LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

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LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

Postby Nikitiyk » Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:58 pm

Hello, is it possible to make the LGBT rating of Albums Singles Artists?
Artists LGBT People
Albums, Songs LGBT Theme

Proof of:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category: ... cal_groups
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category: ... ated_songs
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:LGBT_musicians
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category: ... ated_music

etc...

And of course probably should designate an icon on an artist, album, song icon - Sex, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Subjects

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Re: LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

Postby StevieFan13 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:16 pm

After a certain point, it becomes kind of impossible to make everything THAT specific. Especially considering that there may be some artists who aren’t out of the closet.
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Re: LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

Postby DocBrown » Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:57 pm

We would be remiss, Nikitiyk, if we did not point out an excellent thread from Dan

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2059&hilit=Lgbt

Also, I recently saw this title at my local bookstore, although i haven't yet purchased it: "David Bowie Made Me Gay" by Darryl W. Bullock

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-revi ... de-me-gay/

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Re: LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

Postby StevieFan13 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:18 pm

DocBrown wrote:We would be remiss, Nikitiyk, if we did not point out an excellent thread from Dan

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2059&hilit=Lgbt

Also, I recently saw this title at my local bookstore, although i haven't yet purchased it: "David Bowie Made Me Gay" by Darryl W. Bullock

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-revi ... de-me-gay/

Yeah, I would use that as my first reference. Just to be clear, I don’t think sorting by LGBT+ artists is a bad idea at all, but it’s hard to nail down anything on AM just by subject. (Not to mention songs/artists famous in LGBT+ culture who aren’t gay themselves or don’t specifically have songs about LGBT+ culture, like “I Will Survive,” “I’m Coming Out,” anything by the Smiths, etc.)
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Re: LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

Postby Henrik » Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:35 pm

LGBT artists/albums/songs is something that interests me too, but I think it would be too difficult to make an ”accurate” categorisation of all material on the main AM site. Maybe the most acclaimed LGBT artists/albums/songs could be collected in a forum topic instead, that would be like a sister topic to Dan’s excellent thread. Perhaps it could be done similarly to the songs from movies topic.
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Re: LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

Postby StevieFan13 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:50 pm

I’ll see if I can do something like that for the top 500 songs.
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Re: LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

Postby StevieFan13 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:15 pm

In brackets, for bands, I’ve listed members who have acknowledged being LGBT+ at some point (I’m counting asexual as part of the +, so there’s Morrissey). I’m also counting Prince and the Revolution, given the presence of Wendy and Lisa, but not “When Doves Cry” as that was pretty much just Prince.
9. The Who [Pete Townshend] - My Generation
25. David Bowie - “Heroes”
29. Little Richard - Tutti Frutti
38. Queen [Freddie Mercury] - Bohemian Rhapsody
43. R.E.M. [Michael Stipe] - Losing My Religion
48. The Smiths [Morrissey] - There is a Light That Never Goes Out
51. Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side
57. David Bowie - Space Oddity
71. The Smiths [Morrissey] - How Soon is Now
74. Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit
78. The Velvet Underground [Lou Reed] - I’m Waiting for the Man
81. David Bowie - Life on Mars?
97. The Smiths [Morrissey] - This Charming Man
98. The Velvet Underground [Lou Reed] - Heroin
101. LCD Soundsystem [Gavin Ray Russom] - All My Friends
110. Sinéad O’Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
123. LCD Soundsystem [Gavin Ray Russom] - Losing My Edge
127. The Who [Pete Townshend] - Won’t Get Fooled Again
139. Prince and the Revolution [Wendy and Lisa] - Purple Rain
154. The Who [Pete Townshend] - Baba O’Riley
156. Soft Cell [Marc Almond] - Tainted Love
182. Prince and the Revolution [Wendy and Lisa] - Little Red Corvette
189. David Bowie - Changes
194. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust
195. Frank Ocean - Pyramids
214. The Velvet Underground [Lou Reed] - Sweet Jane
229. Prince and the Revolution [Wendy and Lisa] - Kiss
231. Dusty Springfield - Son of a Preacher Man
240. Frankie Goes to Hollywood [Paul Rutherford and Holly Johnson] - Relax
262. The Breeders [Josephine Wiggs] - Cannonball
273. The Who [Pete Townshend] - I Can See for Miles
289. The Who [Pete Townshend] - I Can’t Explain
299. Grizzly Bear [Edward Droste] - Two Weeks
302. R.E.M. [Michael Stipe] - Radio Free Europe
313. David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes
342. R.E.M. [Michael Stipe] - It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
346. Courtney Barnett - Pedestrian at Best
358. David Bowie - Starman
362. The Knife [Karin Dreijer] - Heartbeats
375. Pet Shop Boys [Neil Tennant] - West End Girls
381. Queen [Freddie Mercury] and David Bowie - Under Pressure
389. Prince and the Revolution [Wendy and Lisa] - 1999
390. The Velvet Underground [Lou Reed] - Venus in Furs
393. Hercules and Love Affair feat. Anohni - Blind
395. Little Richard - Long Tall Sally
402. David Bowie - Young Americans
404. R.E.M. [Michael Stipe] - Everybody Hurts
408. Janis Joplin - Me and Bobby McGee
413. Lou Reed - Perfect Day
417. David Bowie - Lazarus
442. Gossip [Beth Ditto] - Standing in the Way of Control
443. Elton John - Your Song
459. The Velvet Underground [Lou Reed] - Rock and Roll
481. Little Richard - Good Golly Miss Molly

Not even remotely comprehensive, so feel free to point out anyone I’ve missed. I also tried to avoid speculative LGBT+ people, but a few here (Townshend and Holiday particularly) are borderline.
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Re: LGBT TOP Albums Songs Artists

Postby StevieFan13 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:05 pm

And for albums in the top 500 (and im not bothering with the brackets this time), we’ve got:
4. The Velvet Underground and Nico - s/t
16. David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
22. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
32. The Who - Who’s Next
42. R.E.M. - Automatic for the People
51. Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain
68. David Bowie - Hunky Dory
70. R.E.M. - Murmur
86. Lou Reed - Transformer
100. David Bowie - Low
105. Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis
113. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
125. The Who - Tommy
138. Queen - A Night at the Opera
142. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
148. Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
167. The Smiths - The Smiths
182. David Bowie - Blackstar
184. The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat
187. The Velvet Underground - s/t
192. Janis Joplin - Pearl
215. Prince and the Revolution - 1999
222. Sigur Ros - Agætis byrjun
224. Lou Reed - Berlin
226. Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade
232. The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs
239. The Who - My Generation
247. Big Brother and the Holding Company - Cheap Thrills
253. David Bowie - “Heroes”
259. The Velvet Underground - Loaded
268. Antony and the Johnsons - I Am a Bird Now
274. The Who - Live at Leeds
276. The Knife - Silent Shout
304. St. Vincent - St. Vincent
306. David Bowie - Station to Station
316. Green Day - Dookie
319. The Who - The Who Sell Out
330. R.E.M. - Out of Time
353. LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening
369. Frank Ocean - Blonde
372. LCD Soundsystem - s/t
376. R.E.M. - Document
393. Little Richard- Here’s Little Richard
410. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
412. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
432. The Who - Quadrophenia
434. Hüsker Dü - New Day Rising
444. Green Day - American Idiot
462. The B-52’s - s/t
479. Sinéad O’Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got
484. The Breeders - Last Splash
489. David Bowie - Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
499. Lou Reed - New York
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