Artist Promotional Files

Scope and Content

Series of files containing promotional material for women music artists collected by Women's Revolutions Per Minute (WRPM), predominantly (although not exclusively) relating to artists which were distributed by the company. The files include material such as press releases, promotional introductions, biographies, publicity flyers, posters, publicity photographs, song lyrics, record sleeves, and copies of press reviews about artists. Files cover individual women musical artists and all-women bands artists from the UK, USA, Europe, and elsewhere. Artists include (among others) leading figures from the US women's music movement, including Margie Adam,, Meg Christian, Alix Dobkin, Therese Edell, Kay Gardner, Woody Simmons, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Linda Tillery, Teresa Trull, Mary Watkins, and Cris Williamson; as well as UK-based artists such as Frankie Armstrong, The Fabulous Dirt Sisters, The Guest Stars, Hi-Jinx, Jam Today, The Mistakes, Ova, and The Siren Theatre Company.

Arrangement

Files arranged within the sub-series alphabetically by artist surname/band name. The exception is the final file in the series 'Artists Information' [WRPM/10/173] which covers promotional material about with artists collected between 1999-2005 during the period Women's Revolutions Per Minute (WRPM) was under the ownership of Hilary Friend.

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