What could be better than my brief infatuation of many years ago! Here she is singing a protest song that, like so many others of that era, appear to have had little (if any) impact on our perspectives on life.
Marianne’s claim to fame was, as far I could tell, little more than cute looks. She had no stage “presence” which was attributed to a severe discomfort of being under spotlights (stage fright). Her singing voice had an appeal, but also had its limitations, and her almost smiling during this presentation of a serious environmental issue was probably why it never went public back then. When she started hanging around with Mick Jagger, and getting involved with drugs, I lost interest in her!
Composed in 1962 and first entitled “Rain Song”, it was written as part of a campaign to stop atmospheric nuclear testing, which was producing radioactive fall-out. (info Courtesy Wikipedia)