Back-Up Singers’ Story Needs to Be Told

“20 Feet From Stardom” is a chronicle of exploitation and appropriation — in other words, the music business — and also a series of tales of professional commitment and artistic triumph.
A.O. Scott in NYT

This is a story that needs telling. I can’t think of a better example to show the celebrated but tightly restricted role of women and minorities in our country than these bad-ass rock-and-roll back-up singers.

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