Monday, March 8, 2010

embrace the girl in YOU!

When Jackie appeared on American Bandstand, he was dressed as a woman, and Dick Clark never even knew! Today, he wouldn't have raised an eyebrow, but in 1963, an effeminate black man in spangles, makeup and eye shadow was quite the freak show in the eyes of the mainstream public.

A Tribute to My Ladies and Gents on this 99th International Women's Day, I Got Mine: The Story of Jackie Shane.

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