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Women make noise : girl bands from Motown to the modern

Author: Julia Downes
Publisher: Twickenham : Supernova Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A first celebration of girl bands in many genres With a unique focus on the talented girl bands of the past fifty years New perspectives on each genre - from 60s motown groups to 70s prog rock and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Downes
ISBN: 9780956632913 0956632912
OCLC Number: 756581003
Description: 319 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Female pioneers in old-time and country music / Victoria Yeulet --
Puppets on a string? Girl groups of the 50s and 60s / Elizabeth K. Keenan --
Truth gotta stand : 60s garage, beat and 70s rock / Sini Timonen --
Prog rock : a fortress they call the industry / Jackie Parsons --
Feminist musical resistance in the 70s and 80s / Deborah Withers --
You create, we destroy : punk women / Jane Bradley --
Post-punk : raw, female sound / Rhian E. Jones --
Subversive pleasure : feminism in DIY hardcore / Bryony Beynon --
Queercore : fearless women / Val Rauzier --
Riot grrrl, Ladyfest and rock camps for girls / Elizabeth K. Keenan and Sarah Dougher --
Epilogue : Pussy Riot and the future / Julia Downes.
Other Titles: Girl bands from the Motown to the modern
Responsibility: ed. Julia Downes.

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'Fascinating, diverse and, most importantly, inspiring - the title alone is as much a rallying cry as a joyous statement of truth.' Zoe Street Howe, author of Typical Girls? The Story Of The Slits Read more...

 
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