David Bowie Made Me Gay by Darryl W. Bullock

David Bowie Made Me Gay

LGBT musicians have shaped the development of music over the last century, with a sexually progressive soundtrack in the background of the gay community’s struggle for acceptance. With the advent of recording technology, LGBT messages were for the first time brought to the forefront of popular music. David Bowie Made Me Gay is the first book to cover the breadth of history of recorded music by and for the LGBT community and how those records in...

Details David Bowie Made Me Gay

TitleDavid Bowie Made Me Gay
Release DateNov 21st, 2017
PublisherThe Overlook Press
GenreMusic, History, Nonfiction, Glbt, Queer

Reviews David Bowie Made Me Gay

  • Nicole Valentine
    Lucky enough to have this ARC handed to me in advance and I have to say it's the most comprehensive history of how the LGBT community has shaped the development of music over the last century. I came to this as a 70's and 80's music aficionado with a deep and abiding love for Bowie, and left with a huge breadth of knowledge and appreciation for so much more. Thoroughly enjoyed the chapters on the New York and London punk scene and was fascinated ...
  • Christopher Jones
    What an incredible read , informative in an interesting and upBEAT way, total page turning paradise........
  • Sam Blake
    3.75Not the full 4 bc there was a bit of dead naming and misuse of pronouns. Not anywhere near 5 bc of the lack of control in narrative. There didn't feel to be a point with some of the 'tangents'. Or chapters would end really suddenly. Otherwise enjoyable.
  • Jan Michaels
    not exactly well written and there's plenty of omissions but there was also material I wasn't aware of........still a fun read!