Dorsey, Gail Ann
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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Gail Ann Dorsey discusses growing up in Philadelphia, her relationship with her mother and siblings, and her early interest in music and screenwriting. She talks about discovering the bass guitar, auditioning for her first band, her college career as a film major and her eventual move to London and New York to pursue music. She details her experience as an African American woman, bassist and and an artist working within multiple genres. Dorsey talks openly about her...
Overview The Women of Rock Oral History Project documents the lives and careers of women in rock who have been underrepresented or omitted from rock journalism and historical scholarship. The project, created and managed by Tanya Pearson, seeks to facilitate a more comprehensive cultural history, by women, for women and gender non-conforming individuals who have historically been silenced or overlooked as a result of their gender.