yôrgos Romanos* - Dans Le Grenier(LP, Album) Sonopresse, Beldone ST 69 628 France 1974 Sell This Version
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CF 511 Chante Avec Sylvie Vartan — Raymond Donnez Sylvie Vartan Sylvie Vartan - Chante Avec Sylvie Vartan(7", EP, Liv) RCA CF 511 France 1976 Sell This Version
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9120 159 Dance Up A Storm — Raymond Donnez Crystal Grass Featuring Steve Leach Crystal Grass Featuring Steve Leach - Dance Up A Storm (Album) Philips 9120 159 Greece 1976 Sell This Version
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9 101 039 Flagrant Délit — Raymond Donnez Johnny Hallyday Johnny Hallyday - Flagrant Délit (Album) Philips 9 101 039 France 1976 Sell This Version
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CBS 4926 Les Larmes Aux Yeux / My Happiness — Raymond Donnez Jeane Manson Les Larmes Aux Yeux and 1 more… Jeane Manson - Les Larmes Aux Yeux / My Happiness(7", Single, Jukebox, Ltd, Promo) CBS CBS 4926 France 1976 Sell This Version
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2393 166 Judas Iscariot / Simon Peter — Raymond Donnez Sphinx (4) Sphinx (4) - Judas Iscariot / Simon Peter (Album) Polydor, Raǎl 2393 166 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
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2473 901 Golden Tears — Raymond Donnez Sumeria Sumeria - Golden Tears (Album) Polydor, Raǎl 2473 901 France 1977 Sell This Version
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N° 90.100, 90 100 Love And Kisses — Raymond Donnez Love And Kisses* Love And Kisses* - Love And Kisses (Album) Casablanca, Casablanca N° 90.100, 90 100 France 1977 Sell This Version
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49 352, 49352 Alexandrie Alexandra — Raymond Donnez Claude François Claude François - Alexandrie Alexandra (Single, Maxi) Disques Flèche 49 352, 49352 Madagascar 1978 Sell This Version
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6172 120 Y'a Le Printemps Qui Chante / Quand L'épicier Ouvre Sa Boutique — Raymond Donnez Claude François Quand L'épicier Ouvre Sa Boutique (as R. Donnez) Claude François - Y'a Le Printemps Qui Chante / Quand L'épicier Ouvre Sa Boutique(7", Single) Philips 6172 120 France 1978 Sell This Version
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EDI-60471 Romeo & Juliet — Raymond Donnez Alec R. Costandinos And The Syncophonic Orchestra Alec R. Costandinos And The Syncophonic Orchestra - Romeo & Juliet (Album) Ibis (3) EDI-60471 Mexico 1978 Sell This Version
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310 051/52 Pénélope (Conte Musical) — Raymond Donnez Dany Saval Et Serge Prisset Dany Saval Et Serge Prisset - Pénélope (Conte Musical)(2xLP, Album) Trema 310 051/52 France 1978 Sell This Version