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Gay music icon playlist

So far, I have these songs:

Diamonds Are Forever - Shirley Bassey

The Look of Love - Dusty Springfield

Dark Lady - Cher

Don't Rain on My Parade - Barbra Streisand

Lady Marmalade - Labelle

Is That All There Is - Peggy Lee

Mad About the Boy - Dinah Washington

Oh L'Amour - Erasure

It's a Sin - Pet Shop Boys

You Spin Me 'Round - Dead or Alive

Church of the Poison Mind - Culture Club

Vogue - Madonna

Careless Whisper - Wham!

I want to include something by Judy and Liza as well. Any other suggestions?

by Anonymousreply 10201/02/2013

Something by the 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

by Anonymousreply 112/30/2012

I don't know half the songs in OP's post.

by Anonymousreply 212/30/2012

Sure you do, r2!

by Anonymousreply 312/30/2012

I don't know several of them either, but that's one HELL of a faggy list!

by Anonymousreply 412/30/2012

Which ones don't you know, R2 and R4?

by Anonymousreply 512/30/2012

Finally - CeCe Peniston

by Anonymousreply 612/30/2012

Liza - 'Losing My Mind.' Sondheim/'Follies'/Pet Shop Boys. Every box ticked.

by Anonymousreply 712/30/2012

(No More Tears) Enough is Enough - Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand.

Two icons for the price of one.

by Anonymousreply 812/30/2012

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.

by Anonymousreply 912/30/2012

Here are the ones I do not know:

"Don't Rain on My Parade"

"Oh, L'Amour"

"It's a Sin"

"You Spin Me 'Round"

"Careless Whisper"

by Anonymousreply 1012/30/2012

Janet Jackson "If"

by Anonymousreply 1112/30/2012

"Church Of The Poison Mind"?! That's rather random.

by Anonymousreply 1212/30/2012

"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

by Anonymousreply 1312/30/2012

Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen, You've Got Another Thing Comin' & Turbo Lover - Judas Priest

by Anonymousreply 1412/30/2012

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!"

by Anonymousreply 1512/30/2012

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

by Anonymousreply 1612/30/2012

R4/R5, weird! I didn't notice that. I'll have to look up Dinah.

by Anonymousreply 1712/30/2012

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

by Anonymousreply 1812/30/2012

Believe - Cher

Dancing on My Own - Robyn

Can't Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue

by Anonymousreply 1912/30/2012

Any song by Bananarama

by Anonymousreply 2012/30/2012

Where is "I Got My Education" by Uncanny Alliance?

by Anonymousreply 2112/30/2012

Do It Again (Carnegie Hall) - Judy

by Anonymousreply 2212/30/2012

Some People (Radio City) - Liza

by Anonymousreply 2312/30/2012

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

by Anonymousreply 2412/30/2012

Here's some of the songs from the Queer as Folk soundtrack:

Holiday - Madonna


Never Can Say Goodbye - Communards

Found A Cure - Ultra Nate

It's Raining Men - Weather Girls

by Anonymousreply 2512/30/2012

This thread is null and void!

by Anonymousreply 2612/30/2012

Losing My Mind - Pet Shop Boys version

Go West - Pet Shop Boys version

Mad About the Boy - Pet Shop Boys version

by Anonymousreply 2712/30/2012


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

by Anonymousreply 2812/30/2012

Native New Yorker - Odyssey

by Anonymousreply 2912/30/2012

Anyone who doesn't know this is hereby ORDERED to turn in their GAY CARD!

by Anonymousreply 3012/30/2012

I already did that for hating the moving WIZARD OF OZ.

by Anonymousreply 3112/30/2012

Theme from "Valley of the Dolls".

by Anonymousreply 3212/30/2012

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

by Anonymousreply 3312/30/2012

I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross

by Anonymousreply 3412/30/2012

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 !!!

by Anonymousreply 3512/30/2012

What What In The Butt - Samwell

by Anonymousreply 3612/30/2012

Sugar Walls - Sheena Easton

Pieces of Ice - Diana Ross

Recovery - Olivia Newton John

by Anonymousreply 3712/30/2012

ONJ "Physical".

by Anonymousreply 3812/30/2012

Body Language by Queen

I Want To Break Free by Queen

by Anonymousreply 3912/30/2012

Seasons Change - Expose

Trick of the Night - Bananarama

I Get Weak - Belinda Carlisle

by Anonymousreply 4012/30/2012

(You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real - Sylvester

by Anonymousreply 4112/30/2012

"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

by Anonymousreply 4212/30/2012

Love Sensation - Loleatta Holloway

by Anonymousreply 4312/30/2012

Independence - Lulu

by Anonymousreply 4412/30/2012

A Little Respect - Erasure

Star - Erasure.

by Anonymousreply 4512/30/2012

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

by Anonymousreply 4612/30/2012

Band of gold

by Anonymousreply 4712/30/2012




Anything by the FABULOUS SYLVESTER!!!!

