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Jackie Shane, Trans Soul Pioneer, Dies @ 78

Jackie Shane, a transgender singer who tasted trailblazing success in the '60s before disappearing from public view from 1971-2010, has died, her label confirmed. She was 78. Jackie Shane: May 15, 1940-February 2019 (Image via Numero Group) Born in 1940 in Nashville, Shane moved to Montreal in 1960. There, still presenting as male, she was invited…
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