Lonely Hearts Clubhouse — Episode Three: Mae West

Third along on the back row, then, and it’s Mae West, star of vaudeville then Broadway, then Hollywood; protagonist of scandals; jailbird; dealer in double (and single) entendre; bombshell; legend.

In this episode, Elodie gives a potted history of Mae West, and we discuss the company she finds herself in when described as “box office poison”, ponder her inclusion on the Sgt. Pepper cover, and talk about a couple of her films, including the one she made with Ringo.

You’ll be wondering, did Mae West cover any Beatles songs? And the answer to that is…

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