Looking at a picture of Lucille Bogan, it's easy to imagine her as the motherly type, making breakfast and scolding you for your dirty mouth; but in reality beneath the modest exterior was the queen of the "dirty blues," and the writer of such classics as "Sloppy Drunk Blues," "Tricks Ain't Walkin' No More" and the "Bull Dyke Women's Blues."
Her most infamous song was "Shave 'Em Dry," a three-minute ode to her own humping prowess so filthy it would Lil' Kim blush.
A Few Choice Quotes
I got nipples on my titties, big as the end of my thumb;
I got somethin' between my legs'll make a dead man come.
You know it's a good song when the first two lines reference necrophilia and giant freak nipples.
Say I fucked all night, and all the night before baby;
And I feel just like I wanna fuck some more.
You know how people ask which dead celebrity you'd like to meet if you could? We submit Lucille Bogan for your consideration.
Move over Gandhi! You shithead!
Now your nuts hang down like a damn bell sapper;
And your dick stands up like a steeple;
Your goddamn asshole stands open like a church door;
And the crabs walks in like people.
Er, actually we take that back.