The Importance Of Music For Girls

Writer and broadcaster Lavinia Greenlaw's account of the role of music in her growing up.

Read by Emma Kennedy.

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0120070827

Writer and broadcaster Lavinia Greenlaw's account of the role of music in her growing up.

Read by Emma Kennedy.Lavinia's early tastes ranged from the Osmonds to Joy Division.

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Thirteen-year-old Lavinia discovers the joys of make-up, shoes, disco and possibly boys.

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Punk raises its spikey purple head and the Essex kids can't believe their luck.

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Lavinia enters the sixth form in 1978.

Despite a boyfriend and romantic tendencies, her sense of punkish dislocation persists.

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New Wave's arrival in Essex coincides with Lavinia's A-levels, but her serious attitude to popular music is not mirrored in her academic career.