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She bop: the definitive history of women in popular music

She bop: the definitive history of women in popular music

O'Brien, Lucy

Book. English.
Revised 3rd ed.
Published London: Jawbone Press, 2012
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  • Curzon Library – Earliest copy due back 12th April

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    35591145 781.64082/Obr NORMAL LOAN Due back 12th April


Statement of responsibility: Lucy O'Brien
ISBN: 1908279273, 9781908279279
Note: Includes bibliography p. 413-414, discography p. 415-416 and index.
Physical Description: 429 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subject: Popular music History and criticism.; Women musicians.


  1. Riffin' the Scotch: from blues to the jazz age
  2. Stupid cupid: dream babes in 50s pop
  3. The real thing: Motown, Spector, and 60s Svengalis
  4. Can the can: whatever happened to the rock chick?
  5. Final girls: punk, performance art, and PMT pop
  6. Ladies of the canyon: female singer-songwriters of the Grand Hotel
  7. Lipstick traces: Madonna, manipulation, and MTV
  8. She wears the trousers: artistry, androgyny, and the lesbian question
  9. I wanna dance with somebody: deconstructing the disco diva
  10. In search of our mother's gardens: the true story of women in rap and reggae
  11. Oye mi canto: hear my voice: women in world music
  12. Talkin' tough: the enemy within: women and protest pop
  13. Talkin' business: nuts and bolts and all the necessaries
  14. Girlpower!: marketing the millennial generation
  15. The fame: female stars and the digital age.