Friday, April 23, 2010

Curious Friday Music

Thanks to Spiegel I now know that there was a brief "Motown muss deutsch werden" movement. To which even poor Marvin Gaye was co-opted.

"Ich sage - yes - my little baby":

Gaye's near accent-free German is far more convincing that that of Diana Ross:

There's a hell of a lot of rhoticity going on there!

1 comment:

mikeovswinton said...

No Clifford Richardson youtubes, then? You lucky people - Cliff in German.