She bop II : the definitive history of women in rock, pop, and soul (Book, 2002) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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She bop II : the definitive history of women in rock, pop, and soul

Author: Lucy O'Brien
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2002.
Series: Bayou.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lucy O'Brien has written the ultimate hands-on history of women in rock, pop and soul"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy O'Brien
ISBN: 0826457762 9780826457769 0826472087 9780826472083
DOI: CBID121048
OCLC Number: 50292391
Notes: Revised edition of: She bop. 1995.
Description: xiii, 530 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Riffin' the scotch: from blues to the jazz age --
Stupid cupid: dream babes in 1950s pop --
The real thing: Motown, Spector and 1960s svengalis --
Can the can: whatever happened to the rock chick? --
Final girls: punk, performance art and PMT pop --
Ladies of the canyon: female singer/songwriters of the Grand Hotel --
Lipstick traces: Madonna, manipulation and MTV --
She wears the trousers: artistry, androgyny and the lesbian question --
I wanna dance with somebody: deconstructing the disco diva --
In search of our mothers' gardens : the true story of women in rap and reggae --
Oye mi canto: hear my voice: women in world music --
Talkin' tough: the enemy within: women and protest pop --
Talkin' business: nuts 'n' bolts and all the necessaries --
Girlpower!: the next generation.
Series Title: Bayou.
Responsibility: Lucy O'Brien.

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This is the story of women as creators and innovators, aiming to provide a history of women in rock, pop and soul - on stage, on camera and working behind the scenes in a male - dominated industry.  Read more...
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"Illuminating ... She Bop can be enjoyed as a whole or dipped into as an enormously ueful reference work ... Many of the greatest performers, artists and musicians, both past and present, are women Read more...

 
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