MARIANNA FAITHFULL


did you know:
1 born as marian evelyn faithfull in london, england.
2 the first time the f-word was spoken in a movie was by her in i'll never forget what's'isname (1967).
3 poet allen ginsberg named her "professor of poetics, jack kerouac school of disembodied poets."
4 the rolling stones' song "as tears go by" was written by mick jagger and keith richards, their first collaboration, for her.
5 was best friends with anita pallenberg when they both dated the rolling stones band members (faithfull dated mick jagger and pallenberg dated brian jones).
6 john lennon's 1966 song "and your bird can sing" was inspired by mick jagger's relationship to faithfull.
7 lives in paris with her manager françois ravard.
8 daughter of eva, the baroness erisso, and major glynn faithfull, a wwii british spy.
9 has been sober and productive since the 80s after spending 5 years homeless in london.
10 working on a follow-up to her 1994 autobiography, "faithfull", which is being turned into a screenplay.













happy women's history month!




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