Lucille Bogan

One of the First Recorded Blues Singers & Pioneer of “Dirty Blues”

Lucille Bogan is one of the first blues singers to have her music recorded, and is also one of the most prolific blues singers we currently know. She is known for leaning into “Dirty Blues,” an underground (and often illegal) type of blues music that was heavily sexually explicit.

Fittingly, this is our 69th episode of the podcast.