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Josie Cotton - Johnny Are You Queer?


On this date in 1981, Josie Cotton released her debut single, "Johnny Are You Queer? ". It was backed by "(Let's Do) The Blackout". The A side appeared on her debut album, Convertible Music. The B side was a non-LP track. "Johnny Are You Queer?" was originally a song by the Go-Go's. The Los Angeles new wave singer (though born in Dallas, Texas) is still actively recording.

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Michael said...

Sorry, but this song IS by Josie Cotton, not the Go-Go's. The Go-GO's played it at a show, but they did not write it. I love The Go-Go's and I would never want to take credit away from them, but in this case it's not their song.

MOOKIE said...

"Johnny Are You Queer?"
Performed by Josie Cotton
Written by Bobby Paine (as B.) & Larson Paine (as L. Paine)
© 1981 WB Music Corp. / Paine-American Music ASCAP
Warner Tamerlane Publ. Corp. BMI
Courtesy of Elektra / Asylum Records

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