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Rocking the closet : how Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathis queered pop music

Author: Vincent L Stephens
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2019]
Series: New perspectives on gender in music.
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Stephens, Vincent L. author.
Rocking the closet
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019013782
Named Person: Little Richard; Johnnie Ray; Liberace; Johnny Mathis; Liberace; Little Richard; Johnny Mathis; Johnnie Ray
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent L Stephens
ISBN: 0252051661 9780252051661
OCLC Number: 1091237142
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 230 pages) : illustrations
Series Title: New perspectives on gender in music.
Responsibility: Vincent L. Stephens.

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