Rod McKuen - Without A Worry In The World - Aktie Geef Gezondheid - 23-10-1971 • TopPop
Rodney Marvin "Rod" McKuen (April 29, 1933 – January 29, 2015) was an American poet, singer-songwriter, and actor. He was one of the best-selling poets in the United States during the late 1960s. Throughout his career, McKuen produced a wide range of recordings, which included popular music, spoken word poetry, film soundtracks and classical music. He earned two Academy Award nominations and one Pulitzer nomination for his music compositions.
This recording was made for the TV Program Aktie Geef Gezondheid' on 23 October 1971.
Le métèque is a French chanson by Georges Moustaki (1934–2013). He wrote it in 1969, and it was his first breakthrough hit, reaching number one in the French charts for six non-consecutive weeks. Before he had written for singers like Edith Piaf (Milord).
Métèque is a pejorative word for a shifty-looking immigrant of Mediterranean origin.