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Biography

Born: April 1, 1897 in Amory, MS

Genre: Blues

Years Active: '20s, '30s

Bessie Jackson was a pseudonym of Lucille Bogan, a classic female blues artist from the '20s and '30s. Her outspoken lyrics deal with sexuality in a manner that manages to raise eyebrows even within a genre that is about as nasty as recorded music ever got prior to the emergence of artists such as 2 Live Crew or Ludacris. The name change seems to be quite different in her case than the usual pattern among blues artists who recorded under other names simply to make an end run around pre-existing recording...
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Street Walker Blues: Vintage Songs About Prostitution Volume 2 (Digitally Remastered), Lucille Bogan
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  • Genres: Blues, Music, Jazz
  • Released: Jul 07, 2010

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