While there are several wonderful options for books, movies, and that shine a light on women in music we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for July.
OUR RECOMMENDED READS:
Dusty: An Intimate Portrait of a Musical Legend by Karen Bartlett
Also, check out the episode of Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast where Dusty Springfield was Bonnie’s 1 Cool Music Thing.
Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe by Gayle Wald
Also, check out our fabulous Your Gal Friday Podcast episode all about the life and legacy of Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
All-Night Party: The Women of Bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930 by Andrea Barnet
She Bop (I & II) Definitive History of Women in Rock, Pop, and Soul by Lucy O’Brien
Plus a Documentary!
What Happened Miss Simone?
Also, Check out Gal’s Guide Podcast where Nina Simone was Rebecca’s 1 Cool Black History Thing