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but i'm going to begin with a quotation from the wall street journal from al jolson i'm a west prince and the annals of popular entertainment are filled with the inevitable figures into their ranks with the germans saying. i'm quote he and his problem. big stars here in europe are making waves in america and elsewhere marx rob is my guest in just a minute but first his music thanks. to our. very very. good morning. gary. and the plaster cast record classic tunes of the one nine hundred twenty seven thirty s. as well as their own compositions which sound convincingly as if they came from that era from the news. server are going to continue to.
flee and since he. has an ironic and witty style has endured him to audiences both in germany and abroad. he's even made several appearances in films most recently and one about betto priced and a film version of his threepenny opera. with my. brother lives. but not stop it isn't living totally in the past on his last album from twenty seventeen he updated his style combining the spirit of early twentieth century music with a more contemporary sound school. trying. scene. leaving off my. time to be.
and i'm joined by the man himself max roberts welcome to the show become the music you specialize in music from between the two was from the weimar republic the twenty's the te's long before you were bold and so what sparked your interest it was the human elegance of the compositions and the humor of the. i mean even the . especially the german songs of course but if you're feeling like this song by called puerto betty it's a speech you move from time to time on very funny and simple and this elegant castrations and that was the reason why i was interested since i was a voice say to me was you were in this things pop music as well as of course. we don't have my mom my brother had everything and i was completely familiar with just what gamma ray off. the cuff that cuff. i do you mentioned
the underlying human now there's lots of humor when you perform as well does that also is that old taken from the twenty's or is not invented by you in the opus rose wow so when we play in germany of course we have the old these german songs and a few english songs but when we go out. in other countries for example in the united states we have half and half and the german songs. translated just with a few lines of folks off it is a song called. the beat i say it comes love goes and everybody has a feeling to understand what's going on in the song even if it's a funny song about phone balkan in mind how is find every women needs a friend or whatever so. where can we get together you and me for a kiss we just don't need your hoss band so leave him where he is so and do it with
that line you got some point what's your message of the whole song now we've been talking about the berlin. culture all this week you actually appeared. in a big opening big opening celebrating you know the festival director peter caustic he's leaving there was a song that you sang with a famous german comedian. did you write that song a few years ago and we. did a bit of. costly and words for him and lines for him and it was a pleasure to have to sing it because i'm getting a good answer to it because it's normally i sing it all alone ok well thank you for the moment but don't go away to the international film festival now and there are a lot of music documentaries being presented at the festival we've chosen three in completely different style starting with the queen of soul aretha franklin this is . sick and.
these images have never been seen by the public before the queen of soul aretha franklin joining the recording of her album amazing grace it remains the top selling live gospel album of all time the film. amazing grace documents the making of this groundbreaking record in one thousand nine hundred seventy two aretha franklin records the songs together with the choir in a church in los angeles. that was. played regionally the material was supposed to be used for a documentary but the project was abandoned and the footage sat on the shelf for more than forty years until now amazing grace a tribute to the late queen of soul aretha franklin.
another woman who was accompanied by cameras during the making of an album paging harvey on the road in kabul the british on the lookout for inspiration and material in the search takes her not only to the capital of afghanistan but also the usa and costs about. it. you leave the front six demolition project hobbies knight studio album was released in twenty sixteen direct to seamus murphy documented the whole process in his film a dog called money. thank you certainly go up a notch when it comes to do tort and holes and the documentary bulgy new i'm our latest you only live once shows the german punk rockers on to it in twenty eighteen for a directive cordula cabinet's post follows the boys from just above all the way to
watch and chain out one of the things the documentary explores is seeing a campaign zero seven hearing loss. oh my god it's your star you saw that everything's fine and then suddenly something happens and it's all over the world. you only live once in holes and on to a. celebrates its world premiere and he feels that now. my guest is max raju you know that the road you've been on tour a lot it's tough one to ask you as a singer because i know this can affect singers do you get nervous do you get stage fright from time to time but very sound because you're on stage should say for people that your super cool. i mean i'm nervous like a horse. before start run but now at last it looks and i
have the whole band behind me so i know what i'm doing and at last. as well you know you talk about the music translating that but your announcements in germany things people do wait for it can be very funny in german do they translate yes in a way yeah it's small it's not doesn't pens on the books it's more the train of thoughts which so which is so strange and i speak about the songs. are not pretty but at last it could be an announcement to add to the song it's possible to insulate but i don't want to talk too much about this now. let's hear some more music from you from a song you wrote girl south called christian can manage to live and it would translate as. you can because there's
a lot. of it's i love it hello new. money . you know. and i just. you guys we know it's a wonderful dog particularly like that song actually very much of course your main repertoire is that from the twenty's. and of course some great songs we're going to actually hear you sing in english a little late a classic from jerome kahn. would you have liked to have lived in the twenty's and the early thirty's before that awful man came along this border. no i'm very happy
to live our days and you know i have a central heating and i'm tired of bringing up the old coal in the fourth floor so i'm very happy with with living today and have all malta whenever i want just i'm taking a bath. when i buy one so it was such fun and. for those who have enough money yeah ok now. for the moment thank you that is the nostalgia boom in the twenty's and thirty's at the moment currently the huge t.v. series babylon berlin is a good example not american graphic novelist jason lutes has been making comic books about era for over two decades is small. the roaring twenty's or rather just before their end the city of bell in stands on the edge of the abyss insights into the time leading up to hitler's seizure of power in the
weimar republic a place in flux where anything goes. the american graphic novel artist jason lutes has long been fascinated by this time he started working on his six hundred page comic twenty two years ago. this period is back in the consciousness the collective consciousness of of western civilization because of all the similarities a lot of the same forces are now in resurgence populism nationalism. in my country and all over the world. looks creates an image of the city an image of a time to speak as a based on real people observing them in their everyday lives so the reader might just get a feel for what life was like back then. you're off to america on salt to seattle on march eleventh so san francisco on the twelfth
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