Respect: A Century of Women in Music

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Barnes & Noble - Suzanne McElfresh
From Ada Jones and Sophie Tucker to Tori Amos and PJ Harvey, Rhino's five-CD box covers 90 years of women in popular music. Sure, the legends are here -- including Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" and Ma Rainey "See See Rider Blues", Billie Holiday "Strange Fruit" and Mae West "I Like a Guy What Takes His Time" -- but RESPECT delves into some crucial, lesser-known tracks. Anna Chandler's 1916 recording "She's Good Enough to Be Your Baby's Mother and She's Good Enough to Vote with You" speaks as loudly as the sassy, demanding 1967 hit single from Aretha Franklin that provides RESPECT with its title. Still, the troubles women have seen -- ...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Suzanne McElfresh
From Ada Jones and Sophie Tucker to Tori Amos and PJ Harvey, Rhino's five-CD box covers 90 years of women in popular music. Sure, the legends are here -- including Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" and Ma Rainey "See See Rider Blues", Billie Holiday "Strange Fruit" and Mae West "I Like a Guy What Takes His Time" -- but RESPECT delves into some crucial, lesser-known tracks. Anna Chandler's 1916 recording "She's Good Enough to Be Your Baby's Mother and She's Good Enough to Vote with You" speaks as loudly as the sassy, demanding 1967 hit single from Aretha Franklin that provides RESPECT with its title. Still, the troubles women have seen -- personal and political -- are but one aspect of this collection, and a side road at that. The 114 songs here celebrate the range of talent and emotion women performers have offered over the decades -- from Broadway show tunes to blues, R&B to rock, hip-hop to pop -- and just how vital those contributions still sound. Packaged in an elegant red velvet box, RESPECT comes with an 80-page booklet filled with photos and essays that delve into the history behind these sounds and the women who made them. Simply put, this collection is the most comprehensive gathering of great women artists ever. And any box set that gives you Judy Garland's "Over the Rainbow" and Janis Joplin's "Move Over" alongside Ruth Brown's "Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean" and the Slits' "Typical Girls," and includes Patsy Cline's "Walkin' After Midnight" and k.d. lang's "Constant Craving" as well as the Shirelles' "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and Fleetwood Mac's "You Make Loving Fun" deserves major kudos for good taste -- and a place on your CD shelf.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/5/1999
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227581527
  • Catalog Number: 75815


Disc 1
  1. 1 By the Light of the Silvery Moon - Ada Jones
  2. 2 Some of These Days - Sophie Tucker
  3. 3 Carry Me Back to Old Virginny - Alma Gluck
  4. 4 She's Good Enough to Be Your Baby's Mother and She's Good Enough to Vot - Anna Chandler
  5. 5 Crazy Blues - Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds
  6. 6 I'm a Jazz Vampire - Marion Harris
  7. 7 My Man (Mon Homme) - Fanny Brice
  8. 8 Devilish Mary - Roba Stanley
  9. 9 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen - Marian Anderson
  10. 10 See See Rider Blues - Ma Rainey
  11. 11 Beale Street Blues - Alberta Hunter
  12. 12 Single Girl, Married Girl - The Carter Family
  13. 13 I Wanna Be Loved by You - Helen Kane
  14. 14 Gotta Feelin' for You - MGM Studio Chorus
  15. 15 Love Me or Leave Me - Ruth Etting
  16. 16 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out - Bessie Smith
  17. 17 Am I Blue? - Ethel Waters
  18. 18 Calamity Jane (From the West) - Adelyne Hood
  19. 19 Kentucky Miner's Wife (Ragged Hungry Blues) (Parts 1 & 2) - Aunt Molly Jackson
  20. 20 Bucking Broncho (My Love Is a Rider) - The Girls of the Golden West
