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Thread #36064   Message #495714
Posted By: Anglo
01-Jul-01 - 12:08 AM
Thread Name: What makes a good bawdy lyric ?
Subject: RE: BS: What makes a good bawdy lyric ?
I've always preferred the humor to come from the situation, rather than simply inserting expletives, which is what some (famous) singers do, at least IMHO. Years ago I was at a folk festival in a "Dirty Songs" workshop. My partner and I indicated that we preferred it to be a "Bawdy Songs" workshop, and gave them an example of a dirty song to illustrate our point. The audience was on our side.