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Author Smith, Courtney E.

Title Record collecting for girls : unleashing your inner music nerd, one album at a time / Courtney E. Smith.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    781.64026 SMI    Available
Description 226 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents Record collecting for girls -- Top five lists -- Where have all the girl bands gone? -- Interlude: My scrobble, myself -- Making out with Romeo and Juliet -- Guilty pleasures -- The Smiths syndrome -- Interlude: Give it to me for free -- Are we breaking up? -- The next Madonna -- Interlude: Music blogs are just dadaist conversation -- Our song, your song, my song -- The death of the record collection -- Interlude: Adventures in second life -- Rock 'n' roll consorts -- Beatles vs. Stones -- Final note: Down the music k-hole.
Summary Smith explores what music can tell women about themselves-- and the men in their lives. From romantic soundtracks to the evolution of girl bands, she shares stories from her own life that shed light on the phenomenon of guilty pleasures and the incredible power of an "our song."
Subject Smith, Courtney E.
Rock music -- Anecdotes.
Women rock music fans -- Anecdotes.
Sound recordings -- Collectors and collecting -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780547502236

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