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Big Black, 'Passing Complexion': The Week In One Song

- June 12, 2015

This week: In an odd story, the parents of Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal — who has publicly self-identified as African American — say she is white.
This unusual turn of events made me think (albeit in reverse) of “Passing Complexion” by Chicago noisemakers Big Black, originally released on the album Atomizer in 1986. Thus, I give you a tight live version of the track recorded in London in 1987.
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