Girls! Girls! Girls!: Critical Essays on Women and Music / Edition 1

Girls! Girls! Girls!: Critical Essays on Women and Music / Edition 1

by Sarah Cooper
     
 

Essays on Women And Music: This is a highly original and wide-ranging collection which reveals, with passion and authority, some of the history of women's relationship to music across different musical genres, cultures and geographical divides. See more details below

Overview

Essays on Women And Music: This is a highly original and wide-ranging collection which reveals, with passion and authority, some of the history of women's relationship to music across different musical genres, cultures and geographical divides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814715413
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction1
'this is not another book about wimmin in rock'
1Sisters Take the Rap ... But Talk Back8
2Dead White Men in Wigs: Women and Classical Music22
3Les Gray's Erection40
4Worlds Apart? Salsa Queen to Pop Princess50
5Tell the Truth: Meeting Margie Hendrix62
6Sisters of Swing: Stardom, Segregation and 1940/50s Pop70
7Where Are the Mothers in Opera?86
8Full of Eastern Promise: Women in South Asian Music100
9I Was a Teenage Country Fan: A Tale of Two Soundtracks116
10Velocity Girls: Indie, New Lads, Old Values124
11The Joy of Hacking: Women Rock Critics138
12Access Some Areas: PR in the Music Industry148
Contributors' Biographies161
Index164

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