A stellar and unprecedented celebration of 104 musical artists, Women Who Rock is the most complete, up-to-date history of the evolution, influence, and importance of women in music. A gorgeous gift book, it includes a stunning, specially commissioned, full-colour illustrated portrait of every musician and group.
From Bessie Smith and The Supremes to Joan Baez, Madonna, Beyoncé, Amy Winehouse, Dolly Parton, Sleater-Kinney, Taylor Swift, and scores more, women have played an essential and undeniable role in the evolution of popular music including blues, rock and roll, country, folk, glam rock, punk, and hip hop.
This collection spotlights innovators in the evolution of pop music, women who broke artistic boundaries, boldly defined themselves, and who shared strong messages. A highly informative and visually appealing volume. - Library Journal