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3:06pm The Story of Lili Marleen

Lili Marleen is more than just a song. It spread around the world and gave hope to soldiers and their loved-ones during World War II.

It is a German love song originally written as a poem in 1915 by German novelist, poet and playwright Hans Leip. The poem was published under the title 'Das Lied eines jungen Soldaten auf der Wacht' (German for 'The Song of a Young Soldier on Watch') in 1937, and was first recorded by Lale Andersen in 1939 under the title 'Das Mädchen unter der Laterne' ('The Girl under the Lantern').

It became popular during World War II with soldiers of both sides and there are German, English and American versions with differing lyrics. Mack David is credited with the American version (published in 1943 as 'Lili Marlene') that was made famous by Marlene Dietrich.

Produced by Radio Goethe


12:15 - 1pm

Title: Zing a Little Zong
Artist: Bing Crosby & Jane Wyman

Title: I Walked With a Zombie
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Title: In Canada
Artist: BJ Snowden

Title: Zaz Turned Blue
Artist: Was (Not Was)

Title: Zorbing
Artist: Stornoway

Title: Broken Boy Soldier
Artist: The Raconteurs

Title: Hit Someboby (The Hockey Song)
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1pm - 2pm

Title: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
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Title: Zomby Woof
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Title: Belle of Belfast City
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Title: I Should Have Known Better
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2pm - 3pm

Title: Butterfly Mind
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Title: Soldier, Soldier
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Title: When the Levee Breaks
Artist: Buckwheat Zydeco

Title: I Remembered When I Loved Her
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Title: Losing My Religion
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Title: Breaking Into Another Day
Artist: Dennis O'Brien


3:30 - 4pm

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Title: Rapture Riders
Artist: Go Home Productions (The Doors vs Blondie)

Title: Perfect Love Song
Artist: The Divine Comedy

Title: Moe Zart Turkey Trot
Artist: Foster Carling

Title: Moon-Light Swim
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Title: Life's What You Make It
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