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Saturday, April 01, 2006

Village Person to visit village jail

Sadly and ironically, the guy who was the official face of law enforcement in the Village People is now looking at some hard time:
"SAN FRANCISCO - The singer who dressed as a policeman in the flamboyant late 1970s disco band Village People has been arrested after disappearing while drug and gun charges against him were pending, officials said Monday.

Victor Willis, who co-wrote some of the band’s hits such as “In the Navy” and “YMCA” has had a number of run-ins with the law since he left the group in 1980 and now faces as much as five years in prison, said Morley Pitt, assistant district attorney in San Mateo County south of San Francisco.

Easily remembered for their outlandish costumes including a construction worker, a policeman, a cowboy and a leather-clad biker, the Village People were one of the best known bands of the disco era. Their song “YMCA” is also a favorite gay anthem."

Discussion topic: which village person are you? I think for me it's a toss-up between the construction worker or the cowboy. The Leather Guy scared me when I was a kid.


At April 01, 2006 3:35 PM, Blogger Lucas said...

I think I am the Leather Guy, but I do love that construction worker in the short shorts. Hot. So hot.

At April 01, 2006 6:35 PM, Blogger Voix said...

I was totally the feather head dress Indian. So flamboyant and Politically Incorrect! Whoop!

You are now on my blogroll.

At April 02, 2006 12:21 AM, Blogger The Pirate of Selby Avenue said...

back at ya, Michele! Quelle super-nana!

At April 02, 2006 4:50 AM, Blogger Voix said...


{fans self with hand}

You sure know how to talk sweet to a girl.

How's about putting me on your side bar, big guy?

At April 02, 2006 2:08 PM, Blogger The Pirate of Selby Avenue said...

Michele, you should now be resting comfortably on the starboard bow.


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