The vinyl closet: gays in the music world
This new blockbuster by Boze Hadleigh covers the music world from the classical world to today's headliners. Fast-paced, brightly written & jam-packed with real facts on every page. Hadleigh shows the music world as it really was & is, from classical to punk rock & among the stars of ballet. In his Foreword, Leonard Bernstein writes: "From an early age I was aware that much of the most sublime music ever created derived from the efforts & souls of homosexuals. Our world feels free to enjoy this ageless music time & again, but not to acknowledge even the simple, mutual humanity of composers, conductors, singers & other gay artists ..This is where Boze Hadleigh's true contribution rests--in educating our minds & hearts...Entertaining & revelatory..." From pre-publication letters to the author: "...an unforgettable read for anybody who's ever sung or hummed...It's wickedly gossipy & lots of baaad, clean fun."--Boy George. "Camp with a High-C!"--Madonna. "Honey, this one's a scorcher! The chapter 'Songbirds' lays scandalously bare several of my musical sisters."--Pearl Bailey.
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