Cidny Bullens on Life as a Cosmic Rock Star
In Conversation with Roxanne Coady on Just the Right Book
Rock star Cidny Bullens gets very personal with Roxanne Coady about a life in rock ‘n roll, meeting Elton John, grave personal loss and a late life transformation in his memoir, TransElectric: My Life As A Cosmic Rock Star. “I didn’t feel safe and I still deal with that today.”
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Cidny Bullens, formerly known as Cindy Bullens, is an American singer-songwriter who is well known for serving as backup vocalist on tours and albums with Elton John and Rod Stewart, providing vocals on the soundtrack of the 1978 feature film Grease, and releasing nine critically acclaimed solo albums. In 2012, Bullens publicly came out as a transgender man. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Roxanne Coady is owner of R.J. Julia, one of the leading independent booksellers in the United States, which—since 1990—has been a community resource not only for books, but for the exchange of ideas. In 1998, Coady founded Read To Grow, which provides books for newborns and children and encourages parents to read to their children from birth. RTG has distributed over 1.5 million books.