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Thursday, February 28, 2013

now THIS is what i call a swinging mademoiselle!

the wonderful christie laume!!!!!!

Saturday, February 16, 2013

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

clothilde - mini show (1967).

from her running and gasping at the start right through to the end where she is dressed up and putting on a mans voice - this is extraordinary! clothilde - one of the ultimate in ye-ye dolls shows what star quality she had- a great face, amazing eyes, a wicked orange jumpsuit and killer tunes! enjoy this!

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complete clothilde

get your cash ready now! - go to born bad records to buy (on either cd, download or vinyl) - the complete clothilde collection including the never released before duet with les charlots, (which was on youtube but it disappeared after about 2 days). i've already ordered mine on limited edition vinyl!

update- the duet is back on youtube - see post above

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

introducing cecily bertrand


"i shall nver forget an uncomfortable dinner with the singer sylvie vartan who spent the entire evening in a terrible sulk. typically, (salvador) dali couldn't remember her name and addressed her as cecily bertrand. his trick was to keep the general gist of a name, while at the same time changing it completely." 

excerpt from my 'life with dali' by amanda lear

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

fran├žoise hardy - viens (1972)

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Saturday, February 09, 2013

the name's lonnberg.....anne lonnberg

can anyone help me locate any songs by bond girl and singer anne lonnberg? there are definitely 4 singles from 71-76, an album from 69, and this song on youtube from 2008. the most recent song is folky and it would be really good to hear some of her earlier stuff. can anyone help?!

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Friday, February 08, 2013

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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

desert actress

i had heard about this film before but thought it so obscure that i'd never see it - now the whole thing is up on youtube here!

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

let's o.d. on nico

this is the b-side to her very first release - produced by jimmy page.

BTW - nico used to live about 15 minutes away from where i live!

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Monday, February 04, 2013

nico icon trailer

if you haven't seen this - it's really worth tracking it down and seeing it.
update - see it here for free!!!!!

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Sunday, February 03, 2013


how i love her 'chelsea girls' album - it's near perfect. it also reminds me of living in london, being obsessed with warhol and the factory, and getting wasted with friends, then spraying things silver and dressing up to make mini movies- all of us wearing black turtle necks. we videod everything - and i mean everything! 
happy days!

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Friday, February 01, 2013


ohmygod i am currently so in love with this song. swedish singer frida sundemo has released 2 songs (indigo and snow) - both are excellent. but i am also hugely enamoured with this acoustic version of 'indigo'.

the equally amazing original version:

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get yourself over to the excellent readysteadygirls for a brilliant video of chantal kelly singing live!