David Bowie / Marlene DietrichRevolutionary Songs/Just A Gigolo
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Release Date: 4/13/2019
Format: 7" Colored Vinyl
Label: Music On Vinyl
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
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After legendary English musician David Bowie started his movie career by playing the lead in The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) he was starring in Just a Gigolo (Schöner Gigolo, armer Gigolo). The West German movie about a Prussian officer who works as a gigolo in a brothel run by the Baroness (Marlene Dietrich) after he returns home from the great war, included different songs. Bowie contributed a piece of music to the film; his so-called "Revolutionary Song", played by a band called The Rebels. Later it became a collector’s item. Besides this track the 7-inch include the 1928 title song Just a Gigolo, performed by Marlene Dietrich. It was her last film appearance and last song she recorded during her lifetime.
Revolutionary Song / Just a Gigolo is available as a limited edition of 8.000 individually numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl.
• 7" Disco Sleeve
SIDE A David Bowie/The Rebels-- David Bowie's Revolutionary Song SIDE B: Marlene Dietrich Just A Gigolo