Barbara O'Dair, Holly George-Warren

Trouble Girls: The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock


Main Details
Editor Barbara O'Dair
Imprint Random House
Copyright Holder Rolling Stone Press
Publisher Random House, Inc.
Publisher Random House of Canada Limited
Editor Holly George-Warren
Associate Editor Shawn Dahl
Editorial Assistant Greg Emmanuel
Editorial Assistant Ann Abel
Contributing Editor Andrea Odintz
Book Design by Jo Anne Metsch
Preface by Ellen Willis
Introduction by Barbara O'Dair
Contributing Writer Ariel Swartley
Contributing Writer Carol Cooper
Contributing Writer Susan Richardson
Contributing Writer Alice Echols
Contributing Writer Holly George-Warren
Contributing Writer Karen Schoemer
Contributing Writer Roberta Burkely
Contributing Writer Ann Powers
Contributing Writer Donna Gaines
Contributing Writer Diane Cardwell
Contributing Writer Leslie Berman
Contributing Writer Patricia Romanowski
Contributing Writer Terri Sutton
Contributing Writer Christian Wright
Contributing Writer Lisa Kennedy
Contributing Writer Ann Abel
Contributing Writer Andrea Odintz
Contributing Writer Kathy Dobie
Contributing Writer Sue Cummings
Contributing Writer Arion Berger
Contributing Writer Stacey D'Erasmo
Contributing Writer Deborah Frost
Contributing Writer Carola Dibbell
Contributing Writer Joy Press
Contributing Writer Amy Raphael
Contributing Writer Mim Udovitch
Contributing Writer Mimi Valdés
Contributing Writer Elysa Gardner
Contributing Writer Danyel Smith
Contributing Writer Amy Linden
Contributing Writer Daisann McLane
Contributing Writer Evelyn McDonnell
Contributor Gina Arnold
Contributor Shawn Dahl
Contributing Writer Gillian G. Gaar
Contributing Writer Christina Kelly
Contributing Writer Katherine Dieckmann
Contributing Writer Emily White
Contributing Writer Vivien Goldman
Contributing Writer Sara Scribner
Contributing Writer Jancee Dunn
Contributing Writer Lorraine Ali
Contributing Writer Barbara O'Dair
About/Subject Rock Music
About/Subject Rock & Roll
About/Subject Blues
About/Subject Jazz
About/Subject Gospel Music
About/Subject Rhythm & Blues
About/Subject Country Music
About/Subject Punk Rock
About/Subject Indie Rock
About/Subject Hip Hop
About/Subject Folk Music
About/Subject Pop Music
About/Subject Ma Rainey
About/Subject Bessie Smith
About/Subject Lizzie "Memphis Minnie" Douglas
About/Subject Sippie Wallace
About/Subject Victoria Spivey
About/Subject Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton
About/Subject Koko Taylor
About/Subject Billie Holiday
About/Subject Sister Rosetta Tharpe
About/Subject Clara Ward (2)
About/Subject Mahalia Jackson
About/Subject Marion Williams
About/Subject Ruth Brown
About/Subject Etta James
About/Subject The Carter Family
About/Subject Kitty Wells
About/Subject Patsy Cline
About/Subject Loretta Lynn
About/Subject Tammy Wynette
About/Subject Dolly Parton
About/Subject Emmylou Harris
About/Subject Nancy Sinatra
About/Subject Cher
About/Subject Lulu
About/Subject Petula Clark
About/Subject Dionne Warwick
About/Subject Dusty Springfield
About/Subject Carole King
About/Subject Aretha Franklin
About/Subject Girl Groups
About/Subject The Chantels
About/Subject The Ronettes
About/Subject The Shangri-Las
About/Subject The Crystals
About/Subject Diana Ross
About/Subject Joan Baez
