Patrick Haggerty is the leader of the band Lavender Country.
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Patrick Haggerty, as leader of Lavender Country, is credited as the first musician to mix country music with gay themes — way back in 1973. Haggerty’s influence on queer culture has been evident since, up to an including modern country artists list Paisley Fields. We’ve got an exclusive look at a recent conversation between the two, part of Haggerty’s Aunt Patty’s Lavender Hour. Check it out below.
— Josh Modell, Talkhouse Executive Editor