Monthly Archives: January 2011

On Sanctified Pussy . . .

Marvin raised a serious question in his piece Sanctified Pussy (posthumously changed to Sanctified Lady by CBS). Can a man have a “good” girl who still has “chops” in the bedroom? I don’t think we can teach ‘em anything, but at best, … Continue reading

On What’s Going On (An Elegiacal Epitaph) . . .

All of you who know me know what a Marvin fan I am. Next to Miles, he’s my favorite artist. “What’s Going On” signaled a significant shift in the Soul music of the 70s. Like Miles’ “Kind Of Blue”, it … Continue reading