In 1986, the Austin chapter of the Texas Gay Rodeo Association hosted the group’s state meeting. Member Garry Holley was asked to arrange something to amuse the visitors.
“We put on dresses and gray wigs to lip-sync the gospel song ‘Looking for a City,’” Holley, now 65, recalls. “The crowd loved it and asked us to do more. That was the only song we knew, so we did it again.”
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Michael Barnes writes about Austin’s people, places, culture and history.