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Village People's Randy Jones Hosts Reading of 'GRINDR The Opera'

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 28
Randy Jones, the original Cowboy from the disco supergroup the Village People will host a reading of Erik Johannes von Ramsom's "GRINDR The Opera" on April 7 and 9 in New York City.

Sochi Scene: `Y-M-C-A’

"Y.M.C.A," for many a gay anthem, was played at full blast by organizers over the public address system at the Adler Arena speedskating oval during Saturday’s competition.

Dutch Brass Band May Play ’YMCA’ at Sochi Oval

CULTURE | Jan 21
A Dutch brass band that has for years amused crowds at Olympic speed skating ovals says it may play songs like the Village People’s "Y.M.C.A." at the Sochi Winter Olympics as a signal of its support for gay rights.

Singer Seeks Control of ’Village People’ Gay Anthem

MUSIC | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 18
The original lead singer for the band The Village People is looking to regain control of 33 songs he helped to write for the group, including "Y.M.C.A.," a sing embraced by the gay community as an anthem.

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