White Trash Girl

Album: White Trash Girl (2005)
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Songfacts®:

  • In this song, Candye Kane proudly plays up the stereotypes of white trash culture, otherwise known as "redneck." Her tastes include cheese in a can, wine in a box, and men with pickup trucks (job optional).
  • Running to 3 minutes 12 seconds, this Candye Kane solo composition is obviously tongue-in-cheek. According to her May 2016 obituary in The San Diego Union-Tribune, when the generously proportioned Candace Hogan was born, her father was serving time for embezzlement; her mother taught her how to shoplift at the age of 9; and she was a mother herself at 17.

    She went on to make adult films and take drugs intravenously, but clearly turned her life around in spite of her early death. Although she was married and divorced, she did find her white trash man in a way: she went on to perform with Johnny Winter. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England
  • Kane didn't consider "white trash" an insult; she claimed it represented a "celebration of her trashy side."

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