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Thursday, August 05, 2010

in the wind

Looking for Don't Bring Lulu led me to this definitive cover:

9 comments:

Ann ODyne said...

I know that Marlene Dietrich infamously performed Blowing In The Wind, with clear intent because the Sixties were all about Nuclear Disarmament ... but why were those dear little blonde Jacob girls (who must have been born during the 'don't mention the war Basil') ... all At The Kumars?

boynton said...

some good comments on Youtube, including:
The Jacob Sister rendition of "Blowing In the Wind" is believed to have been a decisive factor in convicing Federal Republic of Germany President Heinrich L├╝bke to withdraw his nation's support for the Vietnam War in 1969

Gummo Trotsky said...

'Ere! What about the Darin, Humperdinck and Wilson version then?

boynton said...

Engelbert rocks.

Doesn't quite have the subtle Tanz-Routine of the Jacobs though.

Gummo Trotsky said...

Switching to the (underlying) topic of weird serendipities in Web searches, here's an image that came up from a search for images of Doug Anthony and Malcolm Fraser:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_cg5Iv-VZeLI/ScAQsrYTiDI/AAAAAAAAAbg/gKoepMAq5f0/s400/dean+frazer+-+pure+horn+-+cover.jpg

Tony said...

The Velvet Overground and Nico and Nico and Nico and Nico.

boynton said...

GT: Turn on the lights or Doing the job? *

How many ears must one band have?

fifi said...

Blowing in Zer Vind

too good. LOL.



(wv= womed)

boynton said...

Wo ist Womed?
Edelaide? ;)