Elsa Lunghini – Papa Please Don’t Go – Official Music Video. The song was written by Catherine Cohen, Romano Musumarra and Carol Welsman (English lyrics). The original French version “T’en Va Pas” was released as a single from the soundtrack to French film La Femme de ma vie (The Woman of My Life) in October 1986. It reached number 1 on the singles chart in France for eight weeks. English version “Papa Please Don’t Go” with “T’en Va Pas” on the B-side was released in 1987 .