Miss Marianne Faithfull:

Miss Marianne Faithfull:
(Born December 29, 1946; Capricorn) - Songs she inspired: She Smiled Sweetly, Let's Spend The Night Together, She's Like A Rainbow, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Wild Horses, I Got The Blues, 100 Years Ago, Winter

Miss Anita Pallenberg:

Miss Anita Pallenberg:
(Born January 25 or April 6, 1942) - Songs she inspired: You Got The Silver, Sister Morphine (words by Marianne), Wild Horses, Coming Down Again, Angie, Beast Of Burden, All About You

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Sixties It Couple: George Harrison & Pattie Boyd

I don't particularly care for Pattie Boyd.  Sure, I like her OK, but I'm not fascinated by her. The reason or reasons for this are unclear; maybe it's because she's a Pisces and the only girl I've ever hated in my life is a Pisces, but I've never had any strong desire to spend absurd amounts of money to collect pictures of her like I do with Marianne and Anita, or obsessively learn facts about her life.  She was the prettiest of the Beatle women, so she's most people's favorite because of that, but to me, her looks weren't all that boastworthy.  A pretty face is a dime a dozen, after all. I also don't find her that interesting.  Her life with George Harrison, who she married in 1966, and then with Harrison's friend Eric Clapton, has made her one of rock's most famous wives/muses, and you'd think that the person who inspired one of the most yearning love songs ever, "Layla" must have been pretty fucking remarkable.  And perhaps she was, but I just don't get it.  I read her autobiography "Wonderful Tonight" (2007) and she struck me as likeable and sweet, but there was something missing, the ferocity and spark that seemed to crackle and pop inside Anita and Marianne.  Still, she and George made a pretty pair, and I've scanned some photos of them, most that I've come across in books or magazines scouring for Marianne pictures.  I know she has a following just like my favorite ladies, so I hope you enjoy these.
all photos = my scans

9 comments:

JessM said...

I love Patti, and I love Marianne, but my favorite rockstar girlfriend is Anita.
I can't pinpoint why... It might be because I absolutly love Keith and she was his girl.
I'm aquarius... not sure if it means anything about my why I like certain people more. Fun to think about though:)

gloria said...

hehe, i'm one of the obsessive Patti fans... maybe it's because George is my favorite?

crazedwitch said...

I'll have to search YT now for the '60's UK TV ad for hair shampoo! Patti drives a white E Type Jag through a carwash while washing her hair.

Lena said...

I love Patti - and George!

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Dedicated... said...

When and were was the second to last photo taken? I realy like it!

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