Marilyn was such a sweet singer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_IzdZDyT0w. And she made an even sweeter singer's career when she told the owner of the Mocambo on Sunset Strip, which had never had a black performer before, that if he hired Ella Fitzgerald she, Marilyn, would come every night, meaning of course the place would be sold out. And he did, and she did, and it was.
Posted by Robert MacLean
Bad poet, screamingly funny novelist, impossibly probing playwright, seductive filmmaker, writer of blog The Devil’s Pleasure Garden.