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Und der Haifisch, der hat Zähne

To start with the beginning: Jack Sheppard was a notorious English robber who inspired John Gay to write The Beggar's Opera (1728). Two centuries later, the German composer Kurt Weill and dramatist Bertolt Brecht adapted it into a musical as a socialist critique of capitalism and the modern world: Die Dreigroschenoper. It was about to open when the lead actor demanded a song to introduce his character. It was this song that would open the play and at its premiere, it was Kurt Gerron who would be the first to sing the Moriat of Macky Messer as the street singer setting the scene. [more inside]
posted by MartinWisse on Aug 16, 2013 - 20 comments

Bowie 76: somewhere between Mars and Berlin

David Bowie - the Playboy Interview, 1976 [more inside]
posted by philip-random on May 11, 2010 - 42 comments

Calling sister midnight

Iggy Pop chats with Dinah Shore in 1977. Performs Sister Midnight and Fun House with David Bowie and then opens up a bit. [more inside]
posted by milarepa on Oct 17, 2008 - 16 comments

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