American Female Drummers

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 1 
Meg White
(photographer, musician, actor, percussionist)

Meg White
5
Birthdate: December 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit

 2 
Sheila E.
(Percussionist)

Sheila E.
4
Birthdate: December 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

 3 

Karen Carpenter
4
Birthdate: March 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 4, 1983

One half of the popular musical duo The Carpenters, Karen Carpenter was an American drummer and singer. Her death at age 32 and life-long struggles with eating disorders led to increased awareness of conditions like anorexia and body dysmorphia, which were little-known at the time. In 2010, Carpenter was named on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers of all time list.

 4 
Teddy Geiger
(Musician)

Teddy Geiger
4
Birthdate: September 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA

 5 
Kim Deal
(Singer)

Kim Deal
3
Birthdate: June 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, USA

 6 

Kathleen Hanna
4
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA

 7 

Kate Schellenbach
3
Birthdate: January 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
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 8 
Santigold
(Singer-songwriter)

Santigold
3
Birthdate: September 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Santigold is an American singer-songwriter renowned for her mezzo-soprano voice. She achieved popularity after the release of her critically acclaimed album Santogold in 2008. The same year, she was named the Best Breakthrough Artist at the NME Awards USA. In 2009, she won the Vanguard Award at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards. Santigold's work has influenced artists like Bob Evans.        

 9 
Lisa Cimorelli
(Musician, Singer)

Lisa Cimorelli
3
Birthdate: September 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: California

 10 
Sophie B. Hawkins
(Singer-songwriter)

Sophie B. Hawkins
3
Birthdate: November 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 11 
Debbi Peterson
(Musician)

Debbi Peterson
3
Birthdate: August 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 12 
Sandy West
(Former Drummer with the hard rock group The Runaways in the 1970s)

Sandy West
2
Birthdate: July 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: October 21, 2006

 13 

Cindy Blackman Santana
2
Birthdate: November 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yellow Springs, Ohio

 14 
Janet Weiss
(Drummer)

Janet Weiss
2
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood

 15 
Meshell Ndegeocello
(Singer-songwriter)

Meshell Ndegeocello
2
Birthdate: August 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 16 
Lisa Hannigan
(Singer-songwriter)

Lisa Hannigan
3
Birthdate: February 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilcloon, County Meath, Ireland

 17 
Gina Schock
(Musician)

Gina Schock
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

Athena Lee
2
Birthdate: December 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 19 

Juliana Hatfield
2
Birthdate: July 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiscasset, Maine Wiscasset, Maine, U.S.

 20 
Moe Tucker
(Musician, Singer-songwriter)

Moe Tucker
0
Birthdate: August 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States

 21 

Torry Castellano
1
Birthdate: January 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco

 22 

Suzette Quintanilla
0
Birthdate: June 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lake Jackson, Texas, United States

 23 
Nia Lovelis
(Drummer)

Nia Lovelis
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, USA

 24 
Lori Peters

Lori Peters
0
Birthdate: November 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius