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Ballad of Cleo and Joe" is the third single from the album by Sisters of Avalon Cyndi Lauper. It was released on September 16, 1997. It was made available on a commercial CD single and a 12" promotional vinyl single, exclusively in the U.S.
Song information [ edit ]
The song is about the double life of a drag queen, the titular 'Joe' (by day) and 'Cleo' (by night). This song was one of the many songs on the
Sisters of Avalon album that was about a taboo subject.
Clubs received the
remixes in the beginning of September of '97. The remixes were by Soul Solution.
A music video was released featuring a
pregnant Lauper rotating on a platform with her stomach decorated to look like a disco ball. The video received play primarily in clubs.
The song became a dance hit, even making an appearance on the
Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. Billboard
Chart performance [ edit ]
Official versions [ edit ]
A cappella Soul Solution Instrumental 8:51
Soul Solution Radio Edit 3:54
Soul Solution Tribal Dub 3:35
Soul Solution Vocal Dub 8:46
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