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Marianne Faithfull: Come My Way

Tim Tooher, Rev-Ola Records, November 2007

THE ACCEPTED WISDOM regarding Marianne Faithfull is that in the 1960s she was the mere puppet of oft-considered shady, behind-the-scenes operators like Andrew Loog Oldham and his then partner-in-crime Tony Calder, that her scarred, blues-soaked voice of the '70s and beyond was the product of damage done by having her wings burnt flying to close to the solar force that was the Rolling Stones and her subsequent addiction to heroin.

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