ION INDIE MAGAZINE April 2017, Volume 35 - Page 64

though , things took a “ turn ” and album covers began to display men peeing on a stone structure and there was the image of a man with skin tight jeans with a functional zipper . And even the lyrics themselves began to test the boundaries of parental tolerance .
I remember when Elton John released “ Bitch is Back ”. This was pretty racy stuff . Little did I realize that in actuality , Elton was speaking about himself . Yet , by today ’ s standards , this particular song is practically a nursery rhyme . I am sometimes in shock and awe at what is aired by radio stations and television . Take the TV show “ Naked and Afraid ”, for instance . I recently turned to my better half and said , “ Who ’ d have thunk … bare booty trotting around on prime time television ?” I can still recall viewing the shower scene from Psycho and imagining that I saw a flash of “ nip ” and feeling embarrassed because my father was watching it too . Back to albums …