Music

Joe Bracco; Songwriter and Musician

May 2, 2018

Joe Bracco was born on this day 1960, on Long Island NY. I did not have the pleasure of attending any of his performances; although he did occasionally perform with Romanovsky & Phillips he did […]

Music

Non-Gay R&P Music

January 31, 2018

After reading my blog post Queer Progress (measured by Romanovsky & Phillips music), one of my “straight, but not narrow” friends asked if there were any R&P songs that weren’t “all gay” that they might […]

Family, Identity

Janis Ian, Mum, Sarah Partridge

July 15, 2017

Another mash-up post; see also My Father, Martin and Gene from 2012. What was going to be just a review of a new CD took a turn; my mind is like that. Ms Ian’s catalogue […]

Music

Satire, Parody, Comedy

May 9, 2017

As part of my effort to choose JOY I continue to expand my list of musicians who use satire and parody to help us cope with the current political situation, and modern life in general. […]

LGBTITQQ2S

R&P at 35

February 2, 2017

In 1982 Ron Romanovsky and Paul Phillips made their debut at San Francisco’s Valencia Rose Cafe as the musical break for Gay Comedy Open Mic Night. Over the next two decades they toured across North […]

Designs I Like

Queer Gift Ideas- Romanovsky & Phillips

November 1, 2016

Regular readers know that I really like the music of R&P. And by “like” I refer to having seen them live multiple times in concert in Toronto in the late ’80s and early ’90s, owning […]