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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Induct These Women: Chaka Khan

Grammy Award-winning singer Chaka Khan has been called “the most influential female vocalist in R&B since Aretha Franklin,” and she has widely been touted as the “Queen of Soul.” Chaka Khan, born Yvette Marie Stevens on March 23, 1953, in Great Lakes, Illinois, is well-known for her powerful voice, her statement big, bold curly hair […]

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Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie & Lindsey Buckingham to Release Duet Album

An announcement of an album of duets from Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham had many fans buzzing on social media today. The collaboration, which will also include Mick Fleetwood and John McVie, will not be a Fleetwood Mac album, and is currently titled “Buckingham McVie,” according to the Los Angeles Times. The working […]

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Saera Kochanski Finds Strange and Wonderful Musical Kinship with Bella’s Bartok

Bella’s Bartok are the unexpected caravan around the last river bend in a strange and sun dappled wood. They are the old world circus come to town- with tents, acrobats and the whistle of calliope. They’re the dream you don’t want to lose, but can never quite hold on to. And they’re taking over the […]

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Larkin Poe Joins Backup Band for Tom Petty MusiCares Honor

Old soul sister duo Larkin Poe recently announced that they will be the backing band during the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Tom Petty. Being held on Feb. 10 in Los Angeles, the tribute will be full of girl power; many of the performers that night are female singer/songwriters including, Stevie […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Induct These Women: Carly Simon

It’s surprising the number of people who don’t know who Carly Simon is until you tell them who she had a romantic encounter with or whom she married. It is amazing that women, even by well-meaning types, get typecast into the supporting role the moment they get married. Clearly something about her must have drawn […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Induct These Women: Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar found fame in 1979 with her debut album “In the Heat of the Night,” which featured well known tracks “Heartbreaker” and “We Live for Love.”  Those tunes, as well as, “Love is a Battlefield,” “Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” and “We Belong” are probably some of the most recognized song titles in […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Induct These Women: Nina Simone

  Birds flying high, you know how I feel Sun in the sky, you know how I feel Breeze drifting on by, you know how I feel It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me, And I am feeling good  These words weren’t written by Nina Simone, but she […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame- Induct These Women: June Carter Cash

It seems obvious that Johnny Cash is in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame, but what about his wife? The talented and accomplished June Carter Cash  She was an incredible artist in her own right, and it’s not hard to see that she played a huge role in her husband’s success. A performer all […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame- Induct These Women: Alanis Morissette

Much more than being adored for parodying her own iconic song with an updated millennial version, Alanis Morissette shifted the image of the female performer in 1991. While most successful female artists’ images were sexually objectifying and/or overtly feminine, Morissette kept things raw and never held a less than pretty feeling back. She defied the softness of […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame- Induct These Women: Bette Midler

In the world of rock and roll, there aren’t too many people who have been able to capture the essence of the Rock ‘n’ Roll spirit quite like Bette Midler. This is why we believe it’s a shame she has never been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Bette Midler is a […]

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