Rock chicks: The Hottest Female Rockers from the 1960s to Now

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With profiles on hottest rock 'n' roll women spanning from the 1960s to current times, this book has everything there is to know about the most rockin' chicks in history—from Janis Joplin and Suzi Quatro to Courtney Love and Pink

 

With perceptive biographies and in-depth music critiques, this is 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. Through personal heartaches, drug addictions, public humiliations, and private nightmares, these rock chicks have risen to take the music world by storm—often facing great personal adversity, pressure, and scrutiny that would have destroyed mere mortal's souls. From Madonna spending years living in squats in New York before going on to sell 250 million records, to Tina Turner surviving the brutal bashings of her husband and then going on stage to perform with broken ribs and contusions—all of these women overcame great obstacles to make some of the most memorable music the world of rock has heard. Their inspiring and entertaining stories, compiled here in this profusely illustrated and thoroughly researched book, make for an adrenaline pumping and compellingly memorable ride through rock 'n' roll history.
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With perceptive biographies and in-depth music critiques, this is 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. Through personal heartaches, drug addictions, public humiliations, and private nightmares, these rock chicks have risen to take the music world by storm—often facing great personal adversity, pressure, and scrutiny that would have destroyed mere mortal's souls. From Madonna spending years living in squats in New York before going on to sell 250 million records, to Tina Turner surviving the brutal bashings of her husband and then going on stage to perform with broken ribs and contusions—all of these women overcame great obstacles to make some of the most memorable music the world of rock has heard. Their inspiring and entertaining stories, compiled here in this profusely illustrated and thoroughly researched book, make for an adrenaline pumping and compellingly memorable ride through rock 'n' roll history.
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subject_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women, MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rock, Rock music -- History and criticism, Rock musicians -- Biography, Women rock musicians -- Biography
title_display Rock chicks : the hottest female rockers from the 1960s to now
title_full Rock Chicks The Hottest Female Rockers from the 1960s to Now, Rock chicks : the hottest female rockers from the 1960s to now / Alison Stieven-Taylor ; [photographs by Tony Mott]
title_short Rock chicks :
title_sub The Hottest Female Rockers from the 1960s to Now
topic_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians, Biography & Autobiography, History and criticism, Nonfiction, Rock music, Rock musicians, Women rock musicians