Memphis Minnie

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    November 25, 2011

    Five Platters of Raunchy Food Blues

    Bo Carter‚ÄčAs we discovered in an earlier post, many songs about food are mostly about trying to get laid but it would appear for a lot of early blues musicians every song about food was about sex. Now perhaps it's just my prurient imagination and I'm misinterpreting these great blues classics but ... More >>

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Song As History and News Commentary

    People Take Warning! Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs, 1913-1938 Resonates With Today's Zeitgeist

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    There He Goes Again

    Marshall Crenshaw is my favorite waste of time

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    October 21, 1999

    Celebrate Post-Feminism Week!

    Seven days worth of angry, horny women