Marianne Faithfull was born in England on December 29, 1946. She is a famous singer and an actress. Her career began in 1964 when she recorded her most popular song “As Tears Go By”. The single made her an international star. Faithfull had an intense personal life. She was married 3 times. One of her partners was Mick Jagger and their relationship lasted four years.
In 1965, Marianne met Andrew Oldham at The Rolling Stones party. Andrew suggested that she tries a career of a singer since she has all it takes appearance-wise. Faithfull agreed to an audition. Marianne was the first person to perform Mick Jagger’s and Keith Richard’s song “As Tears Go By”. It got to the 9th place of the British charts and 22nd place of the USA charts. Some say that The Rolling Stones wrote that song specifically for Marianne. It was the first song written solely by the band members.
In 1965, Faithfull recorded three more songs that became hits. “Come and Stay With Me” got to the 26th place in the USA charts and 4th place in the UK. “This Little Bird” was number 6 in the UK and 32 in the USA, and “Summer Nights” go to the 10th place in the UK and 24th place in the USA charts. The same year Marianne got married and gave birth to her son Nicholas. She decided to take a break from music and tried acting. In 1968, she starred in two movies Girl On A Motorcycle and I’ll Never Forget Whatshisname».