Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Radio Free Women: Learning to Fly, Show Business I

Learning to Fly, Show Business (Tape 1)

August 16, 1972

    This recording is a compilation of quotes, songs, poems, and performances by, about, and for women in show business. Featured in part one are quotes about working in music from Billie Holiday and Aretha Franklin; music by Melanie Safka; a poem to Aretha Franklin by Nikki Giovanni; a letter to Janis Joplin; a performance of Mercedez Benz by Janis Joplin. There are unnamed performances throughout the recording.