Women Who Rock: Bessie To Beyonce. Girl Groups To Riot Grrrl.

EditorEvelyn Mcdonnell

Hardcover | October 9, 2018

Women Who Rock: Bessie To Beyonce. Girl Groups To Riot Grrrl. by Evelyn Mcdonnell
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A stellar and unprecedented celebration of 104 musical artists, WOMEN WHO ROCK is the most complete, up-to-date history of the evolution, influence, and importance of women in music. A gorgeous gift book, it includes a stunning, specially commissioned, full-color illustrated portrait of every musician and group.
From Bessie Smith and The Supremes to Joan Baez, Madonna, Beyonce, Amy Winehouse, Dolly Parton, Sleater-Kinney, Taylor Swift, and scores more, women have played an essential and undeniable role in the evolution of popular music including blues, rock and roll, country, folk, glam rock, punk, and hip hop. Today, in a world traditionally dominated by male artists, women have a stronger influence on popular music than ever before. Yet, not since the late nineteen-nineties has there been a major work that acknowledges and pays tribute to the female artists who have contributed to, defined, and continue to make inroads in music. In WOMEN WHO ROCK,writer and professor of journalism Evelyn McDonnell leads a team of women rock writers and pundits in an all-out celebration of 104 of the greatest female musicians. Organized chronologically, the book profiles each artist and places her in the context of both her genre and the musical world at large. Sidebars throughout recall key moments that shaped both the trajectory of music and how those moments influenced or were influenced by women artists.
With full-color illustrated portraits by women artists, WOMEN WHO ROCK will be THE long-awaited gift book for every music fan, feminist, and female rocker, young and old musicians.
Evelyn McDonnellis associate professor of journalism at Loyola Marymount University. She has been writing about popular culture and society for more than 20 years. She is the author of four books:Queens of Noise: The Real Story of the Runaways,Mamarama: A Memoir of Sex,Kids and Rock 'n' Roll,Army of She: Icelandic, Iconoclastic, Irrepr...
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Title:Women Who Rock: Bessie To Beyonce. Girl Groups To Riot Grrrl.Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:416 pages, 10.25 X 8.25 X 1.62 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 10.25 X 8.25 X 1.62 inPublished:October 9, 2018Publisher:Running PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316558877

ISBN - 13:9780316558877

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