Why aren’t there any women performer bio-pics in the movie theatres?
The Hollywood Star Vehicle Working Girl was released on VHS and Beta at the same time as the Indie Production Working Girls to rental stores. Home video ownership was a bit off and the VHS/Beta battle was shifting in favour … Continue reading
When I was a DJ on Simon Fraser University’s student campus radio, in the 1990s, I often played a cd called “Sissyman Blues”. It was a collection of 1920s and 30s American Black Lesbians and Gay Men. I was been … Continue reading
Leiber and Stoller didn’t like Elvis’ version of Hound Dog. Until the cheque cleared, still, they did write Jailhouse Rock as a gay song to see what Elvis would do with it. More interesting that the wide range of women … Continue reading
13:20 – The Beat The Beat The Beat You know, if there was or is a collection of the Boys Crashing Cars and dying or killing their girl songs – Laura, Tommy was not … Continue reading
trying to pick between: and this one in 1992, my therapist asked me “What did you do Friday night?” I looked down at the floor and said flatly. “George Jones and Tequila.” “How did you not kill yourself?” she laughed. … Continue reading
Happy Birthday, Big Mama Thornton! Blues legend Big Mama Thornton was born in Ariton, Alabama on December 11, 1926. Known for her powerful voice and sexually explicit lyrics, Thornton was the original performer of the hit song “Hound Dog,” commonly … Continue reading