Elvis, homoeroticism and 'Jailhouse Rock'
Peter Silverton, Observer, The, 10 August 1997
'Oh yes,' said Stanley, a builder - though not a man known ever to have displayed his bum cleavage beyond the privacy of his own happily heterosexual bedroom. Over lagers in a Hackney pub - not a nouveau pub or a pubwithfood but a pub-pub, all Victorian leaded lights and men in pale blue polyester shirts - we were discussing the sexual allure of Elvis.
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