Walls to Roses: Songs of Changing Men

Walls to Roses: Songs of Changing Men

Various Artists FW37587 / FTS 37587

A seventeen-member collective of men including Willie Sordill and Geof Morgan gathered to create this folk-rock album; their goal was to present a positive vision of the gay liberation movement and build a stronger image of masculinity.

Year Released 1979
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1978 Folkways Records
Genre(s) American Folk; Struggle & Protest
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Guitar; Vocals
Subject(s) Folksong revival; Protest songs

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101 Gay Spirit Charlie Murphy 5:37
102 Brothers Chris Tanner 5:10
103 Walls to Roses Kenny Arkin 3:17
104 The Matador Charlie Murphy 3:52
105 Flowers, the Weeds Blackberri 5:33
201 Are You Karen Silkwood? Fred Small 2:57
202 For My Men Friends Willie Sordill 5:35
203 The Sensitive Little Boy Chris Tanner 3:25
204 Tears Fall from the Sky Kenny Arkin 4:20
205 When Will the Ignorance End Blackberri 3:32
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