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Blowfly was the X-rated alter ego of Clarence Reid, a songwriter/maker who had a substantial amount of achievement under his own name within the ’70s, composing and producing hits for Gwen MacRae, KC & sunlight Music group, Betty Wright, among others even though on the personnel in the preeminent Florida disco label from the period, TK Information. It’s as Blowfly that Reid is most beneficial remembered using circles, though. The Redd Foxx from the Southern spirit circuit, Blowfly specific in filthy parodies of current spirit and pop strikes; his over two dozen albums, the vast majority of them documented reside in the studio room with the atmosphere of the liquor-fueled all-night party, are an amusing combination of filth and wit that’s neither as well disgusting to become funny nor as well refined to become dirty. Created in Vienna, Georgia, on ROMANTIC DAYS CELEBRATION, 1939, Reid got his nickname in the first ’60s when his grandmother captured the adolescent performing filthy lyrics to a favorite strike and proclaimed that her grandchild was “nastier when compared to a blowfly.” Reid shifted to the greater dirty-word-friendly climes of Miami within the middle-’60s and installed with maker and label owner Henry Rock. Under his personal name, Reid released many solid albums of right R&B, and got several graph singles, you start with 1969’s TOP spirit hit “No one NEVERTHELESS, YOU Babe,” for Stone’s Alston and TK imprints. Reid hardly ever dropped his knack for filthying up Best 40 strikes, though, and over time of executing his parodies for close friends and co-workers, Reid resurrected his adolescent nickname and proceeded to go within the studio room after hours with some studio room musician buddies in 1970 and documented Blowfly’s debut record, The Weird Globe of Blowfly. Needless to say, Stone’s brands couldn’t contact the results, therefore Reid pressed the record by himself Weird Globe imprint, casing it within a bizarre homemade-looking sleeve offering Reid sitting on a garbage can within a comically hideous monster cover up, a set of homemade wings, a blue sweater with “BF” published onto it in yellowish and a set of tighty-whiteys and leg socks, keeping a rubber chicken breast in one hands and clawing at two large-Afro’ed nude ladies kneeling before him. A strange world indeed. Distributed on a single semi-underground circuit that exchanged in Rudy Ray Moore’s Dolemite albums along with other social oddities, the Blowfly information were massively well-known. Though it was an open up secret right from the start that Blowfly was Clarence Reid, Reid constantly appeared in a few sort of intricate and/or strange outfit for the record sleeves. His reticence to become publicly defined as Blowfly stemmed not merely from his spiritual upbringing — despite his filthy mouth area, Reid was a devout Christian who forswore liquor and smoking cigarettes and had worked well like a minister — but through the legal prosecution that Reid’s latter-day buddies 2 Live Team heard bout the hard method. Stores have been prosecuted to carry Blowfly albums in a few areas, and Reid was sued from the then-president of ASCAP, Stanley Adams, after Blowfly parodied Adams’ jazz regular “Just what a Difference each day Makes” as “Just what a Difference a Place Makes.” Reid released Blowfly information under a number of label titles with the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s, collaborating with like-minded people like 2 Live Team and also Flea through the Red Popular Chili Peppers. Blowfly was plenty of of a social icon that he actually documented his own vacation single within the middle-’70s. Needless to say, the songs had been known as “Jingle Fuckin’ Bells” and “Queer for the brand new Yr,” but that is Blowfly we’re discussing here, not really Bing Crosby. Blowfly also starred within the low-budget documentary The Twisted Globe of Blowfly in 1991, and many of his albums had been reissued on Compact disc with the ’90s, capped by THE VERY BEST of Blowfly: Analthology in 1996. Clarence Reid/Blowfly passed away of liver cancer tumor in a South Florida hospice in January 2016; he was 76 yrs . old.

