Wednesday, 14 May 2008
I have never seen the musical Oh! Calcutta. When it was on stage in Holland, in 1970 if I remember it correctly, I was 11 and not yet into sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. There was a lot to do about this musical in the media, because the people on stage were nude.
I don’t even know what the story was about, all that I remember is that some of my friends named the musical “Kale kutta”, which is some sort of Dutch for “shaven cunts”.
A while ago I got the change to buy a 45 with the title song of Oh! Calcutta, played by Thijs van Leer and two other people that are not mentioned by name. It was rather expensive, but the record was in good condition, and I was very curious what was on it, so I bought it.
I hoped for some funky porno tune, but all I heard was this:
And on the B-side this:
Anybody interested in buying this record?