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Petal pusher : a rock and roll Cinderella story

Author: Laurie Lindeen
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Set in the years between the meteoric launches of Madonna and Courtney Love, Petal Pusher takes readers on a ... journey from the big-haired 1980s to the grunge-filled 1990s, when Laurie Lindeen brought her all-girl band, Zuzu's Petals, to compete in the indie rock arena."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Laurie Lindeen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Lindeen
ISBN: 9780743292320 0743292324 9780743292344 0743292340
OCLC Number: 180755879
Description: 316 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part one: The urge for going. Hitchin' a ride ; Magic bus ; Are you lonesome tonight? ; I'm sick y'all ; When I was twenty-five, it was a very good year ; My musical resume, or I sang alto in the choir and other confessions ; Wedding belle blues ; Here comes your man ; The dawning of a new era --
Part two: We're an American band. Ay-oh, let's go ; Our lady of the highway, pray for us ; London calling ; When no one's looking ; Art music --
Part three: I do want what I haven't got. Home is just emotion sticking in my throat ; She's come undone ; Welcome to my breakdown ; Strangled in Seattle ; The beginning of a new age.
Other Titles: Rock and roll Cinderella story
Responsibility: Laurie Lindeen.
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Founding member of a 1990s all-female rock band evokes the thriving Minneapolis indie rock scene of the era, and her quest for rock & roll stardom, through to her ultimate realization of the  Read more...

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