Video: Happy 101st Birthday to Bonnie Parker, 'Cigar-Smoking Hellcat of the Roaring 1930s'
Bonnie Parker died when a posse of officers from Louisiana and her native Texas emptied their guns into her and partner-in-crime Clyde Barrow in 1934, but her legend lives on. The chain-smoking, gun-toting bank-robber, poet and mythmaker would have been 101 today. So here's a video ode to the songs and film inspired by Bonnie's adventures with Clyde.
Georgie Fame & Blue Flames sing "The Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde:"
Merle Haggard sings "The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde":
Faye Dunaway stars as Bonnie Parker in Arthur Penn's "Bonnie and Clyde":
Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot sing-speak "Bonnie And Clyde:"
2Pac had a song called "Bonnie and Clyde:"
Beyoncé and Jay-Z covered 2Pac's version:
Lulu Gainsbourg and Scarlett Johansson covered the Gainsbourg/Bardot version for an album due out next month: