Remember that childhood gospel song, DRY BONES? Well the coolest version ever was probably the Delta Rhythm Boys greatest hit in 1947. They first sang it in 1941. Check it out.
Sometimes outrageous gets it done. Slim and Slam, Cab Calloway, Jerry Lee Lewis, Liberace, Little Richard, Howling Wolf, Cher. Sometimes it doesn’t. A tres gay Greenville, SC, makeup-wearin, Little-Richard-Wannabe named, ESKEW REEDER wore a 12-inch pompador that looked more like a helmet than hair. He cut several piano-banging, screamy recordings, even had a decent falsetto oooooh! Changed his named to Esquirita, then to the Magnificent Malochi, then to Fabulash when he was gender-bendering at gay club gigs. Still Fabulashish, he finished up washing windshields in the NY streets.