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Full Name Blowfly
Died January 17, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Nationality American
Music Songs Blowfly's Rapp, Rap Dirty, Porno Freak, Who Did I Eat Last Night?, Can I Come in Your Mouth, Nobody but You Babe, Fuck the Devil, Electronic Pussy Sucker, The Incredible Fulk, Too Fat to Fuck, Zodiac Blowfly, Shake Your Ass, Weird World, Hole Man, She's Bad, That's What Your Pussy's Made For, Funky Party, Shitting on the Dock of the Bay, New Year's Party, Spread Your Cheeks, Should I Fuck This Big Fat Ho?, Suck My Dick, R Kelly In Cambodia, The Vampire That Ate Miami, Black in the Sack, Spermy Night in Georgia, Nobody's Butt but Yours, Babe, I'm Your Yes Man, My Baby Keeps Farting in My Face, Girl Let Me Cum in Your Mouth, I Refuse to Give Up, Till I Get My Share
Albums Blowfly's Punk Rock Party, Blowfly's Party, Dancin' With Nobody but You Babe, Electronic Banana, The Weird World of Blowfly, Blowfly Does XXX-Mas, Nobody But You Babe, Blowfly At The Movies, The Twisted World of Blowfly, Live At the Platypussery, Blowfly's Zodiac Party, Blowfly Butterfly, Oldies But Goodies, Fresh Juice, Blowfly for president, Black in the Sack, Blowfly Superblowfly, Porno Freak, The Legendary Henry Stone Presents Weird World: Funky Party, On The Job, Running Water, On TV, X-Rated, Soul Sonic Blowfly, 2001: A Sex Odyssey, Zodiac Blowfly, 77 Rusty Trombones, The Best Of Blowfly: 'The Analthology', The Legendary Henry Stone Presents Weird World: Oldies But Goodies by Blow Fly, Disco, Hits Anthology: The Weird World of Clarence Reid, The Legendary Henry Stone Presents Weird World: Rappin' Dancin' & Laughin'


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Infiltrator 2016 writer: "I'm Controlled by Your Love"
Loving 2016 performer: "Don't Be a Fool" / writer: "Don't Be a Fool"
Kill the Irishman 2011 writer: "WRONG OR RIGHT HE'S MY BABY"
The Mo'Nique Show 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Fair Game 2010/I writer: "GOOD LOVIN'"
The Weird World of Blowfly 2010 Documentary performer: "I 4 the Funk", "Mummy Fucker", "Jingle Bell Cock", "Gimme a Try", "Winter Man", "Shittin' On the Dock of the Bay", "I Believe My Dick Can Fly", "Incredible Fulk", "Jerkin' My Dick Over You", "Suck It Till You're Satisfied", "Shake Your Ass", "The Booty Bus", "Should I Fuck This Big Fat Ho", "Rap Dirty", "Spermy Night in Georgia", "By the Time I Get To the Clinic", "Nobody But You Babe" / performer: "My Baby Keeps Farting in My Face", "Can I Come in Your Mouth", "The Eater
The Kids Are All Right 2010 writer: "Good Lovin'"
The Midnight Meat Train 2008 writer: "I Am Controlled By Your Love"
Trick 'r Treat 2007 writer: "Thrills and Chills"
Dirty Country 2007 Documentary performer: "Incredible F**k", "Blowfly's Rap" - as Blowfly / writer: "Incredible F**k", "Blowfly's Rap" - as Blowfly
The Dukes of Hazzard 2005 writer: "Rockin' Chair" - as Clarence Henry Reid
The Bernie Mac Show 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Made 2001 writer: "Quality Control"
Mad Cows 1999 writer: "Clean Up Woman"
New Waterford Girl 1999 writer: "I'm Gettin' Tired Baby"
The Last Days of Disco 1998 writer: "Rockin' Chair"
Ride 1998 as C. Reid, "Clean Up Woman" / writer: "Soldier Funk" - as C. Reid
Plump Fiction 1997 writer: "Clean Up Woman"
She's So Lovely 1997 writer: "Rockin' Chair" 1975
Love Serenade 1996 writer: "Rockin' Chair"
Maid to Order 1987 lyrics: "Clean Up Woman" / music: "Clean Up Woman"

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Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pineal Warriors 2013 Short post-production Blowfly
The Evil Wine Show 2012 TV Series Blowfly

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Record Man 2015 Documentary Himself
The Weird World of Blowfly 2010 Documentary Blowfly
Dirty Country 2007 Documentary Himself / Blowfly

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