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Macho man : the disco era and gay America's "coming out"

Author: Randy Jones; Mark Bego
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.
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When The Village People appeared on the music scene in the late 1970s, they struck a cultural nerve and fueled a craze. Never before had gay sexuality been as up-front and in the face of American  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Jones; Mark Bego
ISBN: 9780275999629 0275999629
OCLC Number: 236329236
Description: xvi, 210 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ancient gay history to the 1900s : icons and diversions --
That's showbiz--and the kid does stay in the picture! --
Stonewall, the 1970s, and bisexual chic --
It takes a Village--and a cowboy and an Indian--and the Navy and the Y.M.C.A.! --
The birth of disco and the formation of Village People --
Post disco : after the ball --
Important gay movies --
Take a walk on the wild side : important gay rock songs --
As the world turns.
Responsibility: Randy Jones and Mark Bego.
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"Musician and actor Jones and entertainment writer Bego have been close friends and business partners for 40 years, and have finally decided write a book together. They begin by surveying the Read more...

 
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