Marianne Faithfull in the music video for "The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan" | 1979
Marianne Faithfull in Monte Carlo | 1999 | Photographed by Helmut Newton / Scanned by Faithfull Forever
Keith Richards and Marianne Faithfull holding newspapers saying “Naked Girl At Stones Party” (who was, of course, Marianne herself). While she seems quite amused about the whole thing here this headline would effectively be the start of a downwards spiral that she wouldn’t climb up again until more than 10 years later.
Marianne Faithfull enjoys a drink in Malmö, Sweden | 1980 | Photographed by Mats Bäcker (Don't remove credit)
Marianne Faithfull performing at a Christmas gala in Linz, Austria | 2012 | Photographed by Volker Weihbold
“I wish people didn’t just think of me in the 60s. I’m not any era. I just go on and on.”
Marianne Faithfull at her wedding reception with (l to r) the best man Peter Asher, her father Major Glynn Faithfull, her husband John Dunbar and her mother Eva Erisso | Fall 1965 | Scanned by Leith
Faithfull Facts #24
This year Marianne Faithfull celebrates her 50th anniversary as a recording artist. Her first single “As Tears Go By” was released in June 1964.
My absolutely favourite Marianne Faithfull portrait session | 1999 | Photographed by David Bailey
The National Portrait Gallery is currently showing a David Bailey retrospective with over 500 photos personally selected by him. "Bailey's Stardust" runs until June 1st 2014. More information is available on NPG's website.
Marianne Faithfull smiles at the camera in one of her first photoshoots | Summer 1964 | Photographed by Tony Gale
(@chapterxxii, Marianne's first single wasn't released until late 1964, so I don't have anything from earlier that year, sorry.)