  21. 21 When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain - Kate Smith
  22. 22 I Like a Guy What Takes His Time - Mae West
  23. 23 You're the Top - Ethel Merman
Disc 2
  1. 1 I Wanna Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart - The Prairie Ramblers
  2. 2 Pretty Polly - Coon Creek Girls
  3. 3 Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland
  4. 4 A-Tisket A-Tasket - Chick Webb & His Orchestra
  5. 5 Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
  6. 6 Me and My Chauffeur Blues - Memphis Minnie
  7. 7 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - Vic Schoen & His Orchestra
  8. 8 Let Me Off Uptown - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra
  9. 9 Stormy Weather - Lou Bring
  10. 10 Sentimental Journey - Les Brown
  11. 11 Move on Up a Little Higher - Mahalia Jackson
  12. 12 Cuanto le Gusta - Carmen Miranda
  13. 13 Buttons and Bows - Dinah Shore
  14. 14 Philadelphia Lawyer - The Maddox Brothers & Rose
  15. 15 Black Coffee - Sarah Vaughan
  16. 16 Satisfied - Martha Carson
  17. 17 The Tennessee Waltz - Jack Rael
  18. 18 Come On-A My House - Rosemary Clooney
  19. 19 It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels - Kitty Wells
  20. 20 (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Ruth Brown
  21. 21 Ricochet (Rick-O-Shay) - Teresa Brewer
  22. 22 Tammy - Debbie Reynolds
  23. 23 Big Long Slidin' Thing - Dinah Washington
  24. 24 Tweedlee Dee - LaVern Baker
  25. 25 The Wallflower - Peaches
  26. 26 My Boy Elvis - Janis Martin
  27. 27 Walkin' After Midnight - Patsy Cline
Disc 3
  1. 1 Maybe - The Chantels
  2. 2 Fever - Jack Marshall
  3. 3 Funnel of Love - Wanda Jackson
  4. 4 Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
  5. 5 Sweet Nothin's - Brenda Lee
  6. 6 Heat Wave - Martha & the Vandellas
  7. 7 Hello Stranger - Barbara Lewis
  8. 8 You Don't Own Me - Lesley Gore
  9. 9 The Universal Soldier - Buffy Sainte-Marie
  10. 10 My Guy - Mary Wells
  11. 11 Remember (Walkin' in the Sand) - The Shangri-Las
  12. 12 Too Many Fish in the Sea - The Marvelettes
  13. 13 Respect - Aretha Franklin
  14. 14 Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
  15. 15 Love Child - Diana Ross & the Supremes
  16. 16 Somebody to Love - Grace Slick
  17. 17 Stoned Soul Picnic - Laura Nyro
  18. 18 Both Sides Now - Judy Collins
  19. 19 To Be Young, Gifted and Black - Nina Simone
  20. 20 Bold Soul Sister - Ike & Tina Turner
  21. 21 Clean Up Woman - Betty Wright
  22. 22 Pillow Talk - Sylvia
  23. 23 I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers
  24. 24 You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  25. 25 So Far Away - Carole King
  26. 26 I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton
Disc 4
  1. 1 Move Over - Janis Joplin
  2. 2 You're No Good - Linda Ronstadt
  3. 3 I've Got to Use My Imagination - Gladys Knight & the Pips
  4. 4 The Pill - Loretta Lynn
  5. 5 Boulder to Birmingham - Emmylou Harris
  6. 6 Diamonds & Rust - Joan Baez
  7. 7 Crazy on You - Heart
  8. 8 I Love Playin' With Fire - The Runaways
  9. 9 X Offender - Debbie Harry
  10. 10 You Make Loving Fun - Christine McVie
  11. 11 Got to Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
  12. 12 She Works Hard for the Money - Donna Summer
  13. 13 We Belong Together - Rickie Lee Jones
  14. 14 Show Some Emotion - Joan Armatrading
  15. 15 Typical Girls - The Slits
  16. 16 It Tango - Laurie Anderson
  17. 17 Walking on Thin Ice - Yoko Ono
  18. 18 Our Lips Are Sealed - The Go-Go's
  19. 19 Identity - Poly Styrene
  20. 20 Precious - Chrissie Hynde
Disc 5
  1. 1 Hero Takes a Fall - Bangles
  2. 2 Running Up That Hill - Kate Bush
  3. 3 She Bop - Cyndi Lauper
  4. 4 Roxanne's Revenge - Roxanne Shanté
  5. 5 Tramp - Salt-N-Pepa
  6. 6 Ladies First - Monie Love
  7. 7 People Have the Power - Patti Smith
  8. 8 Thing Called Love - Bonnie Raitt
  9. 9 Passionate Kisses - Lucinda Williams
