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Author Smith, Richard, 1968- author.

Title Seduced and abandoned : essays on gay men and popular music / Richard Smith.

Publication Info. London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Bloomsbury academic collections. Gender studies
Bloomsbury academic collections. Gender studies.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; About the Author; Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1 Introduction; 2 The Acid Queen: Mixmaster Morris; 3 Ambisexuality; 4 Baby Don't Apologize: Nirvana; 5 Back in the YMCA: Village People; 6 Bad?: Michael Jackson; 7 Being Boring: Erasure; 8 Blaming it on the Boogie: Stock, Aitken and Waterman; 9 Cock Rock: The Secret History of the Penis in Pop; 10 Dear Shaun: Happy Mondays; 11 Dragged into the Future: Trannies With Attitude; 12 Getting Away with It: Right Said Fred; 13 The God that Failed?: Morrissey
14 Godfathers and Sugar daddies: Tom Watkins15 The Happy Wanderer: Jimmy Somerville; 16 Homo Psycho Sexy Burlesque: My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult; 17 Hope I Get Old Before I Die: Pop and AIDS; 18 The House That Frankie Built: Frankie Knuckles; 19 Housewives' Choice: Female Fans and Unmanly Men; 20 I'm Not Like Everybody Else: The Kinks; 21 Just Good Friends?: Take That; 22 Kerrang! The Sound of Confusion: Heavy Metal; 23 Let's (Not) Talk About Sex: Sex, Pop and Censorship; 24 Little Town Flirt: Suede; 25 The London Boy: Colin Bell; 26 Murmuring: REM; 27 The Odd Couple: McAlmont (Thieves)
28 Out On Your Own: Kitchens of Distinction and Sugar29 'Outrage and Boredom Just Go Hand in Hand': Manic Street Preachers; 30 Pink Vinyl: Gay Dance Labels and Nu-NRG; 31 Preaching to the Perverted: Homocore and Queer core; 32 The Queen of New York: RuPaul; 33 Relaxed: Holly Johnson; 34 The Rhythm Divine: Jon Savage and Disco; 35 Seriously: Pet Shop Boys; 36 This Charming Man: Gene; 37 Three Little Words: Pet Shop Boys; 38 Us Boys Together Clinging: One Night in a Gay Club; 39 What Do We Want?: 2wo Third3; 40 A Year in the Death of Freddie Mercury: Queen; Afterwords; Selected Bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Homosexuality and music.
Sex in music.
Gay musicians -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Smith, Richard Seduced and Abandoned : Essays on Gay Men and Popular Music London : Bloomsbury Publishing,c2016 9780304333431
ISBN 9781474286985 (electronic bk.)
1474286984 (electronic bk.)