The Sound of Young America: Dirty Mind – Guests: Blowfly and Legs Mc Neil.

18th October 2007

We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America’s vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics. On this week’s show Dirty Mind we’re joined by guests Blowfly – the legendary, dirtiest R&B legend of all time and author Legs Mc Neil. Blowfly is best known for his 60’s […]

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We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America’s vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics.

On this week’s show Dirty Mind we’re joined by guests Blowfly – the legendary, dirtiest R&B legend of all time and author Legs Mc Neil.

Blowfly is best known for his 60’s and 70’s raps mostly about sex. The name Blowfly came from his grandmother, who overheard him as a child singing “Do the Twist” as “Suck My Dick”, and said “You is nastier than a blowfly.” We talk with Blowfly about his childhood; his break into dirty R&B rapping and hear a few of his famous songs including “Ugly People”.

We also talk to Legs McNeil, author of the book “The Other Hollywood: The Oral History of the Porn Film Industry.”
Best known for his 1997 book “Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk”, Legs talks about everything from sandwiches to his inside dealings with the porn industry.

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