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She bop : the definitive history of women in popular music

Author: Lucy O'Brien
Publisher: London : Jawbone, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. 3rd edView all editions and formats
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First published in 1995, "She Bop" was widely praised as a contemporary classic and a must for any serious muso's bookshelf. It became a key text on numerous university and college courses, and has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy O'Brien
ISBN: 9781908279279 1908279273
OCLC Number: 794137135
Notes: 1st ed. published as She bop : the definitive history of women in rock, pop, and soul, by Penguin Books, London, 1995.
Description: 429 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Riffin' the Scotch: from blues to the jazz age --
Stupid cupid: dream babes in 50s pop --
The real thing: Motown, Spector, and 60s 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 mother's 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 and bolts and all the necessaries --
Girlpower!: marketing the millennial generation --
The fame: female stars and the digital age.
Other Titles: Definitive history of women in popular music
Responsibility: Lucy O'Brien.

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