The tragic case of Milli Vanilli

History of Sorts

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Don’t worry I haven’t lost my Rock N Roll roots, but the Milli Vanilli case is a good indication of the hypocrisy of the Pop Music industry

On November 16 1990 Milli Vanilli were stripped of their Grammy Award because the duo did not sing at all on the Girl You Know It’s True album. Session musicians had provided all the vocals.

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Nowadays there are countless Boy bands and Girl bands where maybe 1 or 2 can hold a tune and the rest are miming and no one seems to care. I know with Milli Vanilli the real musicians were at the background.not to be seen, but the principle of it is the same.

As for the 2 members of Milli Vanilli. a German  duo from Munich. The group was founded by Frank Farian in 1988 and consisted of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus.

After the Grammy scandal there were several feeble attempts to control the damage caused by the scandal.

The session…

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