queer for april 26
April 26, 1974
Queen appeared at the Orpheum Theater in Boston.
Sinead O’Connor was ordained as the first woman priest in the Latin Tridentine Church.
Phoebe Snow, the velvet voiced singer / songwriter who reached #5 in the US in 1975 with “Poetry Man”, died of complications from a stroke at the age of 60.
there is a queer Phoebe Snow society and her husband in the 1970s, came out as gay.
US country singer George Jones who had a string of No.1 songs between the 1950s and 1990s, died aged 81. Nicknamed Possum, his signature song was He Stopped Loving Her Today, a track about love and death. He was married to Tammy Wynette between 1969 and 1975 and the pair recorded several songs together in the 1970s.
Off the official story, Jones lifelong drinking and on/off with Tammy was possibly because Jones was closet gay with among others: Merle Haggard,