Ray Hill

November 24 2018

Age 78, Houston

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from The New Yorker

from the Washington Post

You can also go to the OutSmart article and click on the images there to see larger versions.

Ray requested two songs be played at his service. The first was "The Prison Show," the theme song of that show,
by Gerald Bates. The other was the title track from the 1974 LP by Steven Grossman, "Caravan Tonight"
This was the first album on a major label (Mercury) to contain openly gay lyrics.

KPFT program Queer Voices special edition on Ray Hill, 11/26/18, 41 minutes, LISTEN

Below, selected comments from Facebook

   

   

 

Below, my favorite photo of myself and Ray, and I'm proud that he used it as his profile cover photo
on Facebook; taken in front of The Banner Project at the 2014 Creating Change Conference.

Goodbye, Ray