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Thu Feb 16, 2012, 08:36 PM

Back in the early days of "The Pill"

Some country music was banned in the south...

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Reply Back in the early days of "The Pill" (Original post)
loyalsister Feb 2012 OP
sufrommich Feb 2012 #1
valerief Feb 2012 #2
dana_b Feb 2012 #3
loyalsister Feb 2012 #4
liberaltrucker Feb 2012 #5
northoftheborder Feb 2012 #6
Curmudgeoness Feb 2012 #7
loyalsister Feb 2012 #8
Curmudgeoness Feb 2012 #9
loyalsister Feb 2012 #10

Response to loyalsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 08:41 PM

1. Loretta had 4 kids by the time she was 19, she knows from

what she speaks( or sings).

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Response to loyalsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 08:41 PM

2. By the Dixie Taliban. nt

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Response to loyalsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 08:44 PM

3. love it!

I've never heard that before.

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Response to dana_b (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 08:54 PM

4. She was "accused" of being a feminist

and wasn't thrilled with the label. But when it comes to female empowerment: "the feelin good comes easy now since I've got the pill" in 1975? Very gutsy.

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Response to loyalsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 09:13 PM

5. It was played on Birmingham radio stations in '75

Mom got quite a kick out of it.

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Response to loyalsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 09:16 PM

6. Love that song! I don't remember it, but I remember the era.

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Response to loyalsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 09:19 PM

7. Sing it, Loretta!

This was very risque at the time. It may be today too.

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Response to Curmudgeoness (Reply #7)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 09:33 PM

8. Innocently filth :)

True. Given some of the comments casting women who use BC as sluts, apparently it still is pretty risque to some.

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Response to loyalsister (Reply #8)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 09:48 PM

9. I would be proud to be called a SLUT.

I am old enough not to need the pill, besides having had my tubes tied years ago, but I will stand up with every woman who still needs birth control and be a slut.

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Response to Curmudgeoness (Reply #9)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 10:02 PM

10. Solidarity!

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