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Jobriath: Superstar or Superhype?

Interview by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, 12 January 1974

"If hype means projecting your artist, I'm going to produce the biggest hype ever" – Jerry Brandt talking to ROBERT PARTRIDGE about his latest discovery, ...

Jobriath: Jobriath (Elektra)

Review by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, 26 January 1974

YOU WILL soon be told that this cat is going to be the big breeze in 1974. Receive this piece of information with sceptical, though ...

Jobriath: The Bottom Line, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 26 July 1974

Jobriath Displays A New Rock Voice But Familiar Face ...

Jobriath, Melba Rounds: Boarding House, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 14 August 1974

Boarding House turnout turned on ...

Jobriath: Troubadour, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 23 August 1974

Jobriath Potent, but Not Nuclear ...

Jobriath: The Troubadour, Los Angeles

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, September 1974

JERRY BRANDT isn't noted for doing things in a small way, but Jobriath, his latest project, might prove to be merely mildly successful. ...

Glitter Rock's Lingering Shadow

Report by Dave Marsh, Newsday, 3 November 1974

I like sex, because sex is not dangerous. Violence is dangerous, that's why I leave my violence on stage. But we've never been into glitter. ...

Jobriath: I'm Ready For My Close-Up

Retrospective by Rob Cochrane, MOJO, November 1998

Glam rock was a movie in search of a soundtrack. Today, Velvet Goldmine is that movie, but 25 years ago the publicity machine roared into ...

Cult Heroes No. 4: Jobriath

Retrospective by Geoff Barton, Classic Rock, 26 February 2010

He was launched amid a mountain of publicity as the world's first openly gay rock star – but the world wasn't ready. ...

Various Artists: Oh Yes We Can Love – A History Of Glam Rock

Sleeve notes by Barney Hoskyns, Universal Records, August 2013

GLAMOUR HAS always been pivotal to pop music. Elvis Presley was Glam, and so were Little Richard ('Ooh My Soul') and Billy Fury ('Jealousy'). The ...


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