- Something by the B-52s...like 52 Girls.
I'm Too Sexy by right said Fred.
Supermodel by Rupaul
Slave to the rhythm by grace jones
Groove is in the heart by dee lite
- I don't know half the songs in OP's post.
- Sure you do, r2!
- I don't know several of them either, but that's one HELL of a faggy list!
- Which ones don't you know, R2 and R4?
- Finally - CeCe Peniston
- Liza - 'Losing My Mind.' Sondheim/'Follies'/Pet Shop Boys. Every box ticked.
- (No More Tears) Enough is Enough - Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand.
Two icons for the price of one.
- I don't know -
Diamonds Are Forever - Shirley Bassey
The Look of Love - Dusty Springfield
Dark Lady - Cher
Is That All There Is - Peggy Lee
Mad About the Boy - Dinah Washington
It's a Sin - Pet Shop Boys
I don't think I've even heard of Dinah Washington.
- Here are the ones I do not know:
"Don't Rain on My Parade"
"It's a Sin"
"You Spin Me 'Round"
- Janet Jackson "If"
- "Church Of The Poison Mind"?! That's rather random.
- "Murder on the Dance Floor" - Sophie Ellis-Bextor
"Where Do I Begin (Away Team Mix)" - Shirley Bassey
"Professional Widow (Armand van Helden Remix)" - Tori Amos
- Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen, You've Got Another Thing Comin' & Turbo Lover - Judas Priest
- Fascinating that our lists complement each other like that, [R2]!
I'm familiar with Dinah Washington from seeing a play about her life: "Dinah Was!"
- I'm Caught Up (in a One Night Love Affair) - Inner Life
Victim - Candi Stayton
When Boys Talk - InDeep
Last Night a DJ Saved My Life - InDeep
- R4/R5, weird! I didn't notice that. I'll have to look up Dinah.
- Boom Boom Boom (let's go back to My Room)- Paul Lekakis
Go West Village People
Never Been to Me- Charlene
I will Survive- Gloria Gaynor
Dancing Queen - ABBA
- Believe - Cher
Dancing on My Own - Robyn
Can't Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue
- Any song by Bananarama
- Where is "I Got My Education" by Uncanny Alliance?
- Do It Again (Carnegie Hall) - Judy
- Some People (Radio City) - Liza
- OK...I'm older... but if you want iconic then the list has to start with:
The Man That Got Away.
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
I Will Survive.
Don't Rain on My Parade.
Losing My Mind (No, not the Liza version)
If He Walked into My Life.
Let It Please Be Him
Is That All There Is
Love to Love You
- Here's some of the songs from the Queer as Folk soundtrack:
Holiday - Madonna
SOS - ABBA
Never Can Say Goodbye - Communards
Found A Cure - Ultra Nate
It's Raining Men - Weather Girls
- This thread is null and void!
- Losing My Mind - Pet Shop Boys version
Go West - Pet Shop Boys version
Mad About the Boy - Pet Shop Boys version
Am I really the first to mention SMALLTOWN BOY by Brosnki Beat?
Pop songs don't get more gay iconic than that one.
FAIL, all of you on this entire thread! FAIL and FAIL!
Other iconic gay songs:
Deeper and Deeper - Madonna
Express Yourself - Madonna
Hung Up - Madonna
Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
- Native New Yorker - Odyssey
- Anyone who doesn't know this is hereby ORDERED to turn in their GAY CARD!
- I already did that for hating the moving WIZARD OF OZ.
- Theme from "Valley of the Dolls".
- Cruising The Streets - Boys Town Gang
Morning Train - Sheena Easton
San Francisco/Fire Island - Village People
Walk The Night - Skatt Brothers
Sunset People - Donna Summer
Relax - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Love Bites - Judas Priest
The Stroke - Billy Squier
Anything recorded by Hall & Oates
- I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross
- We Are Family - Sister Sledge
I Feel Love - Donna Summer
On The Radio - Donna Summer
I'm Still Standing - Elton John
Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee
La Vie En Rose - Grace Jones
Crucified - Army of Lovers
Sadness, Pt. 1 - Enigma
Everything I Own - Boy George
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
Fade to Grey - Visage
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
and again: Smalltown Boy by Bronski Beat !!!
- What What In The Butt - Samwell
- Sugar Walls - Sheena Easton
Pieces of Ice - Diana Ross
Recovery - Olivia Newton John
- ONJ "Physical".
- Body Language by Queen
I Want To Break Free by Queen
- Seasons Change - Expose
Trick of the Night - Bananarama
I Get Weak - Belinda Carlisle
- (You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real - Sylvester
- "Rock With U" - Janet
"Move Out" - Yaz
"Situation" - Yaz
"Chains of Love" - Erasure
"Relax" - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
"We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" - Jeraine Stewart
- Love Sensation - Loleatta Holloway
- Independence - Lulu
- A Little Respect - Erasure
Star - Erasure.
- I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross
Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
Gloria - Laura Brannigan
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Dusty Springfield
The End Of The World - Matt Alber
- Band of gold
- I Am What I Am - GLORIA GAYNOR
In The Navy - VILLAGE PEOPLE
Hot Cop - VILLAGE PEOPLE
Anything by the FABULOUS SYLVESTER!!!!
