• Five Decades of Lavender Country: Inside the World of a ‘Queer, Screaming Marxist B-tch Country Singer'

    12 days ago - By Billboard

    For a self-professed “screaming Marxist bitch singer” who dropped a mostly ignored queer country album in 1973, it's been a busy time for 77-year-old Patrick Haggerty of Lavender Country. On the bootheels of his band's historical reappraisal after a 2014 reissue and ensuing reunion shows, the pioneering group's legend continues to grow as the singular beauty and groundbreaking lyrical content of its self-titled album become apparent to more open-minded generations.
    Not only is there a screenplay about Haggerty's life floating around Hollywood, but the septuagenarian is reinvesting his...
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