Oh, You Pretty Things: Queering Pop Music in the 70s & 80s
|Yamamoto costumes for the Ziggy Stardust & Aladdin Sane Tours|
|“She could kill you with a wink of her eye” - Steve Priest (The Sweet) 1973|
|Boy George, Culture Club - Top of the Pops, 1982|
|Crossplaying ‘The Joker’|
|From the Gaultier Collection, 2013|
2. For some reason, the folks that make TV chat shows seem to like fronting them with gay men – Graham Norton and Alan Carr are at the end of a long line of gay talkshow hosts...
3. In fact, Bolan played on the original recording of the song back in 1970. The producer Tony Visconti later said, “David…loved Marc – he was probably more in love with Marc than Marc was in love with him.” (Hoskyns, 1998: 10)
4. You can watch the documentary here, if you have time: http://vimeo.com/63032664 (it's just over 53 mins long).
5. RCA marketing strapline advertising Bowie’s Heroes album in 1978.
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