Women in Music – 1980s

Pat Benatar

Between a Heart and a Rock Place: A Memoir by Pat Benatar and Patsi Bale Cox. 2010. William Morrow, 256 pages.

Belinda Carlisle (The Go-Gos)

Lips Unsealed: A Memoir by Belinda Carlisle. 2010. Crown Archetype, 272 pages.

Bunny DeBarge (DeBarge)

The Kept Ones: Volume 1 by Bunny Debarge. 2014. CreateSpace, 304 pages.

Sheila E. 

The Beat of My Own Drum: A Memoir by Sheila E. with Wendy Holden. 2014. Atria Books, 336 pages.

Kristin Hersh (Throwing Muses)

Rat Girl: A Memoir by Kristin Hersh. 2010. Penguin Books [reprint], 334 pages.

Whitney Houston

The Whitney I Knew by Bebe Winans with Tim Willard. 2012. Worthy Publishing, 219 pages.

Remembering Whitney by Cissy Houston with Lisa Dickey. 2013. Harper, 320 pages.

Grace Jones

I’ll Never Write My Memoirs by Grace Jones and Paul Morley. 2015. Gallery Books, 400 pages.

Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir by Cyndi Lauper with Jancee Dunn. 2012. Atria Books, 352 pages.

Ruth Pointer (Pointer Sisters)

Still So Excited!: My Life as a Pointer Sister by Ruth Pointer with Marshall Terrill. 2016. Triumph Books, 256 pages.


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