The Girl in the Song

The Girl in the Song

The True Stories Behind 50 Rock Classics

Book - 2011
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Describes the "girlfriends, wives, rivals, exes, groupies, celebrities, and even complete strangers who inspired 50 of rock's greatest songs ... There are minibiographies of each muse--some short and sad, others longer and inspirational. Music buffs will appreciate information on the performers as well as trivia from recording history." -- Cover, p. [4].
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781569765302
Branch Call Number: ANF 782.42166 HEA
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Hopkinson, Frank

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Rocko80
Dec 05, 2016

Great for Rock and Roll music history facts about the women behind the songs.
How many people can lay claim to having 3 songs written about themselves...Patty Boyd.
A real fun and quick read!

crankylibrarian Dec 22, 2013

Mildly interesting background on several well-known pop songs, although it inexplicably leaves out some famous ones like "And I Love Her", "Annie's Song", "I'm Looking Through You", and "Sara Smile" and "My Lady Darbanville". Agree with other reviews on the plodding style.

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legadillo
Nov 29, 2012

Read about half of it. It's fun for about half an hour.

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