About/Subject Odetta
About/Subject Ronnie Gilbert
About/Subject Judy Collins
About/Subject Peggy Seeger
About/Subject Alix Dobkin
About/Subject Sandy Denny
About/Subject Laura Nyro
About/Subject Wanda Jackson
About/Subject Grace Slick
About/Subject Janis Joplin
About/Subject Tina Turner
About/Subject Joni Mitchell
About/Subject Bonnie Raitt
About/Subject Linda Ronstadt
About/Subject Bette Midler
About/Subject Chaka Khan
About/Subject Gladys Knight
About/Subject Nina Simone
About/Subject Karen Carpenter
About/Subject Yoko Ono
About/Subject Nico
About/Subject Marianne Faithfull
About/Subject Patti Smith
About/Subject Deborah Harry
About/Subject Tina Weymouth
About/Subject Exene Cervenka
About/Subject Jayne County
About/Subject Siouxsie Sioux
About/Subject Poly Styrene
About/Subject The Slits
About/Subject Au Pairs
About/Subject The Raincoats
About/Subject Chrissie Hynde
About/Subject Donna Summer
About/Subject Annabella Lwin
About/Subject Mamie Smith
About/Subject Kate Bush
About/Subject Stevie Nicks
About/Subject Heart (2)
About/Subject Lene Lovich
About/Subject Cyndi Lauper
About/Subject The Roches
About/Subject Kristin Hersh
About/Subject Jane Siberry
About/Subject Diamanda Galás
About/Subject Björk
About/Subject Sarah McLachlan
About/Subject Madonna
About/Subject Roxanne Shanté
About/Subject Salt-N-Pepa
About/Subject Queen Latifah
About/Subject Monie Love
About/Subject MC Lyte
About/Subject Rickie Lee Jones
About/Subject Annie Lennox
About/Subject Suzanne Vega
About/Subject Tracy Chapman
About/Subject Natalie Merchant
About/Subject k.d. lang
About/Subject Melissa Etheridge
About/Subject Sam Phillips (3)
About/Subject Sheryl Crow
About/Subject Alanis Morissette
About/Subject Joan Osborne
About/Subject Sinéad O'Connor
About/Subject Janet Jackson
About/Subject Whitney Houston
About/Subject Mariah Carey
About/Subject Jody Watley
About/Subject Mary J. Blige
About/Subject TLC
About/Subject Selena
About/Subject Goldie and the Gingerbreads
About/Subject Fanny
About/Subject The Runaways
About/Subject The Go-Go's
About/Subject The Bangles
About/Subject L7
About/Subject Luscious Jackson
About/Subject Maureen Tucker
About/Subject Tara Key
About/Subject Laurie Anderson
About/Subject Kim Gordon
About/Subject Frightwig
About/Subject Bikini Kill
About/Subject Huggy Bear
About/Subject Babes In Toyland
About/Subject Fifth Column
About/Subject Mecca Normal
About/Subject Tribe B
About/Subject Courtney Love
About/Subject Ferron
About/Subject Lucinda Williams
About/Subject Rosanne Cash
About/Subject Barbara Manning
About/Subject Ani DiFranco
About/Subject Lois Maffeo
About/Subject Iris DeMent
About/Subject Victoria Williams
About/Subject Maggie Estep
About/Subject Lydia Lunch
About/Subject Marisela Norte
About/Subject Pleasant Gehman
About/Subject Dana Bryant
About/Subject Neneh Cherry
About/Subject Meshell Ndegeocello
About/Subject Juliana Hatfield
About/Subject Tanya Donelly
About/Subject Aimee Mann
About/Subject The Breeders
About/Subject Elastica
About/Subject Veruca Salt
About/Subject Liz Phair
About/Subject PJ Harvey
Identifying Codes
Barcode (UPC) 090129025008
UPC 5 76874
ISBN 10 0-679-76874-2
Edition No. 1
Printer's Key 97865432
Format Paperback
Publication Location New York
Page Count 575 pages
Language English
Chapters Preface — Ellen Willis
Introduction — Barbara O'Dair


