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Never Can Say Goodbye to The Communards 35 years later

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    The Scottish singer/songwriter Jimmy Sommerville was one of the most important queer voices from the 1980s onwards.  This diminutive London-based performer provided so much of the music we danced to in the Clubs back then, where he also frequently hung out when he wasn’t on stage.  In 1982 he co-founded the Bronski Beat, … Continue reading



Steve Bronski of the 1980’s gay band Bronski Beat dies aged 61

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  Steve Bronski who formed the British synthpop trio  Bronski Beat with singer Jimmy Sommerville in the 1980s  has died aged 61.  All members of the group were openly gay which was extremely rare back then. They achieved success with their 1984 chart hit “Smalltown Boy“, from their debut album The Age of Consent. ” It is … Continue reading



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