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Media ID   0143-AB    

   

Various people talking about Mardi Gras (brief), Homosexual Law Reform in the Isle of Man and various queer music tracks (mid 80s)


Unique ID

1124271662-1

Speakers

Miles Walker, Topp Twins

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Details

Source tape

     

0143-AB

Date

     

Unknown (possibly mid 80s)

Source

     

Public, Graham Underhill, commercial release

Copyright

     

Public, Graham Underhill, commercial release

Recorded by

     

Graham Underhill (?)

Deposited by

     

Graham Underhill (?)

Disclaimer

This summary gives general themes as to the content of this recording. It is not a verbatim transcript. Always refer back to the original audio. This is a working document and any amendments/corrections are welcome.



Summary

01:00

Mardi Gras – various voices talking about how they are enjoying the event (including Carmen ?)

 

06:00

Miles Walker interviewed by Graham Underhill

 

06:30

Homosexual Law Reform in the Isle of Man

 

09:00

Police arrests

 

10:22

The chief-of-police is a Christian, but I don’t think he’s waging a personal vendetta.

 

10:50

AIDS

 

11:40

Testing is available

 

12:40

Prostitution is not a major problem

 

15:25

The main concern is that the change in the law may result in lowering social standards.

 

17:00

Timeframe

 

21:30

The stand that members are taking will not reflect well on the Island

 

26:00

Even bachelors are under suspicion

 

 

Side B, Queer music tracks

 

27:00

Health warning… watch out for Christian fundamentalists…

 

28:00

“Bigot Busters” song (recorded in Wellington, 1985)

 

32:10

“Here Come The Lesbians”

 

35:30

“I’m the latent homosexual” – Romanovsky & Phillips

 

39:00

“Get up Get up” – Topp Twins

 

40:40

“Need a Man Blues” - Jimmy Somerville

 

44:40

“Gay and Proud”

 

48:10

“Ricky don’t lose that number”

 

51:00

“Gay Spirit/Carnival of Love”

 

56:30

“Happy Heart/Happy High (?)”

 

60:28

“Drop the box”

 

65:27

“Sugar Momma”

 


   



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