Little Mamas, Wild Women, and Balls of Fire: The Blues
Mamie Smith, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Sippie Wallace, Victoria Spivey, Big Mama Thornton, Koko Taylor
by Ariel Swartley

Our Lady of Perpetual Suffering, Revisited: Billie Holiday
by Carol Cooper

Heavenly Creatures: The Great Gospel Singers
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Clara Ward, Mahalia Jackson, Marion Williams
by Susan Richardson

Smooth Sass and Raw Power: R&B's Ruth Brown and Etta James
by Alice Echols

Hillbilly Fillies: The Trailblazers of C&W
The Carter Family, Kitty Wells, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris
by Holly George-Warren


Pop Chicks: Fluff to Tough
Nancy Sinatra, Cher, Lulu, Petula Clark, Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield, and others
by Karen Schoemer

Carole King
by Roberta Burkely

Aretha Franklin
by Ann Powers

Girl Groups: A Ballad of Codependency
The Chantels, the Ronettes, the Shangri-Las, the Crystals
by Donna Gaines

Diana Ross
by Diane Cardwell

Charmed Circle: Folksingers and Singer-Songwriters
Joan Baez, Odetta, Ronnie Gilbert, Judy Collins, Peggy Seeger, Alix Dobkin, Sandy Denny, and others
by Leslie Berman

Laura Nyro
by Patricia Romanowski

Red Blue Jeans: Wanda Jackson and Grace Slick
by Ariel Swartley


Janis Joplin
by Terri Sutton

Tina Turner
by Christian Wright

Joni Mitchell
by Lisa Kennedy

The Love You Make: Fans and Groupies
by Ann Powers

Bonnie Raitt
by Patricia Romanowski

Linda Ronstadt
by Karen Schoemer

Bette Midler: A Divine Timeline
by Ann Abel

Technophilia: Women at the Control Board
by Andrea Odintz


Midnight Train: A Teenage Story
Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Nina Simone
by Kathy Dobie

Karen Carpenter
by Sue Cummings

Yoko Ono
by Arion Berger

by Holly George-Warren

Marianne Faithfull
by Stacey D'Erasmo

Patti Smith
by Deborah Frost

Inside Was Us: Women and Punk
Patti Smith, Debbie Harry, Tina Weymouth, Exene Cervenka, and others
by Carola Dibbell

Jayne County: Man Enough to Be a Woman
by Donna Gaines

Shouting Out Loud: Women in U.K. Punk
Siouxsie Sioux, Poly Styrene, the Slits, Au Pairs, the Raincoats
by Joy Press

Chrissie Hynde
by Amy Raphael

Good Golly, Svengali: Donna Summer and Annabella Lwin
by Carol Cooper


Bohemian Rhapsodies
Kate Bush, Stevie Nicks, Heart, Lene Lovich, Cyndi Lauper, the Roches, Kristin Hersh, Jane Siberry, Diamanda Galás, Björk, Sarah McLachlan, and others
by Ann Powers

by Mim Udovitch

Beyond Sucker MCs: Hip-Hop Women
Roxanne Shanté, Salt-n-Pepa, Queen Latifah, Monie Love, MC Lyte, and others
by Mimi Valdés

The Singer and the Song
Rickie Lee Jones, Annie Lennox, Suzanne Vega, Tracy Chapman, Natalie Merchant, k. d. lang, Melissa Etheridge, Sam Phillips, Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette, Joan Osborne
by Elysa Gardner

Sinéad O'Connor
by Ann Powers

Janet Jackson
by Danyel Smith

Smooth Operators: Contemporary R&B
Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Jody Watley, Mary J. Blige, TLC, and others
by Amy Linden

by Daisann McLane


Goldie and the Gingerbreads, Fanny, the Runaways, the Go-Go's, the Bangles, L7, Luscious Jackson, and others
by Deborah Frost

She's in the Band: Maureen Tucker, Tina Weymouth, and Tara Key
by Evelyn McDonnell

Chicks with Picks
Compiled by Gina Arnold and Shawn Dahl

Laurie Anderson
by Gillian G. Gaar

Kim Gordon
by Christina Kelly

Rebel Grrrls
Frightwig, Bikini Kill, Huggy Bear, Babes in Toyland, Fifth Column, Mecca Normal, Tribe B, and others
by Evelyn McDonnell

Courtney Love
by Katherine Dieckmann

The Great Indie Debate
by Emily White

Fierce Folkies: Contemporary Roots Music
Ferron, Lucinda Williams, Rosanne Cash, Barbara Manning, Ani DiFranco, Lois Maffeo, Iris DeMent, Victoria Williams, and others
by Terri Sutton

Desolation Angels: The Misfits of Women's Lit
Exene Cervenka, Maggie Estep, Lydia Lunch, Marisela Norte, Pleasant Gehman, Dana Bryant, and others
by Holly George-Warren

Neneh Cherry
by Vivien Goldman

Me'Shell Ndegéocello
by Sara Scribner

True Confessions: Alternative Sounds
Juliana Hatfield, Tanya Donelly, Aimee Mann, the Breeders, Elastica, Veruca Salt, and others
by Jancee Dunn

The Soft Boys: The New Man in Rock
by Terri Sutton

Liz Phair
by Lorraine Ali

Polly Jean Harvey
by Barbara O'Dair

— Books on Music Genres, Movements, and History
— Women-Themed Books
— Biographies and Autobiographies
— Writings on Women
Notes Printed in the United States of America


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