Category: Wallis Grant


The entertainment and music industry has been historically entrenched in sexist, racist and patriarchal structures. Women have had to fight to enter the industry, all the while their bodies being… Read more »

The Jazz Age (1920-1940’s) 

Lucille Bogan’s song “Shave Em’ Dry” Lucille Bogan’s song “Shave ‘Em Dry” breaks the moral barriers that previous music in decades before held, explicitly describing and detailing Bogan’s sexual appetite,… Read more »

Rock and Roll (1950-1970’s)

Malone, Bill C., and David Stricklin. “The 1960s and 1970s: Rock, Gospel, Soul.” In Southern Music/American Music, 108-28. University Press of Kentucky, 1979. “The 1960s and 1970s: Rock, Gospel, Soul” provides… Read more »


Primary Sources Bogan, Lucille. Shave ‘Em Dry. New York: ARC Records, 1935. Horrorwitz. “The Runaways – Cherry Bomb live in Japan 1977 (higher quality).” Youtube video, 0:00-2:21. October 6, 2011. Jett, Joan. Bad Reputation…. Read more »