djgirlgroupgirl presents and eclectic hour of female fronted soul, girl groups, all-girl bands, surfin' sweethearts, freakbeat femmes, ye ye girls, pop princesses ... the known and the obscure all showcased in weekly themes and series.
Check the show archives for series on Decca Dames from around the world and other label retrospects, girls of the week, and recurrent themes like Wordless Women, Cover Girls and my latest series, Catfight! 1 song, two women - and the listeners choose the winner, so make sure you check out the chatroom while the show airs - it's easy to find on our pop up player at WFMU.org - choose the Rock'n'Soul Ichiban stream and scroll down in the pop up until you see comments and then click that widget!
I started writing about rock'n'roll because I began noticing the few female rock'n'roll writers and journalists of the 60's - most famously is Lillian Roxon but there are many unsung female heroes of rock'n'roll - in Ugly Things magazine #51 Ellen Sander tells me more about her book Trips: A Rock Life which has recently been republished by Dover Books.
Jan McClellan of the Debutantes tells all in Ugly Things magazine # 50 - girls in the garage sex, drugs and rock'n'roll!!