Women Who Rock

  • 2011
  • TV-PG

A documentary that charts the female influence on rock and roll, from its blues roots in the 1920s and 1930s to the present pop scene, which is ruled to a large extent by women. Included: Bessie Smith; Ma Rainey; Mother Maybelle Carter; Mahalia Jackson; Darlene Love; Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson; Bonnie Raitt; Cyndi Lauper; Wanda Jackson; Mavis Staples; (more…)

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A documentary that charts the female influence on rock and roll, from its blues roots in the 1920s and 1930s to the present pop scene, which is ruled to a large extent by women. Included: Bessie Smith; Ma Rainey; Mother Maybelle Carter; Mahalia Jackson; Darlene Love; Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson; Bonnie Raitt; Cyndi Lauper; Wanda Jackson; Mavis Staples; Blondie's Deborah Harry; and Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre. Cyndi Lauper hosts.

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