Women’s Work Week- 3 Posts
I’ve been exploring the careers of women in the funk and soul field lately. My therapist can’t tell me why, but here are the first 3. Follow the links for the whole story and tons of music streams, pics, and such.
The story of Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Isis, and Genya Ravan…real pioneers.
The very strange tale of early P-Funk associate Ruth Copeland, ie. How does a white woman from England get involved with the debut LP of George Clinton’s Parliament?
A comtemporary of Michael Jackson, she worked the same talent shows as the king of pop to be, she becamethe first black Miss Indiana, and then cut 3 LP’s that are revered by groove collectors the world over.
I’ve also started posting at the zen like music only blog YoungMossTongue…