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Penny Valentine 1943 - 2003

Richard Williams, Guardian, The, 13 January 2003

Richard Williams mourns "probably the first woman to write about pop music as though it really mattered". Below, some examples of what made Valentine such a great rock journalist.

Total word count of piece: 971


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