Jay Werner shows us the history of women in modern popular music. The biographies are woven into a chronological listing of noteable events that feature these amazing females of song. You'll be able to follow the various genres as popular tastes change over the decades from the late 1920's right up to today. You'll see the milestones of stars like Billie Holliday, Judy Garland, Janis Joplin, Diana Ross, Madonna, and many, many more. It's a great way to discover the history of music while rediscovering some amazingly talented women.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our June, 2008 issue.
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