Letters: Aug. 11, 1997

THE GALS TAKE OVER

"It's about time women were recognized as a major force in the music world instead of just backup singers or dancers." SHANNON SLAVICK Levittown, Pa.

After the media saturation and slick marketing of the largely untalented Spice Girls, I was pleasantly surprised by your article on the touring female music festival Lilith Fair [MUSIC, July 21]. These performers previously went almost unnoticed because they chose to make music that meant something to them, rather than attempt to become the next Big Thing.

It is the integrity of these artists, rather than the ability to lip-synch and...

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