Esther Ofarim

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Esther Ofarim

Postby Henning » Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:39 pm

IT'S DARKER NOW
1979: Frankfurt | 1980: Frankfurt | 1985: Wiesbaden - Munich | 1988: Munich - Nuremberg | 1993: Frankfurt
2008: Dublin - Manchester - Amsterdam - Loerrach - Berlin - Frankfurt - Oberhausen - London
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Re: Esther Ofarim

Postby Paula » Thu Aug 16, 2007 2:41 pm

I remember her from my youth with her husband Abi singing "Cinderella Rockafella".

She is so beautiful she hasn't aged at all and she has done justice to that song, What a lovely voice.
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Re: Esther Ofarim

Postby tomsakic » Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:28 pm

This is recent performance? I somewhere have her great old covers, produced in circa 1970 by Leonard's producer Bob Johnston.


Hmm, this YouTube is capturing ... great stuff there, like : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqoFvWBb ... ed&search=
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Re: Esther Ofarim

Postby Andrew (Darby) » Thu May 09, 2019 6:53 pm

A friend of mine recently unearthed Esther singing 'Cinderella Rockafella' and shared this with me. :D I then remembered Esther's face was somehow familiar, realizing that this was so, not because I had seen her doing covers of Leonard's songs, which are fantastic renditions I've now been privy to 8), but because I eventually established that she was the Israeli singer who had a most interesting interaction with Leonard at the 1972 Tel Aviv concert, when she invited him to join her after the concert ;-), as viewed on Tony Palmer's remastered 2010 'Bird on a Wire' documentary movie (on Leonard's 1972 European tour), at the 28 minute mark.

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Andrew :)
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I only sing the tunes
The sadness of the seasons
The madness of the moons'
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