- Ice Cream, sung by Miss Barbara Cook
- "Gloria" - Laura Branigan
"D'Ya Think I'm Sexy" - Rod Stewart
"It's Raining Men" - The Weather Girls
- Debbie Harry - I Want That Man
- "I Need a Man" - Eurythmics
"Muscles" - Diana Ross
"Let's Get Physical" - Olivia Newton John
- "Dirty Back Road" - The B-52s
"Living After Midnight" - Judas Priest
"Closer" - Nine Inch Nails
"Michael" - Franz Ferdinand
"Real Men" - Joe Jackson
"Rough Boys" - Pete Townshend
"I'm In Love With My Car" - Queen
"My Kinda Lover" - Billy Squier
"Spread Your Wings" - Queen
- BORN THIS WAY BY LADY GAGA, PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!
- Sugar Don't Bite - Sam Harris
- "Jailhouse Rock" - Elvis Presley
- Peaches.... Back it up boys
- Upside Down: Diana Ross
- Speaking of Ice Cream, Barbara...
- "Yes Sir, I Can Boogie" - Baccara
- [quote]Speaking of Ice Cream, Barbara...
- Hercules and Love Affair - "Blind"
- "Get Huh" by Ride Committee feat. Roxy
- Loved this thread. I organized my own Gay Legends playlist.
- Losing My religion R.E.M
- I love Men - Eartha Kitt
- "Lola" - the Kinks
- Killer Queen by Queen
- Yellow Brick Road Elton John
- Imaginary Lover Atlanta Rhythm Section
- Il venait d'avoir dix huits ans Dalida
- Never Surrender Corey Hart
- Superstar - Carpenters
- Deborah Cox
- The Boss, No One Gets the Prize, Swept Away - Diana Ross
I'm Every Woman - Chaka Khan
Vertigo/Relight My Fire - Dan Hartman w/Loleeta Holloway
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Babe We're Gonna Love Tonight - Lime
...and not yet but should be... see link
The Art of Keeping a Secret - Queens of the Stone Age
- and another Queens of the Stone Age that should be...
- "Music is My Boyfriend" by The Hidden Cameras
- "Don't Rain On My Parade" Glee Cast version.
- from The Before Times...
My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels
- this also belongs on the Great Forgotten Songs thread
Haven't You Heard - Patrice Rushen
- Toxic - Britney Spears
- "Born To Be Alive" by Patrick Hernandez
- Gay music icon playlist? So gays all listen to the same music? Out of OP's list, there's a total of 3 songs that I like. The rest are garbage.
- [quote]Toxic - Britney Spears
- a song about going to a gay bar, sung by a gay man
- Donna Summer "I FEEL LOVE" - The 12" Version
- Raw Deal - Judas Priest
Shoot Your Shot - Divine
Relight My Fire - Dan Hartman
Instant Replay - Dan Hartman
I Love The Night Life (Disco Round) - Alicia Bridges
Do You Wanna Funk - Sylvester/Patrick Cowley
Menergy - Patrick Cowley
The Fairy Feller's Master Stroke - Queen
March Of The Black Queen - Queen
Flick Of The Wrist - Queen
Spread Your Wings - Queen
Rebel, Rebel - David Bowie
I Need A Man - Grace Jones
Pull Up To The Bumper - Grace Jones
I love the Queens of the Stone Age suggestions. I thought of those, but someone posted them before me. Righteous.
- Nine Inch Nails -Fuck You Like an Animal
- The Game of Love-Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders
When A Man Loves A Woman-Percy Sledge
Wives and Lovers-Jack Jones
- RAY OF FUCKING LIGHT.
- the soundtrack whenever I stroll Buena Vista Park on a warm night....
- There but for the Grace of God Go I - Machine
one of the first songs I ever associated with 'gay'
- "Smalltown Boy" - Bronski Beat
- Red Light - Linda Clifford
- Oh You Pretty Things, Queen Bitch, Heroes - Bowie
- Grace Jones "I've Done It Again"
- for the eldergays! a show tune!!
Can't Help Lovin' that Man of Mine
- Anything from Janet's gay-themed opus "The Velvet Rope".
- Songs with gay leanings:
"All The Young Dudes" - Mott the Hoople
"Ziggy Stardust" & "Boys Keep Swinging" - David Bowie
"Lola" - The Kinks
"The Killing of Georgie" - Rod Stewart
"Balls to the Wall", "London Leatherboys", "Head Over heels", "Love Child" - Accept
"Big Gay Heart" - The Lemonheads
"Johnny, Are You Queer?" - Josie Cotton
"Rough Boys" - Pete Townshend
- Cowboys Are Frequently Secretly (Fond of Each Other)by Willie Nelson
- "Stinkfist" - Tool
"Prison Sex" - Tool
"We Are The Champions" - Queen
- Honey, Judy Garland is the only diva that ever mattered. Here is all you need, sweetheart.
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart
The Trolley Song
Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis
Over The Rainbow
On the Atchison, Topeka & the Santa Fe
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
When You're Smiling
Liza and Lorna