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Shout, sister, shout! : ten girl singers who shaped a century

Author: Roxane Orgill
Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biographical sketches of ten outstanding female singers of popular music in the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Sophie Tucker; Ma Rainey; Bessie Smith; Ethel Merman; Judy Garland; Anita O'Day; Joan Baez; Bette Midler; Madonna; Lucinda Williams; Joan Baez; Judy Garland; Madonna; Ethel Merman; Bette Midler; Anita O'Day; Ma Rainey; Bessie Smith; Sophie Tucker; Lucinda Williams
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roxane Orgill
ISBN: 0689819919 9780689819919 141696391X 9781416963912
OCLC Number: 42823676
Description: xi, 148 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The 1900s : Sophie Tucker, the last of the red-hot mamas --
The 1910s : Ma Rainey, mother of the blues --
The 1920s : Bessie Smith, empress of the blues --
The 1930s : Ethel Merman, la Merm --
The 1940s : Judy Garland, the girl next door --
The 1950s : Anita O'Day, jazz gypsy --
The 60s : Joan Baez, sibyl with guitar --
The 1970s : Bette Midler, the last of the real tacky ladies --
The 1980s : Madonna, material girl --
The 1990s : Lucinda Williams, ramblin' woman.
Responsibility: Roxane Orgill.
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Biographical sketches of ten outstanding female singers of popular music in the twentieth century.

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