NBC Re: Northern Superiority/Southern Pride

Ocky Milkman borrisbatanov@YAHOO.COM
Sat Jun 13 03:28:49 EDT 1998


--Debra Clark <DebJerky@aol.com> wrote:
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>
> What about the female singer of the 70's - Blondie.  Is that
offensive?

Deborah Harry, the blond of Blondie, came up out of the New York punk
scene, CBGB et al, and was very conscious of the irony of calling her
group Blondie. They were fashioned into a successful commercial act by
the producer, Mike Chapman, of Parallel Lines, the album with white
and black vertical stripes on the cover.

OM
==
They said, "You have a blue guitar,
You do not play things as they are."

The man replied, "Things as they are
Are changed upon the blue guitar."

     from "The Man with the Blue Guitar," Wallace Stevens, 1937
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