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Summary: Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Smith, Patti

Summary: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee presents reflections on her inner life from the unique perspectives of the cafes and cultural haunts she has visited and worked in around the world. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, PATTI SMI

Summary: It's true, Joan Jett became mega-famous from the number-one hit "I Love Rock n Roll," but that's only part of the story. This documentary gives a wild ride as Jett and her close friends tell you how it really was in the burgeoning's 70s punk scene and the rocky road to rock stardom decades on. Their interviews are laced with amazing archival footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Reid, Taylor Jenkins

24 holds on 10 copies

Summary: "Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go-Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it's the rock and roll she loves most. By the time she's twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Another band...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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Summary: "In 1970, Twentieth Century-Fox, impressed by the visual zing 'King of the Nudies' Russ Meyer had been bringing to bargain-basement exploitation fare, handed the director a studio budget and the title to one of its biggest hits, Valley of the Dolls. With a satirical screenplay by Roger Ebert, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls follows three young female rockers going Hollywood, in hell-bent sixties...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BEY

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Summary: Small-town girl Jerrica lives an unexceptional life; until she takes on a secret identity inspired by her music. She becomes Jem: the bold, stunning and absolutely fearless global superstar! But when it seems that she may lose touch with the things that really matter, Jerrica and her band of sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey, discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD JEM

Salem, Jon.

Summary: Follow the steamy, glamorous lives of three very different women, Liza, Kellyanne, and Billie, over the course of a summer spent at a posh resort in the Hamptons. With a grisly murder, a premature birth, and a public meltdown all on the docket for this intense and erotic plot, these ladies are in for a summer they'll never forget.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliiance Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SAL

Summary: Nana K.'s Tokyo experiment is in jeopardy when she finds herself strapped for cash and her relationship with Shoji on uncertain ground. Nana O.'s love life takes an unexpected turn when she's reunited with her old flame, Ren from Trapnest. With such a close connection to her favorite band, will Nana K. get to meet the man of her dreams, Takumi? Sometimes dreams do come true.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME NAN

Summary: "Nana Osaki wants nothing more than to make it big as the singer of a rock 'n' roll band, while Nana Komatsu wants to put her life in motion and get her new relationship off to a good start. When the two Nanas fall in love with the same apartment, they become roommates and then best friends, and the party has just begun."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shojo Beat/VIZ Media 2000

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME NAN

Schemel, Patty

Summary: Hit So Hard begins with stories from a childhood informed by the AA meetings Schemel's parents hosted in the family living room. Their divorce triggered her rebellious adolescence and first forays into drinking at age 11, which coincided with her passion for punk rock and playing drums. Her efforts to come to terms with her sexuality further drove her memorably hard playing, and by the late...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHEMEL, PATTY SCH

Brownstein, Carrie

Summary: A "narrative of [rock guitarist and actor Brownstein's] escape from a turbulent family life into a world where music was the means toward self-invention, community, and rescue. Along the way, Brownstein chronicles the excitement and contradictions within the era's flourishing and fiercely independent music subculture, including experiences that sowed the seeds for the observational satire of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROWNSTEIN, CARRIE BRO

Pelly, Jenn

Summary: The Raincoats were not the most famous band of late 70s London punk, nor were they the most critically acclaimed. But the peculiar charms of this pioneering feminist punk band helped bolster the iconic Rough Trade label at its radical beginnings. The brilliantly anti-commercial Raincoats is one of our earliest documents of D.I.Y. as an aesthetic-timeless spiritual music for Riot Grrrls, indie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.33 PEL

Weller, Sheila.

Summary: "Girls Like Us" is a groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America's most important musical artists--Carly Simon, Carole King, and Joni Mitchell--and offers an epic treatment of these mid-century women who dared to break tradition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 782.421 Weller

Wilson, Ann

Summary: Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson, two women who broke gender barriers in rock music, share their story, revealing their struggles with body image, relationships, and their place in the rock pantheon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: It Books 2012

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Etheridge, Melissa.

Summary: The Truth Is ... is a bold and unflinching account of an extraordinary life, described as only Melissa can: from her Kansas roots through her early love of music to her brilliant rise to stardom, becoming a female superstar in a male-dominated rock world. Melissa will openly discuss the massive impact of her public coming-out, a revelation that only increased her popularity and made her a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ETHERIDGE, MELISSA ETH

Summary: A look at the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PUN

Yazawa, Ai

Summary: With the tabloids still out for blood, Nana and her Blast bandmates move into a weird dorm building run by their agency. But they've barely got enough time to settle into their new digs because their crammed schedule has them running from music studio to TV interview. The stress of band life and dealing with a disintegrating Ren have started to take their toll on Nana. If she collapses now,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 YAZ

Smith, Patti.

Summary: In this tough, tender memoir, singer-song writer Patti Smith transports readers to what seemed like halcyon days for art and artists in New York as she shares tales of the denizens of Max's Kansas City, the Hotel Chelsea, Scribner's, Brentano's, and Strand bookstores and her new life in Brooklyn with a young man named Robert Mapplethorpe--the man who changed her life with his love, friendship,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, PATTI SMI

Yazawa, Ai

Summary: Hachi tells herself that she's got her eye on the future and her life with Takumi, but she just can't let go of the past and her friendship with Nana and the rest of Blast--especially Nobu. And the tangle gets thicker when Hachi's wedding has to be postponed in favor of Nana and Ren's nuptials. Can Hachi handle another delay in her happily-ever-after?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 YAZ

Hopper, Jessica.

Summary: "Everything you need to know to turn your love of music--and desire to play it--into something real"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 781 HOP

Callahan, Maureen.

Summary: Chronicles the life of Lady Gaga, offering an in-depth account of how she developed her diverse talents to make it to the top in mere months and how she fostered such a close relationship with her rabid fan base.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LADY GAGA CAL

Yazawa, Ai

Summary: When two twenty-year-old women with the same first name meet and become best friends despite their different personalities, they experience a world of music, fashion, sex, gossip, and all-night parties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 YAZ

Summary: From being an unknown gospel singer to becoming one of the world's biggest pop sensations, Katy Perry continues to rock the world both on and off the stage. We tell the story of Katy Perry through interviews music videos of some of her hits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: EntertainME Group, Inc. 2013

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Gaar, Gillian G.

Summary: Arranged chronologically and told with impassioned detail, She's a rebel charts a half century of women performers from the early R and B singers of the 1950s, to the girl groups, Motown acts, folksingers, and rock chicks of the 1960s, to the punk rebels and pop divas of the 1970s, to the brash all-girl bands, rappers, and riot grrls of the 1980s and 1990s. This expanded ten-year anniversary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.66 GAA