Diane Keaton Actor, director, producer, writer, photographer, singer, real estate developer, mother and muse: What hasn’t Diane Keaton done?
In a sea of girl singer wannabes, Crow reads as a real woman with real pain and the real honesty to sing about the whole mess.
Take “Diamond Ring” from her disc: “Diamonds may be sweet/ But to me/ They just bring on/ Cold feet …
When the Duke of Westminster asked Chanel to marry him, she declined and later commented, “I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.” Chanel died in 1971 at 87; her unrepentant and stylish modernism lives on.
Wilt Chamberlain Wilt the Stilt, the Big Dipper, the Chairman of the Boards — no matter what you called him, Wilt Chamberlain was a Goliath of a basketball player.
She was 6 years old before she had her first pair of shoes.
As a child, she wore potato sacks fashioned into dresses.
She has lived a life of Garboesque seclusion, yet her love affairs with Woody Allen, Warren Beatty and Al Pacino garnered attention as much for their combined star power as for Keaton’s ability to inspire her on-, and off-, screen partners. In an interview, she said, “I wouldn’t rule [marriage] out, but at the same time, I do not see that in my future.
I mean, there’s a certain point in your life where you can’t help it, you’re biologically charged and driven towards the opposite sex.
Diamond Ring/Don’t mean a thing.”Always public about her bouts with depression, her progressive politics and her personal struggles, Crow writes songs that tread the fine line between pop and poetry.