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She's a rebel : the history of women in rock & roll / Gillian G. Gaar ; preface by Yoko Ono

Title:
She's a rebel : the history of women in rock & roll / Gillian G. Gaar ; preface by Yoko Ono
Author:
Format:
Book
Physical Details:
xv, 467 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
Summary:
A retelling of rock history from the feminine perspective includes interviews, facts, lively personal anecdotes, and commentary on women's struggles in an industry long dominated by men and controlled by money
Contents:
Roots : Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton -- Ruth Brown -- LaVern Baker -- Lady Bo (Peggy Jones) -- Bonnie Guitar (Bonnie Buckingham) -- Wanda Jackson -- Bobbettes -- Chantels -- Girl groups : Shirelles -- Ellie Greenwich -- Shangri-Las -- Crystals -- Darlene Love -- Lesley Gore -- Dusty Springfield -- Vicki Wickham (Ready, Steady, Go) -- Carol MacDonald (Goldie and the Gingerbreads) -- Talkin' 'bout a revolution : Mary Wells -- Martha Reeves -- Supremes -- Aretha Franklin -- Joan Baez -- Mamas and the Papas -- Janis Joplin -- Maureen Tucker (Velvet Underground) -- Alison Steele ("The Nightbird") -- Hear me roar : Helen Reddy -- Judy Dlugacz -- Cris Williamson -- Pamela Brandt (Deadly Nightshade) -- June Millington (Fanny) -- Holly Near -- Teresa Trull -- Karen Carpenter -- Diverse directions : Carole King -- Laura Nyro -- Joni Mitchell -- Joan Armatrading -- Labelle -- Donna Summer -- Runaways -- Ann and Nancy Wilson (Heart) -- Punk revolution : Yoko Ono -- Patti Smith -- X-Ray Spex -- Lene Lovich -- Marianne Faithfull -- Debbie Harry (Blondie) -- Penelope Spheeris (The Decline...of Western Civilization) -- Exene Cervenka (X) -- Kate Bush -- Post-punk waves : Go-go's -- Chrissie Hynde (Pretenders) -- Pat Benatar -- Danielle Dax -- Laurie Anderson -- Karen Finley -- Lisa Fancher -- Lori Twersky -- Smile for the camera : Annie Lennox (Eurythmics) -- Cyndi Lauper -- Madonna -- Bangles -- Whitney Houston -- Tina Turner -- Bonnie Raitt -- Step into the future : Suzanne Vega -- Tracy Chapman -- Michelle Shocked -- Phranc -- k.d. lang -- Sinead O'Connor -- Janet Jackson -- Vixen -- Salt-N-Pepa -- Queen Latifah -- Diamanda Galas
Subjects:
Women rock musicians--Biography
Women singers--Biography
Rock music--History and criticism
Genre/Form:
Biography
Publisher:
Seattle, Wash. : Seal Press, c1992
Call Number:
ML394 .G33 1992
ISBN:
1878067087
9781878067081
OCLC No:
25873844