Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Great Regulars: Early on, record executives said

they were going to make her into the next Streisand and have her sing ballads, but Lauper told them that she was a rocker. Actually, what she remembers saying was, "I can't take enough medication to stand still that long, okay?"

The original "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" was written by a man and portrayed women as trampy airheads.

from David Kirby: The Washington Post: Cyndi Lauper releases memoir


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