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Opinion Marianne Faithfull The Sexual Icon That Never Was

Harry Haller

Panga Master
Jan 31, 2011

MARIANNE Faithfull
has confessed her mother Eva’s hatred of men could have affected her own four-year romance with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger.The 66-year-old dated Jagger from 1966 to 1970. She even co-wrote Sister Morphine, which is featured on the Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers album.
“Eva never got over it and always hated men and passed it on to me. She wouldn’t even have realized it — it just happened,” she said.
“The trauma and horror was life-long. It took until I was 50 to be in a relationship, to be in love and to not have to take drugs or drink to have sex.”
“Mick loved me and I loved him, but something in me compelled me to just walk away. I don’t really know why. I had to move on. It was very painful and very, very hard as I loved him. I think my mother — the way she was with this unspoken loathing of men – had a huge effect.
“It was a big problem for me in the 60s, especially as I had to pretend everything was so wild and sexual and it really wasn’t.”


full story from The Telegraph


I wonder how many men have looked across at their wives/girlfriends and thought, 'why cant you be more like Marriane Faithfull', and yet, truth be known, it was an untrue image that merely served to corrupt mens view of women, their desires and needs.


ੴ / Ik▫oaʼnkār
Dec 21, 2010
BROKEN ENGLISH - MARIANNE FAITHFUL (Vinyl, Full Album) (ƒɱ's) - YouTube

1. "Broken English" (Marianne Faithfull, Barry Reynolds, Joe Mavety, Steve York, Terry Stannard) -- 00:00

2. "Witches' Song" (Faithfull, Barry Reynolds, Mavety, York, Terry Stannard) -- 4:32

3. "Brain Drain" (Ben Brierley, Tim Hardin) -- 09:08

4. "Guilt" (Barry Reynolds) -- 13:19

5. "The Ballad of Lucy Jordan" (Shel Silverstein) -- 18:25

6. "What's the Hurry" (Joe Mavety) -- 22:35

7. "Working Class Hero" (John Lennon) -- 25:38

8. WARNING Track 8 has bad words so listen at your own discretion:
"Why D'Ya Do It" (Heathcote Williams, Reynolds, Mavety, York, Stannard, Faithfull) -- 30:15

One of my favorite vinyl albums from days long gone,

Cheers :winkingmunda:

PS: Extended version of Broken English Track

Marianne Faithfull - Broken English 12" (Long Version) - YouTube

Another nice one below,

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