  10. 10 The Emperor's New Clothes - Sinéad O'Connor
  11. 11 Silent All These Years - Tori Amos
  12. 12 Constant Craving - k.d. lang
  13. 13 The Wheel - Rosanne Cash
  14. 14 Possession - Sarah McLachlan
  15. 15 Legs - PJ Harvey
  16. 16 Flavors - Ani DiFranco
  17. 17 Where Have All the Cowboys Gone - Paula Cole
  18. 18 Polyester Bride - Liz Phair
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Salt-N-Pepa Track Performer
Roxanne Shanté Track Performer
Alberta Hunter Track Performer
Memphis Minnie Track Performer
Bessie Smith Track Performer
The Carter Family Track Performer
Rosanne Cash Track Performer
Emmylou Harris Track Performer
Loretta Lynn Track Performer
The Maddox Brothers & Rose Track Performer
Patsy Montana Track Performer
Dolly Parton Track Performer
Kitty Wells Track Performer
Joan Baez Track Performer
Judy Collins Track Performer
Buffy Sainte-Marie Track Performer
Mahalia Jackson Track Performer
The Andrews Sisters Track Performer
Teresa Brewer Track Performer
Rosemary Clooney Track Performer
Doris Day Track Performer
Judy Garland Track Performer
Peggy Lee Vocals, Track Performer
Ethel Merman Track Performer
Patti Page Track Performer
Debbie Reynolds Track Performer
Nina Simone Track Performer
Laurie Anderson Track Performer
Joan Armatrading Track Performer
LaVern Baker Track Performer
Bangles Track Performer
Blondie Track Performer
Kate Bush Track Performer
The Chantels Track Performer
Fleetwood Mac Track Performer
Aretha Franklin Track Performer
Lesley Gore Track Performer
Heart Track Performer
Wanda Jackson Track Performer
Jefferson Airplane Track Performer
Rickie Lee Jones Track Performer
Janis Joplin Track Performer
Cyndi Lauper Track Performer
Barbara Lewis Track Performer
Cheryl Lynn Track Performer
Laura Nyro Track Performer
Bonnie Raitt Track Performer
Linda Ronstadt Track Performer
Diana Ross Track Performer
The Shirelles Track Performer
Carly Simon Track Performer
Dusty Springfield Track Performer
The Staple Singers Track Performer
Donna Summer Track Performer
Ike & Tina Turner Track Performer
Mary Wells Track Performer
Lucinda Williams Track Performer
Betty Wright Track Performer
X-Ray Spex Track Performer
Les Brown Track Performer
Ruth Brown Track Performer
Roy Eldridge Track Performer
Ella Fitzgerald Track Performer
Lena Horne Track Performer
Marilyn Monroe Vocals, Track Performer
Dinah Washington Track Performer
Ethel Waters Track Performer
Ruth Etting Track Performer
Sophie Tucker Track Performer
Sarah McLachlan Track Performer
Kate Smith Track Performer
Mae West Track Performer
Yoko Ono Track Performer
Tori Amos Track Performer
Marian Anderson Track Performer
Janis Martin Track Performer
Fanny Brice Track Performer
Martha & the Vandellas Track Performer
PJ Harvey Track Performer
Aunt Molly Jackson Track Performer
Vernon Dalhart Track Performer
Martha Carson Track Performer
Joan Crawford Track Performer
Anita O'Day Track Performer
Coon Creek Girls Track Performer
Ani DiFranco Track Performer
Liz Phair Track Performer
Ma Rainey Track Performer
Paula Cole Track Performer
Carmen Miranda Track Performer
Billie Holiday Vocals, Track Performer
Patsy Cline Track Performer
Helen Kane Track Performer
k.d. lang Track Performer
Queen Latifah Track Performer
Brenda Lee Track Performer
Monie Love Track Performer
Sinéad O'Connor Track Performer
Sarah Vaughan Track Performer
The Shangri-Las Track Performer
Patti Smith Track Performer
Vic Schoen Track Performer
Sylvia Track Performer
Anna Chandler Track Performer
The Girls of the Golden West Track Performer
Alma Gluck Track Performer
Marion Harris Track Performer
Adelyne Hood Track Performer
Ada Jones Track Performer
Roba Stanley Track Performer
Joseph Gershenson Track Performer
Chick Webb & His Orchestra Track Performer
Diana Ross & the Supremes Track Performer
Gene Krupa & His Orchestra Track Performer
Gladys Knight & the Pips Track Performer
Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds Track Performer
MGM Studio Chorus Track Performer
Technical Credits
Lowell Fulson Composer
Etta James Composer
Jimmy McCracklin Composer
Johnny Otis Composer
Rosanne Cash Composer
Emmylou Harris Composer
Patsy Montana Composer
Dolly Parton Composer
Joan Baez Composer
Woody Guthrie Composer
Buffy Sainte-Marie Composer
Helen Reddy Contributor
Nina Simone Composer
Laurie Anderson Composer
Joan Armatrading Composer
Hank Ballard Composer
Earl Bostic Composer
Kate Bush Composer
Debbie Harry Composer, Contributor
John Hiatt Composer
Susanna Hoffs Composer
Joan Jett Composer
Rickie Lee Jones Composer
Janis Joplin Composer
Cyndi Lauper Composer
Cheryl Lynn Composer
Joni Mitchell Composer
Laura Nyro Composer
Otis Redding Composer
Carly Simon Composer
Donna Summer Composer
Tina Turner Composer
Lucinda Williams Composer
Les Brown Composer
Ella Fitzgerald Composer
Perry Bradford Composer
W.C. Handy Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Full Force Composer
Sarah McLachlan Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Barry Goldberg Composer
Christine McVie Composer
Yoko Ono Composer
R. Dean Taylor Composer
Tori Amos Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
Don Ray Composer
PJ Harvey Composer
Margaret Mead Contributor
Martha Carson Composer
William Saroyan Composer
Ronnie Self Composer
Ani DiFranco Composer
Liz Phair Composer
Paula Cole Composer
Maya Angelou Contributor
Ross Bagdasarian Composer
Shelton Brooks Composer
A.P. Carter Composer
Bill Danoff Composer
Joe Darion Composer
Lamont Dozier Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Redd Evans Composer
Norman Gimbel Composer
Bud Green Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Eddie Holland Composer
Brian Holland Composer
Ben Homer Composer
John Hurley Composer
Ike Turner Composer
Bill Inglot Producer, Remastering
Gus Kahn Composer
Bert Kalmar Composer
k.d. lang Composer
Leroy Kirkland Composer
Jay Livingston Composer
John Madara Composer
J.D. Miller Composer
Ben Mink Composer
Sinéad O'Connor Composer
Michael Omartian Composer
David Paich Composer
Vicki Peterson Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Hughie Prince Composer
Ralph Rainger Composer
Deke Richards Composer
Sylvia Robinson Composer
Harry Ruby Composer
Pam Sawyer Composer
Doug Schwartz Noise Reduction
Winfield Scott Composer
Darby Slick Composer
Patti Smith Composer
Gloria Swanson Contributor
Gary Valentine Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Kent Westbury Composer
Norman Whitfield Composer
Ronnie Wilkins Composer
Ann Wilson Composer
Poly Styrene Composer
John Davenport Composer
William Patterson Composer
Gary Corbett Composer
Larry Coleman Composer
Alan Block Composer
Eddie Cooley Composer
Clarence Reid Composer
Roba Stanley Composer
Joseph Gershenson Orchestra Director
Rachel Gutek Art Direction
Fred Hall Composer
Charles McCoy Composer
Christine Haberstock Illustrations, Paintings, Cover Painting, Drawing
Amelia Earhart Contributor
Gloria Steinem Contributor
Don McHan Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Harry Akst Composer
Harry Woods Composer
Louis Alter Composer
Clint Ballard Jr. Composer
Grant Clarke Composer
Don Hecht Composer
Dana Owens Composer
Gabriel Ruíz Composer
Maurice Yvain Composer
Edward Madden Composer
Doc Rockingham Composer
Arthur Swanstrom Composer
Rev. William Herbert Brewster Composer
Virginia Davis Composer
Gus Edwards Composer
Arthur Fields Composer
Michael Burton Composer
Willie Clarke Composer
Traditional Composer
Alvertis Isbell Composer
Billie Jean King Contributor
Madeleine K. Albright Contributor
Anita Hill Contributor
Lolita Gooden Composer
Ariane Forster Composer
Lewis Allan Composer
Lorene Allen Composer
Carey Morgan Composer
Rachel Carson Contributor
Shirley Chisholm Contributor
Daniel Hersch Remastering
Margaret Mitchell Contributor
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