Camilla Horne, she was born a long, long time ago
She came from Germany to the U.S.A.
And was acclaimed as the next Garbo
They came to her on their knees, to bless them, caress them
And tell them what they need
But oh, oh, she did not know
And so she took her place at the bar
Just another fallen star
CAMILLA HORN is a song written by Bruce Springsteen who recorded it in studio in spring 1972. The song has not yet been officially released. The above lyrics are transcribed from the only known studio version of CAMILLA HORN.
There is no indication to when CAMILLA HORN was written. One studio version of the song is in circulation among collectors. It's a studio take likely recorded around May-Jun 1972 at Pocketful Of Tunes Studios in New York City, NY. It features Springsteen solo on vocals and acoustic guitar. The May-Jun 1972 sessions at Pocketful Of Tunes Studios were produced by Mike Appel and Jim Cretecos, and Cretecos took the role of recording engineer. The above lyrics transcribed from that circulating studio version of CAMILLA HORN.
Camilla Horn was a German dancer and a film star of the silent and sound era. She starred in several Hollywood films of the late 1920s and in a few British and Italian productions.
The studio version of CAMILLA HORN was released on the briefly-legal albums The Early Years (Early Records), Unearthed (Masquerade Music, both issues), and Before The Fame (Pony Express Records, all three issues). See PRODIGAL SON for more details.
As far as it's known, Bruce Springsteen has never performed CAMILLA HORN live.
As far as it's known, only one artist has recorded and released Bruce Springsteen's CAMILLA HORN.
List of available versions of CAMILLA HORN on this website:CAMILLA HORN [Studio version]