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April 27th, 1965: Marianne Faithfull releases first two albums in one day.

Marianne Faithfull releases first two albums in one day.

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On April 15th 1965 British singer/songwriter Marianne Faithfull released her first two albums in the same day.

Her official debut album was Come My Way, which was comprised entirely of folk covers. Her second album, also released on April 15th, was self titled and contained covers of pop hits including The Rolling Stones "As Tears Go By" and The Beatles "I'm A Loser".

Listen to track 12 from Come My Way "Black Girl (In The Pines/Where Did You Sleep Last Night)" written by Leadbelly.

Come My Way:

01 Come My Way

02 Jabberwoc

03 Portland Town

04 House of the Rising Sun

05 Spanish Is a Loving Tongue

06 Fare Thee Well

07 Lonesome Travelers

08 Down in the Salley Garden

09 Mary Ann

10 Full Fathom Five

11 Four Strong Winds

12 Black Girl

13 Once I Had a Sweetheart

14 Bells of Freedom

Marianne Faithfull releases first two albums in one day.

Marianne Faithfull:

01 Come and Stay With Me (Jackie DeShannon)

02 If I Never Get to Love You (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)

03 Time Takes Time (Barry Fantoni, Marianne Faithfull)

04 He'll Come Back to Me (Claude-Henri Vic, Mike Leander, Robert Gall)

05 Down Town (Tony Hatch)

06 Plaisir d'amour (David Whittaker)

07 Can't You Hear My Heartbeat (John Carter, Ken Lewis)

08 As Tears Go By (Andrew Loog Oldham, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)

09 Paris Bells (Jon Birchell)

10 They Never Will Leave You (André Popp, Jean-Jacques Debout)

11 What Have They Done to the Rain (Malvina Reynolds)

12 In My Time of Sorrow (Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Page)

13 What Have I Done Wrong (Michael Farr)

14 I'm a Loser (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)

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