May 18, 2020

Josephine Baker Leah’s 1 Cool Animal Thing

This week the gal-pals talk about the mythic creature Josephine Baker. Josephine was a burlesque performer, a French spy, and a civil rights advocate who stood up to the KKK. She also walked her pet cheetah down the streets of Paris, had a goat in her dressing room, and a pig living in her night club kitchen. Josephine is flippin' amazing!!! 

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Feb 24, 2020

Miriam Makeba - Leah’s 1 Cool African Gal

Turn up the music! To wrap up our African gals research Leah talks about Miriam Makeba, the singer known as "Mama Africa." Banned from her home of South Africa for over 30 years she brought African music all over the world. We also learn that cueing drunk people is hard, we've kept things from Bonnie, and Katie hasn't seen Black Panther. Say it with me now, WAKANDA FOREVER!!  

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Aug 2, 2019

YGF Flashback - Joan Jett

Tieing into Katie's love for Dolly Parton's business mind, discover a fantastic business mind in the punk and Rock n' Roll world. Joan Jett is week's Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: July 2018 Ep #38 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2018/07/06/joan-jett-your-gal-friday/

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Jul 29, 2019

Dolly Parton - Katie’s 1 Cool Music Thing

Katie’s 1 Cool Music gal has pissed off the KKK, written upwards of 5,000 songs, gives books away to kids, created a theme park and way more! You might know her by her greatest asset but there is much more country gal from Tennessee. Katie talks about Dolly Parton…who actually lost in a Dolly Parton look-a-like contest. You gotta hear about this gal. 

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Jul 26, 2019

YGF Flashback - Ella Fitzgerald

Tieing into the gal pals covering cool music gals learn about the jazz performer whose longevity is due to her tenacity and also Marilyn Monroe. Discover the life and legacy of Ella Fitzgerald in this Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: June 30, 2017 Ep #5 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2017/06/30/ella-fitzgerald-your-gal-friday/

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Jul 22, 2019

Gal’s Guide NEWS - July 22, 2019

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for July 22, 2019. Brought to you by lemonade.  

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"NewsSting" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Jul 19, 2019

YGF Flashback - Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Tieing into the gal pals covering cool music gals, we've got a fantastic flashback episode that will amaze you about the true birth of Rock n' Roll.  Learn about all about the inventor of Rock n' Roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe in this Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: June 2018 Ep #37 of Your Gal Friday

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Jul 15, 2019

Nico - Rebecca’s 1 Cool Music Thing

Gal-pals Rebecca, Bonnie, Katie and Leah, start off the show talking about the best concerts and the first concerts. Some of them are cool, some of them, well, let’s just say they are trying to forget them. For her 1 Cool Music Thing, Rebecca shares a connection to a gal who was a model and singer before Andy Warhol put her together with the Velvet Underground. Nico had many more albums before an early death. Learn about this Chelsea Girl with a unique sound.  

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Jul 8, 2019

Gunhild Carling - Leah’s 1 Cool Music Thing

You might see a gal play 3 trumpets at once on America’s Got Talent this month and wonder “Who is that?!” Well, get ready for a ride learning about Gunhild Carling, a performer who plays multiple instruments loves to Rick Roll, plays for the King of Sweden, and is a master at making up a song in the “here and now.” The gals also talk about songs that change their mood, the contagiousness of passionate people and how music tastes are hard to pin down but maybe we’ve got one way to help you out or at least we do some improv until we get there…That’s Jazz!

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Jul 1, 2019

Dusty Springfield - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Music Thing

It's music month at Gal's Guide and a new group of gal pals have joined to have some fun. Bonnie takes the stage first talking about Dusty Springfield the singer of "Son of a Preacher Man", "Wishin' and Hopin' and more. Don't miss this fab episode because we learned that Dusty threw food when she got angry. But "What have I, what have I done to deserve this?" Wait what does the Pet Shop Boys have to do with Dusty? Just hit play to learn more. 

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