by Anonymousreply 4812/30/2012

Ice Cream, sung by Miss Barbara Cook

by Anonymousreply 4912/30/2012

"Gloria" - Laura Branigan

"D'Ya Think I'm Sexy" - Rod Stewart

"It's Raining Men" - The Weather Girls

by Anonymousreply 5012/30/2012

Debbie Harry - I Want That Man

by Anonymousreply 5112/30/2012

"I Need a Man" - Eurythmics

"Muscles" - Diana Ross

"Let's Get Physical" - Olivia Newton John

by Anonymousreply 5212/30/2012

"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

by Anonymousreply 5312/30/2012


by Anonymousreply 5412/30/2012

Sugar Don't Bite - Sam Harris

by Anonymousreply 5512/30/2012

"Jailhouse Rock" - Elvis Presley

by Anonymousreply 5612/30/2012

Peaches.... Back it up boys

by Anonymousreply 5712/30/2012

Upside Down: Diana Ross

by Anonymousreply 5812/30/2012

Speaking of Ice Cream, Barbara...

by Anonymousreply 5912/30/2012

"Yes Sir, I Can Boogie" - Baccara

by Anonymousreply 6012/30/2012

[quote]Speaking of Ice Cream, Barbara...

Oh, my!

by Anonymousreply 6112/30/2012

Hercules and Love Affair - "Blind"

by Anonymousreply 6212/30/2012

"Get Huh" by Ride Committee feat. Roxy

by Anonymousreply 6312/31/2012

Loved this thread. I organized my own Gay Legends playlist.

by Anonymousreply 6412/31/2012

Losing My religion R.E.M

by Anonymousreply 6512/31/2012

I love Men - Eartha Kitt

by Anonymousreply 6612/31/2012

"Lola" - the Kinks

by Anonymousreply 6712/31/2012

Killer Queen by Queen

by Anonymousreply 6812/31/2012

Yellow Brick Road Elton John

by Anonymousreply 6912/31/2012

Imaginary Lover Atlanta Rhythm Section

by Anonymousreply 7012/31/2012

Il venait d'avoir dix huits ans Dalida

by Anonymousreply 7112/31/2012

Never Surrender Corey Hart

by Anonymousreply 7212/31/2012

Superstar - Carpenters

by Anonymousreply 7312/31/2012

Deborah Cox

by Anonymousreply 7401/01/2013

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

by Anonymousreply 7501/01/2013

and another Queens of the Stone Age that should be...

by Anonymousreply 7601/01/2013

"Music is My Boyfriend" by The Hidden Cameras

by Anonymousreply 7701/01/2013

"Don't Rain On My Parade" Glee Cast version.

by Anonymousreply 7801/01/2013

from The Before Times...

My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels

by Anonymousreply 7901/01/2013

this also belongs on the Great Forgotten Songs thread

Haven't You Heard - Patrice Rushen

by Anonymousreply 8001/01/2013

Toxic - Britney Spears

by Anonymousreply 8101/01/2013

"Born To Be Alive" by Patrick Hernandez

by Anonymousreply 8201/01/2013

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.

by Anonymousreply 8301/01/2013

[quote]Toxic - Britney Spears


by Anonymousreply 8401/01/2013

a song about going to a gay bar, sung by a gay man

by Anonymousreply 8501/01/2013

Donna Summer "I FEEL LOVE" - The 12" Version

by Anonymousreply 8601/01/2013

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.

by Anonymousreply 8701/01/2013

Nine Inch Nails -Fuck You Like an Animal

by Anonymousreply 8801/01/2013

The Game of Love-Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders

When A Man Loves A Woman-Percy Sledge

Wives and Lovers-Jack Jones

by Anonymousreply 8901/01/2013


by Anonymousreply 9001/01/2013

the soundtrack whenever I stroll Buena Vista Park on a warm night....

by Anonymousreply 9101/01/2013

There but for the Grace of God Go I - Machine

one of the first songs I ever associated with 'gay'

by Anonymousreply 9201/01/2013

"Smalltown Boy" - Bronski Beat

by Anonymousreply 9301/01/2013

Red Light - Linda Clifford

by Anonymousreply 9401/01/2013

Oh You Pretty Things, Queen Bitch, Heroes - Bowie

by Anonymousreply 9501/01/2013

Grace Jones "I've Done It Again"

by Anonymousreply 9601/01/2013

for the eldergays! a show tune!!

Can't Help Lovin' that Man of Mine

by Anonymousreply 9701/01/2013

Anything from Janet's gay-themed opus "The Velvet Rope".

by Anonymousreply 9801/01/2013

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

by Anonymousreply 9901/02/2013

Cowboys Are Frequently Secretly (Fond of Each Other)by Willie Nelson

by Anonymousreply 10001/02/2013

"Stinkfist" - Tool

"Prison Sex" - Tool

"We Are The Champions" - Queen

by Anonymousreply 10101/02/2013

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


Embraceable You

by Anonymousreply 10201/02/2013
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