Monday, 8 January 2018

The First Time With... Series 2 - 10. Marianne Faithfull

THE FIRST TIME WITH... SERIES 2 - 10. MARIANNE FAITHFULL (320kbs-m4a/132mb/57mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 28th November 2017


Another chance to hear Marianne Faithfull discussing the music that changed her life.

Matt Everitt leads Marianne through a warm, engaging look at a career which has spanned five decades. She has worked with many great musicians including David Bowie and Dr. John, Blur and PJ Harvey.

Marianne discusses the music she grew up with - including Chuck Berry and the Everly Brothers - and the way it influenced her solo work. She also covers her forays into country music, her love of jazz, and explains why she received a credit on the Rolling Stones' song Sister Morphine. The singer also talks about her past drug problems and the way that she has now made peace with difficult periods in her life.

First broadcast in May 2011.

Marianne Faithfull - Broken English [Island]
The Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown [Acuff-Rose Opryland]
Joan Baez - Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
Marianne Faithfull - As Tears Go By [London]
Marianne Faithfull - Come & Stay With Me [London]
Marianne Faithfull - North Country Maid
The Rolling Stones - Not Fade Away [London]
The Rolling Stones - Sister Morphine
Hank Williams - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
Marianne Faithfull - The Ballad Of The Soldier's Wife
Billie Holiday - The Man I Love
Marianne Faithfull - Strange Weather
Dr. John - I Walk On Guilded Splinters [Rhino]
Marianne Faithfull - The Threepenny Opera: Pirate Jenny
Marianne Faithfull - Kissin Time
Marianne Faithfull - Before The Poison
Marianne Faithfull - The Old House [Dramatico]
Marianne Faithfull - I'm Into Something Good
PJ Harvey - Let England Shake [Island]

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