Shout, Sister, Shout!: Ten Girl Singers Who Shaped A Century

Shout, Sister, Shout!: Ten Girl Singers Who Shaped A Century
Author: Roxane Orgill
Language English
Pages: 160
ISBN10: 141696391X
Genre: Nonfiction
Goodreads Rating: 3.45
ISBN13: 9781416963912
Published: September 6th 2007 by Margaret K. McElderry Books

Dip into this collective biography of ten outstanding female singers of popular music in the twentieth century and meet some of the most remarkable women who've ever lived! Through intimate personal details and numerous photographs, interviews, and tidbits of little-known information, music critic Roxane Orgill brings to life ten "girl singers" and the decades in which they did their best work.

Readers of Shout, Sister, Shout! will learn about the lives, the loves, and the music of SOPHIE TUCKER (1900s) MA RAINEY (1910s) BESSIE SMITH (1920s) ETHEL MERMAN (1930s) JUDY GARLAND (1940s) ANITA O'DAY (1950s) JOAN BAEZ (1960s) BETTE MIDLER (1970s) MADONNA (1980s) LUCINDA WILLIAMS (1990s) Writing in a friendly, readable style, Roxane Orgill has created a book of great distinction that will fascinate and inspire readers of all ages.