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80’s Flashback

Marianne Faithful, The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan, 1980. My favorite track by Faithfull, this cover of Dr. Hook’s 1975 album track is probably one of the saddest songs I’ve ever heard. “At the age of 37, she realized she’d never ride through Paris in a sports car with the warm wind in her hair.” The imagery of a wasted life …

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