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ROCK AND ROLL WOMAN: THE 50 FIERCEST FEMALE ROCKERS by Meredith Ochs - HBK

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Rock and Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers by Meredith Ochs
 Sterling Publishing
 Hardcover
 
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Rock-and-Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers by Meredith Ochs
 
ABOUT THE BOOK
“A must for rock and roll and women's studies enthusiasts.—Library Journal
 
Celebrate the women who rock, with this fully illustrated tribute to 50 iconic female musicians and bands.
 
Award-winning radio personality Meredith Ochs takes an insightful look at 50 rock icons who indelibly shook up the music scene, whether solo or in a band. Profiling women from the 1950s to today, and from multiple genres, Ochs tells the dramatic stories behind their journeys to success, their music, and their enduring impact. More than 100 photographs make this a rich volume, and the idols include Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Grace Slick, Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks, Heart, Chrissie Hynde, Patti Smith, Joan Jett and the Runaways, the Go-Go’s, Karen O, Sleater-Kinney, Grace Potter, and more.
 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
MEREDITH OCHS is an award-winning broadcast journalist, author, deejay, and commentator for NPR's All Things Considered. Ochs has also worked as a magazine editor, photographer, touring musician, culinary judge, and boat skipper. She has traveled across the USA in a big rig and around the world by other means of transportation.
 
BOOK DETAILS
Publication Date:  October 23, 2018
Imprint:  Sterling
ISBN:  9781454930624
Page Count:  224
 
REVIEWS
"Gorgeous, fun, fact-filled." —Overdrive
 
"Ochs crisscrosses eras and genres effortlessly." —Americana Highways
 
Topped the list of "10 Books to Read in 2019 by SXSW Speakers."
 
“Ochs (The Bruce Springsteen Vault; host of Freewheelin' on Sirius XM) selects 50 of the ‘fiercest’ female rock and roll performers to represent a wide variety of styles—some with roots in gospel, ballad, and blues, and others from the worlds of riot grrrls and punk. Ochs includes early forerunners—Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Big Mama Thornton—and more recent names such as Grace Potter and Brittany Howard. There are established headliners—the late Aretha Franklin, Linda Ronstadt, Janis Joplin, and Carole King—as well as those not as immediately recognizable: Exene Cervenka, Poison Ivy, and Karen O. Succinct, but rich biographies highlight the women's stories, defining musical style, major hits, and performance career as well as their influence within the larger cultural scene. These eclectic narratives are crisp, absorbing, and well structured and accompanied by scores of excellent photos—all designed in an eye-catching format. VERDICT A must for rock and roll and women's studies enthusiasts. It will also appeal to those who wish to become better acquainted with the genre and the women who were a force in its development.”—Library Journal
 
This edition is like new and unread. Please note, this is a discount book and may have remainder marks on the page edges. Shipped via USPS mail from USA.

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