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Dietrich also performed "Lili Marlene", as well as many other songs, live in Europe for Allied troops, often on rickety, makeshift stages. "Lili Marlene" became a massive success, specifically on the German language OSS MO radio station Soldatensender, where it became the station's theme song.What is the song Lili Marlene about?
The song 'Lili Marlene' is a setting of a poem written by a German soldier in 1915 during World War 1. It was first recorded in 1939 and became an instant hit. In fact, it was so popular on both sides of the conflict that an English version was speedily penned and recorded - listen to the next clip!Is there a German version of Lili Marlene?
German blackmetal band Eisregen recorded a version of "Lili Marlene" on their album Hexenhaus. The German Gothic metal / Industrial metal band Atrocity released the song in both languages (English & German) on Gemini: on the blue edition was the German version, and on the red edition was the English version.Is there a Lili Marlene in the SAS?
In 2019 TV series Pennyworth, the SAS veterans, to whom the main character belongs, use Lili Marleen as their funeral march. ^ Leibovitz, Liel and Miller, Matthew (2008). Lili Marlene: The Soldiers' Song of World War II, p. 16. New York, NY: Norton. ISBN 978-0-393-06584-8 ^ Johann Holzem: Lili Marleen und Belgrad 1941. Der lange Weg zum Ruhm, 3.