9 comments on “Tab Hunter Confidential

  1. I well remember his ‘Young Love’ – as will Ron, of course. In fact that was the first time I ever bought piano sheet music of a ‘pop’ song. I would have been 10 years old at the time and recall insisting to the lady at the music shop that it HAD to be the Tab Hunter version (there was a rival simultaneous Top 20 hit by one Sonny James at the time). Of course we never got to know until very many years later that he’d been gay – such things were absolutely NEVER talked about, or even considered as a possibility, in those days (as was the same for Johnny Ray, I suppose).

  2. Is it just me, or does anyone else see the mirrored reflection of the book cover photo and the Harper’s Keeper portrait? They could be twins separated by time and space.


    • Many people have stopped me on the street and told me they liked my work in Polyester…. I was never sure if they were criticizing my wardrobe to thinking I was Devine.

  3. I also read the book several years ago and enjoyed it immensely. Another was a biography of Tony Perkins. “Young Love” was my favorite song of the time, but I mostly heard it performed by Sonny James.

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