Rod Stewart has long favored story songs, going back to ’s classic Maggie May. Forty years ago this Saturday (18 June), Stewart released The Killing of Georgie Parts I and II, the first major pop song to tell the tale of a gay man who died, in part, because of his sexual.
Sir Roderick David Stewart, CBE (born 10 January ) is a British rock singer and songwriter .. and top 30 in the US. "The Killing of Georgie (Part 1 and 2)", about the murder of a gay man, was also a Top 40 hit for Stewart during
"The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II)" is a song written and recorded by Rod Stewart and released as a track on his album A Night on the Town. The song tells the story of a gay man who was killed in New York City.