Music

Legendary Ladies of Rock

  • Track Count 17
  • Total Length 2:01:24
Sample this playlist
  1. 1 (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave Martha Reeves 03:51
  2. 3 I'm Ready For Love Martha Reeves 03:23
  3. 5 It's My Party Lesley Gore 02:50
  4. 7 You Don't Own Me Lesley Gore 03:12
  5. 9 My Guy Mary Wells 03:34
  6. 11 You Beat Me To The Punch Mary Wells 03:27
  7. 13 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow Shirley Alston Reeves 03:46
  8. 15 Tonight's The Night Shirley Alston Reeves 02:02
  9. 17 Soldier Boy Shirley Alston Reeves 04:09
  10. 19 Band Of Gold Belinda Carlisle 04:24
  11. 21 I'm Sorry Brenda Lee 03:06
  12. 23 That's All You Gotta Do Brenda Lee 03:21
  13. 25 I Can Hear Music Ronnie Spector 03:52
  14. 27 Be My Baby Ronnie Spector 03:29
  15. 29 Da Doo Ron Ron Ronnie Spector 02:57
  16. 32 Shotgun Jimmy Vivino 04:19
  17. 34 Good Golly Miss Molly / I Saw Her Standing There Chubby Checker 02:43
Playlist Description

Personnel: Martha Reeves, Lesley Gore, Mary Wells, Shirley Alston Reeves, Freda Payne, Brenda Lee, Ronnie Spector - vocals Grace Slick, Belinda Carlisle - MC, vocals Band: Jimmy Vivino - guitar, musical director Clarence Clemons - sax Additional musicians - unknown In 1987, a series of concerts were staged, filmed and recorded showcasing legendary artists of various genres, from vintage rock n’ roll to reggae. These productions were later aired as specials on HBO and portions broadcast on The King Biscuit Flower Hour. One of the more interesting concerts in this series focused on popular female vocalists of the early 1960s and was billed as "The Legendary Ladies of Rock N' Roll.” Presented at New York City’s Latin Quarter on February 19, 1987, and featuring a backing band led by guitarist Jimmy Vivino that also boasted Bruce Springsteen saxman, Clarence Clemons, this event presented back-to-back performances by a very impressive roster of talent. From Girl Group leaders to Motown powerhouses this night recalled the multi-artist tours of the early 1960s, with each artist belting out their biggest hits in rapid succession, but with much higher production values. Co-hosted by Grace Slick and Belinda Carlisle, both of whom join in the fun, this night was a fast paced celebration of the women who helped shape not only rock n’ roll but also many genres of popular music.