You Guys are Good - for Girls!: One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World

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At a time when women musicians were just the front singers in groups, Donna dreamed of putting her own group together and being not only a singer, but an electric lead guitarist. This concept was groundbreaking in the 1960s, when women musicians typically played folk music on acoustic guitars, not rock, funk, or R&B on electric guitars. Excited by Donna's vision and energy, other women signed on to play drums, keyboards, bass, and rhythm guitar. They quickly learned about the double standard that existed for men and women. This did not deter them in any way, but made them stronger and more determined to achieve their musical goals. Donna would like to believe that her bands' courage, passion, and drive helped to open doors for future female musicians. This is a feel-good autobiography for anyone who's ever had a dream.
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About the author

Donna R. Gataletto makes her home in Upstate New York, having relocated from her native New Rochelle. She lives with her life partner, Lisa, and their "child," Junior, a loquacious, adorable, orange kitty. Donna is an accomplished multi-instrument musician as well as a songwriter. Her love of writing songs and short stories started at a very young age. Today she continues to write and record her songs.

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Apr 4, 2015
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Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians
Music / Genres & Styles / Rock
Music / Musical Instruments / Guitar
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