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Angry Women in Rock: Volume One

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This book takes off where Gillian Garr's 1992 She's A Rebel leaves off, and is a perfect companion volume for that great book. It features interviews (that read like thoughtful essays) with Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill), Valerie Agnew (7 Year Bitch), Lois Maffeo, Naomi Yang (Galaxie 500), Kendra Smith, Phranc, Candice Pederson (K Records), Bettina Richards, Chris ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 1996 by Juno Books
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Erin
Feb 28, 2008 rated it really liked it
Wow...I read this in high school and it was a revolutionary text for me at that time.
The interviews are well done and clear. It transports you into the living room of the artists and provokes a sense of empowerment and pride.
Kevix Mark
Feb 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
mentions a lot about riot girrls and 80s/90s punk/rock woman and 2nd wave feminism
Megan
I may have actually liked this book a little bit better than its companion, Angry Women. While Angry Women has more visual artists and writers, and focuses more on feminism in general, Angry Women in Rock seemed to have more queer women and radical sex politics content, which was the most exciting thing I had ever read at 16 or 17. I think this both indoctrined me into punk culture and made me aware that while I had never seen any in my small midwestern town, other gay people were out there doin ...more
Bonnie Burton
Sep 10, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Thirteen female musicians and producers, ranging in experience from the established to those of the young underground discuss their views on politics, sexuality, creativity, violence, authority, feminism, corruption and exploitation in the music industry, and many other topics.

It's a great book to get the behind-the-scenes stories of some of your favorite legendary female rockers!
april violet
Oct 25, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, musik
I wish I'd read this years ago! It would have been more revelatory then. Still worth the read, though. The Jarboe interview is amazing.
Rita Brinkerhoff
Feb 13, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This book has a hot photo of Leslie Mah from Tribe 8 wearing a strap-on. WHY did I get rid of this? I would love to reread it right now! Interviews with all my favorite bands from high school!
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this shit is awesome
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