Mythbusting on the Small Scale (via Prometheus Baked)

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Mythbusting on the Small Scale I’ve been reading rock critic Robert Hilburn’s book Corn Flakes with John Lennon, his nostalgic account of some poignant moments spent with rock n’ roll’s greatest legends. Whenever I read about the old musicians, the one story that revolves itself most often in my h … Read More

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Schöne Marlene

Marlene Dietrich by Photographer Don English 1932 ~Shanghai Express

Marlene Dietrich ~  Dec 27th 1901 – May 6th 1992   Wiki Article

This has to be the ultimate diva for me, she was an actress and singer  I won’t go into her life history as it’s documented very well already. I want to tell you what songs I like and why I like her

Songs
My favourite  song by Marlene is Wenn Die Beste Freundin (Marlene Dietrich, Oskar Karlweis, Margo Lion) (1928)  then a close second is Ich Hab’ Noch Einen Koffer In Berlin (1954)  then Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuß auf Liebe eingestellt (1930)

She has a style that no one today can touch, a classy elegance – it’s not the same now perhaps it was managed well by the movie companies the allure of mystery about her (it certainly was for Marlene, her privacy was very important to her)

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