Chicago House Music Oral History Project
 
Interview with Leslie McClellan and Sherry “Sweet” Barren

Authors

Micah Salkind

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Description

McClellan and Barren are a couple who came of age during the 1990s partying to Chicago house music. In this interview they recall venues like Kaboom that had an impact on their lives as queer women of color in Chicago.

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

Columbia College Chicago

City

Chicago

Keywords

House Music, Chicago, Illinois, Kaboom

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Disciplines

African American Studies | Gender and Sexuality | History | Latina/o Studies | Music | Regional Sociology

Comments

This interview is part of the Chicago House Music Oral History Project held at Columbia College Chicago and was captured for Do You Remember House? Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds authored by Micah Salkind and published in 2019. The work integrates histories of music, production, DJing, dance, fashion, and slang and addresses movements that led to the development of Chicago's house music.

Interview with Leslie McClellan and Sherry “Sweet” Barren

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