Ann Powers' 'Good Booty' and the Connection Between Eroticism and Popular Music

Ann Powers' 'Good Booty' and the Connection Between Eroticism and Popular Music

By David Chiu

This is how American music got its sexual groove on. 16 Aug 2017 // 8:30 AM

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