[78-L] Non-racist songs for Caucasians (was: KKK records)

Banjo Bud banjobud at cfl.rr.com
Wed Mar 3 14:51:54 PST 2010

How about "That Big Blonde Mama Of Mine?"


From: "Michael Biel" <mbiel at mbiel.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 11:14 AM
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Subject: [78-L] Non-racist songs for Caucasians (was: KKK records)

> From Julian Vein:
> >>> Here are a couple of songs which make racial assumptions:
> >>> "The Object Of My Affection" (Can change my complexion
> >>> from white to rosy red).
> >>> "Green Eyes"
> From: "Geoffrey Wheeler" <dialjazz at verizon.net>
> >> And then there’s Harry “The Hipster's’ tune “I Stay Brown
> >> All Year’Round.
> ”Banjo Bud wrote:
> > "It Takes A Long, Tall, Brown Skin Gal To Make A Preacher
> > Lay His Bible Down." Bud
> I think that Julian was discussing records that assume the singer is
> white as if --"Of course the singer is White!".  We know there are many
> songs that discuss non-Caucasions, and some of them have been subjects
> of discussion on this list like "(What Did I Do To Be So) Black and
> Blue", "Shine", and a lot of oriental based songs.  They don't need to
> be discussed again here.   I think his observation about White based
> songs is fascinating -- I don't think we've discussed it before.  Care
> to nominate others that are "normal" non-racist songs?
> Mike Biel  mbiel at mbiel.com
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