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By Darryl W Bullock

This revealing and well timed booklet is a must have for an individual captivated with tune. LGBT musicians have formed the advance of track over the past century, with a sexually revolutionary soundtrack within the heritage of the homosexual community’s fight for recognition around the world. With the arrival of recording expertise, LGBT messages have been for the 1st time transferred from the cabaret level and taken to the houses of thousands. David Bowie Made Me homosexual is the 1st e-book to hide the breadth of background of recorded song by way of and for the LGBT neighborhood: How have these documents encouraged the evolution of the song we hearken to this present day? How have they encouraged complete generations of disenfranchised formative years? How may possibly we ever have the Scissor Sisters or woman Gaga with no Billie vacation, Disco and David Bowie? via new interviews and modern experiences, David Bowie Made Me homosexual uncovers the lives of the folks who made those files, and gives a full of life canter during the scarcely documented background of LGBT music-makers. Bullock discusses the worthy effect homosexual males, lesbians and bisexuals had at the development of Jazz and Blues; appears to be like on the nearly forgotten global of homosexual lifestyles within the years among the 2 international Wars whilst many LGBT performers loved a reputation and freedom that will no longer be noticeable back till the Nineteen Seventies and ’80s; explores the emergence of Disco and Glamrock that gave beginning to today’s such a lot mythical out-gay pop stars: Elton John, Boy George, Freddie Mercury, George Michael; and asks the place we're today.

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