[TypicalGirls] McCookerybook

Shirley B. littleshirleybeans at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 26 17:49:02 EST 2006


hope im not stating whats already obvious .... helen mccookerybook is the lead
singer from the chefs, who were on attrix records in the early 80s. she just
put put out a retrospective compilation of her work, but i believe only one
song on the cd is by the chefs. a shame, because the chefs are so grand and
really deserving of a proper reissue. 

saw the joly props on page 39, nice!




--- Dina Hornreich <dina8 at cox.net> wrote:

> Oh how lovely this book will be!! I hope it will come into fruition. We 
> should invite this woman to join TG!
> 
> BTW, in Rip It Up and Start Again, Simon Reynolds acknowledges several 
> members of this list (in addition to the Joly mention on p.39) -- Dan, 
> Jason, Mike! Thanks guys for contributing the book has been a fun read, thus 
> far. Anyone know any differences between the US and UK versions?
> 
> Dina Hornreich
> dina8{at}cox{dot}net
> http://home.earthlink.net/~dinahornreich
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "WWWhatsup" <joly at dti.net>
> To: "Typical Girls" <typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2006 5:45 PM
> Subject: [TypicalGirls] McCookerybook
> 
> 
> >
> > well, more than that, further down she says:
> >
> > Interviewing people
> >
> > It has been interesting. I am writing a book
> > called The Lost Women of Rock, about female players of rock
> > instruments in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Ages ago, I
> > interviewed a whole bunch of people- Gina Birch (The Raincoats), Lora
> > Logic (Essential Logic), Vi Subversa (Poison Girls), Enid Williams
> > (Girlschool), Lucy O'Brien (Catholic Girls), members of Dollymixture
> > and The Gymslips, Poly Styrene, and also John Peel and Geoff Travis.
> > In the last couple of weeks I have caught up with some people I
> > didn't talk to earlier- Tessa Pollitt from The Slits, June Miles-
> > Kingston (Mo-Dettes, Funboy 3) and Gaye Black (The Adverts). What a
> > responsibility, to put it all together. I hope I do them justice! A
> > good side effect is that June is auditioning for The Slits, who are
> > going to get back together; but now, I have to sit down and write.
> 
> 
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Shirley Braha
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