My Song Is My Own
100 Women’s Songs
Paperback – 1 Jan. 1987
by Kathy Henderson (Author), Frankie Armstrong (Author), Sandra Kerr (Author)
A collection of powerful and evocative songs spanning five centuries, My Song is My Own takes the reader on a musical journey of courtship, desire and sexual relationships, marriage, motherhood and childhood, and work – paid and unpaid. The book reveals some of the hidden culture and history of women, highlighting how this is revealed to us through the power of their songs, shining important light on a particular moment in the women’s movement of the twentieth century.
‘An excellent read’