A collection of 83 songs and poems by Boris Vian, encounters surprisingly modern texts and compositions that often touch on jazz, a passionate music. Magali Noël, Judith Magre, Arlette Tephany, Philippe Clay, Mouloudji, Serge Reggiani, Jacques Higelin and Henri Salvador are all performers of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés artist. Boris Vian, himself lends himself to the play of interpretation on many titles: The Complaint of Progress, We are not here to be bawled, I'm snobbish, I drink ... Sheet music for piano, vocals and guitar (chord grids). Complete lyrics on separate pages. Includes black - and - white photos of the artist, various performers and composer with whom he has collaborated. Book of 304 pages.