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Rock chicks : the hottest female rockers from the 1960's to now / Alison Stieven-Taylor.

By: Stieven-Taylor, Alison.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Double Bay, N.S.W. : Rockpool Publishing, 2007Edition: First edition.Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781921295065 (pbk.).Subject(s): Women rock musicians -- Biography | Rock musicians -- Biography | Rock music -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Rock music.DDC classification: 781.66082
Contents:
The 1960s: Janis Joplin ; Marianne Faithful ; Tina Turner -- The 1970s: Suzi Quatro ; Joan Jett ; Ann & Nancy Wilson ; Patti Smith ; Steve Nicks ; Debbie Harry -- The 1980s: Annie Lennox ; Pat Benatar ; Chrissie Hynde ; Madonna ; Chrissy Amphlett -- The 1990s: P J Harvey ; Melissa Etheridge ; Sheryl Crow ; Courtney Love ; Alanis Morisette ; Gwen Stefani
The 1960s : Janis Joplin -- Marianne Faithfull -- Tina Turner The 1970s : Suzi Quatro -- Joan Jett -- Ann & nancy Wilson -- Patti Smith -- Stevie Nicks -- Debbie Harry -- The 1980s : Annie Lennox -- Pat Benatar -- Chrissie Hynde -- Madonna -- Chrissy Amphlett -- The 1990s : PJ Harvey -- Melissa Etheridge -- Sheryl Crow -- Courtney Love -- Alanis Morissette -- Gwen Stefani -- The 2000s : Kelly Clarkson -- Pink -- Avril Lavigne -- Aussie Rock Chicks : Suze De Marchi -- Sarah McLeod -- Ella Hooper -- Natalie Bassingthwaighte.
Slip cover on book folds out to be a poster. -Discography: p. 316-319. -Rock chick: n. A gutsy, high-energy female singer/musician who challenges the stereotypical pop-queen image. Janis Joplin was part of the first wave of female singers who shifted perceptions, from folk singers like Joan Baez and the girl groups of the 1960s such as The Supremes and Martha & the Vendettas. Rock Chicks profiles the hottest rock 'n' roll women, spanning the 1960s to current times - from Janis Joplin, Suzi Quattro and Chrissie Hynde to Courtney Love and Pink. With perceptive biographies and in-depth music critiques, author Alison Stieven-Taylor gives an up-close and personal look at the experiences, adventures and musical passions of these extraordinary and talented women whose wild vocals and on-stage antics have made them rock 'n' roll legends. This highly illustrated book - which features the photographs of Tony Mott, leading rock photographer, a rock 'n' roll bible with a paperback jacket that folds out into a poster of the hottest rock 'n' roll women the world has ever seen.
Summary: Rock chick: n. A gutsy, high-energy female singer/musician who challenges the stereotypical pop-queen image. Janis Joplin was part of the first wave of female singers who shifted perceptions, from folk singers like Joan Baez and the girl groups of the 1960s such as The Supremes and Martha & the Vendettas. Rock Chicks profiles the hottest rock 'n' roll women, spanning the 1960s to current times - from Janis Joplin, Suzi Quattro and Chrissie Hynde to Courtney Love and Pink. With perceptive biographies and in-depth music critiques, author Alison Stieven-Taylor gives an up-close and personal look at the experiences, adventures and musical passions of these extraordinary and talented women whose wild vocals and on-stage antics have made them rock 'n' roll legends. This highly illustrated book - which features the photographs of Tony Mott, leading rock photographer, a rock 'n' roll bible with a paperback jacket that folds out into a poster of the hottest rock 'n' roll women the world has ever seen.
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Profiles some of the hottest rock 'n roll women, since the 1960s - from Janis Joplin, Suzi Quatro and Chrissie Hynde to Courtney Love and Pink. This work offers a look at the experiences, adventures and musical passions of these extraordinary and talented women whose wild vocals and on-stage antics have made them rock 'n roll legends.

Slip cover on book folds out to be a poster.

Discography: p. 316-319.

The 1960s: Janis Joplin ; Marianne Faithful ; Tina Turner -- The 1970s: Suzi Quatro ; Joan Jett ; Ann & Nancy Wilson ; Patti Smith ; Steve Nicks ; Debbie Harry -- The 1980s: Annie Lennox ; Pat Benatar ; Chrissie Hynde ; Madonna ; Chrissy Amphlett -- The 1990s: P J Harvey ; Melissa Etheridge ; Sheryl Crow ; Courtney Love ; Alanis Morisette ; Gwen Stefani

The 1960s : Janis Joplin -- Marianne Faithfull -- Tina Turner The 1970s : Suzi Quatro -- Joan Jett -- Ann & nancy Wilson -- Patti Smith -- Stevie Nicks -- Debbie Harry -- The 1980s : Annie Lennox -- Pat Benatar -- Chrissie Hynde -- Madonna -- Chrissy Amphlett -- The 1990s : PJ Harvey -- Melissa Etheridge -- Sheryl Crow -- Courtney Love -- Alanis Morissette -- Gwen Stefani -- The 2000s : Kelly Clarkson -- Pink -- Avril Lavigne -- Aussie Rock Chicks : Suze De Marchi -- Sarah McLeod -- Ella Hooper -- Natalie Bassingthwaighte.

Slip cover on book folds out to be a poster. -Discography: p. 316-319. -Rock chick: n. A gutsy, high-energy female singer/musician who challenges the stereotypical pop-queen image. Janis Joplin was part of the first wave of female singers who shifted perceptions, from folk singers like Joan Baez and the girl groups of the 1960s such as The Supremes and Martha & the Vendettas. Rock Chicks profiles the hottest rock 'n' roll women, spanning the 1960s to current times - from Janis Joplin, Suzi Quattro and Chrissie Hynde to Courtney Love and Pink. With perceptive biographies and in-depth music critiques, author Alison Stieven-Taylor gives an up-close and personal look at the experiences, adventures and musical passions of these extraordinary and talented women whose wild vocals and on-stage antics have made them rock 'n' roll legends. This highly illustrated book - which features the photographs of Tony Mott, leading rock photographer, a rock 'n' roll bible with a paperback jacket that folds out into a poster of the hottest rock 'n' roll women the world has ever seen.

Rock chick: n. A gutsy, high-energy female singer/musician who challenges the stereotypical pop-queen image. Janis Joplin was part of the first wave of female singers who shifted perceptions, from folk singers like Joan Baez and the girl groups of the 1960s such as The Supremes and Martha & the Vendettas. Rock Chicks profiles the hottest rock 'n' roll women, spanning the 1960s to current times - from Janis Joplin, Suzi Quattro and Chrissie Hynde to Courtney Love and Pink. With perceptive biographies and in-depth music critiques, author Alison Stieven-Taylor gives an up-close and personal look at the experiences, adventures and musical passions of these extraordinary and talented women whose wild vocals and on-stage antics have made them rock 'n' roll legends. This highly illustrated book - which features the photographs of Tony Mott, leading rock photographer, a rock 'n' roll bible with a paperback jacket that folds out into a poster of the hottest rock 'n' roll women the world has ever seen.

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