Lucille Bogan

BY J Poet

Lucille Bogan, who also recorded as Bessie Jackson, was an early blues pioneer, a singer and songwriter best known for her sexually explicit lyrics. Her most infamous song, “Shave ‘em Dry,” includes the lines: “I got nipples on my titties as big as my thumbs and I got somethin’ ‘tween my legs that’ll make a dead man come…” She also sang openly about being a lesbian on the song “B. D. Woman’s Blues,” BD being slang for bulldyke or bulldagger. Her songs about pimping, prostitution, lesbianism, drugs, drinking, and sex made... Read More

City Of Origin:
Amory, Mississippi, United States
Genre:
Blues, Classic Blues
Birthdate:
04/01/1897
Death date:
08/10/1948
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T & No Blues

Reckless Woman
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Baking Powder Blues

Reckless Woman
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Groceries On the Shelf

Reckless Woman
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Lonesome Midnight Blues

Reckless Woman
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Pig Iron Sally

Reckless Woman
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I Hate That Train Called the M & O

Reckless Woman
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Sweet Man, Sweet Man

Reckless Woman
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