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Trouble girls : the Rolling Stone book of women in rock

Author: Barbara O'Dair
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1997.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Trouble girls.
New York : Random House, c1997
(OCoLC)605310927
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara O'Dair
ISBN: 0679768742 9780679768746
OCLC Number: 34951566
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxx, 575 p. : ill. 24 cm.
Contents: Babes in Toyland, Fifth Column, Mecca Normal, Tribe 8, and others / Evelyn McDonnell. Courtney Love / Katherine Dieckmann. The Great Indie Debate / Emily White. Fierce Folkies: Contemporary Roots Music - Ferron, Lucinda Williams, Rosanne Cash, Barbara Preface / Ellen Willis --
Introduction / Barbara O'Dair --
I, The pioneers of rock & roll : blues, jazz, gospel, rhythm & blues, and country. Little mamas, wild women, and balls of fire : the blues - Mamie Smith, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Sippie Wallace, Victoria Spivey, Big Mama Thornton, Koko Taylor / Ariel Swartley ; Our lady of perpetual suffering, revisited : Billie Holiday / Carol Cooper ; Heavenly creatures : the great gospel singers - Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Clara Ward, Mahalia Jackson, Marion Williams / Susan Richardson ; Smooth sass and raw power : R&B's Ruth Brown and Etta James / Alice Echols ; Hillbilly fillies : the trailblazers of C&W - the Carter Family, Kitty Wells, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris / Holly George-Warren --
II, Sparrows and powerhouses : pop, folk, and rock in the fifties and sixties. Pop chicks : fluff to tough - Nancy Sinatra, Cher, Lulu, Petula Clark, Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield, and others / Karen Schoemer ; Carole King / Roberta Burkely ; Aretha Franklin / Ann Powers ; Girl groups : a ballad of codependency - the Chantels, the Ronettes, the Shangri-Las, the Crystals / Donna Gaines ; Diana Ross / Diane Cardwell ; Charmed circle : folksingers and singer-songwriters - Joan Baez, Odetta, Ronnie Gilbert, Judy Collins, Peggy Seeger, Alix Dobkin, Sandy Denny, and others / Leslie Berman ; Laura Nyro / Patricia Romanowski ; Red blue jeans : Wanda Jackson and Grace Slick / Ariel Swartley --
III. Electric ladyland : rock in the sixties and seventies. Janis Joplin / Terri Sutton ; Tina Turner / Christian Wright ; Joni Mitchell / Lisa Kennedy ; The love you make : fans and groupies / Ann Powers ; Bonnie Raitt / Patricia Romanowski ; Linda Ronstadt / Karen Schoemer ; Bette Midler : a divine timeline / Ann Abel ; Technophilia : women at the control board / Andrea Odintz --
IV, Rebel rebel : pop and punk in the seventies. Midnight train : a teenage story - Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Nina Simone / Kathy Dobie ; Karen Carpenter / Sue Cummings ; Yoko Ono / Arion Berger ; Nico / Holly George-Warren ; Marianne Faithfull / Stacey D'Erasmo ; Patti Smith / Deborah Frost ; Inside was us : women and punk - Patti Smith, Debbie Harry, Tina Weymouth, Exene Cervenka, and others / Carola Dibbell : Jayne County : man enough to be a woman / Donna Gaines ; Shouting out loud : women in U.K. punk - Siouxsie Sioux, Poly Styrene, the Slits, Au Pairs, the Raincoats / Joy Press ; Chrissie Hynde / Amy Raphael ; Good golly, Svengali : Donna Summer and Annabella Lwin / Carol Cooper --
V, Divas and b-girls : from the seventies to today. Bohemian rhapsodies - Kate Bush, Stevie Nicks, Heart, Lene Lovich, Cyndi Lauper, the Roches, Kristin Hersh, Jane Siberry, Diamanda Galas, Bjork, Sarah McLachlan, and others / Ann Powers ; Madonna / Mim Udovitch ; Beyond sucker MCs : hip-hop women - Roxanne Shante, Salt-n-Pepa, Queen Latifah, Monie Love, MC Lyte, and others / Mimi Valdes ; The singer and the song - Rickie Lee Jones, Annie Lennox, Suzanne Vega, Tracy Chapman, Natalie Merchant, k.d. lang, Melissa Etheridge, Sam Phillips, Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette, Joan Osborne / Elysa Gardner ; Sinead O'Connor / Ann Powers ; Janet Jackson / Danyel Smith ; Smooth operators : contemporary R&B - Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Jody Watley, Mary J. Blige, TLC, and others / Amy Linden ; Selena / Daisann McLane --
VI, Oh, you pretty things! : toward the millennium. Garageland - Goldie and the Gingerbreads, Fanny, the Runaways, the Go-Go's, the Bangles, L7, Luscious Jackson, and others / Deborah Frost ; She's in the band : Maureen Tucker, Tina Weymouth, and Tara Key / Evelyn McDonnell ; Chicks with picks / compiled by Gina Arnold and Shawn Dahl ; Laurie Anderson / Gillian G. Gaar ; Kim Gordon / Christina Kelly ; Rebel grrrls - Frightwig, Bikini Kill, Huggy Bear, Babes in Toyland, Fifth colum, Mecca Normal, Tribe 8 and others / Terri Sutton ; Courtney Love / Katherine Dieckmann ; The great indie debate / Emily White ; Fierce folkies : contemporary roots music - Ferron, Lucinda Williams, rosanne Cash, Barbara Manning, Ani DiFranco, Lois Maffeo, Iris DeMent, Victoria Williams, and others / Terri Sutton ; Desolation angels : the misfits of women's lit - Exene Cervneka, Maggie Estep, Lydia Lunch, Marisela Norte, Pleasant Gehman, Dana Bryant, and others / Holly George-Warren ; Neneh Cherry / Vivien Goldman ; Me'Shell Ndegeocello / Sara Scribner ; True confessions : alternative sounds - Juliana Hatfield, Tanya Donelly, Aimee Mann, the Breeders, Elastica, Veruca Salt / Jancee Dunn ; The soft boys : the new man in rock / Terri Sutton ; Liz Phair / Lorraine Ali ; Polly Jean Harvey / Barbara O'Dair.
Other Titles: Rolling Stone book of women in rock
Responsibility: edited by Barbara O'Dair.

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