American Female Blues Musicians

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Wynonna Judd
(One of the Best-Selling Country Artists of All Time)
Wynonna Judd
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Birthdate: May 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky, United States

Wynonna Judd is an American country music singer. One of the most decorated female country singers of her generation, Judd was honored with a star on the Music City Walk of Fame for her contribution to music. Also a philanthropist, Judd joined hands with Habitat for Humanity and helped raise more than $90 million to aid victims of natural disasters.

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Bonnie Raitt
(Blues Singer and Guitarist )
Bonnie Raitt
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Birthdate: November 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Bonnie Raitt is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Despite little commercial success at the beginning of her career, Raitt remained persistent until she had her first major hit in 1989. She has been named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time lists. She also supports organizations like Little Kids Rock.

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Bessie Smith
(One of the Greatest Female Blues Singers of the 1930s)
Bessie Smith
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Birthdate: April 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 26, 1937

Bessie Smith was an American singer who gained popularity during the Jazz Age. Dubbed the Empress of the Blues, Smith was one of the most famous blues singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Counted among the greatest singers of her generation, Bessie Smith was a major influence on several other singers. Her life and work inspired the TV film Bessie.

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Eva Cassidy
(Singer, Guitarist)
Eva Cassidy
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Birthdate: February 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States
Died: November 2, 1996
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Ma Rainey
(Street artist, Musician)
Ma Rainey
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Birthdate: April 26, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Died: December 22, 1939
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Beth Hart
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Composer)
Beth Hart
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Birthdate: January 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles
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Susan Tedeschi
(Singer, Guitarist)
Susan Tedeschi
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Birthdate: November 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 8 
Mia Zapata
(Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist)
Mia Zapata
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Birthdate: August 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 7, 1993
 9 
Lucinda Williams
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist)
Lucinda Williams
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Birthdate: January 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
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Dinah Washington
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Birthdate: August 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Died: December 14, 1963
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Joan Osborne
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record producer)
Joan Osborne
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Birthdate: July 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Anchorage
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Audrey Williams
(Musician, Songwriter)
Audrey Williams
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Birthdate: February 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pike County
Died: November 4, 1975
 13 
Melody Gardot
(Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Singer, Composer, Pianist)
Melody Gardot
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Birthdate: February 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Jersey
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Big Mama Thornton
(Musician, Singer)
Big Mama Thornton
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Birthdate: December 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ariton, Alabama, United States
Died: July 25, 1984
 15 
Zola Taylor
(Singer)
Zola Taylor
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Birthdate: March 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 30, 2007
 16 
Ella Mae Morse
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Birthdate: September 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mansfield, Texas, United States
Died: October 16, 1999
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Etta Baker
(Guitarist)
Etta Baker
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Birthdate: March 31, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States
Died: September 23, 2006