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Thread #37963 Message #584920
Posted By: Genie
02-Nov-01 - 03:27 PM
Thread Name: Aug 18th, 1941: Lili Marleen
Subject: RE: Aug 18th, 1941: Lili Marleen
Wolfgang, Where did the notion get started that Lili Marlene is about a prostitute? The lyrics (German and the English translation) speak of love and desired reunion and clearly of an ongoing relationship of some sort (presumably true love).