Hark the Herald Fairies Shout: Gay Liberation Quire interview

Title:
Hark the Herald Fairies Shout: Gay Liberation Quire interview
Category:
NFSA ID:
1170599
Year:
2010
Courtesy:
2SER 107.3Paul van Reyk
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An interview with members of the Gay Liberation Quire broadcast as part of Gaywave's Stonewall Special in 1981. Featuring the quire's songs 'Hark the Herald Fairies Shout' and 'God Help You Merry Dykes and Poofs'. The quire had their debut performance, singing satirical versions of Christmas carols and other popular songs, at Belmore Park as 1000 people assembled for the Stonewall March on 27 June 1981.

Image of Neil Fitzgerald and Phil Stevenson at the launch of 'Hormones or Jeans', the Gay Liberation Quire EP, 1983. Photograph by Paul van Reyk from the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (www.alga.org.au).