In the 1950s, Barry Feinstein photographed some of Hollywood’s biggest legends: Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Charlton Heston, Jayne Mansfield and Steve McQueen. He was a frequent contributor to Time, Esquire, and Newsweek. But in the 1960s, he turned his attention to musicians where he truly established himself as an artist.
Mr. Feinstein has said that, “musicians are actually easier to photograph than movie stars. They’re just not as uptight.”
In 1984, keyboardist Jim Goodwin replaced bass player Scott Freeman and The Call released its third studio album, Scene Beyond Dreams. The record was praised by critics; however, it couldn’t quite muster the commercial success of its predecessor Modern Romans (1983).
No matter how ill-informed or oblivious, some asshole somewhere – probably white and in a position of power – wants to tell you about gender theory and his take on lady parts. That being said, here goes my ill-informed, possibly oblivious theory on women in punk rock.