• Let's Talk About Jobriath, the Openly Gay '70s Rocker Who Inspired Morrissey and Def Leppard

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Jobriath should have been one of the biggest starts of '70s glam rock: He landed a stunning $500,000 record deal. He shared a manager with Carly Simon. David Geffen had big plans to make him the American David Bowie.
    Oh - and he was openly gay at a time when almost no one in music was. That may explain why the hype around him quickly disintegrated, a tragic tale we discuss on the new “Shoot This Now” podcast. You can listen on Apple or right here .
    
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