Sunday, October 01, 2006

Opening Line: 1 October 2006

Zounds! It is October already (mind, given last week I may not last till Christmas - exhaustion already setting in...)

Anyway, new month and here's another line for you.

"Once I lived a life of a millionaire, spending all my money and I didn't care"

Artiste? Song? (The latter may be easier than the former, but kudos if you get the artiste right!)

UPDATE: Congrats to Joe for coming up with a suitable answer!


JoeinVegas said...

Come on, I know my old Busby Berkely musicals. Not the authors, but the songs and dances.
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out. (least I think it's in an old 30's musical - a depression song)

wozza said...

all i can come up with through cheating (sorry, careful googling)

Eric Clapton - Nobody Knows When Your Down and Out.

the lyrics are by Jimmie Cox

Bessie Smith did a version according to:

but then again, i maybe wrong on all counts.

Lisa Rullsenberg said...

I was actually thinking of the excellent version by Odetta, but kudos to all!

Can I suggest that there will be a prize for everyone who has got one right at Xmas?

wozza said...

you may....... and groovy