Women in American Popular Music

Women in American Popular Music

An Excerpt from Women and Music
S. Kay Hoke
Distribution: World
Publication date: 11/22/2012
ISBN: 978-0-253-01012-4
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Women in American Popular Music features composers, performers, patrons, musical contexts and an expanded view of women in music in America. This enlightening e-book short is a good source of programming ideas for performers and a handy resource for music lovers.

Author Bio

S. Kay Hoke is the Director of Sunderman Conservatory and Professor of Music at Gettysburg College.

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction

II. Tin Pan Alley

A. Peggy Lee

B. Rosemary Clooney

III. Country Music

A. The Carter Family

B. Kitty Wells and Patsy Cline

C. Loretta Lynn

D. Dolly Parton

E. Country Singers: The Current Generation

IV. Gospel

V. The 1950s: Rock 'n' Roll
A. Carole King

VI. The 1960s: Urban Folk Revival

A. Joan Baez

B. Joni Mitchell

VII. The 1980s and 1990s: New Urban Folk Revival

VIII. Rock

A. Janis Joplin

IX. Soul

A. Aretha Franklin

B. Diana Ross and the Supremes

X. Rock since the 1970s

XI. Rock at the End of the Century

A. Madonna

B. Women Rappers

C. Rock's Individualists

XII. An Alternative Style for the 1990s: Tori Amos

XIII. Conclusion
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