“Paul the Saxon” is singing sleazy songs in an awful fake saxon dialect. Striptease Paula is simply describing the stripteasing Paula. The b-side Wunschtraum eines Halbstarken ( A Teenagers Pipe Dream) is equally sleazy.
Sounds pretty bad, so why have I collected three versions of this record? Because I am a collector and sometimes I collect out of habit, like, oh, I´ve got one of these, so I see another version of it in a thrift store and I buy it and then I´ll find a third version and I just can´t let it pass either and besides that these are pretty odd privately pressed German adult records.
They are just not good records…
HANS DER SACHSE, Striptease Paula, 1968
HANS DER SACHSE, Wunschtraum eines Halbstarken, 1968
This red label pressing seems to be the same guy as Hans der Sachse but in a previous recording. But who knows…
PETER GÜNTER, Striptease-Paula, 1968
PETER GÜNTER, Wunschtraum eines Halbstarken, 1968
These pressings have the titles stamped onto the white labels. Sounds like yet another version. Wunschtraum is pretty scratched up…
Striptease Paula, 1968
Wunschtraum eines Halbstarken, 1968
I sometimes have the feeling that I might not find anything really weird any more but then stuff like this turns up. Of course I was curious when I saw the sleeve but it was not until I got home that I found out more about the record. These Songs were performed in the film Liebesmarkt in Dänemarkt, one of the countless sex-comedies that came out in the late 60´and early 70´s. Surprisingly 2.5 million people saw this film when it came out in 1970. It still ranks among the 100 most successful German movies at the box-office since 1968. As a side note the famous B-movie actress Sybil Danning played one of her first roles in this movie. Most recently she played in Quentin Tarantino´s Grindhouse, in a trailer called Werewolf Women of the SS and in Rob Zombie´s remake of Halloween.
I had never heard of Liebesmarkt in Dänemark and I bet most of the people who saw it forgot about it quickly. After pornography was suddenly not illegal in Germany any more in 1969 the sex-industry boomed and sex-movies and shops were opening up everywhere. Nonetheless the much more permissive Denmark was still regarded as a mecca of sin and sexuality.
Well, I know you can´t see me blushing right now, but this is a pornographic record. The up-beat dance music and the cute singing contrast greatly with the very explicit lyrics. The A-side is better musically although Ellen Sabri does sing about showing her breasts and her butt and some other things to a certain Herr Mayer. The B-side Pornoparadies Dänemark is were it gets really dirty. Dicks , pussies, fucking, dildos, cute Ellen sings about all of it in a very light-hearted and carefree manner. That´s really weird.
I definetely won´t be able to play this record anywhere else but here on this blog so enjoy…
There is a little known genre of German music that was very popular in the 1960´s: risqué Oompah-music. There were hundreds of groups playing and recording this thinly veiled, insinuating party-music.
The Tiger label was one of the many sub-labels of Acondor that Hans-Werner Kuntze founded out of the small town of Osnabrück. His CCA label is famous for producing some of the rarest German Beat records.
This is still far away from the all-out graphic language of the Ellen Sabri songs but Lord Muck is singing about his “thing” being made in Germany. And of course the high quality it is made of…
I like most of the records I post on this blog, however strange or bad they may seem to other people. This is an exception and I only post this because I collect these type of records and because it fits with the Ellen Sabri record. I collect them but I don´t really listen to these records. They are bad.
So why do I collect them? Probably because they are so rediculously bad that it amazes me. “Bake, bake a cake always in front of the hot hole” is not nearly as hot as the Hot Nuts because these Skirt Chasers are playing this awful Oompah music but… I don´t know… just listen for yourself…
With this the Travellers exploited the sex-wave head-on. He Leute, kauft bei Frau Beate ein! ( Hey People, go shop at Mrs Beate!) was referring to Beate Uhse, the world leader in sales of sexual-aids. The original Der Trödler Abraham was written and recorded by Wolfgang Hofer from Austria in 1970.
Equally cheerful is the Travellers version of Danyel Gérard´s German #1 hit-song Butterfly from 1971.
DIE TRAVELLERS, He Leute, Kauft bei Frau Beate ein!, 1971
DIE TRAVELLERS, Ei, ei, ei, my Butterfly, 1971
The title of this EP is Bar music, sung and played in the Carlton-Bar. To get into the atmosphere of a smoke-filled bar , the listener can hear some people talking in the background, at the beginning and end of each song.
In this picture, the guy on the right side seems to enjoy lighting the woman`s cigarette. The bar tender looks like he`s drunk. He`s looking at the woman`s breasts. Or into the glass of Ricard in front of him. All three of them seem to be partaking in a ritual. Junkies hooking yet another victim onto their evil drugs…
Summertime is sexy-time. To continue with last weeks sexually charged “Diana” record here are a couple more. The heavy moaning on “Erotica” is definitely influenced by the success of Serge Gainsbourgs “Je t`aime”. Musically this is straight funk European-Style. Enjoy!
This was meant to be a party record but I dare everyone to actually play this at a party today. Or just to play this loud at home to your neighbours. “Zoom Party” is basically a woman moaning over some exotic drums and orchestra. Wild stuff!