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Trans of Venus

by TuffNStuff

Trans of Venus is a 5 song Ep featuring original songs "Precious Time", "Once & Future Blues" and "Howl" along with two classics: "Prove It On Me Blues" by "Ma" Rainey (1928) and "Sissy Man Blues" by Kokomo Arnold (1934).
Genre: Blues: Slide Guitar Blues
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1. Sissy Man Blues
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2. Precious Time
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3. Once & Future Blues
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4. Prove It On Me Blues
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5. Howl
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Album Notes
TuffNStuff - Trans Of Venus

1) Sissy Man Blues*
Originally recorded by Kokomo Arnold in 1934, Sissy Man Blues
is forever a part of queer music history. It was the last song
I recorded on June 18, 2012 (as I had to re-tune my guitar
to vestapol).

2) Precious Time
Gotta make it sweet. Precious Time transforms the Blues from
a place of heart break and oppression into a fresh reminder
to live life without regrets.

3) Once and Future Blues
A tribute to the Blues as cultural survival. Queer Blues is its own
thang. We all get the Blues, and we will make it through.
Always have, and always will.

4) Prove It On Me Blues**
The original tale of Queer defiance. Ma Rainey wrote and
recorded this song in 1928, following her arrest for hosting
a night of all-female debauchery. One of my favorite Blues
songs ever.

5) Howl
This was a song commissioned for QPOCalypse at the National
Queer Arts Festival. Howl is seeing past the apocalyptic to
envision a beautiful new world. Some say we're crazy for being
all we gets to be. Howl is a celebration of freedom and new
possibilities.

Trans Of Venus
Recorded, mixed, and mastered in San Francisco on 6/18/2012
at 7 Layers Deep. Engineered by KB Boyce and Sean Mason:
ImmersiveSF.com
All instruments/percussion played by KB Boyce
All songs written by Kali Boyce
except * by Kokomo Arnold and ** by Ma Rainey
© 2012 Queer Rebel Music/KB Boyce
Cover by Brianne Moore, adapted from a still by Celeste Chan
Thank you:
Queer Rebel Productions, my family,
Sean Mason (the magician), the amazing and lovely Ms Celeste
Chan, Mangos with Chili, QCC and the National Queer Arts
Festival, the Little Spot cafe, the universe, T-Roi (r.i.p.), Brianne Moore
(beautiful cover art!), Katie Gilmartin, and all of the beautiful
queers and allies in my life.
Dedicated to my niece April, all my friends, and the ancestors.
kingtuffnstuff.com
queerrebels.com


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