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She Plays Music

Archive for the ‘Women in Music’ Category

July 2nd, 2008

Sleater-Kinney “Dig Me Out” on Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Guitar Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone recently released their list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time and wouldn’t you know it, only one female band made the list. Today we pay homage to Sleater-Kinney for their 1997 single “Dig Me Out” ranking #44; lone women in a boy’s club.
One of the awesome punk blasts of the […]

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June 4th, 2008

Who Wrote "Ring of Fire?"

I just finished reading Vivian Cash’s “I Walked the Line”, a memoir telling her story with ex-husband Johnny Cash. Indeed Vivian and Johnny were in love and indeed there were two things that tore apart the marriage, drugs and June Carter.
Now, clearly Vivian, who has since passed away, did continue to have feelings for […]

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May 31st, 2008

43 Women in Music - And Their Real Names

Many musicians don’t feel their names give them enough of a stage presence. Thus, more appropriate stage names are given. What follow is a list of female musicians and singers and their real names. Some we already knew about, others may surprise you!

Queen Latifah - Dana Owens
Miley Cyrus - Destiney Hope “Smiley” Cyrus
Brenda Lee […]

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February 28th, 2008

Wynonna Judd Holds Concert to Benefit Storm Victims

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Wynonna Judd held a concert to benefit victims of the Tennessee tornados that caused so much devastation. The concert was held in Leiper’s Fork Tennessee and raised over $17,00 for the storm victims.
The tornados of February 2nd and 3rd devastated […]

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January 29th, 2008

Forbes Top 20 Highest Grossing Females in Music

Some of favorite women in music are earning serious coin. For a case in point, check out the Forbes Top 20 Highest Grossing Females in Music. Number one should come as no surprise.
Check it out:
1. Madonna - $72 million2. Barbra Streisand - $60 million3. Celine Dion - $45 million4. Shakira - $38 million5. Beyoncé […]

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