Bringing women out from the shadows of music history. Familiar characters, new perspectives.
Claudia Lennear’s affair with Mick Jagger led to her dubious distinction as an inspiration for the Rolling Stones’ classic “Brown Sugar,” but her incredible adventures in the music world reveal a much deeper story, including a long-lasting connection to David Bowie.
‘Faithfull’ by Marianne Faithfull
‘20 Feet From Stardom’ dir. Morgan Neville
‘Black Diamond Queens’ by Maureen Mahon
‘Rock and Roll Woman’ by Katherine Orloff
‘Fillmore East’ by Frank Mastropolo
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