An archive aiming to document feminist bands of the 1970s and 1980s in the UK and Ireland has launched. The Women's Liberation Music Archive, put together by Dr Deborah Withers and Frankie Green, collates cuttings, recordings, photography, memorabilia, and oral histories from those involved. The focus is on grassroots musicians who were part of the Women's Liberation Movement (although contemporaneous female artists and groups, and those who achieved considerable success have also been included).
Green and Withers said in a blog post: "The archive has always been seen as a work in progress and once the process of networking, gathering material and mapping women’s music during the 1970s and 80s began, we realised how much there is to document, and that this is – hopefully – just the beginning!"
Listen to a track from the archive by Amy And The
Amy and the angels - I hate being in love - komplett by DeborahM